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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...

discomfit - vocabulary

discomfit - verb
Discomfit, to confuse, disconcert; to thwart, to frustrate the plans of, to foil. Whether the issue is birth control or global warming or clean air, this administration has alread...

discover - correct spelling

discover verb
Example: After we discover the culprit, we can alert the police....

Discreet and discrete difference

Discreet means to be careful, undetected, example: a discreet cough. Discrete means to be individual, detached, for example, the grammar discrete is ...

Discreet vs. Discrete

The government’s discreet decision about the four discrete divisions caused a ...

discreet, discrete

To be discreet means to be “modest” or “prudent.”To be discrete means to be “obviously separate” or “distinct.” Discrete also has a specific meaning in mathematics ...

discriminate - correct spelling

discriminate verb and adjective
Example: The laws must not discriminate against people because of their race. ...

disease - correct spelling

disease noun
Example: His disease interfered with his work....

disenfranchise - vocabulary

disenfranchise - verb
To deprive of any right privilege or power; to deprive of voting rights. From the early indications, Americans are feeling enthusiastic about their constitutionally guaranteed right t...


Consider the following usage note on
:The meaning of disingenuous has been shifting about lately, as if people were unsure of its proper meaning. Generally, it me...

disingenuous - vocabulary

disingenuous See the discussion of ingenuous
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Disinterested vs. Uninterested

Alex brought her disinterested friend to solve the dispute between her and Adam who was uninterested in ...

disinterested, uninterested

To be disinterested means to be “impartial,” “free from bias,” or “indifferent.” A disinterested person has no stake in the outcome.To be uninterested means “having...

disjunctive - vocabulary

disjunctive - adjective
Helping or serving to disconnect or separate; dividing; distinguishing.Note: In grammar, disjunctive describes the process of syntactically setting two or mor...

Disk vs. Disc

Can you replace “disk” with “disc” according to your own preferences, or are there some significant differences that you should consider before using each spelling correctly?Let’s see what specialists in grammar, as well as notorious dictiona...

Disorganized vs. Unorganized

Disorganized vs. Unorganized Alright, so we have two words referring to the same property, of "not being organized": "disorganized" and "unorganized". It is, therefore, a normal thing to ask yourself whether one of these words is wrong...

disparage - vocabulary

disparage - verb
To regard or speak of slightingly; to belittle; to bring reproach or discredit on. People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with kn...

dispensable - correct spelling

dispensable adjective
Example: Unfortunately, she was dispensable and lost her job last year....

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