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) awful

Synonyms: horrendous, horrific, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, frightening, fearful, fearsome, terrible Definition: causing fear or dread or terror Usage: the awful war; an awful risk; dire news; a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked; the dread presence of the headmaster; polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was; a dreadful storm; a fearful howling; horrendous explosions shook the city; a terrible curse

Hypernyms: alarming Definition: frightening because of an awareness of danger

Synonyms: abominable, atrocious, awful, unspeakable, painful, terrible, dreadful Definition: exceptionally bad or displeasing Usage: atrocious taste; abominable workmanship; an awful voice; dreadful manners; a painful performance; terrible handwriting; an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

Hypernyms: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Synonyms: awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing, amazing Definition: inspiring awe or admiration or wonder Usage: New York is an amazing city; the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight; the awesome complexity of the universe; this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath- Melville; Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent

Hypernyms: impressive Definition: making a strong or vivid impression Usage: an impressive ceremony

Synonyms: nasty, awful Definition: offensive or even (of persons) malicious Usage: in a nasty mood; a nasty accident; a nasty shock; a nasty smell; a nasty trick to pull; Will he say nasty things at my funeral?- Ezra Pound

Hypernyms: lousy, filthy, dirty Definition: vile; despicable Usage: a dirty (or lousy) trick; a filthy traitor

Hypernyms: grotty Definition: very unpleasant or offensive Usage: a grotty little play

Hypernyms: hateful, mean Definition: characterized by malice Usage: a hateful thing to do; in a mean mood

Synonyms: awful, frightful, tremendous, terrible Definition: extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact Usage: in a frightful hurry; spent a frightful amount of money

Hypernyms: extraordinary Definition: beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable Usage: extraordinary authority; an extraordinary achievement; her extraordinary beauty; enjoyed extraordinary popularity; an extraordinary capacity for work; an extraordinary session of the legislature

Synonyms: awed, awful Definition: inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence Usage: awed by the silence; awful worshippers with bowed heads

Hypernyms: reverent Definition: feeling or showing profound respect or veneration Usage: maintained a reverent silence