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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 (verb) dampen

Synonyms: wash, dampen, moisten Definition: make moist Usage: The dew moistened the meadows

Hypernyms: wet Definition: cause to become wet Usage: Wet your face

Synonyms: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen Definition: lessen in force or effect Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Hypernyms: deaden, blunt Definition: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation Usage: Terror blunted her feelings; deaden a sound

Synonyms: dampen Definition: check; keep in check (a fire)

Hypernyms: delay, retard, check Definition: slow the growth or development of Usage: The brain damage will retard the child's language development

Synonyms: damp, dampen, deaden Definition: make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible Usage: muffle the message

Hypernyms: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen Definition: lessen in force or effect Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Synonyms: dampen, stifle Definition: smother or suppress Usage: Stifle your curiosity

Hypernyms: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress Definition: to put down by force or authority Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires

Synonyms: dampen Definition: reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: lessen the strength of Usage: The fever weakened his body

Synonyms: tone down, dull, damp, dampen, muffle, mute Definition: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Hypernyms: soften Definition: make (images or sounds) soft or softer