Aiksaurus is a command line thesaurus. Aiksaurus produces a list of words. The words are grouped together by type in alphabetical order. The groups will be shown with a heading preceded and followed by equal "=" signs. If a word cannot be found, a list of words which alphabetically precede and follow the word you specified are given.
Aiksaurus is not installed by default. To install it:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install aiksaurus
Here's an example. Let's choose the word "star".
=== superstar ================ diva, headliner, hero, heroine, lead, leading lady, prima ballerina, prima donna, principal, protagonist, singer, star, superstar === sun ====================== candle, fire, flame, glim, illuminant, lamp, lantern, light bulb, match, moon, star, sun, taper, torch === come out ================= appear, barnstorm, come out, debouch, emote, emotionalize, mime, pantomime, patter, sketch, star, steal the show, stooge, troupe, upstage === pip ====================== badge, beam, chevron, epaulet, hash mark, oak leaf, patch, pip, spread eagle, star, stripe === victor =================== champ, champion, comer, conqueror, first, hero, laureate, master, paragon, star, subduer, success, top dog, vanquisher, victor, winner