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“Scyes” or “Scythes” or “Sighs” or “Size”


scyes / scythes / sighs / size are similar-sounding terms with different meanings (referred to as homophones). To better understand the differences, see below for definitions, pronunciation guides, and example sentences using each term. 👇


scyes: NA

scythes: (noun) an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground. (verb) cut with a scythe.

sighs: (noun) an utterance made by exhaling audibly. (noun) a sound like a person sighing. (verb) heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily. (verb) utter with a sigh.

size: (noun) the physical magnitude of something (how big it is). (noun) the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing). (noun) any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics. (noun) the actual state of affairs. (noun) a large magnitude. (verb) cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance). (verb) sort according to size. (verb) make to a size; bring to a suitable size. (adjective) (used in combination) sized.


scyes: NA

scythes: NA

sighs: s·AY·z

size: s·AY·z


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Examples in Context

Examples of “scyes”

Examples of “scythes”

Examples of “sighs”

  • floating in the air that sighs, "The Lord have mercy on
  • vocal breaking into gasps and sighs.

Examples of “size”

  • Due to their size, spacebands are not held in
  • Skyblue to grow to giant size.
  • biggest UK medical charities by size of investment.
  • The average household size was 2.63 and the average
  • For sizes up to 14 points, and
  • Their large size and light weight take little
  • type design in a particular size.
  • the user to a micro size.
  • bodies of a single standard size at the exterior end, so
  • can differ in shape and size and the size of the

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