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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) grim

Synonyms: gruesome, grim, grisly, ghastly, sick, macabre Definition: shockingly repellent; inspiring horror Usage: ghastly wounds; the grim aftermath of the bombing; the grim task of burying the victims; a grisly murder; gruesome evidence of human sacrifice; macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages; macabre tortures conceived by madmen

Hypernyms: alarming Definition: frightening because of an awareness of danger

Synonyms: gloomy, grim, sorry, dark, drab, drear, dreary, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, blue Definition: causing dejection Usage: a blue day; the dark days of the war; a week of rainy depressing weather; a disconsolate winter landscape; the first dismal dispiriting days of November; a dark gloomy day; grim rainy weather

Hypernyms: cheerless, depressing, uncheerful Definition: causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy Usage: the economic outlook is depressing; something cheerless about the room; a moody and uncheerful person; an uncheerful place

Synonyms: down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, dispirited, depressed, low, low-spirited, grim, gloomy, blue Definition: filled with melancholy and despondency Usage: gloomy at the thought of what he had to face; gloomy predictions; a gloomy silence; took a grim view of the economy; the darkening mood; lonely and blue in a strange city; depressed by the loss of his job; a dispirited and resigned expression on her face; downcast after his defeat; feeling discouraged and downhearted

Hypernyms: dejected Definition: affected or marked by low spirits Usage: is dejected but trying to look cheerful

Synonyms: inexorable, grim, unrelenting, relentless, unappeasable, unforgiving, stern Definition: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty Usage: grim determination; grim necessity; Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty; relentless persecution; the stern demands of parenthood

Hypernyms: implacable Definition: incapable of being placated Usage: an implacable enemy

Synonyms: grim, dour, forbidding Definition: harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance Usage: a dour, self-sacrificing life; a forbidding scowl; a grim man loving duty more than humanity; undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw- J.M.Barrie

Hypernyms: unpleasant Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors

Synonyms: mordant, black, grim Definition: harshly ironic or sinister Usage: black humor; a grim joke; grim laughter; fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

Hypernyms: sarcastic Definition: expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds