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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) RAG

Synonyms: rag Definition: a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)

Hypernyms: practical joke Definition: a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)

Synonyms: rag, shred, tag, tag end, tatter Definition: a small piece of cloth or paper

Hypernyms: piece of cloth, piece of material Definition: a separate part consisting of fabric

Synonyms: sheet, rag, tabloid Definition: newspaper with half-size pages

Hypernyms: newspaper, paper Definition: a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements Usage: he read his newspaper at breakfast

Synonyms: rag, ragtime Definition: music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

Hypernyms: dance music Definition: music to dance to

Synonyms: rag, rag week Definition: a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities

Hypernyms: week, hebdomad Definition: any period of seven consecutive days Usage: it rained for a week

Synonyms for (verb) RAG

Synonyms: rag Definition: break into lumps before sorting Usage: rag ore

Hypernyms: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up Definition: break or cause to break into pieces Usage: The plate fragmented

Synonyms: call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, rag, rebuke, scold, dress down, take to task, trounce, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, jaw, berate, bawl out Definition: censure severely or angrily Usage: The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car; The deputy ragged the Prime Minister; The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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: ride, rag, rally, razz, bait, twit, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, cod Definition: harass with persistent criticism or carping Usage: The children teased the new teacher; Don't ride me so hard over my failure; His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Hypernyms: mock, bemock Definition: treat with contempt Usage: The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

Synonyms: rag Definition: play in ragtime Usage: rag that old tune

Hypernyms: play, spiel Definition: replay (as a melody) Usage: Play it again, Sam; She played the third movement very beautifully

Synonyms: devil, irritate, get at, get to, gravel, rag, rile, bother, chafe, annoy, nark, nettle, vex Definition: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations Usage: Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me; It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Hypernyms: displease Definition: give displeasure to

Synonyms: rag, frustrate, crucify, dun, torment, bedevil Definition: treat cruelly Usage: The children tormented the stuttering teacher

Hypernyms: plague, provoke, molest, harass, harry, hassle, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, beset Definition: annoy continually or chronically Usage: He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked; This man harasses his female co-workers