noun: a word that has the same meaning as another word. For example “scared” is a synonym for “afraid.”
noun: two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
What is a SYNONYM? When words divide synonyms unite. Words divide like a river but synonyms, as bridges, join opposite banks. Choosing words is like choosing one bank of a river over the other which includes one bank but excludes the other. Choose synonyms, the bridge, then have boths sides.