Found 163 articles starting with E:

enemy - correct spelling

enemy nounExample: The new enemy was the powerful drug lords....

enervate - vocabulary

verbTo render ineffective or inoperative; to deprive of strength or force; to weaken.Note: Do not confuse enervate with invigorate. The two words...

engineer - correct spelling

engineer noun and verbExample: He worked as an electrical engineer for IBM. nounExample: ...

English - correct spelling

English proper noun and adjectiveExample: The English love their pubs. proper nounExam...

enhance - vocabulary

verbTo intensify, to raise to a higher degree, to magnify; to raise the value of. Baseball, he determined, would be an excellent hobby. “No sense a man’s working his fool head off. I’m going out to the Game...

enigma - vocabulary

nounAn inexplicable occurrence or situation, puzzling; a person of puzzling character; a question, saying, or picture with a hidden meaning, a riddle. I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a ...

enmity - vocabulary

nounA feeling or condition of animosity, hatred, ill will. Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship....

ennoble - vocabulary

verbTo dignify, to elevate in degree or respect; to exalt; to confer nobility upon. [S]uffering does not ennoble. It destroys. To resist destruction, self-hatred, or lifelong hopelessness, ...

enormity, enormousness - vocabulary

nounEnormity: outrageous or heinous character; largeness of size, immensity.Enormousness: largeness of size or scope.Note: Use enormo...

enormous - correct spelling

enormous adjectiveGrammar.com's section on Problem Words discusses enormousness and enormity. Click h...

enormousness, enormity

These words may both be used to describe something that is “very large.” But enormity has recently begun to take on strongly negative connotations. Enormity implies that something is both “...

enough - correct spelling

enough adjective, adverb, pronoun, and interjectionExample: She has enough...

Enquire vs. Inquire

She inquired about the library charges...

Enquiry vs. Inquiry

There are so many words in English that are either so similar to each other in spelling and pronunciation or their meanings are so close to each other that it’s almost impossible to tell them apart. This is the case with inquiry ...

Enrol vs. Enroll

Enrol vs. Enroll...

ensure, insure, assure

Most writers use these words interchangeably.But there are some differences. For example, assure is used only in reference to people. You assure your boss. If you insure...

entirely - correct spelling

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

Entitled vs. Titled

There is a lot of information floating around about these two words. Are they both the same? Is one wrong to use? Is one m...

entrance - correct spelling

entrance noun and verbExample: The new owners installed spotlights to shine on the entrance to their house. nou...

entrepreneur - correct spelling

entrepreneur nounExample: The entrepreneur started many new businesses before one finally succeeded....

envelop - correct spelling

envelop verbNot envelope (which is a noun).Example: He wanted to ...

Envelop vs. Envelope

He tore open the envelope as he was enveloped in anguish. ...

envelope - correct spelling

envelope nounNot envelop (which is a verb).Example: He put the check in the ...

environment - correct spelling

environment nounExample: The exhaust from the huge trucks harms the environment....

Envision vs. Invision

As languages evolve, spelling conventions change and some words that used to be correct become mistakes. Most writers no l...

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