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) illumination

Synonyms: miniature, illumination Definition: painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)

Hypernyms: painting, picture Definition: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface Usage: a small painting by Picasso; he bought the painting as an investment; his pictures hang in the Louvre

Synonyms: illuminance, illumination Definition: the luminous flux incident on a unit area

Hypernyms: light, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, brightness level Definition: the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light Usage: its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

Synonyms: illumination, elucidation, clarification Definition: an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding Usage: the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook

Hypernyms: interpretation Definition: an explanation that results from interpreting something Usage: the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence

Synonyms: illumination Definition: the degree of visibility of your environment

Hypernyms: state Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

Synonyms: illumination, light Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination Usage: follow God's light

Hypernyms: condition, status Definition: a state at a particular time Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations