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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) tease

Synonyms: ribbing, tantalization, tease, teasing Definition: the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances Usage: he ignored their teases; his ribbing was gentle but persistent

Hypernyms: molestation, harassment Definition: the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

Synonyms: coquette, tease, minx, flirt, prickteaser, vamp, vamper Definition: a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

Hypernyms: woman, adult female Definition: an adult female person (as opposed to a man) Usage: the woman kept house while the man hunted

Synonyms: tease, teaser, annoyer, vexer Definition: someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)

Hypernyms: persona non grata, unwelcome person Definition: a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome

Synonyms for (verb) tease

Synonyms: fluff, tease Definition: ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect

Hypernyms: disentangle, comb, comb out Definition: smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb Usage: comb your hair before dinner; comb the wool

Synonyms: ride, rag, rally, razz, bait, twit, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, cod Definition: harass with persistent criticism or carping Usage: The children teased the new teacher; Don't ride me so hard over my failure; His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Hypernyms: mock, bemock Definition: treat with contempt Usage: The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

Synonyms: tease Definition: mock or make fun of playfully Usage: the flirting man teased the young woman

Hypernyms: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule Usage: The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

Synonyms: tease, card Definition: separate the fibers of Usage: tease wool

Hypernyms: separate Definition: divide into components or constituents Usage: Separate the wheat from the chaff

Synonyms: tease, tease apart, loosen Definition: disentangle and raise the fibers of Usage: tease wool

Hypernyms: straighten out, disentangle, unsnarl Definition: extricate from entanglement Usage: Can you disentangle the cord?

Synonyms: tease Definition: raise the nap of (fabrics)

Hypernyms: change surface Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

Synonyms: tease Definition: tear into pieces Usage: tease tissue for microscopic examinations

Hypernyms: tear up, rip up, shred Definition: tear into shreds

Synonyms: beleaguer, badger, bug, pester, tease Definition: annoy persistently Usage: The children teased the boy because of his stammer

Hypernyms: rag, frustrate, crucify, dun, torment, bedevil Definition: treat cruelly Usage: The children tormented the stuttering teacher

Synonyms: tease Definition: to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them Usage: The advertisement is intended to tease the customers; She has a way of teasing men with her flirtatious behavior

Hypernyms: manipulate, keep in line, control Definition: control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage Usage: She manipulates her boss; She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up; The teacher knew how to keep the class in line; she keeps in line