How Would You Describe....Anything?

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Describingwords serviceIf you ever write stuff like letters or reports or essays or books, you'll know that sometimes it's hard to come up with a suitable adjective. What word best describes, say, an emu or a gizmo or a face or a house?

Next time you're stuck for an adjective, check out a really neat web site at www.describingwords.io which will do the job for you. Just enter a word and you'll get dozens of potentially-useful adjectives back in seconds.

And as for words to describe a face, some of the top matches are: beautiful; dark; sweet; long; fair; familiar; wrinkled; bright; wry; straight; haggard; black; lean. Plus hundreds more. This really is a useful resource for any writer, and it's free too.

 

 

 

 

 

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I noticed there is no mechanism to contact anybody provided on these 3 related websites describingwords.io relatedwords.org and reversedictionary.org.

This makes me a bit suspicious that the sites might be malicious.

I tried to send an email to one of them to report a typo, using webmaster@reversedictionary.org and it did not get through.

Anybody else have any thoughts about this?

If the mystery provider of these sites reads this comment I'd appreciate if you were to add a "contact me" mechanism somewhere on the site.

A whois search with any standard ip/dns search tool such as domaintools.com or ipaddress.com or many, many others (search for them) will yield a registrant e-mail along with a host (no pun intended) of other interesting information. Exploration with these tools and/or with the newish VirusTotal Graphing Tool (http://blog.virustotal.com/2018/01/virustotal-graph.html) can even provide relationships between servers/ip/domains.

If you use DuckDuckGo, enter any search term followed by "!t" and instantly get thesaurus results.

stalwart
n 1: a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in
times of revolt) [syn: {loyalist}]

KiltedMuskrat No results are probably because you entered an adjective, not a noun, as the initial search box requires. If you enter, for example, 'hero', stalwart will be one of the adjectives in the search results and then you can click stalwart and get this in a popup box :
1. a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
2. used especially of persons
3. dependable
The popup also has an option to search for related words, and there is an extensive list of related words for stalwart.

You could also go to thesaurus.com. Same thing....a list of words that mean the same thing......

While an interesting concept...I entered a perfectly normal word "stalwart" and recieved a "No Results Found" So I guess their database isn't very large.

This tool helps you find adjectives for things (nouns) that you're trying to describe. 'Stalwart' is not a noun.
For non-nouns try their sister site: http://relatedwords.org/