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embarrassment - correct spelling

embarrassment noun
Example: His offensive behavior was an embarrassment to the hosts....

Embed vs. Imbed

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embezzle - correct spelling

embezzle verb
Example: He tried to embezzle funds from the charity....

embezzler - correct spelling

embezzler noun
Example: The embezzler skipped town with $100,000 of the charity’s money. ...

emergency - correct spelling

emergency noun
Example: The governor declared a state of emergency....

emigrate, immigrate - vocabulary

verb
Emigrate: to move out of a country.Immigrate: to come into a country.noun
Emigration: th...

Eminent vs. Imminent

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eminent, imminent

Eminent means “prominent” or “great.”Something is imminent if it is “impending” or “about to occur.”Example: The spectators rose to their feet as the eminent...

eminent, imminent - vocabulary

adjective
Eminent: high in station or rank, prominent, distinguished; prominent; conspicuous. To show the highest in stature, use preeminent (no hyphen).In law, the power of ...

Empathic vs. Empathetic

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empathy, sympathy

To feel empathy means "to understand another’s feelings or situation." When you feel empathy for others, you “stand in their shoes” and feel what they’re feeling.If you show symp...

emperor - correct spelling

emperor noun
Example: Julius Caesar was emperor of Rome and died on March 15 in 44 B.C. when he was murdered by a group led by Cassius and Brutus....

emphasis - correct spelling

emphasis noun
Example: His emphasis on perfection motivated his staff....

Emphasise vs. Emphasize

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emphasize - correct spelling

emphasize verb
Example: We should emphasize the importance of this project....

Emphasize vs. Emphasise

Emphasis" is a usual noun, commonly chosen to express the particular meaning or importance of something. But what is the verb for this word? Is it "to emphasize" or "to emphasise"?You might think that one of them is misspelled and the other i...

Employ vs. Deploy

Employ Employ is a verb that comes from the middle English imploy and means to give work to someone and pay for it. For exam...

emulate - vocabulary

verb
To imitate with the intent to equal or surpass. Gentlemen, I had hoped you might emulate your Saxon forefathers, who thought it not creditable to be unprepared for anything....

En and Em Dashes

Types of DashesThere are several kinds of dashes, differing from one another in length. There are en dashes (short), em dashes (medium), and 2‑ and 3‑em dashes (long). The term em dash is a printer's term meaning the...

Encase vs. Incase

The doubts created by the pair of words “encase” and “incase” are a normal effect of their similarity in pronunciation and writing. Words that are spelled almost identically often create confusions and are used wrongly, maybe inappropriately repla...

enclosed please find, please find enclosed, enclosed herewith

Boot out all these expressions from your language. In the words of Bryan Garner, they are “archaic deadwood.” Garner, Oxford, p. 124.Instead, try these on for size: Here are the reports you wanted. I enclose ...

Enclosed vs. Inclosed

What "enclosed" means probably anybody knows. If not, we'll explain it immediately below. There's nothing difficult about it. What is, anyway, questionable and often confusing, is the correct spelling of this word. If you check literature and publica...

enclosure - correct spelling

enclosure noun
Example: The enclosure in his back yard protected his neighbors from his pit bull....

encouragement - correct spelling

encouragement noun
Example: Her mother’s encouragement led to her success as an opera star....

encouraging - correct spelling

encouraging verb (present participle of the verb encourage) and adjective
Example: She was ...

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