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yearning is a synonym of craving

noun [ yur-ning ]

yearning is another word for craving

✅  Craving and yearning express feelings of wanting to attain or possess something.

✅  Craving is best when you have a deep or pressing desire for something, often based on a sense of need or physical hunger (a craving for sugar; insatiable cravings).

✅  Yearning is often more spiritual, suggesting a persistent, uneasy and often tender longing (He had a wistful yearning for a calm day amidst the flurry of his life).

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scheme is a synonym of design

noun [ skeem ]

scheme is another word for design

✅  A design and a scheme are both methods that have been formulated for doing something.

✅  Design is best when you wish to suggest art, dexterity, or even trickery in the carrying out of a plan. Design especially emphasizes the purpose of the plan (The humiliation of the soda company’s competition was not by accident, but by design).

✅  Scheme often refers to an off-the-wall, impracticable, or even devious plan (She and her friends hatched a dastardly scheme to impersonate the queen and her consorts).

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composed is a synonym of calm

adjective [ kuhm-pohzd ]

composed is another word for calm

✅  Someone who is calm is in an unruffled state, even under stressful conditions (He had a calm and soothing voice that put people at ease).

✅  A person described as composed has dignified self-possession, usually as a result of effort (Her cool and composed demeanor, even in times of upheaval, allowed her to make sound decisions).

✅  While calm can describe a whole host of relaxed or tranquil things as well as people, and composed in this sense is only intended for people who are confident as well, don’t be surprised to see them working together (The nurses were always calm and composed)!

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