Synonyms: In our previous topics, we have discussed that how a student can improve his stock of vocabulary but here, in this topic we will discuss thata more possession of a large stock of words is not sufficient One should know how to use a proper word at the proper place. Words which are apparently identical in their meaning are called synonyms. The synonym of a word can be used as the substitute of the original word but with certain limitations. It should be remembered that the grammatical status of the word has not been changed. Words which are apparently identical always possess subtle shades of difference and the student has to choose the right word or words. By which the various trains of ideas that are passing through the mind may be most apply expressed and the diversified and nicer shades of feeling which accompany them may be depicted in their true color.