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phlegmatic - vocabulary

Not easily roused to feeling, emotion, or action; composed, calm, self-possessed; having a sluggish, unemotional temperament. Phlegmatic natures can be inspired to en...

phoney vs. phony

Which spelling is correct? Both are acceptable. British English prefers phoney, while American English prefers phony....

Phrasal verbs with back

1. Back up Back up someone – to give support t...

Phrasal verbs with ‘Get’

Get – as a separate word get means to acquire or have something. When combined ...


A phrase is a multiword group having no conjugated verb in it. We have various kinds of phrases, which perform all sorts of functions in the language. Basically, the phrases can serve as nouns, ...


The language of English is full of adventures and new things when one comes to exploring it. If you are a ne...

physical - correct spelling

physical - adjective and noun
Example: The physical activity was too much for the elderly man. ...

physician - correct spelling

physician - noun
Example: He became a successful physician after years of study in medical school....

Pi vs. Pie

Pi (π) is a mathematical constant that represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It is an irrational number, meaning it cannot be expressed as a finite decimal or a fraction. The value of pi is approximately 3.14159, a...

picture - correct spelling

picture - noun and verb
Example: The picture showed the family at the beach. noun

piece - correct spelling

piece - noun
See peace
.Example: He ordered a piece of cake....

pigeon - correct spelling

pigeon - noun
Not pidgeon.Example: The pigeon looked for food in the park.Example: ...

pilgrimage - correct spelling

pilgrimage - noun
Example: During her illness, she made a pilgrimage to the shrine....

pique - vocabulary

To excite a degree of anger and resentment, as in She was piqued by their refusal to attend the party; to excite interest or curiosity in; to arouse or provoke to action. "It naturally happens ...

pistachio - correct spelling

pistachio - noun
Not pistacchio.Example: The pistachio nut broke his fingernails when he tried to open it....

pitiful - correct spelling

pitiful - adjective
Example: The pitiful little orphans just wanted some love and attention....

plagiarize - correct spelling

plagiarize - verb
Example: Way too many students plagiarize by copying information from the Internet and using it in their term papers....

plain - correct spelling

plain - adjective
Not plane
.Example: The plain brown wrapper made him suspicious ...

plane - correct spelling

plane - noun and verb
Not plain
.Example: The top of the box formed a horizontal ...

planning - correct spelling

planning - verb (past tense and past participle of the verb plan) and noun  ...

playwright - correct spelling

playwright - noun
Not playwrite.Example: As a playwright, he penned many award winners....

pleaded, pled

The preferred past tense and past participle of the verb to plead is pleaded...

pleasant - correct spelling

pleasant - adjective
Example: The pleasant breeze wafted through the cabin....

please - correct spelling

please - adverb and verb
Example: Would you please turn off the radio. adverb

pleasure - correct spelling

pleasure - noun and verb
Example: He took great pleasure in handing out the awards. noun...

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