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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 (verb) tense up

Synonyms: strain, tense, tense up Definition: cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious Usage: he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up

Hypernyms: affect Definition: act physically on; have an effect upon Usage: the medicine affects my heart rate

Synonyms: tense, tense up Definition: become tense, nervous, or uneasy Usage: He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election