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endemic - vocabulary

Characteristic of or natural to a particular place or people; indigenous; native; belonging exclusively to or confined to particular place. Dr. Hooker has recently shown that in the S.E. corne...

Endemic vs. Epidemic

If you are a researcher for the World Health Organization, you will need to know how to describe the various diseases and ...

Ending a Sentence

Spaces Following a PeriodIn word-processed documents, two spaces traditionally follow a sentence-ending period. In documents destined for typesetting, however, ordinarily only one space appears after sentence-ending punctuati...

Ending a Sentence or Clause with a Preposition

Yet Another MythHere we have another myth, which I briefly mentioned in the section on prepositions:Never end a sentence or clause with a preposition. Actually, a sound rule would urge you to ...

enemy - correct spelling

enemy noun
Example: The new enemy was the powerful drug lords....

enervate - vocabulary

To render ineffective or inoperative; to deprive of strength or force; to weaken.Note: Do not confuse enervate with invigorate. The two words...

engineer - correct spelling

engineer noun and verb
Example: He worked as an electrical engineer for IBM. noun
Example: ...

English - correct spelling

English proper noun and adjective
Example: The English love their pubs. proper noun

enhance - vocabulary

To intensify, to raise to a higher degree, to magnify; to raise the value of. Baseball, he determined, would be an excellent hobby. “No sense a man’s working his fool head off. I’m going out to the Game...

enigma - vocabulary

An inexplicable occurrence or situation, puzzling; a person of puzzling character; a question, saying, or picture with a hidden meaning, a riddle. I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a ...

enmity - vocabulary

A feeling or condition of animosity, hatred, ill will. Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship....

ennoble - vocabulary

To dignify, to elevate in degree or respect; to exalt; to confer nobility upon. [S]uffering does not ennoble. It destroys. To resist destruction, self-hatred, or lifelong hopelessness, ...

enormity, enormousness - vocabulary

Enormity: outrageous or heinous character; largeness of size, immensity.Enormousness: largeness of size or scope.Note: Use enormo...

enormous - correct spelling

enormous adjective's section on Problem Words discusses enormousness and enormity. Click h...

enormousness, enormity

These words may both be used to describe something that is “very large.” But enormity has recently begun to take on strongly negative connotations. Enormity implies that something is both “...

enough - correct spelling

enough adjective, adverb, pronoun, and interjection
Example: She has enough...

Enquire vs. Inquire

She inquired about the library charges...

Enquiry vs. Inquiry

There are so many words in English that are either so similar to each other in spelling and pronunciation or their meanings are so close to each other that it’s almost impossible to tell them apart. This is the case with inquiry ...

Enrol vs. Enroll

Enrol vs. Enroll...

ensure, insure, assure

Most writers use these words interchangeably.But there are some differences. For example, assure is used only in reference to people. You assure your boss. If you insure...

entirely - correct spelling

entirely adverb's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here for that disc...

Entitled vs. Titled

There is a lot of information floating around about these two words. Are they both the same? Is one wrong to use? Is one m...

entrance - correct spelling

entrance noun and verb
Example: The new owners installed spotlights to shine on the entrance to their house. nou...

entrepreneur - correct spelling

entrepreneur noun
Example: The entrepreneur started many new businesses before one finally succeeded....

envelop - correct spelling

envelop verb
Not envelope (which is a noun
).Example: He wanted to ...

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