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I think they mean pretty much the same thing, but maybe the tone is different (or subtext)?

Example sentences:

Once again, I went to Shibuya, one of the busiest pedestrian intersections in Japan, and began a leisure afternoon of girlwatching.

Yet again, I went to Shibuya, one of the busiest pedestrian intersections in Japan, and began a leisure afternoon of girlwatching.

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They both technically mean the same thing.

I would say that the use of the word "yet" expresses an attitude of irritation or displeasure at the act of "girl-watching" again.

On the contrary the use of "once again" is neutral and doesn't express a positive or negative attitude.

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  • Thanks. I wonder what word would give the sentence a positive attitude.
    – alex
    Nov 12, 2017 at 6:56

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