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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) pinch

Synonyms: pinch, catch, collar, apprehension, arrest, taking into custody Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) Usage: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

Hypernyms: capture, seizure, gaining control Definition: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Synonyms: pinch, tweak Definition: a squeeze with the fingers

Hypernyms: squeeze, squeezing Definition: the act of gripping and pressing firmly Usage: he gave her cheek a playful squeeze

Synonyms: nip, pinch Definition: a small sharp bite or snip

Hypernyms: snip, clip, clipping Definition: the act of clipping or snipping

Hypernyms: chomp, bite Definition: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

Synonyms: pinch, emergency, exigency Definition: a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action Usage: he never knew what to do in an emergency

Hypernyms: crisis Definition: a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something Usage: after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better

Synonyms: soupcon, speck, tinge, touch, hint, mite, jot, pinch Definition: a slight but appreciable amount Usage: this dish could use a touch of garlic

Hypernyms: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms: pinch Definition: an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

Hypernyms: trauma, hurt, injury, harm Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Synonyms: pinch Definition: a painful or straitened circumstance Usage: the pinch of the recession

Hypernyms: difficulty Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome Usage: grappling with financial difficulties

Synonyms for (verb) pinch

Synonyms: pinch, vellicate Definition: irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear Usage: smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth; the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back

Hypernyms: irritate Definition: excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus Usage: irritate the glands of a leaf

Synonyms: pinch, top Definition: cut the top off Usage: top trees and bushes

Hypernyms: snip, prune, trim, cut back, dress, crop, lop, clip Definition: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of Usage: dress the plants in the garden

Synonyms: nip, tweet, twinge, twitch, pinch, squeeze Definition: squeeze tightly between the fingers Usage: He pinched her behind; She squeezed the bottle

Hypernyms: grip Definition: hold fast or firmly Usage: He gripped the steering wheel

Synonyms: crimp, pinch Definition: make ridges into by pinching together

Hypernyms: turn up, fold, fold up Definition: bend or lay so that one part covers the other Usage: fold up the newspaper; turn up your collar

Synonyms: abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift Definition: make off with belongings of others

Hypernyms: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation