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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) oppressive

Synonyms: tyrannical, tyrannous, oppressive Definition: marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior Usage: the oppressive government; oppressive laws; a tyrannical parent; tyrannous disregard of human rights

Hypernyms: domineering Definition: tending to domineer

Synonyms: oppressive Definition: weighing heavily on the senses or spirit Usage: the atmosphere was oppressive; oppressive sorrows

Hypernyms: heavy Definition: marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness Usage: a heavy heart; a heavy schedule; heavy news; a heavy silence; heavy eyelids