durable: Long-lasting It refers to the power to resist change, delay andwear. we must make a durable peace.
(ever)-lasting:Continuing for a long time/unending. It refers tosomething that may end sooner or later. a lasting sorrow/ a ever-lastingfriendship.
perpetual: (strongest one) Lasting for ever or a long time. /uninterruptedhappening often. It refers chiefly to an activity that is not susceptible tointerruption. I'm tired of your perpetual complainants/chatters.
permanent: Lasting for ever. The permanent of the treaty is in doubt.
enduring: Lasting and continuing to exist. It implies great resistance toboth time and change.
journey:The most general one. It is now usually used oftravel by sand and often suggests the covering of considerable time or distance,and a direct going from a starting point to a destination, with no necessaryimplication of a return.
travel: A passing from place to place, not necessarily in a direct line orwith fixed destination.
trip:(infm) It suggests the covering of shorter time ordistance and a direct journey and implies an final return to the startingpoint.
tour:A journey that returns to the starting point, andmany places are visited generally over a considerable distance often by meansof a circuitous route. for instance for sightseeing, inspection, honey moon,business.
excursion: It emphasizes a temporary departure from a given place andspecifies a return to it. It can point to a sea or land tour or to a shortouting a short journey made for pleasure usu. by several people together.
voyage:A long journey on a ship or in a spacecraft.
grasp:To take hold of something firmly usu using the whole hand. Grasp all and lose all. He grasped her by the hand.
clasp:To hold something firmly and tightly with one'sarms or hand round. The child clasped his doll protectively.
clutch:To grasp something quickly and greedily. It suggests eagerness or an anxiety in seizing or grasping and may implies lesssuccess in holding. The mother clutched her baby in his arms.
seize: To take hold of suddenly with force. The animal seized its prey. Toseize sb by the hand/to seize something from sb.
snatch: To grasp something quickly and suddenly sometimes secretly It suggests more suddenness or quickness but less force than seize. The thief snatched her purse and ran away.
grab:(infml) It implies more roughness and rudeness thansnatch. She grabbed his arms and pulled him out of the room.
grip:To take a very tight hold of something esp. withyour fingers or with a tool. He gripped the nail and pulled it out.
see: To experience with the eyes and it does not depend on what you wantto do.
lookat: To use your eyes on purpose and with attention.
watch: to look for some time at something that may move.
gaze:To look long and steadily, often with theimplication of wonder, admiration.
stare:To gaze intently esp. with wide-open eyes as inamusement, admiration, wonder, deep thought, anger or fear.
glance: To look at something quickly and briefly.
glimpse:To see by chance, just for a moment.
glare: To stare angrily, fiercely. It emphasizes hospitality or fear.
peep: To look quickly and secretly or from a hiding place.
peer: To look sharply and curiously with a narrowing of the eyes often amovement of the head forward.
gape:To look hard in surprise, esp. with the mouth open.
quiet: Without any sound. A quiet person is not noisy or loud. A quietstreet may have little or no traffic on it.
still:Without any movement. An engine is still if it isnot running.
silent: Without any words.
calm:Peaceful. A calm person is relaxed. He doesn't getexcited easily.
peaceful:(something) Gentle and restful and calm. It is verypeaceful in the country.