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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) deaden

Synonyms: deaden Definition: convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil

Hypernyms: convert Definition: change the nature, purpose, or function of something Usage: convert lead into gold; convert hotels into jails; convert slaves to laborers

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

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

Synonyms: deaden Definition: become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

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: deaden Definition: lessen the momentum or velocity of Usage: deaden a ship's headway

Hypernyms: retard Definition: cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate Usage: This drug will retard your heart rate

Synonyms: deaden Definition: make vapid or deprive of spirit Usage: deadened wine

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

Synonyms: girdle, deaden Definition: cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients Usage: girdle the plant

Hypernyms: incise Definition: make an incision into by carving or cutting