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    same meaning words

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    The question says, put these words in order from weak to strong:

    1- wet through - drenched - saturated
    2- dawdle - dash - sprint - walk briskly


    The meanings are almost the same in the dictionary.
    What's your answer to this question please?

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    Re: same meaning words

    Quote Originally Posted by PCGames View Post
    God Blessing!

    The question says, put these words in order from weak to strong:

    1- wet through - drenched - saturated
    2- dawdle - dash - sprint - walk briskly I really can't believe that the definitions for these are almost the same in any dictionary.


    The meanings are almost the same in the dictionary.
    What's your answer to this question please?

    Thanks!
    Which choices would you make?

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    Re: same meaning words

    Thanks for the reply!
    These two groups of words are different from each other but the words in each group are almost the same.


    The first group of words which we have to put them in order from weak to strong is:

    wet through: completely wet
    drenched: extremely wet
    saturated: extremely wet


    The second group of words which we have to put them in order from weak to strong is:

    dawdle: to take a long time to do something or go somewhere
    dash: to go or run somewhere very quickly
    sprint: to run very fast for a short distance
    walk briskly: walk quickly and full of energy

    Longman Dictionary

    Thanks!

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    Re: same meaning words

    Quote Originally Posted by PCGames View Post
    dawdle: to take a long time to do something or go somewhere
    dash: to go or run somewhere very quickly
    sprint: to run very fast for a short distance
    walk briskly: walk quickly and full of energy

    Longman Dictionary

    Thanks!
    I am going to disagree with Longman (again) then as to my understanding 'dawdle' is to walk without purpose; while 'walk briskly' would be next.... followed by 'dash' and then 'sprint'.

    Just a thought.

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    Re: same meaning words

    Quote Originally Posted by Sensible View Post
    I am going to disagree with Longman (again) then as to my understanding 'dawdle' is to walk without purpose; while 'walk briskly' would be next.... followed by 'dash' and then 'sprint'.

    Just a thought.
    You know of course that Longman is American.

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