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alacrity - vocabulary

alacrity - noun
A state of cheerful willingness, readiness, or promptness; liveliness or briskness, as in He accepted the promotion with alacrity. I have not that alacrity...

ale - correct spelling

ale noun
Example: Let me buy you a bottle of ale....

alight - correct spelling

alight verb and adjective
Example: He wanted to alight from the limo in style. verb
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all ready - correct spelling

all ready See already
.See already, all ready in Grammar.com's section on Problem Words.As two words, ...

all ready, already

To figure out which of these is correct, look for a time element. Already as one word implies that there was a time limit and the task was completed ahead of it. (In casual conversation it is also sometimes used to add empha...

all right - correct spelling

all right adjective and adverb
Note: The spelling alright is likely to raise the eyebrows of your readers. The fused words already and altogether...

all right, alright

Use two words: all right. The one-word alright is incorrect in American English....

all together - correct spelling

all together See altogether
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all, all of

allIn formal writing, omit the of after all. Remember the folk song: All My Trials Not:All ...

alleged - correct spelling

alleged verb (past tense and past participle of the verb allege) and adjective...

Alliteration

Alliterations make sentences and phrase words sound catchier and more attractive. There are many well-known companies that use such brand names that can easily fit into the minds of people. For example, Coca-Cola, Dunkin Donuts, Best Buy, PayPal e...

Allude vs. Elude

He eluded to the problem but did not mention it. ...

allude, elude

Allude means “to refer to something indirectly or covertly” without actually naming it. The confusion here might come from the fact that elude means “to evade or escape.” They both can imply an elem...

Allure vs. Allude vs. Elude

Allude Pronounce the ‘a’ allude in the same way as you would pronounce a in assume. The rest of the letters are pronounced as leew-d. So, allude is pronounced as a-leewd. The word comes from the latin alludere, meaning ‘to ...

Allusion vs. Illusion

The nouns allusion and illusion sound quite similar, and they both have connotations of intangibility. As a result, they are sometimes confused by writers. Consider the sentences be...

allusion, illusion

Allusion is a noun form of the verb allude and means “a reference to something indirectly or covertly.“An illusion ...

almost

Place almost directly before the word it modifies.The following is incorrect: There was almost a threatening edge to his voice....

almost - correct spelling

almost adverb
Example: He has read almost every novel by John Grisham. adverb (modifying the adjective every)...

along with

See coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, not to mention
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alot, a lot, allot

The word lot is a one-word noun. When you precede it with the article a, you write the expression as two words: a lot. You wouldn’t refer to a tree as ...

Aloud vs. Allowed

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already - correct spelling

already adverb
Note: The two-word expression all ready means “entirely ready” or “prepared.” The one-word expression already means “previously” or “so soon.” Though indistinguis...

alright - correct spelling

alright The word alright is misspelled. See all right
.See Grammar.com's section on Problem Words for a discussion of ...

Alternately vs. Alternatively

English is a complicated language and some very closely resembling words of English have meanings that are amazingly different from each other. Alternately and alternatively are two words that have only a slight difference in the...

although - correct spelling

although subordinating conjunction
Note: The conjunctions although and though are generally interchangeable. You should use though, however, when it’...

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