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cough - correct spelling

cough noun and verb
Example: His racking cough disrupted the meeting. noun
Example: ...

could - correct spelling

could auxiliary verb
Note: Though most auxiliary verbs do not exhibit tense, the word could serves as a past tense of the auxiliary verb can....

council - correct spelling

council noun
Not counsel’s section on Problem Words discusses council and counsel. ...

counsel - correct spelling

counsel noun and verb
Not council’s section on Problem Words discusses council and counsel....

Counsel vs. Council

The pronunciations of “counsel” and “council” are almost identical, and this is the reason why they are so often confused. But despite their similarity, they have distinct meanings and should be used in different contexts.The safest way to ma...

counsel, council

Lawyers are most familiar with the word counsel, meaning “advice” or “guidance.” Also, a lawyer is often referred to as a counsel. A corporation, for example, has a general counsel...

Counsellor vs. Counselor

Spelling differences in American and British English are widespread and well-documented. From consonant doub...

counselor - correct spelling

counselor noun
Example: Her guidance counselor suggested that she try out for band....

Count Nouns

By now, we have come across multiple types of nouns and pronouns in our everyday language. You might also va...

coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, not to mention

Expressions such as coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, not to mention, and others do not act as ...

courage - correct spelling

courage noun
Example: The final-exam question was simply “Define courage.” After a minute, the student handed in his two-word answer: “This is.”...

courageous - correct spelling

courageous adjective
Example: His courageous actions on the battlefield earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor....

course - correct spelling

course noun and verb
Not coarse’s section on Problem Words discusses coarse and course. ...

Course vs. Coarse

Consider the sentence written below:...

Coursework Writing Mistakes and Tips to Avoid them

This article has the goal to show students the most widespread mistakes they often make while writing their coursework
. These mistakes are main reasons why yo...

courteous - correct spelling

courteous adjective
Example: The courteous waiter received a huge tip from the generous diners....

courtesy - correct spelling

courtesy noun
Example: We offer this service as a courtesy to our customers....

COVID-19 Capitalization

The word "coronavirus" is not a proper noun, and is not the name of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Therefore, "CoronaVirus", "Coronavirus", and "Corona Virus" are invalid. Adding a space, like in "corona virus", is also invalid.You can't sa...

Creak vs. Creek

The words creak, creek sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Consider the sentences below: ...

credence - vocabulary

credence - noun
Acceptance as true or valid; belief. A letter found in 1991 by State Archivist David Olson lends credence to another more direct theory [on the origin of “...

Credible vs. Creditable

Talk about words that can be confused easily … creditable and credible are a prime example.  While they sound alike, and their meanings come close, they are two completely sepa...

credible, credulous - vocabulary

credible, credulous - adjective
Credible: capable of being believed; worthy of belief, as in a credible witness.Credulous: willing...

crimson vs. scarlet

Crimson vs. Scarlet: Navigating Distinctions in Colors Understanding the differences between "crimson" and "scarlet" involves recognizing variations in color terminology. This article aims to clarify the distinctions between "crimson" and...

Criteria vs. Criterion

Criteria” and “criterion” might be a pair of words that you rarely hear of, mainly because one is barely used, whereas the other is frequently used wrongly. If you believe that these words are synonyms, paronyms or different spellings of the same con...

criterion - vocabulary

criterion - noun
A standard, rule, or principle by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion.Note:  The word criterion is singular. Though criterions is an a...

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