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accomplish is a synonym of do

verb [ uh-kom-plish ]

accomplish is another word for do

✅  Accomplish is the perfect word to use when the thing you’ve done was important or difficult.

✅  Accomplish is similar to succeed, but it simply means that something is finished, that you’ve reached your goal, and it wasn’t easy (We’ll have succeeded if we simply accomplish our mission).

✅  It’s better to use do instead of accomplish when the thing you’re trying to perform or complete is pretty easy, or when you’re not trying to finish it off (She wanted him to sign the letter—is he doing it?).

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exalt is a synonym of elevate

verb [ ig-zawlt ]

exalt is another word for elevate

✅  Elevate and exalt both mean to raise someone or something to a higher position or rank.

✅  Exalt is a more specific and intense word than elevate, and suggests that someone is being given a more powerful position, a higher position, or a position that reflects their good qualities (The king was exalted above his subjects).

✅  Exalt and elevate can also mean to praise someone, but exalt focuses on the person or thing’s good qualities more than elevate (The artist exalts the duke's virtues in the painting).

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agony is a synonym of pain

noun [ ag-uh-nee ]

agony is another word for pain

✅  Agony is a more intense word than pain. It’s the perfect word to use when the physical or mental suffering you’re feeling is particularly extreme, it goes on for a long time, or both (I experienced the agony of a compound fracture; the agony of heartbreak)

✅  Pain is a more common, everyday word. Agony, when used in everyday speech, can be seen as dramatic (I was in agony after I stubbed my toe)

✅  Sometimes agony is also used as a synonym for struggle, especially in the context of a difficult decision (I was in agony over the decision to move out).

If you’re not in agony after all that, here are some more synonyms for pain!

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