When writing, I often need to refer to a thesaurus. But I find visiting the best online option, www.thesaurus.com, to be an unpleasant and distracting experience.
So I decided to write a tool to improve matters. It’s called
thes and while it’s a very simple utility, it’s also one that I’ve found consistently useful and time-saving over the last few months.
The idea is simple: simply enter
Here’s an example of entering
Thes is available as a gem:
gem install thes
or, alternatively, on GitHub: https://github.com/rfwatson/thes