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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) diagonal

Synonyms: separatrix, slash, solidus, stroke, diagonal, virgule Definition: a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

Hypernyms: punctuation, punctuation mark Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

Synonyms: diagonal Definition: (mathematics) a set of entries in a square matrix running diagonally either from the upper left to lower right entry or running from the upper right to lower left entry

Hypernyms: set Definition: (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols Usage: the set of prime numbers is infinite

Synonyms: diagonal Definition: an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard Usage: the bishop moves on the diagonals

Hypernyms: line Definition: a formation of people or things one behind another Usage: the line stretched clear around the corner; you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter

Hypernyms: line Definition: a formation of people or things one beside another Usage: the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed; they were arrayed in line of battle; the cast stood in line for the curtain call

Synonyms: diagonal, bias Definition: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

Hypernyms: straight line Definition: a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature Usage: the shortest distance between two points is a straight line

Synonyms: diagonal Definition: (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent

Hypernyms: straight line Definition: a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature Usage: the shortest distance between two points is a straight line

Synonyms for (adjective) diagonal

Synonyms: aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping Definition: having an oblique or slanted direction

Hypernyms: inclined Definition: at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position Usage: an inclined plane

Synonyms: diagonal Definition: connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face Usage: a diagonal line across the page

Hypernyms: oblique Definition: slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled Usage: the oblique rays of the winter sun; acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles; the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base