Found 163 articles starting with E:

experiment - correct spelling

experiment noun and verbExample: The experiment proved the force of gravity. nounExample: ...

expiate - vocabulary

verbTo atone for, to make amends for, as in to expiate his crimes. “Dolly!” he said, sobbing now; “for mercy's sake, think of the children; they are not to blame! I am to blame, and punish me, make...

explanation - correct spelling

explanation nounExample: He has no adequate explanation for the company’s loss....

explicate - vocabulary

verbTo make clear or plain; to explain, interpret; to develop a theory or principle. "This book is about life as it is interpreted by books," Edward Mendelson begins. He takes as his subjects Birth, Childho...

Explicit vs. Implicit

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explicit, implicit

The word explicit means “fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied.” It also means “readily observable,” as in an explicit sign of success. And, of course, explicit...

Expresso vs. Espresso

Coffee lovers have a special relationship with a certain type of concentrated, highly caffeinated coffee cal...

extenuate - vocabulary

verbTo diminish the gravity or importance of an offense, fault, or crime; to underestimate, make light of, underrate.Note: The present parti...

Extortion vs. Blackmail

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extreme - correct spelling

extreme adjectiveExample: He answered the door with extreme hostility....

extremely - correct spelling

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

extricate - vocabulary

verbTo release or free from entanglement, to disengage, usually from a situation. Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the rav...

exuberance - correct spelling

exuberance adjectiveExample: “But how do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values, which then become subject to un...

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