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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 (noun) poke

Synonyms: lick, clout, slug, biff, poke, punch Definition: (boxing) a blow with the fist Usage: I gave him a clout on his nose

Hypernyms: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

Synonyms: poke, poking, jab, jabbing, thrust, thrusting Definition: a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow) Usage: he warned me with a jab with his finger; he made a thrusting motion with his fist

Hypernyms: gesture Definition: motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling

Synonyms: sack, carrier bag, paper bag, poke Definition: a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

Hypernyms: bag Definition: a flexible container with a single opening Usage: he stuffed his laundry into a large bag

Synonyms: dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, poke, trailer Definition: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

Hypernyms: idler, bum, layabout, loafer, do-nothing Definition: person who does no work Usage: a lazy bum

Synonyms: scoke, Phytolacca americana, pigeon berry, poke, garget Definition: tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous

Hypernyms: pokeweed Definition: perennial of the genus Phytolacca

Synonyms for (verb) poke

Synonyms: stab, poke, prod, dig, jab Definition: poke or thrust abruptly Usage: he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Hypernyms: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: poke Definition: make a hole by poking

Hypernyms: pierce Definition: make a hole into Usage: The needle pierced her flesh

Synonyms: pound, poke, thump Definition: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument Usage: the salesman pounded the door knocker; a bible-thumping Southern Baptist

Hypernyms: hit Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Synonyms: poke Definition: stir by poking Usage: poke the embers in the fireplace

Hypernyms: stir up, commove, agitate, disturb, vex, raise up, shake up Definition: change the arrangement or position of

Synonyms: nose, horn in, intrude, poke, pry Definition: search or inquire in a meddlesome way Usage: This guy is always nosing around the office

Hypernyms: search, look Definition: search or seek Usage: We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest; Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!