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nosh is a synonym of eat

verb [ nosh ]

nosh is another word for eat

Eat means to consume food (I decided to eat pizza for dinner).

Nosh means to eat, usually between meals (I bought some popcorn for us to nosh during the movie).

Eat is the more general word, and nosh is both informal and more specific.

✅ While nosh is generally a verb, it can be used as a noun, like meal or snack, and suggests a simple and enjoyable meal (We decided to stop for a nosh at that little Greek place).

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assertive is a synonym of insistent

adjective [ uh-sur-tiv ]

assertive is another word for insistent

Insistent describes being emphatic and persistent in pondering something or demanding something (He was very insistent that we take the train).

Assertive describes being confident and self-assured, often in a somewhat aggressive way (She was an assertive, self-confident person).

Insistent and assertive can both describe putting your views and demands across in a forceful way (He’s very assertive about how he wants things to go; She was insistent that we buy the ice-cream maker).

✅ However, insistent describes being persistent about one particular thought, view, or demand, and assertive describes a more general personality trait.

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devotion is a synonym of love

noun [ dih-voh-shuhn ]

devotion is another word for love

Love is a deeply tender, passionate affection for another person. It can also be a strong predilection, enthusiasm, or liking for something (Their love was so deep, it changed them; He had a love of books).

Devotion is an intense love and steadfast, enduring loyalty to a person; it may also imply consecration to a cause (She showed her devotion to her parents by visiting every weekend; Their devotion to the civil rights movement was commendable).

Love is used more broadly than devotion, and refers to a feeling that can exist without effort, while devotion typically indicates earnest dedication.

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