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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
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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

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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

How’s your foot now?...

Contractions - Use in Formal Writing

Before we leave our general discussion of verbs, we should pause to contemplate contractions. You remember them, don’t you? There. I just used one: don’t. You form contractions by compressing two words into one. One of those words is ordinar...

contravene - vocabulary

contravene - verb
To conflict with, to go against, to deny or oppose, as in He contravened his opponent’s position with an array of data; to violate or transgress, as in She contravened the e...

controlled - correct spelling

controlled verb (past tense and past participle of the verb control) and adjective
Example: She ...

controversial - correct spelling

controversial adjective
Example: The controversial speaker talked about conspiracies of the government....

controversy - correct spelling

controversy noun
Example: The controversy over accounting practices prompted the SEC to investigate....

convenience - correct spelling

convenience noun
Example: “It would be a convenience to all if these two pronouns [that and which] were used with precision.” —Str...

convenient - correct spelling

convenient adjective
Example: His wife supported his convenient alibi: He was in bed at the time of the shooting....

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