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Envelop vs. Envelope

He tore open the envelope as he was enveloped in anguish. ...

envelope - correct spelling

envelope noun
Not envelop (which is a verb
).Example: He put the check in the ...

environment - correct spelling

environment noun
Example: The exhaust from the huge trucks harms the environment....

Envision vs. Invision

As languages evolve, spelling conventions change and some words that used to be correct become mistakes. Most writers no l...

Envoy vs. Convoy

Both convoy and envoy are nouns. Convoy can be used as a verb too, as we will see later in the article.  Envoy Envoy is derived from the old French word ‘...

epiphany - vocabulary

noun
A sudden appearance or bodily manifestation of a deity; a sudden, intuitive perception of the essential meaning or significance of something, usually initiated by a commonplace occurrence.Note:...

epithet - vocabulary

noun
Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing and used to describe an actual or attributed quality, as in The Great Communicator used to describe Ronald Reagan or man’s best friend used to describe ...

epitome - vocabulary

noun
A person or thing that is typical of or represents to a high degree the attributes of an entire class; a summary or abstract of a larger literary work.Note: The word epitome does not m...

equable, equitable

The word equable means “even, tranquil, level.” The word equitable derives from equity and means “fair, just, or relating to a court of equity.”Example: ...

equanimity - vocabulary

noun
Emotional or mental stability or composure, especially when tensed or strained; calm. We could not help contrasting the equanimity of Nature with the bustle and impatience of man. His w...

equipment - correct spelling

equipment noun
Example: He bought all new computer equipment....

equipped - correct spelling

equipped verb (past tense and past participle of the verb equip)Example: They equipped...

equity - vocabulary

noun
Characterized by fairness. In law, the term courts of equity refers to a parallel system of courts in England and, later, the United States, that could give remedies deemed inadequate in courts of law...

equivalent - correct spelling

equivalent adjective and noun
Example: His new TV was equivalent to mine. adjective...

equivocal - vocabulary

verb
Equivocate: To hedge, to utter ambiguous statements, to use unclear expressions.adjective
Equivocal: Ambiguous, open to more than one i...

err - correct spelling

err verb
Example: “To err is human, to forgive divine.” *Example: We will err...

erudition, erudite - vocabulary

noun
Erudition: deep, extensive knowledge and learning.adjective
Erudite: characterized by great knowledge and learning. ...

eschew - vocabulary

verb
To stay away from, to avoid, to abstain from. Revelry rules the roost on New Year's Eve, but there are those who value fine dining more than noise-making. Many of Long Island's best restaurants are plan...

especially - correct spelling

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

Essence vs. Essential

Essence Essence is a noun that refers to the quality of something that determines its uniqueness or character, or a gist of something. For example,      •  The essence of this skit is ...

essential - correct spelling

essential adjective and noun
Example: The ability to write is essential to your success. adjective...

estimable - vocabulary

adjective
Worthy of respect, deserving esteem and admiration. But this is truly a wonderful occasion, the culmination of years of hard work and remarkable generosity, and all of which was due to the goo...

Ethics vs. Morals

In today’s world, which often seems lawless and relativistic, the difference between ethics and morals might...

Ethics vs. Morals

In...

Eulogy vs. Elegy

The English language is full of confusing words that mix up writers and speakers alike, and most of this con...

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