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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) tough

Synonyms: bully, tough, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, yobbo, yobo, yob, hooligan Definition: a cruel and brutal fellow

Hypernyms: assailant, assaulter, attacker, aggressor Definition: someone who attacks

Synonyms: goon, hood, hoodlum, strong-armer, tough, toughie, thug, punk Definition: an aggressive and violent young criminal

Hypernyms: criminal, crook, malefactor, felon, outlaw Definition: someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

Synonyms: street fighter, tough Definition: someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing

Hypernyms: scrapper, belligerent, battler, combatant, fighter Definition: someone who fights (or is fighting)

Synonyms for (adjective) tough

Synonyms: tough, bad Definition: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad') Usage: my throat feels bad; she felt bad all over; he was feeling tough after a restless night

Hypernyms: uncomfortable Definition: providing or experiencing physical discomfort Usage: an uncomfortable chair; an uncomfortable day in the hot sun

Synonyms: sturdy, tough Definition: substantially made or constructed Usage: sturdy steel shelves; sturdy canvas; a tough all-weather fabric; some plastics are as tough as metal

Hypernyms: rugged Definition: sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring Usage: with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture

Synonyms: elusive, tough, baffling, problematic, problematical, knotty Definition: making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe Usage: a baffling problem; I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast; a problematic situation at home

Hypernyms: difficult, hard Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?

Synonyms: tough, rugged Definition: very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution Usage: a rugged competitive examination; the rugged conditions of frontier life; the competition was tough; it's a tough life; it was a tough job

Hypernyms: difficult, hard Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?

Synonyms: hard, tough Definition: unfortunate or hard to bear Usage: had hard luck; a tough break

Hypernyms: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Synonyms: tough Definition: resistant to cutting or chewing

Hypernyms: cartilaginous, rubbery, gristly Definition: difficult to chew

Hypernyms: chewy Definition: requiring much chewing

Hypernyms: leathered, leatherlike, leathery, coriaceous Definition: resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable

Hypernyms: unchewable, stringy, sinewy, fibrous Definition: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew

Hypernyms: fibrous, hempen Definition: having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute

Hypernyms: tough-skinned Definition: having a relatively tough outer covering

Synonyms: tough, toughened Definition: physically toughened Usage: the tough bottoms of his feet

Hypernyms: thickened, callous, calloused Definition: having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear Usage: calloused skin; with a workman's callous hands

Hypernyms: hardened, enured, inured Definition: made tough by habitual exposure Usage: hardened fishermen; a peasant, dark, lean-faced, wind-inured- Robert Lynd; our successors...may be graver, more inured and equable men- V.S.Pritchett

Hypernyms: weather-beaten Definition: tanned and coarsened from being outdoors Usage: a weather-beaten face

Synonyms: tough Definition: not given to gentleness or sentimentality Usage: a tough character

Hypernyms: hard-bitten, hard-boiled, pugnacious Definition: tough and callous by virtue of experience

Hypernyms: tough-minded, unsentimental Definition: facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination

Synonyms: tough, ruffianly Definition: violent and lawless Usage: the more ruffianly element; tough street gangs

Hypernyms: violent Definition: acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity Usage: a violent attack; a violent person; violent feelings; a violent rage; felt a violent dislike