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In which occasions I use 'lonesome' and 'lonesome' is similar to lonely?



 
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In which occasions I use 'lonesome' and 'lonesome' is similar to lonely? #1 (permalink) Wed May 23, 2007 23:24 pm   In which occasions I use 'lonesome' and 'lonesome' is similar to lonely?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #114 "Synonyms for solitary and single", question 5

After his mother's death Peter used to spend long ......... hours at the bar.

(a) single
(b) solitary
(c) alone
(d) lonesome

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #114 "Synonyms for solitary and single", answer 5

After his mother's death Peter used to spend long lonesome hours at the bar.

Correct answer: (d) lonesome
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in which occasions I use "lonesome" and lonesome is similar to lonely?

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In which occasions I use 'lonesome' and 'lonesome' is similar to lonely? #2 (permalink) Thu May 24, 2007 12:18 pm   In which occasions I use 'lonesome' and 'lonesome' is similar to lonely?
 

Perhaps these threads might shed a bit of light:

Solitary vs lonely

Lonesome vs single

Alone vs lonely
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