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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) startle

Synonyms: start, startle, jump Definition: a sudden involuntary movement Usage: he awoke with a start

Hypernyms: unconditioned reflex, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response Definition: an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

Synonyms for (verb) startle

Synonyms: startle, galvanise, galvanize Definition: to stimulate to action Usage: ..startled him awake; galvanized into action

Hypernyms: blow out of the water, ball over, shock, floor, take aback Definition: surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off Usage: I was floored when I heard that I was promoted

Synonyms: jump, start, startle Definition: move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm Usage: She startled when I walked into the room

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right