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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) taper

Synonyms: candle, taper, wax light Definition: stick of wax with a wick in the middle

Hypernyms: lamp Definition: an artificial source of visible illumination

Synonyms: wick, taper Definition: a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame

Hypernyms: cord Definition: a line made of twisted fibers or threads Usage: the bundle was tied with a cord

Synonyms: taper Definition: the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

Hypernyms: narrowing Definition: an instance of becoming narrow

Synonyms: taper Definition: a convex shape that narrows toward a point

Hypernyms: convex shape, convexity Definition: a shape that curves or bulges outward

Synonyms for (verb) taper

Synonyms: taper Definition: diminish gradually Usage: Interested tapered off

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: taper, sharpen, point Definition: give a point to Usage: The candles are tapered

Hypernyms: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form