Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Antonyms for (adjective) bashful

Main entry: bashful Definition: self-consciously timid Usage: I never laughed, being bashful; lowering my head, I looked at the wall- Ezra Pound

Antonyms: brave Definition: people who are brave Usage: the home of the free and the brave

Antonyms: bold Definition: fearless and daring Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure

Main entry: bashful, blate Definition: disposed to avoid notice Usage: they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)

Antonyms: forward Definition: at or near or directed toward the front Usage: the forward section of the aircraft; a forward plunge down the stairs; forward motion

Antonyms: forward Definition: used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty Usage: a forward child badly in need of discipline

Antonyms: ahead, forward Definition: toward the future; forward in time Usage: I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring; I look forward to seeing you

Antonyms: frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard, forward, forwards Definition: at or to or toward the front Usage: he faced forward; step forward; she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)