I downloaded the top few dictionary apps, turned off all wifi/data and launched them all for the first time. This one works offline (even the games; however, the pronunciation audio clips require an online connection), links to synonymous and antonymous words work effortlessly, and the app doesn't require you to register to use it (*ahem oxford*). Overall, I'd say this one is currently miles better than the rest. I will say, the ads popping up every now and then are a bit of a nuisance though.
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When I press the speaker icon to hear the word being pronounced nothing happens. I have to tap it several times before it eventually works. Maybe it needs time to "warm up" 05/08/22 Now when I press the button to hear the spoken word I get the last part of the word. The first syllable is not heard. I have to hit it 3-4 times before I hear the full word. Sent an email. Let's see if I hear back. Otherwise, I'll just uninstall and find another dictionary.
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Living with limited dexterity, I find it extremely frustrating that accidentally tapping words, even those not underlined, immediately refreshes the page to a new definition. So, in the gratifying process of expanding my vocabulary, I suddenly find myself looking at the definition of an article or a preposition, for ex. I would pay to use the app apart from a glitchy behavior that renders the app inaccessible to me. My touchscreen sensitivity settings are otherwise appropriate.
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