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) ostensible

Synonyms: ostensible, ostensive Definition: represented or appearing as such; pretended Usage: His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity

Hypernyms: imitative, counterfeit Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince

Synonyms: seeming, apparent, ostensible Definition: appearing as such but not necessarily so Usage: for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent; the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies; the ostensible truth of their theories; his seeming honesty

Hypernyms: superficial Definition: concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually Usage: superficial similarities; a superficial mind; his thinking was superficial and fuzzy; superficial knowledge; the superficial report didn't give the true picture; only superficial differences