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noun [ dih-stingk-shuhn ]

distinction is another word for consideration

✅  Both consideration and distinction can refer to the high regard in which others hold a person, although this is not their most frequent use.

✅  Consideration in this sense is best when someone’s worth has been proven (Her hard work deserves respect and special consideration).

✅  Distinction suggests a particular honor because of qualities or accomplishments (He has received various awards and distinctions for his fine writing).

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accordingly is a synonym of so

adverb [ uh-kawr-ding-lee ]

accordingly is another word for so

✅  Both so and accordingly introduce a statement that results from what was just mentioned—they are transitional words that signal what is coming next.

✅  So is best when you want to be more informal and conversational in tone (I wanted to buy a basket so I went to the outdoor market).

✅  Accordingly is somewhat formal, but occurs mainly in non-technical contexts (They had a lot to do. Accordingly, they started working an hour earlier than usual).

✅  Accordingly can also simply modify a verb instead of an entire statement (We expect you to know right from wrong and act accordingly).

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haughty is a synonym of arrogant

adjective [ haw-tee ]

haughty is another word for arrogant

✅  Arrogant applies to overbearing behavior stemming from an exaggerated belief in one’s importance (He’s so arrogant and rude; an arrogant attitude). 

✅  Haughty also refers to a belief in one’s own superiority, but it implies a confidence and lofty reserve as well, perhaps making it seem less offensive (haughty and aloof; haughty and imperious).

✅  One’s eyes or look may be described as haughty, while arrogant is more commonly found in insults that target someone’s entire personality, such as calling someone an arrogant jerk (or worse).

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