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endeavor - correct spelling

endeavor noun and verb
Example: His endeavor to become a doctor began in college. noun
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Endeavor vs. Endeavour

Endeavor vs. EndeavourIf you are asking whether "endeavor" or "endeavour" is a misspelling, then you should kno...

endemic - vocabulary

adjective
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

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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

verb
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
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English - correct spelling

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

verb
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

noun
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

noun
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

verb
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

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

enormous - correct spelling

enormous adjective
Grammar.com'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

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

Entitled vs. Titled

Sometimes, using the right expression for your message can be difficult, especially if there are more similar words referring to the same thing. But the solution to these confusions is simple: you have to understand what each word represents and in w...

entrance - correct spelling

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

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