Synonyms of 'essay'

acid test, approach, article, assay, attempt, autograph, bid, brainchild, causerie, chance, composition, confirm, copy, crack, criterion, crucible, descant, determination, discourse, discussion, disquisition, dissertation, document, draft, effort, endeavor, engage, engrossment, etude, examination, excursus, exertion, experiment, explication, exposition, fair copy, feature, fiction, flimsy, fling, gambit, go, hassle, holograph, homily, labor, letter, lick, literature, lucubration, manuscript, matter, memoir, monograph, morceau, move, nonfiction, note, offer, opus, ordeal, original, outline, pandect, paper, paragraph, parchment, piece, play, poem, probation, production, prolegomenon, proof, prove, recension, research, sample, screed, scrip, script, scroll, seek, shake down, shot, sketch, stab, standard, step, strive, stroke, struggle, study, substantiate, survey, tackle, taste, tentative, term paper, test, test case, theme, thesis, toil, touchstone, tract, tractate, transcript, transcription, travail, treatise, treatment, trial, try, typescript, undertake, undertaking, validate, venture, verify, version, whack, work, writing