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.

Synonyms for (verb) afflict

Synonyms: afflict, smite Definition: cause physical pain or suffering in Usage: afflict with the plague

Hypernyms: damage Definition: inflict damage upon Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree

Synonyms: afflict Definition: cause great unhappiness for; distress Usage: she was afflicted by the death of her parents

Hypernyms: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset Definition: cause to lose one's composure