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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) puff

Synonyms: blow, puff Definition: forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth Usage: he gave his nose a loud blow; he blew out all the candles with a single puff

Hypernyms: breathing out, exhalation, expiration Definition: the act of expelling air from the lungs

Synonyms: drag, puff, pull Definition: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke) Usage: he took a puff on his pipe; he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly

Hypernyms: breathing in, inhalation, inspiration, intake, aspiration Definition: the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing

Synonyms: puff, pouf, pouffe, ottoman, hassock Definition: thick cushion used as a seat

Hypernyms: seat Definition: furniture that is designed for sitting on Usage: there were not enough seats for all the guests

Synonyms: powderpuff, puff Definition: a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin

Hypernyms: pad Definition: a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort

Synonyms: quilt, puff, comfort, comforter Definition: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

Hypernyms: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding Definition: coverings that are used on a bed

Synonyms: puff Definition: exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)

Hypernyms: testimonial, recommendation, good word Definition: something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable

Synonyms: puff Definition: a light inflated pastry or puff shell

Hypernyms: pastry Definition: any of various baked foods made of dough or batter

Synonyms: puff, puff of air, whiff Definition: a short light gust of air

Hypernyms: gust, blast, blow Definition: a strong current of air Usage: the tree was bent almost double by the gust

Synonyms for (verb) puff

Synonyms: heave, puff, gasp, pant Definition: breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted Usage: The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

Hypernyms: blow Definition: exhale hard Usage: blow on the soup to cool it down

Synonyms: huff, puff, chuff Definition: blow hard and loudly Usage: he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain

Hypernyms: blow Definition: exhale hard Usage: blow on the soup to cool it down

Synonyms: blow up, puff, puff out, puff up Definition: to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs" Usage: puffed out chests

Hypernyms: intumesce, tumefy, tumesce, swell, swell up Definition: expand abnormally Usage: The bellies of the starving children are swelling

Synonyms: puff Definition: speak in a blustering or scornful manner Usage: A puffing kind of man

Hypernyms: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade Definition: show off

Synonyms: puff, puff up Definition: praise extravagantly Usage: The critics puffed up this Broadway production

Hypernyms: praise Definition: express approval of Usage: The parents praised their children for their academic performance

Synonyms: whiff, puff Definition: smoke and exhale strongly Usage: puff a cigar; whiff a pipe

Hypernyms: smoke Definition: inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes Usage: We never smoked marijuana; Do you smoke?

Synonyms: puff, drag, draw Definition: suck in or take (air) Usage: draw a deep breath; draw on a cigarette

Hypernyms: breathe in, inhale, inspire Definition: draw in (air) Usage: Inhale deeply; inhale the fresh mountain air; The patient has trouble inspiring; The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

Synonyms: puff Definition: make proud or conceited Usage: The sudden fame puffed her ego

Hypernyms: intoxicate, elate, pick up, lift up, uplift Definition: fill with high spirits; fill with optimism Usage: Music can uplift your spirits

Synonyms for (adjective) puff

Synonyms: puff, puffed Definition: gathered for protruding fullness Usage: puff sleeves

Hypernyms: fancy Definition: not plain; decorative or ornamented Usage: fancy handwriting; fancy clothes