Found 163 articles starting with E:

ewe - correct spelling

ewe nounExample: My grandchildren love to look at the ewe and the baby lambs....

exaggerate - correct spelling

exaggerate verbExample: He always seems to exaggerate his abilities and successes....

exaggeration - correct spelling

exaggeration nounExample: The candidate’s promises were a complete exaggeration of the truth....

examine - correct spelling

examine verbExample: The doctor planned to examine the patient carefully....

Examples of Nondangling Participles

Check out these examples. Notice that the introductory adjective points directly to the grammatical subject: Enacted in 1964, the Civil Rights Act transferred power to the federal gov...

exceed - correct spelling

exceed verbExample: The results will exceed our expectations....

Exceed vs. Accede

Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds. ...

excellence - correct spelling

excellence nounExample: The supervisor insisted on excellence from all her staff....

excellent - correct spelling

excellent adjectiveExample: These excellent results will impress the voters....

except - correct spelling

except preposition, subordinating conjunction, and verbGrammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses except and accept. ...

exceptional - correct spelling

exceptional adjectiveExample: Her exceptional children received full academic scholarships....

Exclamation Point Goes Inside

Sometimes the exclamation point goes inside the closing quotations marks. The man cried out: "Fire! There's a fire! Call 911!" (Exclamation point that's part of the quotation goes inside. Notice that no additional pun...

Exclamation Point Goes Outside

Sometimes the exclamation point goes outside the closing quotations marks. When 911 took the call, the operator said, "I'm on a break now"! (Exclamation point showing the writer's exclamation goes outside the ending q...

execrable - vocabulary

adjectiveAbominable, detestable, abhorrent; very bad. But is an enemy so execrable that though in captivity his wishes and comforts are to be disregarded and even crossed? I think not....

exercise - correct spelling

exercise noun and verbNot excercise.Example: His lack of exercise caused him to gain weight. n...

exhaust - correct spelling

exhaust noun and verbExample: The car’s exhaust fouled the air. nounExample: We wi...

exhausted - correct spelling

exhausted adjective and verb (past tense and past participle of the verb exhaust)Example: He was ...

exhaustion - correct spelling

exhaustion nounExample: The athlete’s exhaustion caused him to faint....

exhilarate - correct spelling

exhilarate verbExample: The enthusiastic speaker will exhilarate the crowd....

exhilaration - correct spelling

exhilaration nounExample: The spectators applauded with exhilaration....

existence - correct spelling

existence nounNot existance.Example: They worked for a better existence....

existent - correct spelling

existent adjectiveExample: He searched for any existent errors in the document....

exorbitant - correct spelling

exorbitant adjectiveExample: The exorbitant fees prompted us to find a new accountant....

expense - correct spelling

expense noun and verbExample: The cost of his computer was a legitimate business expense. noun...

experience - correct spelling

experience nounExample: She lacks the necessary experience for the position....

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