Case noun - An occurrence of something.
Usage example: it was a case of bad judgment
Example is a synonym for case in matter topic. In some cases you can use "Example" instead a noun "Case", when it comes to topics like substitute, explanation, instance. popular alternative
Example noun - One of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like.
Usage example: a war bonnet that is a fine example of Native American handicraft
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Synonyms for Example
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|good||good case||good example|
|rare||rare case||rare example|
|notable||notable case||notable example|
|best||best case||best example|
|Other adjectives: particular, similar, specific, mild, obvious, extreme, serious, bad, egregious, subtle, interesting, famous, early, minor, borderline, classic, unusual, above, worst, odd, weird, strange, literal, biggest, downplayed.|
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- One example is The Burial Franc case where the murderer thought her boss/mother substitute was about to betray her.
Source: Manga / The Kindaichi Case Files
- Courage the Cowardly Dog: The Bagges are a very messed up case and an example of a vicious circle of abuse and cruelty.
Source: Big Screwed-Up Family
- However, another glaring example is the official explanation for his growth; apparently instead of cellular division, "old cells" are replaced by "new cells" and in Glenn's case the "old cells" are "refusing to die".
Source: Film / The Amazing Colossal Man
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