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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) duck

Synonyms: duck Definition: small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

Hypernyms: anseriform bird Definition: chiefly web-footed swimming birds

Synonyms: duck Definition: a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents

Hypernyms: fabric, material, cloth, textile Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress

Synonyms: duck Definition: flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)

Hypernyms: poultry Definition: flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

Synonyms: duck, duck's egg Definition: (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

Hypernyms: score Definition: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest Usage: the score was 7 to 0

Synonyms for (verb) duck

Synonyms: hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge, elude Definition: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) Usage: He dodged the issue; she skirted the problem; They tend to evade their responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

Hypernyms: avoid Definition: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something Usage: Her former friends now avoid her

Synonyms: duck Definition: to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away Usage: Before he could duck, another stone struck him

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: duck Definition: submerge or plunge suddenly

Hypernyms: dive, plunge, plunk Definition: drop steeply Usage: the stock market plunged

Synonyms: duck, dip, douse Definition: dip into a liquid Usage: He dipped into the pool

Hypernyms: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge Definition: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint