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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 (verb) sear

Synonyms: parch, sear Definition: cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat Usage: The sun parched the earth

Hypernyms: dry, dry out Definition: remove the moisture from and make dry Usage: dry clothes; dry hair

Synonyms: scorch, sear Definition: make very hot and dry Usage: The heat scorched the countryside

Hypernyms: heat, heat up Definition: make hot or hotter Usage: the sun heats the oceans; heat the water on the stove

Synonyms: blacken, char, sear, scorch Definition: burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color Usage: The cook blackened the chicken breast; The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece; the flames scorched the ceiling

Hypernyms: burn Definition: burn with heat, fire, or radiation Usage: The iron burnt a hole in my dress

Synonyms: scorch, singe, sear Definition: become superficially burned Usage: my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames

Hypernyms: burn, combust Definition: undergo combustion Usage: Maple wood burns well

Synonyms for (adjective) sear

Synonyms: dried-up, sear, sere, shriveled, shrivelled, withered Definition: (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture Usage: dried-up grass; the desert was edged with sere vegetation; shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings; withered vines

Hypernyms: dry Definition: free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet Usage: dry land; dry clothes; a dry climate; dry splintery boards; a dry river bed; the paint is dry