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Finding variations of a word


Wildcard characters are not supported.


The singular form of a word DOES NOT find the plural form and possessive forms.


foot OR feet


Phrases Phrase in quotation marks
"heart attack"

Boolean operators in order of precedence

Use parentheses to override operator precedence.

(plastic OR plastics) AND recycling