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 (adjective) austere

Synonyms: ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartan Definition: practicing great self-denial Usage: Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it- William James; a desert nomad's austere life; a spartan diet; a spartan existence

Hypernyms: abstemious Definition: sparing in consumption of especially food and drink Usage: the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious- John Galsworthy

Synonyms: stern, austere Definition: of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect Usage: an austere expression; a stern face

Hypernyms: nonindulgent, strict Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

Synonyms: stern, austere, stark, severe Definition: severely simple Usage: a stark interior

Hypernyms: plain Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building