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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....

Disperse vs. Disburse

Disperse vs. Disburse: Navigating Differences in Actions Understanding the differences between "disperse" and "disburse" involves recognizing distinctions in actions and contexts. This article aims to clarify the meanings, applications, a...

dissatisfied - correct spelling

dissatisfied adjective and verb (past tense and past participle of the verb dissatisfy)Example: She gave ...

dissatisfied vs. unsatisfied

When you are dissatisfied you are disappointed, unhappy or frustrated. When you are unsatisfied, you feel that you need more of something. Only a person can be dissatisfied, while an abstract thing like hunger or a demand for goods can ...

dissection - correct spelling

dissection noun
Example: The students performed a dissection of the poor frog....

dissemble - vocabulary

dissemble - verb
To give a misleading or false appearance, to conceal the truth; to feign.Note: Do not confuse dissemble (to hide the truth) with disassemble (to take something a...

disseminate - vocabulary

disseminate - verb
To spread or scatter widely, as seed is sown; to distribute, broadcast, disperse, as in disseminate information. "Nations, like individuals, wish to enjoy a fair reputation. It ...

dissent vs. dissension

These words are not equivalent. Dissent is disagreement with an opinion, especially with a majority view. Dissension is serious and persistent disagreement among a group of people, especially ill-natured disagreement which leads ...

dissipate - correct spelling

dissipate verb
Example: The smoke will dissipate when the wind blows....

distance - correct spelling

distance noun and verb
Example: Distance makes the heart grow fonder. noun
Example: ...

distinction - correct spelling

distinction noun
Example: This is a distinction without a difference.Example: He is a man of ...

Distrust vs. Mistrust

Most of the words that are spelled similarly in English are either slight variations between British and American English, or completely different words with distinct definitions which have a random huge similarity in their spellings. But some of the...

Distrustful vs. Mistrustful

Origin of the words ...

Dive Deeper into the English Language with These Tips

Admit it – when someone tells you that he/she’s learning English, and it’s verydifficult, chances are that you don’t help or comfort them by giving some tips,sharing your personal hacks or doing anything that can make the s...

division - correct spelling

division noun
Example: For efficiency, we relied on a division of labor.Example: Send your complaint to the customer-relati...

doctor - correct spelling

doctor noun and verb
Example: My son, the doctor, treats small children. noun
Example: ...

Dog Language: Words from A Dog’s World

If you are thinking about getting a dog, or if you already have a dog, it is important to know some of the vocabulary in the dog world. ...

dogma, dogmatic, dogmatize - vocabulary

dogma, dogmatic, dogmatize - noun, adjective, verb  noun
Dogma: a systems of tenets or principles...

dollar - correct spelling

dollar noun
Example: The U.S. dollar is a fiat currency.Example: The newspaper costs a ...

dominant - correct spelling

dominant adjective
Example: She played the dominant role in the company’s success....

Donut vs. Doughnut

Donut vs. DoughnutSpelling differences can create confusions even amongst the most commonly used words in movies, books...

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