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Lightening vs. Lightning

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lightning - correct spelling

lightning - noun, verb, and adjective
Example: The flash of lightning struck the ho...

likelihood - correct spelling

likelihood - noun
Example: The likelihood of her victory increased each day....

likely - correct spelling

likely - adjective and adverb
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linking verb

A linking verb is also called a copula or copulative verb. It shows no action. Instead, it links the grammatical subject usually to an adjective, sometimes to a noun...

Linking Verbs

In point of fact, the verb to be is also a linking verb. But I prefer to put be in a category all by itself and then treat linking verbs separately. We learned above that the verb to be can connect a grammatical subject to ...

liquefy - correct spelling

liquefy - verb
Not liquify.Example: You should follow the recipe and liquefy the strawberries....

Liquor vs. Liqueur

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List of Adverbs

abnormally absentmindedly ...

List of Homonyms

Note: Some references use the term Homonyms more broadly, to refer to homographs (words spelled the same as each other but pronounced differently) or homophones (words spelled differently but pronounced the same)....

listen - correct spelling

listen - verb
Example: At a railroad crossing, you should stop, look, and listen....

Liter vs. Litre

Have you ever wondered about the spellings of liter? Does writing liter makes you rethink and reconsider how you should spell it for you have come across two types of liter? You are not to be blamed! The word liter exist in two alternative spellin...

literal - correct spelling

literal - adjective
Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses literally and figuratively. Click here for t...

literal - vocabulary

adjective
Involving or being the strict or primary meaning of the word or words; not figurative; not metaphorical; actual or factual, not exaggerated.Note: Many people use literal when...

Literally vs. Figuratively

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literally, figuratively

Many people use literally when they don’t mean it. Presumably, they don’t mean it when they say: “We were literally dead from exhaustion.” They should say: “We felt dead fr...

literature - correct spelling

literature - noun
Example: He preferred American literature....

livelihood - correct spelling

livelihood - noun
Example: The flood threatened the farmer’s livelihood....

loaf - correct spelling

loaf - noun (plural loaves) and verb
Example: She baked a loaf of bread. ...

loan, lend

In formal writing, many writers use loan as a noun form and lend as a verb form. The verb loan is permissi...

Loath vs. Loathe

Elle was loathed to admit that she loathed her mother. ...

Loath vs. Loathe

As I’ve said elsewhere on this site, most of the confusions in language have nothing to do with grammar at a...

loath, loathe

Loath is an adjective that means “unwilling.”Loathe is a verb that means “to dislike or hate.”Exam...

Log In vs. Login

Having access to all types of platforms today on the internet, you have probably seen the words "login" and "log in" so many times before typing your username and password that you can't even count which version you have seen more often. But it can b...

loneliness - correct spelling

loneliness - noun
Example: His total loneliness led to his depression....

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