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deceive - correct spelling

deceive verb
Example: My eyes deceive me.Example: She tried to deceive her...

December - correct spelling

December proper noun
Example: The oil drilling will start this December....

decent - correct spelling

decent adjective
Not descent
.Example: After college, he got a fairly decent...

deception - correct spelling

deception noun
Example: Clever research by the CFO uncovered the CEO’s deception....

decide - correct spelling

decide verb
Example: We want to decide this issue now....

decimate - vocabulary

decimate - verb
To destroy a measurable or large proportion of.Note: Originally, decimate meant to select by lot and execute every tenth soldier of a unit. But the current usage of the wo...

decision - correct spelling

decision noun
Example: The court reached a decision in favor of the plaintiff....

decisive - correct spelling

decisive adjective
Example: His decisive action saved the company from ruin....

Declarative Sentence

English has a lot of different variations in it which are not known to everyone. Some basic English learners...

decorous - vocabulary

decorous - adjective
Characterized by dignity, good manners, good taste, appropriateness.Note: Decorum is the noun form. But, by a curious twist, ...

deduce - vocabulary

deduce - verb
To derive or draw as a conclusion by reasoning from given premises or principles. In no department are American universities weaker than in the department of English. The æsthetic opinion tha...

deed - correct spelling

deed noun and verb
Example: “No good deed goes unpunished.” * noun
Example: The cove...

Defence vs. Defense

Slight spelling differences between words, given by only one letter, can have multiple causes. For "defence" and "defense", some might consider they mean the same, other might think their meanings are completely different, such as "material" and "mat...

defendant - correct spelling

defendant noun
Example: The defendant refused to testify, pleading his rights under the Fifth Amendment. noun...

deferred - correct spelling

deferred verb (past tense and past participle of the verb defer) and adjective
Example: We ...

defining clause

The great grammarian Henry Fowler coined this term to refer to a restrictive clause
. A defining clause looks to the noun modified and singles it out among others that could exist in the context. A defining clause poi...

definite - correct spelling

definite adjective
Not definate.Note: The adjectives definite and definitive both describe something precisely defined or explicitly set forth. The word ...

definite article

We have three articles in the English language: a, an, and the. The word the is the definite article. The words a and an are indefinite articles
.Grammaria...

definitely - correct spelling

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

definition - correct spelling

definition noun
Example: His definition of the word profit confused the shareholders.Example: In the rain, the sce...

definitive - correct spelling

definitive adjective
Note: The adjectives definite and definitive both describe something precisely defined or explicitly set forth. The word definitive, however, re...

Defuse vs. Diffuse

The bomb squad d...

degradation - vocabulary

degradation - noun
Diminution, as of strength or magnitude; changing to a lower or less respected state.Note: Degrade is the verb form. [Former U.S. Se...

deign - vocabulary

deign - verb
To deem worthy of notice or account; to think it appropriate to one’s dignity. No professor, so far as I know, has ever deigned to give the same sober attention to the se...

Delegate vs. Delegation

Delegate vs. Delegation ...

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