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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) harsh

Synonyms: abrasive, harsh Definition: sharply disagreeable; rigorous Usage: the harsh facts of court delays; an abrasive character

Hypernyms: disagreeable Definition: not to your liking Usage: a disagreeable situation

Synonyms: harsh Definition: severe Usage: a harsh penalty

Hypernyms: heavy Definition: unusually great in degree or quantity or number Usage: heavy taxes; a heavy fine; heavy casualties; heavy losses; heavy rain; heavy traffic

Synonyms: harsh, rough Definition: unkind or cruel or uncivil Usage: had harsh words; a harsh and unlovable old tyrant; a rough answer

Hypernyms: unkind Definition: lacking kindness Usage: a thoughtless and unkind remark; the unkindest cut of all

Synonyms: harsh, rough Definition: unpleasantly stern Usage: wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus; the nomad life is rough and hazardous

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

Synonyms: harsh Definition: disagreeable to the senses Usage: the harsh cry of a blue jay; harsh cognac; the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes; harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway

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

Synonyms: harsh, coarse Definition: of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles Usage: coarse meal; coarse sand; a coarse weave

Hypernyms: coarse-grained, large-grained Definition: not having a fine texture Usage: coarse-grained wood; large-grained sand

Hypernyms: mealy, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, farinaceous, coarse-grained Definition: composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency Usage: granular sugar; the photographs were grainy and indistinct; it left a mealy residue

Hypernyms: granulated Definition: made grainy or formed into granules Usage: granulated sugar

Hypernyms: plush-like, plushy Definition: (of textures) resembling plush

Hypernyms: open, loose Definition: (of textures) full of small openings or gaps Usage: an open texture; a loose weave