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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) desperate

Synonyms: desperate Definition: a person who is frightened and in need of help Usage: they prey on the hopes of the desperate

Hypernyms: unfortunate, unfortunate person Definition: a person who suffers misfortune

Synonyms for (adjective) desperate

Synonyms: desperate, heroic Definition: showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort Usage: made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber; the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war- G.C.Marshall; they took heroic measures to save his life

Hypernyms: courageous, brave Definition: possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching Usage: Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring- Herman Melville; a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain- William Wordsworth; set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory

Synonyms: dire, desperate Definition: fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless Usage: a desperate illness; on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel- G.C.Marshall; a dire emergency

Hypernyms: critical Definition: being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency Usage: a critical shortage of food; a critical illness; an illness at the critical stage

Synonyms: desperate Definition: showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire Usage: felt a desperate urge to confess; a desperate need for recognition

Hypernyms: imperative Definition: requiring attention or action Usage: as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative; requests that grew more and more imperative

Synonyms: despairing, desperate Definition: arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope Usage: a despairing view of the world situation; the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal; a desperate cry for help; helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether; her desperate screams

Hypernyms: hopeless Definition: without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success Usage: in an agony of hopeless grief; with a hopeless sigh he sat down

Synonyms: do-or-die, desperate Definition: desperately determined Usage: do-or-die revolutionaries; a do-or-die conflict

Hypernyms: resolute Definition: firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination Usage: stood resolute against the enemy; faced with a resolute opposition; a resolute and unshakeable faith

Synonyms: desperate Definition: (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair Usage: a desperate criminal; taken hostage of desperate men

Hypernyms: dangerous, unsafe Definition: involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm Usage: a dangerous criminal; a dangerous bridge; unemployment reached dangerous proportions