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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) soften

Synonyms: soften Definition: become soft or softer Usage: The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: soften Definition: make soft or softer Usage: This liquid will soften your laundry

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: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen Definition: lessen in force or effect Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Hypernyms: deaden, blunt Definition: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation Usage: Terror blunted her feelings; deaden a sound

Synonyms: soften, mince, moderate Definition: make less severe or harsh Usage: He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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: cushion, buffer, soften Definition: protect from impact Usage: cushion the blow

Hypernyms: modify Definition: make less severe or harsh or extreme Usage: please modify this letter to make it more polite; he modified his views on same-gender marriage

Synonyms: soften Definition: make (images or sounds) soft or softer

Hypernyms: change intensity Definition: increase or decrease in intensity