Found 268 articles starting with A:

appreciation - correct spelling

appreciation nounExample: The letter expressed her appreciation....

approach - correct spelling

approach verb and nounExample: This approach will solve the problem. nounExample: ...

approbation - vocabulary

approbation - noun Approval, commendation, official sanction. Superstars strive for approbation; heroes walk alone. Superstars crave consensus; heroes define themselves by...

appropriate - correct spelling

appropriate adjective and verbExample: A blue suit is appropriate dress for the interview. adjective...

approval - correct spelling

approval nounExample: She sought her boss’s approval for the new ad campaign....

approve - correct spelling

approve verbExample: The CEO will approve the proposed new product....

approximate - correct spelling

approximate adjective and verbExample: She gave an approximate date for completion of the project. ad...

apt, likely, liable

Writers often use apt, likely, and liable interchangeably in constructions, especially with infinitives: ...

arctic - correct spelling

arctic noun (capitalized when referring to regions of the North Pole) and adjectiveExample: We expect an arctic winter. ...

argue - correct spelling

argue verbExample: It’s best not to argue with your superior....

arguing - correct spelling

arguing verb (present participle of the verb argue)Example: The teenager was arguing with his parents....

argument - correct spelling

argument nounNot arguement.Example: The attorney’s argument persuaded the court....

Armour vs. Armor

Most people who are into Western media have read books or watched movies about a time, centuries past, when knights went to battle, clad in shiny metal uniforms meant to protect them from the murderous blades and arrows of their ...

arouse - correct spelling

arouse verbExample: This behavior will arouse suspicion....

arrange - correct spelling

arrange verbExample: The florist will arrange the flowers....

arrangement - correct spelling

arrangement nounExample: The couple had an arrangement that seemed to work....

arrogate - vocabulary

arrogate - verb To take, demand, or claim, especially presumptuously or without reasons or grounds. This second source of men, while yet but few, . . . Shall lead their lives, and multiply...

Artefact vs. Artifact

While exploring ancient ruins and forgotten temples, archaeologists and adventures love to stumble upon reli...

article

We have three articles in the English language: a, an, and the. The words a and an are indefinite articles, the word is a definite art...

article - correct spelling

article nounExample: She wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal.Example: The ...

artificial - correct spelling

artificial adjectiveExample: The soldier went back to war with an artificial limb....

As Far As

As Far As Success …Many smart people flub the use of the subordinating conjunction as far as. Keep in mind that the expression serves as a subordinating conjunction. That is, it joins a clause. What must be ...

as far as

Many writers botch the use of the expression as far as. It serves as a subordinating conjunction. Therefore, it must be followed by a ...

as per

Many people start off letters with as per your request and similar fluff.For many years, standard texts on writing have condemned this wordy and pompous expression: This hybrid is inexcusable. Instead...

as well as

See coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, not to mention....

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