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Without help and acting alone - synonyms or related words

alone

adjective

if you do something alone, you do it without any help from other people

solo

adjective

done by one person alone, without any help

unilateral

adjective

done or decided by one country, group, or person, often without considering what other countries etc think or want

unassisted

adjective

without help

personally

adverb

without help, or in a direct way, rather than by a representative

unsupported

adjective

done without help

(all) on your own

without any help

under your own steam

without the help of anyone else

on your own account

by yourself or for yourself rather than with or for someone else

(all) by yourself/itself/himself etc

without being helped by anyone else

normcore

a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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boutonnière

a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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