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 (verb) mortify

Synonyms: sphacelate, gangrene, mortify, necrose Definition: undergo necrosis Usage: the tissue around the wound necrosed

Hypernyms: rot, waste Definition: become physically weaker Usage: Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world

Synonyms: humble, humiliate, mortify, abase, chagrin Definition: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of Usage: He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

Hypernyms: bruise, hurt, injure, offend, wound, spite Definition: hurt the feelings of Usage: She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests; This remark really bruised my ego

Synonyms: crucify, subdue, mortify Definition: hold within limits and control Usage: subdue one's appetites; mortify the flesh

Hypernyms: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: mortify Definition: practice self-denial of one's body and appetites

Hypernyms: crucify, subdue, mortify Definition: hold within limits and control Usage: subdue one's appetites; mortify the flesh

Hypernyms: discipline, condition, train, check Definition: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control Usage: Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?