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expedition is a synonym of trip

noun [ ek-spi-dish-uhn ]

expedition is another word for trip

✅  Expedition is the perfect word to refer to a trip made for a specific purpose, often a scientific purpose (research expedition).

✅  Trip is a more general word that can be used in many different contexts, including a lengthy journey (a trip abroad) or an everyday stop (a trip to the grocery store).

✅  Expedition can sometimes be used humorously to describe everyday travel, the humor coming from the suggestion that the trip is difficult or dangerous when it is not (an expedition to the grocery store).

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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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