Speak and write with confidence.

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) foil

Synonyms: foil Definition: a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button

Hypernyms: fencing sword Definition: a sword used in the sport of fencing

Synonyms: foil Definition: a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal Usage: the photographic film was wrapped in foil

Hypernyms: sheet metal Definition: sheet of metal formed into a thin plate

Synonyms: foil, transparency Definition: picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector

Hypernyms: picture, icon, ikon, image Definition: a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface Usage: they showed us the pictures of their wedding; a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

Synonyms: hydrofoil, foil Definition: a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through Usage: the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils

Hypernyms: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: foil, enhancer Definition: anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities Usage: pretty girls like plain friends as foils

Hypernyms: attention Definition: a general interest that leads people to want to know more Usage: She was the center of attention

Synonyms for (verb) foil

Synonyms: foil Definition: cover or back with foil Usage: foil mirrors

Hypernyms: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross Definition: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of Usage: What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent

Hypernyms: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

Synonyms: foil Definition: enhance by contrast Usage: In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background

Hypernyms: counterpoint, contrast Definition: to show differences when compared; be different Usage: the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities