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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) degrade

Synonyms: degrade, cheapen Definition: lower the grade of something; reduce its worth

Hypernyms: worsen, exacerbate, exasperate, aggravate Definition: make worse Usage: This drug aggravates the pain

Synonyms: put down, take down, degrade, demean, disgrace Definition: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally Usage: She tends to put down younger women colleagues; His critics took him down after the lecture

Hypernyms: humble, humiliate, mortify, abase, chagrin Definition: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of Usage: He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss