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 (noun) stress

Synonyms: emphasis, stress, accent Definition: the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) Usage: he put the stress on the wrong syllable

Hypernyms: inflection, prosody Definition: the patterns of stress and intonation in a language

Synonyms: stress Definition: (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body Usage: the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area

Hypernyms: force Definition: (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity Usage: force equals mass times acceleration

Synonyms: stress, tenseness, tension Definition: (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense Usage: he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension; stress is a vasoconstrictor

Hypernyms: mental strain, nervous strain, strain Definition: (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress Usage: his responsibilities were a constant strain; the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him

Synonyms: strain, stress Definition: difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension Usage: she endured the stresses and strains of life; he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger- R.J.Samuelson

Hypernyms: difficulty Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome Usage: grappling with financial difficulties

Synonyms: stress, focus Definition: special emphasis attached to something Usage: the stress was more on accuracy than on speed

Hypernyms: emphasis, accent Definition: special importance or significance Usage: the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis; the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

Synonyms for (verb) stress

Synonyms: stress, accent, accentuate Definition: put stress on; utter with an accent Usage: In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word

Hypernyms: pronounce, say, sound out, enounce, enunciate, articulate Definition: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way Usage: She pronounces French words in a funny way; I cannot say `zip wire'; Can the child sound out this complicated word?

Synonyms: punctuate, accent, accentuate, stress, emphasise, emphasize Definition: to stress, single out as important Usage: Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

Hypernyms: show, evince, express Definition: give expression to Usage: She showed her disappointment

Synonyms: try, strain, stress Definition: test the limits of Usage: You are trying my patience!

Hypernyms: afflict Definition: cause great unhappiness for; distress Usage: she was afflicted by the death of her parents