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comportment is a synonym of behavior

noun [ kuhm-pawrt-muhnt, -pohrt- ]

comportment is another word for behavior

✅  Comportment refers to the way someone manages their actions and behavior (gentlemanly comportment).

✅  Behavior more generally refers to actions themselves (inappropriate behavior).

✅  Comportment emphasizes a person’s bearing and manner, and how those influence the way they act and interact (She had the comportment of a monarch).

✅  Comportment is a pretty formal word, so it may sound out of place in informal situations.

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conscious is a synonym of aware

adjective [ kon-shuhs ]

conscious is another word for aware

✅  Conscious is the best word to describe a person who has come to realize something, as if waking up to it (I became conscious of how stressed I was).

✅  Aware is often used in the context of a sensory experience (I became aware of the smell of smoke).

✅  Both adjectives can also be used to describe knowing something. However, conscious has the added implication of uneasiness or nerves (I was conscious of the flaws in my argument).

✅  Conscious is also often used in contexts involving personal sensitivity, and can imply that a person is changing their behavior or feeling uneasy because of that sensitivity (He’s overly conscious about his appearance).

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emanate is a synonym of emerge

verb [ em-uh-neyt ]

emanate is another word for emerge

✅  Emanate refers to the flowing out of intangible things from a single source (Light emanated from the window; Good smells emanated from the bakery).

✅  Emerge is the best word for the process of something tangible or intangible coming into view or into the present context, especially when it was previously hidden (The sun finally emerged from the clouds; The facts slowly emerged during the investigation).

✅  Emerge and emanate may have similar outcomes, but the subjects and manner in which they are issued differ substantially (Sound emanated from the radio; The monster emerged from the lake).

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