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faithful is a synonym of loyal

adjective [ feyth-fuhl ]

faithful is another word for loyal

✅  Loyal is the best word to describe steady and devoted allegiance to a person or cause (a loyal friend; a loyal follower).

✅  Faithful is the best word to describe steadfast loyalty to someone or something that you’re bound to because of a pledge, duty, or obligation (a faithful employee; She was a faithful and supportive friend).

✅  The meaning of these words overlap substantially. However, loyal often emphasizes unswerving, dedicated allegiance, whereas faithful emphasizes a longstanding and especially devoted loyalty, often one that involves feelings of care or friendship.

✅  Loyal and faithful can also be used in the context of a romantic relationship, where they both describe a partner who wouldn’t betray the presumed obligations of the relationship (a faithful partner; I’ve always been loyal to him).

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aged is a synonym of old

adjective [ ey-jid ]

aged is another word for old

✅  Old describes someone or something that is far along in their lifespan (an old tree).

✅  Aged describes someone or something old, which is also showing signs of that advanced age (an aged map).

✅  Old and aged have very similar meanings, with old being more general (an old cat; an old movie; an aged painting).

✅  Aged is used more in literary contexts to emphasize the age of the person or thing (the aged mariner) and is pronounced with two syllables when used this way.

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witness is a synonym of observe

verb [ wit-nis ]

witness is another word for observe

✅  Observe refers to watching something carefully, in an attentive, dedicated, and considering way (observe the movement of the clouds).

✅  Witness refers to being present for something but also observing something well enough to be able to explain or describe what happened as evidence or testimony (witness an incident).

✅  Observe and witness both refer to being very aware of and focused on what you see or hear. Witness carries a slightly more formal or official connotation, whereas observe generally just means to watch carefully (observe his behavior; witness the events).

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