Speak and write with confidence.

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) sharpen

Synonyms: sharpen, focalise, focalize, focus Definition: put (an image) into focus Usage: Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie

Hypernyms: adjust, correct, set Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Synonyms: sharpen Definition: become sharp or sharper Usage: The debate sharpened

Hypernyms: deepen, intensify Definition: become more intense Usage: The debate intensified; His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

Synonyms: sharpen Definition: make crisp or more crisp and precise Usage: We had to sharpen our arguments

Hypernyms: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Synonyms: sharpen, heighten Definition: make (one's senses) more acute Usage: This drug will sharpen your vision

Hypernyms: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Synonyms: taper, sharpen, point Definition: give a point to Usage: The candles are tapered

Hypernyms: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form

Synonyms: sharpen Definition: raise the pitch of (musical notes)

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: sharpen Definition: make sharp or sharper Usage: sharpen the knives

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: sharpen Definition: make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper

Hypernyms: change intensity Definition: increase or decrease in intensity