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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) slow

Synonyms: retard, slow, slow down, slow up, decelerate Definition: lose velocity; move more slowly Usage: The car decelerated

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: slack, slacken, slow, slow down, slow up Definition: become slow or slower Usage: Production slowed

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: become weaker Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: slow, slow down, slow up Definition: cause to proceed more slowly Usage: The illness slowed him down

Hypernyms: retard, slow, slow down, slow up, decelerate Definition: lose velocity; move more slowly Usage: The car decelerated

Synonyms for (adjective) slow

Synonyms: dull, slow, sluggish Definition: (of business) not active or brisk Usage: business is dull (or slow); a sluggish market

Hypernyms: inactive Definition: lacking activity; lying idle or unused Usage: an inactive mine; inactive accounts; inactive machinery

Synonyms: dim, dense, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow Definition: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity Usage: so dense he never understands anything I say to him; never met anyone quite so dim; although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick- Thackeray; dumb officials make some really dumb decisions; he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse; worked with the slow students

Hypernyms: stupid Definition: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

Synonyms: slow Definition: not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time Usage: a slow walker; the slow lane of traffic; her steps were slow; he was slow in reacting to the news; slow but steady growth

Hypernyms: bumper-to-bumper Definition: used of traffic Usage: bumper-to-bumper traffic

Hypernyms: dilatory, pokey, poky, laggard Definition: wasting time

Hypernyms: drawn-out Definition: (used of speech) uttered slowly with prolonged vowels

Hypernyms: lazy Definition: moving slowly and gently Usage: up a lazy river; lazy white clouds; at a lazy pace

Hypernyms: long-play, long-playing Definition: (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records

Hypernyms: slow-moving Definition: moving slowly Usage: slow-moving cars

Hypernyms: sluggish, sulky Definition: moving slowly Usage: a sluggish stream

Synonyms: slow Definition: at a slow tempo Usage: the band played a slow waltz

Hypernyms: adagio Definition: (of tempo) leisurely

Hypernyms: andante Definition: (of tempo) moderately slow

Hypernyms: lento Definition: (of tempo) slow

Hypernyms: lentissimo Definition: (of tempo) very slow

Hypernyms: largo Definition: very slow in tempo and broad in manner

Hypernyms: larghetto Definition: (of tempo) less slow and broad than largo

Hypernyms: larghissimo Definition: (of tempo) as slow and broad as possible

Hypernyms: moderato Definition: (of tempo) moderate

Synonyms: tiresome, tedious, irksome, boring, ho-hum, slow, dull, deadening, wearisome Definition: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness Usage: a boring evening with uninteresting people; the deadening effect of some routine tasks; a dull play; his competent but dull performance; a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention; what an irksome task the writing of long letters is- Edmund Burke; tedious days on the train; the tiresome chirping of a cricket- Mark Twain; other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

Hypernyms: uninteresting Definition: arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement Usage: a very uninteresting account of her trip