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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) desolate

Synonyms: desolate, devastate, scourge, lay waste to, ravage, waste Definition: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly Usage: The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

Hypernyms: ruin, destroy Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up

Synonyms: depopulate, desolate Definition: reduce in population Usage: The epidemic depopulated the countryside

Hypernyms: shrink, reduce Definition: reduce in size; reduce physically Usage: Hot water will shrink the sweater; Can you shrink this image?

Synonyms: abandon, forsake, desert, desolate Definition: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch Usage: The mother deserted her children

Hypernyms: leave Definition: go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness Usage: She left a mess when she moved out; His good luck finally left him; her husband left her after 20 years of marriage; she wept thinking she had been left behind

Synonyms for (adjective) desolate

Synonyms: desolate Definition: crushed by grief Usage: depressed and desolate of soul; a low desolate wail

Hypernyms: disconsolate, inconsolable, unconsolable Definition: sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled Usage: inconsolable when her son died

Synonyms: desolate, bleak, bare, barren, stark Definition: providing no shelter or sustenance Usage: bare rocky hills; barren lands; the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes; the desolate surface of the moon; a stark landscape

Hypernyms: inhospitable Definition: unfavorable to life or growth Usage: the barren inhospitable desert; inhospitable mountain areas