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euphemism - vocabulary

noun
A figure of speech by which a less offensive phrase is substituted to convey a harsh thought. For example, pass away is a euphemism for die. Euphemisms abound...

Evade vs. Invade

Evade ...

Eve vs. Even vs. Evening

Evening (noun) – is the time between afternoon and night. The exact time can vary, but essentially it is the time from 4pm-7pm...

evening - correct spelling

evening noun
Example: They sat on their front porch every evening....

everyday, every day

Everyday is an adjective used to describe things that are “common” or “ordinary.”Every day describes things that happen daily; it’s a ...

evident - correct spelling

evident adjective
Example: His red face made his anger evident to all....

evince - vocabulary

verb
To make manifest or evident; to show clearly, to prove; to reveal the possession of a quality or trait. Presidents and prime ministers everywhere, I suspect, sometimes wonder how history will deal with ...

evoke - vocabulary

verb
To call up or summon forth memories or feelings; to elicit, draw forth; to summon. Railroad iron is a magician’s rod, in its power to evoke the sleeping energies of land and water....

Evoke vs. Invoke

While these two words aren’t quite homophones or homonyms, they still sound similar enough to cause some con...

Evoke vs. Invoke vs. Provoke

Evoke Evoke means to recall a memory. It could be related to old incidents or emotions. Evoking ‘something’ is not a cons...

ewe - correct spelling

ewe noun
Example: My grandchildren love to look at the ewe and the baby lambs....

exaggerate - correct spelling

exaggerate verb
Example: He always seems to exaggerate his abilities and successes....

exaggeration - correct spelling

exaggeration noun
Example: The candidate’s promises were a complete exaggeration of the truth....

examine - correct spelling

examine verb
Example: The doctor planned to examine the patient carefully....

Examples of Nondangling Participles

Check out these examples. Notice that the introductory adjective points directly to the grammatical subject: Enacted in 1964, the Civil Rights Act transferred power to the federal gov...

exceed - correct spelling

exceed verb
Example: The results will exceed our expectations....

Exceed vs. Accede

Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds. ...

excellence - correct spelling

excellence noun
Example: The supervisor insisted on excellence from all her staff....

excellent - correct spelling

excellent adjective
Example: These excellent results will impress the voters....

except - correct spelling

except preposition, subordinating conjunction, and verb
Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses except and accept. ...

exceptional - correct spelling

exceptional adjective
Example: Her exceptional children received full academic scholarships....

Exclamation Point Goes Inside

Sometimes the exclamation point goes inside the closing quotations marks. The man cried out: "Fire! There's a fire! Call 911!" (Exclamation point that's part of the quotation goes inside. Notice that no additional pun...

Exclamation Point Goes Outside

Sometimes the exclamation point goes outside the closing quotations marks. When 911 took the call, the operator said, "I'm on a break now"! (Exclamation point showing the writer's exclamation goes outside the ending q...

execrable - vocabulary

adjective
Abominable, detestable, abhorrent; very bad. But is an enemy so execrable that though in captivity his wishes and comforts are to be disregarded and even crossed? I think not....

exercise - correct spelling

exercise noun and verb
Not excercise.Example: His lack of exercise caused him to gain weight. n...

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