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difficult is a synonym of hard

adjective [ dif-i-kuhlt, -kuhlt ]

difficult is another word for hard

✅ Both difficult and hard describe something that is not easily done (a difficult task; a hard climb) or understood (a difficult equation).

Difficult is the perfect word when something is hard in a more intricate way, and perhaps requires special effort or skill (Tax law is difficult to explainThey made a difficult decision).

✅ While hard is the more general term, difficult contributes a more elevated tone to your writing.

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trouble is a synonym of pains

noun [ truhb-uhl ]

trouble is another word for pains

✅ Both taking pains and taking the trouble imply a watchfulness to do things right (take the trouble to write a lettertake pains to learn long division).

✅  To take pains suggests careful effort to pay attention to every small detail (They took pains to avoid saying the wrong thing).

✅  Use take the trouble when more activity and exertion are involved and sometimes more inconvenience (By holding one-on-one meetings, she actually took the trouble to get to know her employees).

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endure is a synonym of continue

verb [ en-door, -dyoor ]

endure is another word for continue

✅  Endure is best when someone or something continues persistently even in the face of difficulties (endure pain; endure hardships).

✅  Both endure and continue can be used when something exists without interruptions for a length of time.

✅  Endure reinforces the idea that there is an influence working against someone or something's existence, even if it is only time.

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