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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 (noun) smear

Synonyms: blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain Definition: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it Usage: he made a huge blot on his copybook

Hypernyms: mistake, error, fault Definition: a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention Usage: he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults

Synonyms: blot, spot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, daub Definition: a blemish made by dirt Usage: he had a smudge on his cheek

Hypernyms: mar, defect, blemish Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body) Usage: a facial blemish

Synonyms: smear, cytologic smear, cytosmear Definition: a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope

Hypernyms: cytologic specimen Definition: a specimen used for cytologic examination and diagnosis

Synonyms: smear, malignment, vilification Definition: slanderous defamation

Hypernyms: defamation, traducement, hatchet job, calumniation, calumny, obloquy Definition: a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

Synonyms for (verb) smear

Synonyms: sully, defame, denigrate, calumniate, besmirch, asperse, slander, smear, smirch Definition: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone Usage: The journalists have defamed me! The article in the paper sullied my reputation

Hypernyms: accuse, charge Definition: blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against Usage: he charged the director with indifference

Synonyms: daub, smear Definition: cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it Usage: smear the wall with paint; daub the ceiling with plaster

Hypernyms: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: blur, smear, smudge, smutch Definition: make a smudge on; soil by smudging

Hypernyms: rub Definition: move over something with pressure Usage: rub my hands; rub oil into her skin

Synonyms: smear Definition: stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance

Hypernyms: soil, grime, begrime, bemire, colly, dirty Definition: make soiled, filthy, or dirty Usage: don't soil your clothes when you play outside!