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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) scold

Synonyms: scold, scolder, common scold, nag, nagger Definition: someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

Hypernyms: unpleasant person, disagreeable person Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms for (verb) scold

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: grumble, grouch, scold Definition: show one's unhappiness or critical attitude Usage: He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong; We grumbled about the increased work load

Hypernyms: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about