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difference - correct spelling

difference noun
Example: There’s a big difference between the two candidates’ views on taxes....

Difference between Clause and Phrase

A sentence in English language can divided into various parts. Each...

Difference between glimpse and glance

The difference is that a glance is deliberate. For example, you glanced at the new toy yearningly. A glimpse is also a short look just like glance, but its not on purpose-its accidental. For example, out of the corner of my eye, I caugh...

Difference Between Proofreading and Copyediting

No matter what type of writing you are working on, you will sooner or later face the need for proofreading and editing your piece since these are important stages of the entire writing process. Therefore, any author has to learn the difference betwee...

different - correct spelling

different adjective’s section on Problem Words discusses different from vs. different than. Click ...

different from, different than

Although both of these phrases are common today, some believe that different than is always incorrect. The reason is easy to understand. The word than follows a ...

diffident - vocabulary

diffident - adjective
Lacking confidence in one’s own ability or worth; timid, shy. [Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady] is bland on television and awkward as a public speaker. In a city of bombast ...

dilatory - vocabulary

dilatory - adjective
Tending to delay or procrastinate; tardy, slow. Diligence increaseth the fruit of toil. A dilatory man wrestles with losses.—Hesiod Works an...

dilemma - correct spelling

dilemma noun
Example: She found herself on the horns of a dilemma.** “The original dilemma in rhetoric was a device by which you pr...

dilettante - vocabulary

dilettante - noun
One who engages in art or other subject for amusement, usually in a desultory or superficial way; a dabbler. Also used to refer to a lover of the fine arts. The second reason for his dela...

diminution - vocabulary

diminution - noun
The process, act, or fact of lessening or diminishing; reduction.Note: The adjective form diminutive often refers to people or things that are s...

dining - correct spelling

dining verb (present participle of the verb dine)Example: He was dining with friends when he heard the n...

dinner - correct spelling

dinner noun
Example: She came to our house for dinner....

Dinner vs. Diner

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direct object

Action verbs come in two varieties: transitive and intransitive
. A transitive verb has the intrinsic ability to attach directly to a noun, and that noun is called the direct object...

Direct Object

The language English is considered one ...

direction - correct spelling

direction noun
Example: The ship sailed in a northern direction.Example: Parents must provide the proper ...

disappear - correct spelling

disappear verb
Example: The magician made his assistant disappear....

disappearance - correct spelling

disappearance noun
Example: Since her disappearance, the company lost its purpose and energy....

disappoint - correct spelling

disappoint verb
Example: These earnings will disappoint the shareholders....

disappointment - correct spelling

disappointment noun
Example: The loss was a major disappointment to his supporters....

disapproval - correct spelling

disapproval noun
Example: Her disapproval of his behavior was immediately apparent....

disapprove - correct spelling

disapprove verb
Example: The bank will disapprove the loan application. transitive verb
Example: ...

disastrous - correct spelling

disastrous adjective
Example: The financial results were disastrous, and the stock price plummeted....

discipline - correct spelling

discipline noun and verb
Example: The young mother will provide gentle discipline for her child. noun...

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