Update: OK, maybe not thesaurus. Results we got were close in spelling only. Meaning was coincidental.

Think of it as half spell check and half thesaurus.  The new iPad Safari has a feature that when you select a word, you get the option of “Replace..”.  If the word is spelled incorrectly, you get a few spelling choices.  If it is spelled correctly, you get the option of a few similar words.

If you spell something incorrectly, you simply have to tap on the word and it goes pink with suggestions:

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