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