Said is an important word in the written language, but often it’s over used. Any word can be, but this one is most notorious for being abused. It’s easy to get caught in the trap of being overly redundant, and this can make for some extremely mountainous reading.
Here are just a few words that can be used to bring more color and excitement to any story, poem or even your Facebook pages.
Keep in mind that these are not synonyms for said, but, when used appropriately, can give the correct expression to the sentence. Try adding new word sprinkled into your writing. Remember, said is great in some situations, but using it over and over can create boredom. Us the words on this list with discretion as each word applies to a different situation.