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livelihood is a synonym of living

noun [ lahyv-lee-hood ]

livelihood is another word for living

✅  Living and livelihood both refer to the way you earn money to support yourself (It’s an honest living; My livelihood depends on it).

✅  Livelihood is a bit more formal, but it’s used in all the same contexts as living.

✅  While they mean just about the same thing, these nouns may have different implications within certain phrases. For example, living is often used in the phrase make a living, which means to make enough money to live on. However, to make a livelihood out of something means to make a business or career out of it.

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immense is a synonym of enormous

adjective [ ih-mens ]

immense is another word for enormous

✅  Enormous is used to describe something unusually or abnormally big (an enormous rock). Immense often describes things that are so vast they seem unmeasurable (the immense expanse of space).

✅  These two adjectives can be used interchangeably to mean that something is very big, but immense is usually used with a more serious tone (They were worried by the immense power of the rising river).

✅  Both immense and enormous can be used figuratively (enormous respect; immense pressure).

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training is a synonym of education

noun [ trey-ning ]

training is another word for education

✅  Training is the perfect word to use when a person is being taught how to perform a specific skill or to do a certain job (teacher training).

✅  Education, on the other hand, often implies gaining broad knowledge through instruction and study (a liberal arts education).

✅  Education can also refer to the result of schooling (He received a good education), and you usually wouldn’t use training in that context.

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