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sincerity is a synonym of integrity

noun [ sin-ser-i-tee ]

sincerity is another word for integrity

Integrity is the best word for when someone has unshakeable moral principles (He showed academic integrity).

Sincerity is the best word to refer to being sincere or truthful, and not being deceitful or manipulative (Sincerity is sometimes lacking in politics).

✅ Both integrity and sincerity can be used to describe a character trait, but sincerity is most often used to describe how someone talks or acts (She spoke with sincerity).

Integrity often implies that the person described has some kind of power or influence (The mayor is a woman of integrity). Sincerity doesn’t carry the same implications (My friend’s sincerity was clear).

With the help of Grammar Coach, try writing a paragraph describing an act of sincerity.

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consequently is a synonym of therefore

adverb [ kon-si-kwent-lee, -kwuhnt- ]

consequently is another word for therefore

Therefore is the best word to say that something is happening because of a given reason (It’s delicious, therefore I love it).

Consequently is the best word to say that something is happening as a direct consequence of something else, or as the next action (I dropped my ice cream and consequently got a second one).

✅ Both these words can connect two statements. Use therefore when the second statement follows directly from the first as a result of reasoning (“X” equals seven, therefore “y” equals eight). Use consequently when the second statement is a known or evident result of the first statement (It has been very sunny, and consequently the river is dry).

Therefore is used most often in technical contexts, like in mathematics or law, or in academic and formal writing. Consequently is also a formal word, but can be used in more general contexts.

Try using Grammar Coach to write an argument using consequently.

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assent is a synonym of agree

verb [ uh-sent ]

assent is another word for agree

Agree is a general word for coming to a shared decision (We agreed on a course of action).

Assent is more formal and often means to accept a decision without being part of reaching that decision (The governor assented to the representatives’ plan).

Assent is often more passive than agree, implying one has given in to someone else’s decision (My mom assented to hosting the party).

Agree implies a more participatory and mutual decision (It took a long time for us to agree).

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