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Entry Word: essay
Function: noun
Text: 1 a short piece of writing typically expressing a point of view <school essays on what it means to be a patriot>
Synonyms article, composition, paper, theme
Related Words column, commentary, editorial, feature, report, review, write-up; dissertation, thesis; tract, treatise; discourse, discussion, exposition, study
2 an effort to do or accomplish something <my first essay at baking a cake did not go well> -- see ATTEMPT