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homogeneous - vocabulary

adjective
Composed of elements or parts of the same kind; essentially alike. Israel's new deputy prime minister on Sunday called for a near-total separation between Arabs and Jews in the Holy Land, spar...

Homogenous vs. Homogeneous

If you haven’t yet figured out what’s different in both the words, it is just the extra ‘e’. Yet, there is no similarity in the meaning of homogenous and homogeneous.In this Grammar.com article, let us understand some impo...

homograph

The following discussion from The Columbia Guide to Standard American English (1993) aptly describes homographs, homonyms, and homophones: Homographs are words spelled alike but with different meanings and usually with differ...

homonym

 See homograph
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Homonyms vs. Homophones vs. Homographs

Homonyms vs. Homophones vs. HomographsThe most frequently confused words in English are used wrongly mainly bec...

homophone

 See homograph
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Homophones

The most common example is the colour “red” and the past tense of the verb “read” which is also pronounced as “red” bu...

Honor vs. Honour

Is someone close to you getting married and you need to print out the wedding card? Are you confused about the phrase Maid of Honor and wondering if it’s Maid of Honour? The difference in the spellings of honor and honour...

hoodwink - vocabulary

verb
To deceive, trick, cheat, swindle. British spy chiefs have grave doubts that Iran has mothballed its nuclear weapons programme, as a US intelligence report claimed last week, and believe the CIA has bee...

Hooves vs. Hoofs

Hooves vs. HoofsPlural is not a very difficult notion in English, and rules that apply in order to form plural ...

hopeless - correct spelling

hopeless - adjective
Example: The politician now faces a hopeless situation....

hoping - correct spelling

hoping - verb (present participle of the verb hope)  Example: He is hoping to enter medical school ...

horrific - correct spelling

horrific - adjective
Example: He tried to rectify the horrific conditions in the mining industry....

hors d'oeuvre - correct spelling

hors d'oeuvre - noun (plural hors d'oeuvres)  Example: He piled his plate with hors d'oeuvres at...

hospital - correct spelling

hospital - noun
Note: Writers in England usually omit any article before the noun hospital. They would write, “She went to hospital.”Example: After the acci...

How Many Words Does an Average Person Know?

According to thelinguist.com, a research done on vocabulary size and auditory syllable recognition am...

How to Avoid Grammar Mistakes in Your Writing?

The truth is, it is nearly impossible to write a 3000-word essay that is completely free of grammar and spelling errors. However, there is a great chance that you can minimize the errors so much that the reader will not notice the small issue...

How to form correct sentences – basic grammar

Let us say the verb is “go”. The second form is “went”. The third form is “gone”. ...

How to form embedded questions?

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How to Improve Your English

Tips to improve English Both spoken and written English are integral skills for complete command over the language. Here we give you some important and sure-shot tips that will help you improve both y...

How to Stay Motivated to Finish a Book

How to start writing a book? How to stay motivated while writing a book? How to stay motivated to finish something that can turn into a long and complicated process? ...

How To Write An Amazing Blog Post

Picture a cheese sandwich — a truly terrible one. What does it look like? If you’re anything like me, you’re thinking of something like a single square of processed cheese (I see it curling and brownin...

however

Mr. Strunk and Mr. White in The Elements of Style urge writers to avoid starting a sentence with “However.” It’s not a grammatical mistake to start a sentence with However. It’s just that g...

humorous - correct spelling

humorous - adjective
Example: The humorous play delighted the audience....

Humour vs. Humor

Humor me! Or, Humour me? This amusing word has two alternative spellings which are most widely used in the English language and guess what? Both of them are correct. Humor without the ...

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