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) pillory

Synonyms: pillory Definition: a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn

Hypernyms: instrument of punishment Definition: an instrument designed and used to punish a condemned person

Synonyms for (verb) pillory

Synonyms: crucify, blast, pillory, savage Definition: criticize harshly or violently Usage: The press savaged the new President; The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage

Hypernyms: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: pillory Definition: punish by putting in a pillory

Hypernyms: penalise, penalize, punish Definition: impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on Usage: The students were penalized for showing up late for class; we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

Synonyms: pillory, gibbet Definition: expose to ridicule or public scorn

Hypernyms: display, exhibit, expose Definition: to show, make visible or apparent Usage: The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month; Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?; National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship