Found 94 articles starting with F:

fiancé, fiancée

A fiancé is male; a fiancée is female....

fiat - correct spelling

fiat nounExample: The government’s fiat ruined the small country’s economy....

Fiber vs. Fibre

Every fiber of her body was throbbing with pain after the crash. ...

fictitious - correct spelling

fictitious adjectiveExample: The fictitious numbers escaped the scrutiny of the accountants....

fiery - correct spelling

fiery adjectiveNot firey.Example: The fiery explosion melted the girders of the building....

finally - correct spelling

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

financial - correct spelling

financial adjectiveExample: His financial status enabled him to contribute a large sum for the new hospital....

financially - correct spelling

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

financier - correct spelling

financier nounExample: Her success as a financier attracted the attention of the media....

finite verb

A finite verb is a conjugated verb, which shows tense, person, number, and mood. The opposite of a finite verb is the ...

Finite Verb - Tense, Person, Number, Mood

A finite verb is just that: finite. It’s finite in time, as in present, past, future, and other time dimensions.Tense, What Is It?When we talk about time in relation to verbs, in grammarian parlance we are talking abo...

firstly, secondly, thirdly

You should use first, second, and third to show textual enumerations in your writing. Many authorities prefer first, not firstly...

Five Kinds of Verbs - An Overview

F. Scott Fitzgerald is quoted as saying, “All fine prose is based on the verbs carrying the sentence.”Let’s look back and make certain we all understand the five kinds of verbs. Broadly, we have two groups of main verbs, action and no-action,...

flabbergast - correct spelling

flabbergast verbNot flabberghast.Example: He wanted to flabbergast the guests with his rude behavior....

flaunt, flout

Flaunt means “to show off” or “to exhibit shamelessly.” Flout means “to show contempt for, to mock, to show disdain.” Unfortunately, perhaps because flaunt is commonly used...

flight - correct spelling

flight nounExample: Our flight leaves at 8:30 p.m....

flotation - correct spelling

flotation nounNot floatation.Example: The flotation of the rubber duck intrigued the baby girl....

flourish - correct spelling

flourish verbExample: With this education, she should flourish in her career....

Flout vs. Flaunt

He always flaunts about how he flout the rules every time. ...

fluorescent - correct spelling

fluorescent adjectiveExample: The fluorescent light burned for hours....

foible - vocabulary

nounA minor failing or weakness of character; slight defect or flaw. It is the foible especially of American youth,—pretension. The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He...

for

Don’t hesitate to start a sentence with For. It’s a coordinating conjunction, and great writers have been starting sentences with conjunctions for hun...

forcibly - correct spelling

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

forego - correct spelling

forego verbNot forgo.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses forgo and forego. ...

forego, forgo - vocabulary

verbForego: to go before, precede. The past tense is forewent, the past participle foregone.Forgo...

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