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confident - correct spelling

confidentadjectiveExample: Her confident demeanor belied her lack of preparation....

congratulate - correct spelling

congratulateverbSee congratulations.Example: We c...

congratulations - correct spelling

congratulationsnounSee congratulate.Example: We offer you our warmest co...

Conjugating in the Progressive Aspect

The progressive tenses show an ongoing action. Some grammarians call the progressive tense the progressive aspect. So let's learn the tricks of conjugating in the progressive aspect.Once Amber and Igor learned all about the verb ...

Conjugating Irregular Verbs

Our grades plummeted when we had to conjugate irregular verbs in Miss Hamrick’s class. There was no way to figure out a scheme or system that would explain the necessary forms of irregular verbs, that is, the past tense and the past participle. For m...

Conjugating Regular Verbs

Conjugating Regular Verbs - ChartsHere are completed charts showing the conjugation of the regular verb to skip:Present Tense, Regular VerbHere’s the present tense of the verb to ...

Conjugating the Verb "To Be"

Now let’s take the verb to be through a complete conjugation. But first, consider its uniqueness.To Be, Unique Among All VerbsIn the entire English language, one verb stands out: the verb to be...

conjugation

The process of conjugation shows the forms of a verb as it appears in all tenses. Conjugation reveals tense (when), person (who), number (how many, singular or plural), and ...

conjunction

We have three kinds of conjunctions: (1) coordinating, (2) correlative, and (3) subordinating. The coordinating and correlative co...

Conjunctions - Definition, Overview, and Lists of Examples

WelcomeBelow you’ll find links to our discussion on conjunctions. We recommend that you start with the first topic, Conjunctions - Words ...

Conjunctions - Words That Join

In this section, we’ll learn all about conjunctions. Great writers wisely and frequently use conjunctions to create parallel structures in their prose. And all great writers start sentences with conjunctions. After you read this section, you will too...

conjunctive adverb

A conjunctive adverb is a word like however or therefore. Others include nonetheless, consequently, even so, and others. We can use these words to join independent clauses. When you use them, however, make sure tha...

Conjunctive Adverbs - “However,” etc.

Watch OutAnother word that can join two independent clauses is the conjunctive adverb. You probably use these words in your writing style: however, therefore, furthermore, nevertheless, and...

connoisseur - correct spelling

connoisseurnounExample: The discriminate art connoisseur preferred the works of Michelangelo....

connote - vocabulary

connote - verb To suggest or signify something in addition to the primary meaning, as in A hot cup of tea connotes hospitality and comfort. With so many mass-market goods made off-shore, American-...

conquer - correct spelling

conquerverbExample: The dictator wanted to conquer the world....

conscience - correct spelling

consciencenounNot conscious.Example: The brutal dictator had no consc...

conscientious - correct spelling

conscientiousadjectiveExample: His conscientious study paid off when he took the exam....

conscious - correct spelling

consciousadjectiveNot conscience.Example: He was conscious...

consensus - correct spelling

consensusnounExample: We reached a consensus and agreed to launch the new product....

consequence - correct spelling

consequence nounExample: A natural consequence of excessive drinking is deep depression....

consequently - correct spelling

consequently adverbGrammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here for that ...

considerable - correct spelling

considerable adjectiveExample: He invested considerable funds in the venture....

consistency - correct spelling

consistency nounExample: His consistency in treating everyone equally reassured his staff....

consistent - correct spelling

consistent adjectiveExample: The consistent work ethic of the CEO ensured the company’s success....

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