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The Visual Thesaurus is an animated display of words and meanings -- a visual representation of the English language. In addition to synonyms, the Visual Thesaurus shows 14 kinds of semantic relationships, including antonyms, type of relationships, characteristics, and more. The Visual Thesaurus is also a dictionary, offering a number of definitions and usage examples for every word.
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