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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) bruise

Synonyms: bruise, contusion Definition: an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

Hypernyms: trauma, hurt, injury, harm Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Synonyms for (verb) bruise

Synonyms: bruise Definition: damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure Usage: The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them

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

Synonyms: bruise Definition: break up into small pieces for food preparation Usage: bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them

Hypernyms: crush Definition: break into small pieces Usage: The car crushed the toy

Synonyms: bruise, contuse Definition: injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of Usage: I bruised my knee

Hypernyms: wound, injure Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Synonyms: bruise, hurt, injure, offend, wound, spite Definition: hurt the feelings of Usage: She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests; This remark really bruised my ego

Hypernyms: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy