The words "choice" and "option" mean very nearly the same thing, so they are synonyms of each other. You may want to ask your English teacher for a synonym of the word "synonym" and see what they come up with!
Reading the following paragraph will help you to appreciate at least one reason to expand your vocabulary by learning which words are synonyms:
Amusement parks are exciting! The roller coasters are especially exciting and the cousins were excited to be standing in the queue for the most exciting roller coaster of all on the first day the new amusement park opened. All the way there they had chattered excitedly about the different rides they wanted to try and which they would queue up for first. Everyone around them was as excited as they were....
Are you bored of that story yet? Could you bear to read the word "excited" even one more time? Words lose power when they are repeated so many times in close proximity.
Using synonyms instead helps writing to stay fresh. Synonyms for "excited" include "thrilled", "animated", "enthusiastic" and "eager". Replacing some of the words above with synonyms would encourage the audience to remain engaged rather than growing bored.
Here is our fourth synonym quiz to keep you in practice.
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