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distinct is a synonym of different

adjective [ dih-stingkt ]

distinct is another word for different

Different and distinct both can describe something that is unlike the thing it’s being compared to (The new recipe is different; The new art style was very distinct).

Different is a more general word, and can be used in a range of circumstances (I'd like to take a different approach).

Distinct describes something that is different from something else, but in a way that emphasizes a clear and unmistakable difference (His new films are distinct from his older work).

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fluctuate is a synonym of change

verb [ fluhk-choo-eyt ]

fluctuate is another word for change

Change refers to something that has become different, whether in state, form, or mood, from what it was before (The seasons change quickly here).

✅ To fluctuate means to change in a continuous and often irregular way (The sound of the building work fluctuated but never went away).

Change suggests a single instance of becoming different (The cost of noodles changed in response to the supply chain), while fluctuate suggests that change is the natural state—there’s no before and after (The exchange rate fluctuated constantly).

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stunning is a synonym of beautiful

adjective [ stuhn-ing ]

stunning is another word for beautiful

Beautiful and stunning both describe very pretty things or people. Beautiful describes something that gives the viewer pleasure or delight (a beautiful view).

Stunning describes something particularly beautiful, especially in a way that causes astonishment or delight (a stunning dress).

Stunning is more intense than beautiful (a beautiful painting; a stunning sunset).

Stunning can also mean something that stuns you, like a punch that stops you in your tracks. When describing beauty, it’s a metaphorical use of this sense.

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