Queries a word api. Pastes selection.

by John Lindquist
// Menu: Word API
// Description: Queries a word api. Pastes selection.
// Author: John Lindquist
// Twitter: @johnlindquist
let typeMap = {
describe: "rel_jjb",
trigger: "rel_trg",
noun: "rel_jja",
follow: "lc",
rhyme: "rel_rhy",
spell: "sp",
synonym: "ml",
sounds: "rel_nry",
suggest: "suggest",
}
let word = await arg("Type a word and hit Enter:")
let typeArg = await arg(
"What would you like to find?",
Object.keys(typeMap)
)
let type = typeMap[typeArg]
word = word.replace(/ /g, "+")
let url = `https://api.datamuse.com/words?${type}=${word}&md=d`
if (typeArg == "suggest")
url = `https://api.datamuse.com/sug?s=${word}&md=d`
let response = await get(url)
let formattedWords = response.data.map(({ word, defs }) => {
let info = ""
if (defs) {
let [type, meaning] = defs[0].split("\t")
info = `- (${type}): ${meaning}`
}
return {
name: `${word}${info}`,
value: word,
}
})
let pickWord = await arg("Select to paste:", formattedWords)
setSelectedText(pickWord)