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) backward

Synonyms: backward Definition: directed or facing toward the back or rear Usage: a backward view

Hypernyms: backswept, sweptback Definition: used of hair

Hypernyms: retroflex, cacuminal Definition: pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate

Hypernyms: reversed, converse, transposed Definition: turned about in order or relation Usage: transposed letters

Hypernyms: inverse, reverse Definition: reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

Hypernyms: reverse, rearward Definition: directed or moving toward the rear Usage: a rearward glance; a rearward movement

Hypernyms: receding Definition: (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back

Hypernyms: reflexive, self-referent Definition: referring back to itself

Hypernyms: regardant Definition: looking backward

Hypernyms: retracted Definition: drawn back and in Usage: a cat with retracted claws

Hypernyms: retral, retrograde Definition: moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction

Hypernyms: retroflex, retroflexed Definition: bent or curved backward

Hypernyms: returning, reversive Definition: tending to be turned back

Synonyms: backward Definition: (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature Usage: a backward lover

Hypernyms: 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)

Synonyms: backward Definition: having made less than normal progress Usage: an economically backward country

Hypernyms: adynamic, undynamic Definition: characterized by an absence of force or forcefulness

Synonyms: feebleminded, half-witted, backward, slow-witted Definition: retarded in intellectual development

Hypernyms: retarded Definition: relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development Usage: providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded