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 (noun) barb

Synonyms: barb Definition: one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather

Hypernyms: fibril, filament, strand Definition: a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

Synonyms: barb Definition: a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove

Hypernyms: point Definition: sharp end Usage: he stuck the point of the knife into a tree; he broke the point of his pencil

Synonyms: barb Definition: the pointed part of barbed wire

Hypernyms: point Definition: sharp end Usage: he stuck the point of the knife into a tree; he broke the point of his pencil

Synonyms: dig, slam, shaft, shot, barb, jibe, gibe Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect Usage: his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Hypernyms: input, remark, comment Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms for (verb) barb

Synonyms: barb Definition: provide with barbs Usage: barbed wire

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue