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Because and because of - synonyms and related words

because

conjunction

used for showing the reason something happens or the reason why it is described in a particular way

due to

preposition

because of something

whereas

conjunction

because of a particular fact that has been considered

owing to

preposition

because of something

given

preposition

because of a particular fact

in view of something

because of something

on account of

because of someone or something

for

preposition

because

in light of something

because of a particular fact

by virtue of something

because of, or as a result of

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… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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shrove tuesday

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brain fade

a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information

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