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 (noun) skim

Synonyms: skim, skimming Definition: reading or glancing through quickly

Hypernyms: reading Definition: the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message Usage: his main reading was detective stories; suggestions for further reading

Synonyms: skim Definition: a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid Usage: there was a thin skim of oil on the water

Hypernyms: cover, covering, natural covering Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

Synonyms for (verb) skim

Synonyms: skim, skim over Definition: read superficially

Hypernyms: read Definition: interpret something that is written or printed Usage: read the advertisement; Have you read Salman Rushdie?

Synonyms: skim, skim over Definition: move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: skim, skim off, cream, cream off Definition: remove from the surface Usage: skim cream from the surface of milk

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: skim Definition: coat (a liquid) with a layer

Hypernyms: surface, coat Definition: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface Usage: coat the cake with chocolate

Synonyms: skim, skip, skitter Definition: cause to skip over a surface Usage: Skip a stone across the pond

Hypernyms: throw Definition: propel through the air Usage: throw a frisbee

Synonyms: skim, plane Definition: travel on the surface of water

Hypernyms: glide Definition: move smoothly and effortlessly

Synonyms: glance over, rake, run down, scan, skim Definition: examine hastily Usage: She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi

Hypernyms: see, examine Definition: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect Usage: The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country

Synonyms for (adjective) skim

Synonyms: skim, skimmed Definition: used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed Usage: yogurt made with skim milk; she can drink skimmed milk but should avoid butter

Hypernyms: nonfat, fat-free, fatless Definition: without fat or fat solids Usage: nonfat or fat-free milk