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 (adjective) stodgy

Synonyms: stodgy, stuffy Definition: excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull Usage: why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?; a stodgy dinner party

Hypernyms: conventional Definition: following accepted customs and proprieties Usage: conventional wisdom; she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior; conventional forms of address

Synonyms: fogyish, stick-in-the-mud, stodgy, moss-grown, mossy Definition: (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned Usage: moss-grown ideas about family life

Hypernyms: unstylish, unfashionable Definition: not in accord with or not following current fashion Usage: unfashionable clothes; melodrama of a now unfashionable kind

Synonyms: stodgy Definition: heavy and starchy and hard to digest Usage: stodgy food; a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full

Hypernyms: indigestible Definition: digested with difficulty