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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) surprise

Synonyms: surprisal, surprise Definition: the act of surprising someone

Hypernyms: disruption, perturbation Definition: the act of causing disorder

Synonyms: surprise Definition: a sudden unexpected event

Hypernyms: change, modification, alteration Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago

Synonyms: surprise Definition: the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you

Hypernyms: amazement, astonishment Definition: the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising Usage: he looked at me in astonishment

Synonyms for (verb) surprise

Synonyms: surprise Definition: cause to be surprised Usage: The news really surprised me

Hypernyms: affect, strike, move, impress Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd

Synonyms: storm, surprise Definition: attack by storm; attack suddenly

Hypernyms: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Synonyms: surprise Definition: come upon or take unawares Usage: She surprised the couple; He surprised an interesting scene

Hypernyms: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel