synonymsWhat are the difference between ideographic, stylistic, absolute and contextual synonyms?

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An ideographic synonym is a word that is very similar to another word, but really means a different idea.  For example, take the words "skinny" and "thin."  The word "skinny" often has a negative connotation, whereas "thin" has a more positive culutral meaning.