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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 (adjective) difficult

Synonyms: difficult, hard Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?

Hypernyms: challenging, ambitious Definition: requiring full use of your abilities or resources Usage: ambitious schedule; performed the most challenging task without a mistake

Hypernyms: arduous Definition: difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill Usage: the arduous work of preparing a dictionary

Hypernyms: awkward, unenviable, sticky, embarrassing Definition: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment Usage: awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion; an awkward pause followed his remark; a sticky question; in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign

Hypernyms: elusive, tough, baffling, problematic, problematical, knotty Definition: making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe Usage: a baffling problem; I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast; a problematic situation at home

Hypernyms: tricky, catchy Definition: having concealed difficulty Usage: a catchy question; a tricky recipe to follow

Hypernyms: delicate, touchy, ticklish Definition: difficult to handle; requiring great tact Usage: delicate negotiations with the big powers; hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter; a touchy subject

Hypernyms: fractious Definition: unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome Usage: rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas; fractious components of a communication system

Hypernyms: hard-fought Definition: requiring great effort Usage: a hard-fought primary

Hypernyms: herculean Definition: extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules Usage: a herculean task

Hypernyms: nasty, tight Definition: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent Usage: a nasty problem; a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

Hypernyms: rough, rocky Definition: full of hardship or trials Usage: the rocky road to success; they were having a rough time

Hypernyms: tough, rugged Definition: very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution Usage: a rugged competitive examination; the rugged conditions of frontier life; the competition was tough; it's a tough life; it was a tough job

Hypernyms: serious Definition: requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve Usage: raised serious objections to the proposal; the plan has a serious flaw

Hypernyms: tall Definition: impressively difficult Usage: a tall order

Hypernyms: thorny Definition: bristling with perplexities Usage: the thorny question of states' rights

Hypernyms: troublesome Definition: difficult to deal with Usage: a troublesome infection; a troublesome situation

Hypernyms: trying Definition: hard to endure Usage: fell upon trying times

Hypernyms: vexed Definition: causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed Usage: the vexed issue of priorities; we live in vexed and troubled times

Synonyms: unmanageable, difficult Definition: hard to control Usage: a difficult child, an unmanageable situation

Hypernyms: uncontrollable, ungovernable, unruly, indocile Definition: of persons Usage: the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly

Hypernyms: uncheckable Definition: incapable of being checked or restrained