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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) fret

Synonyms: fret Definition: a small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch

Hypernyms: bar Definition: a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon Usage: there were bars in the windows to prevent escape

Synonyms: fret, Greek fret, Greek key, key pattern Definition: an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief) Usage: there was a simple fret at the top of the walls

Hypernyms: architectural ornament Definition: (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance

Synonyms: fret, worn spot Definition: a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion

Hypernyms: spot, speckle, dapple, fleck, maculation, patch Definition: a small contrasting part of something Usage: a bald spot; a leopard's spots; a patch of clouds; patches of thin ice; a fleck of red

Synonyms: stew, swither, sweat, lather, fret Definition: agitation resulting from active worry Usage: don't get in a stew; he's in a sweat about exams

Hypernyms: agitation Definition: a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

Synonyms for (verb) fret

Synonyms: eat away, fret Definition: wear away or erode

Hypernyms: corrode, rust Definition: become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid Usage: The metal corroded; The pipes rusted

Synonyms: fret, erode, eat away Definition: remove soil or rock Usage: Rain eroded the terraces

Hypernyms: damage Definition: inflict damage upon Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree

Synonyms: scratch, rub, chafe, fret, fray Definition: cause friction Usage: my sweater scratches

Hypernyms: touch, adjoin, contact, meet Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point

Synonyms: fret, gag, choke Definition: be too tight; rub or press Usage: This neckband is choking the cat

Hypernyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: fret Definition: decorate with an interlaced design

Hypernyms: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day

Synonyms: fret Definition: carve a pattern into

Hypernyms: carve Definition: form by carving Usage: Carve a flower from the ice

Synonyms: fret Definition: be agitated or irritated Usage: don't fret over these small details

Hypernyms: worry Definition: be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy Usage: I worry about my job

Synonyms: grate, fret, rankle, eat into Definition: gnaw into; make resentful or angry Usage: The injustice rankled her; his resentment festered

Hypernyms: devil, irritate, get at, get to, gravel, rag, rile, bother, chafe, annoy, nark, nettle, vex Definition: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations Usage: Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me; It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Synonyms: fret Definition: cause annoyance in

Hypernyms: devil, irritate, get at, get to, gravel, rag, rile, bother, chafe, annoy, nark, nettle, vex Definition: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations Usage: Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me; It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Synonyms: niggle, fret, fuss Definition: worry unnecessarily or excessively Usage: don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now

Hypernyms: worry Definition: be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy Usage: I worry about my job

Synonyms: fret, gall, chafe Definition: become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

Hypernyms: irritate Definition: excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame Usage: Aspirin irritates my stomach

Synonyms: fret Definition: provide (a musical instrument) with frets Usage: fret a guitar

Hypernyms: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater