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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 (adjective) severe

Synonyms: dangerous, grave, grievous, life-threatening, serious, severe Definition: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm Usage: a dangerous operation; a grave situation; a grave illness; grievous bodily harm; a serious wound; a serious turn of events; a severe case of pneumonia; a life-threatening disease

Hypernyms: critical Definition: being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency Usage: a critical shortage of food; a critical illness; an illness at the critical stage

Synonyms: severe Definition: very bad in degree or extent Usage: a severe worldwide depression; the house suffered severe damage

Hypernyms: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Synonyms: severe, spartan Definition: unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment Usage: a parent severe to the pitch of hostility- H.G.Wells; a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien; a strict disciplinarian; a Spartan upbringing

Hypernyms: nonindulgent, strict Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

Synonyms: severe, terrible, wicked Definition: intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality Usage: severe pain; a severe case of flu; a terrible cough; under wicked fire from the enemy's guns; a wicked cough

Hypernyms: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: stern, austere, stark, severe Definition: severely simple Usage: a stark interior

Hypernyms: plain Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building

Synonyms: knockout, hard, severe Definition: very strong or vigorous Usage: strong winds; a hard left to the chin; a knockout punch; a severe blow

Hypernyms: strong Definition: having strength or power greater than average or expected Usage: a strong radio signal; strong medicine; a strong man