Display synonyms in command line
To find the synonyms of a word, the simplest way is to go to thesaurus.com in a web browser. The following gives the alternative in a Linux command line.
wget -qO - http://thesaurus.com/browse/$1 | hxnormalize -x | hxselect '.relevancy-block' | w3m -dump -T text/html | sed -e 's/star//g' | tr -d '\n'
$1 with the word you want, or save the code to a script file, say
synonym.sh, and run
hxselect come from the html-xml-utils package. In arch Linux, it is available in the AUR.
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