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 (adjective) modest

Synonyms: minor, modest, pocket-size, pocket-sized, small, small-scale Definition: limited in size or scope Usage: a small business; a newspaper with a modest circulation; small-scale plans; a pocket-size country

Hypernyms: limited Definition: small in range or scope Usage: limited war; a limited success; a limited circle of friends

Synonyms: modest, small Definition: not large but sufficient in size or amount Usage: a modest salary; modest inflation; helped in my own small way

Hypernyms: moderate Definition: being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme Usage: moderate prices; a moderate income; a moderate fine; moderate demands; a moderate estimate; a moderate eater; moderate success; a kitchen of moderate size; the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart

Synonyms: modest Definition: not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance

Hypernyms: overmodest, coy, demure Definition: affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

Hypernyms: decent Definition: observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress Usage: a modest neckline in her dress; though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards

Hypernyms: decent Definition: decently clothed Usage: are you decent?

Hypernyms: shamefaced Definition: extremely modest or shy Usage: cheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise- H.O.Taylor

Synonyms: modest Definition: marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself Usage: a modest apartment; too modest to wear his medals

Hypernyms: unassuming, retiring Definition: not arrogant or presuming Usage: unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work; a shy retiring girl

Synonyms: modest Definition: free from pomp or affectation Usage: comfortable but modest cottages; a simple rectangular brick building; a simple man with simple tastes

Hypernyms: unpretentious Definition: lacking pretension or affectation Usage: an unpretentious country church; her quiet unpretentious demeanor

Synonyms: meek, mild, modest Definition: humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness Usage: meek and self-effacing

Hypernyms: humble Definition: marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful Usage: a humble apology; essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions- B.K.Malinowski

Synonyms: humble, small, low, lowly, modest Definition: low or inferior in station or quality Usage: a humble cottage; a lowly parish priest; a modest man of the people; small beginnings

Hypernyms: inferior Definition: of or characteristic of low rank or importance