Found 125 articles starting with F:

flabbergast - correct spelling

flabbergast verb
Not flabberghast.Example: He wanted to flabbergast the guests with his rude behavior....

Flammable vs. Inflammable

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Flare vs. Flair

Flare" and "flair" are pronounced like they are the same word, with the same signification and spelling. But while their spellings are slightly different, their meanings are actually a lot more distinct. In fact, there is absolutely no similarity or ...

flaunt, flout

Flaunt means “to show off” or “to exhibit shamelessly.” Flout means “to show contempt for, to mock, to show disdain.” Unfortunately, perhaps because flaunt is commonly used...

flight - correct spelling

flight noun
Example: Our flight leaves at 8:30 p.m....

flotation - correct spelling

flotation noun
Not floatation.Example: The flotation of the rubber duck intrigued the baby girl....

flourish - correct spelling

flourish verb
Example: With this education, she should flourish in her career....

Flout vs. Flaunt

He always flaunts about how he flout the rules every time. ...

fluorescent - correct spelling

fluorescent adjective
Example: The fluorescent light burned for hours....

Flush out vs. Flesh out

Flush out” and “flesh out” are two expressions commonly confused and used wrongly. Misspelling them is something quite natural, given the fact that they look so similar and only have one letter distinct. But it’s important to know the difference, cau...

Flyer vs. Flier

Differences between different spellings of English words come from a lot of sources: different meanings, double form acceptance, American or British English variations, diversity of prefixes or suffixes and so on.But no matter their cause, so...

foible - vocabulary

noun
A minor failing or weakness of character; slight defect or flaw. It is the foible especially of American youth,—pretension. The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He...

for

Don’t hesitate to start a sentence with For. It’s a coordinating conjunction, and great writers have been starting sentences with conjunctions for hun...

For vs. Four

Intended to be used on or with. These markers are for posters.Meeting the needs of. I take citamins for my health.Over the time or distance of. We marched for miles.Due to. She has to travel for her job....

forbid vs. prohibit

These words have the same meaning but behave differently. We forbid someone to do something, but we prohibit someone from doing something. It is wrong to confuse the two. With a simple object, however, either verb may be used: "The police forbade dem...

forcibly - correct spelling

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

forego - correct spelling

forego verb
Not forgo
.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses forgo and forego. ...

Forego vs. Forgo

While some believe that “forego” and “forgo” are perfect synonyms, other claim that they have completely different meanings. If these two paronyms managed to confuse you really badly, then don’t let mixed opinions and different unspecialized explanat...

forego, forgo - vocabulary

verb
Forego: to go before, precede. The past tense is forewent, the past participle foregone.Forgo...

forehead - correct spelling

forehead noun
Example: The baseball hit him on the forehead....

foreign - correct spelling

foreign adjective
Example: The foreign nationals were eager to learn English....

foresee - correct spelling

foresee verb
Example: He failed to foresee the competition in the marketplace....

Foreword vs. Forward

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forfeit - correct spelling

forfeit verb
Example: This act will cause him to forfeit the deposit....

forgo - correct spelling

forgo verb
Not forego
.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses forgo and forego. ...

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