Found 268 articles starting with A:

abstemious - vocabulary

abstemious - adjective A state of self-denial or abstinence, regarding the use (usually overuse) of food or drink. When [Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121–180)] was eleven years old, he ...

abstruse - vocabulary

abstruse - adjective Having to do with matters difficult to comprehend. My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse crypto...

abundance - correct spelling

abundance nounExample: We harvested an abundance of corn....

accelerate - correct spelling

accelerate verbExample: The Lexus accelerates faster than a VW Bug....

accept - correct spelling

accept verbGrammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses except and accept. Click here for that discussion.Example: ...

accept, except examples

These two words are actually most likely to be confused in a situation where their meanings are actually the opposite.Accept as a verb means “to receive gladly,” “to be deemed proper...

acceptable - correct spelling

acceptable adjectiveExample: She brought an acceptable proposal to the meeting....

Access vs. Excess

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accessible - correct spelling

accessible adjectiveExample: The business built a ramp to make its store accessible to people in wheelchairs....

accident - correct spelling

accident nounExample: The accident injured the starting wide receiver for the Redskins....

accidentally - correct spelling

accidentally adverbNot accidently.Grammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. ...

acclaim - correct spelling

acclaim verb or nounExample: The crowd acclaimed the conquering heroes. verbExample: ...

accommodate - correct spelling

accommodate verbSpell with two “c’s” and two “m’s.”Example: We can accommodate your wishes....

accommodation - correct spelling

accommodation nounSpell with two “c’s” and two “m’s.”Example: The little inn provided warm accommodations for the travelers....

accompanied - correct spelling

accompanied verb, past tense and past participle of accompany.Example: The bodyguard ...

accomplish - correct spelling

accomplish verbExample: Tiger Woods accomplished the remarkable feat of winning more than 25% of the tournaments he entered....

accordion - correct spelling

accordion nounNot accordian.Example: Lawrence Welk played the accordion over and over and over again....

accumulate - correct spelling

accumulate verbExample: The shareholders noticed that someone accumulated thousands of shares in just 15 minutes....

accumulation - correct spelling

accumulation nounExample: The stock is definitely under accumulation....

accuse - correct spelling

accuse verbExample: The husband will accuse his wife of being unfaithful....

accustomed - correct spelling

accustomed adjective (a past participial adjective, from the verb accustom) and a verbExample: I’ve grown ...

ache - correct spelling

ache noun and verbExample: He fought off all the aches and pains. nounExample: His...

achieve - correct spelling

achieve verbExample: He achieved every goal he set for himself....

achievement - correct spelling

achievement nounExample: Winning the PGA was the golfer’s greatest achievement....

acknowledge - correct spelling

acknowledge verbExample: The candidate acknowledged the cheers of the crowd....

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