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    Question any alternative vocabularies to increase

    Dear teachers,

    I am writing a diary.
    Here is a sentence I am writing in it:

    Penalities for drunk driving should be increased.

    I want to learn some new vocabularies.
    Could you suggest a few alternative vocabularies that can replace the word "increased" in the sentence above?

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    Re: any alternative vocabularies to increase

    Quote Originally Posted by kwfine View Post
    Dear teachers,

    I am writing a diary.
    Here is a sentence I am writing in it:

    Penalities for drunk driving should be increased.

    I want to learn some new vocabularies.
    Could you suggest a few alternative vocabularies that can replace the word "increased" in the sentence above?
    ********** NOT A TEACHER **********

    Hello, Kwfine.

    (1) I checked my books, and here are some words that you might

    consider:

    stiffened

    strengthened

    enchanced

    raised

    toughened

    expanded

    (2) Whenever you are looking for synonyms, you might want to check

    a thesaurus. It is a book that is something like a dictionary, but it has

    synonyms and antonyms.

    (3) May I respectfully suggest that you say words. Here in the

    United States, the word vocabulary refers to all the words that

    you know in one language. For example, if you speak Chinese

    and English, we would say that you have two vocabularies.

    That is, you know many words in Chinese and many words in

    English. If a person speaks three languages, then s/he has

    three vocabularies.

    Thank you

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