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Conjunctive Adverb

The word conjunction means to connect or link two things together. You would have heard about conjunctions i...

Conjunctive Adverbs - “However,” etc.

Watch OutAnother word that can join two independent clauses is the conjunctive adverb. You probably use these words in your writing style: however, therefore, furthermore, nevertheless, and...

connoisseur - correct spelling

connoisseurnoun
Example: The discriminate art connoisseur preferred the works of Michelangelo....

connote - vocabulary

connote - verb
To suggest or signify something in addition to the primary meaning, as in A hot cup of tea connotes hospitality and comfort. With so many mass-market goods made off-shore, American-...

conquer - correct spelling

conquerverb
Example: The dictator wanted to conquer the world....

conscience - correct spelling

consciencenoun
Not conscious
.Example: The brutal dictator had no consc...

conscientious - correct spelling

conscientiousadjective
Example: His conscientious study paid off when he took the exam....

conscious - correct spelling

consciousadjective
Not conscience
.Example: He was conscious...

consensus - correct spelling

consensusnoun
Example: We reached a consensus and agreed to launch the new product....

consequence - correct spelling

consequence noun
Example: A natural consequence of excessive drinking is deep depression....

consequently - correct spelling

consequently adverb
Grammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here for that ...

considerable - correct spelling

considerable adjective
Example: He invested considerable funds in the venture....

consistency - correct spelling

consistency noun
Example: His consistency in treating everyone equally reassured his staff....

consistent - correct spelling

consistent adjective
Example: The consistent work ethic of the CEO ensured the company’s success....

consonant

The word consonant refers to the phonetic sound produced by occluding with or without releasing (p, b; t, d; k, g), diverting (m, n, ng), or obstructing (f, v; s, z, etc.) the flow of air from the lungs. From grade school, you remember the v...

consummate - vocabulary

consummate - verb
To bring to completion, to fulfill; to complete an arrangement or an undertaking, as in to consummate the deal; to complete a marital union through sexual intercourse....

contemptible, contemptuous - vocabulary

contemptible, contemptuous - adjective
Contemptible: Worthy of scorn or disdain, despicable.Contemptuous: Showing or expressing contempt or...

continual - correct spelling

continual adjective
Note: Many dictionaries advise writers to use continual when they mean “intermittent” and continuous when they mean “uninterrupted.” But the terms are use...

Continual vs. Continuous

Continual vs. Continuous: Navigating Temporal Concepts When describing the uninterrupted nature of actions or events over time, the terms "continual" and "continuous" are often used, but they convey distinct temporal concepts. This articl...

continual, continuous

Both words can be used to describe an event that recurs regularly.Continual describes an event that begins and ends and begins again over a period of time.Continuous assumes that the...

continual, continuous - vocabulary

continual, continuous - adjective
Continual: regular or frequent events or occurrences, as in continual trips to the doctor. A good synonym is intermittent...

continuous - correct spelling

continuous adjective
Note: Many dictionaries advise writers to use continual when they mean “intermittent” and continuous when they mean “uninterrupted.” But the terms are us...

Continuous vs. Continual

The English language is full of words that are both similar in sound and similar in meaning. Many of these words are classified as homophones, but many ot...

contraction

A contraction shows the coming together of two or more words with intervening sounds (in speech) omitted or with intervening letters (in writing) omitted. Typically, the contraction brings together an auxiliary verb and ...

Contractions

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