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Race vs. Ethnicity

Race vs. Ethnicity: Navigating Distinctions in Identity Understanding the differences between "race" and "ethnicity" is essential in discussions about identity and diversity. This article aims to clarify the distinctions between "race" an...

racket vs. racquet

 The bat used in playing tennis and related games is either a racket or a racquet. Both forms are standard, so use either. However, the game resembling squash is always rackets in British English but racquets in Ameri...

raillery - vocabulary

Good-humored satire, ridicule, or banter. There is a simple but effective test of satire, one that hails back to Aristotle. "Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor," he said, "for a sub...

Rain vs. Reign vs. Rein

Some words exist in English language which have same sounds but different meanings. Rain, reign and rein also fall in this category. These three words have almost similar pronunciations but their meanings and usage is totally different. Here are f...

raise - correct spelling

raise - verb and noun’s section on Problem Words discusses raise, rise, and rear. Click here...

Raise vs. Raze

Homophones are words that share the same pronunciation but differ in spelling and meaning, such as to, too, two; and so, sew, and sow. Homophones and confusingly similar words are the stuff that malapropisms are made of. A malapr...

Raise vs. Rise

Raise Raise needs an object for reference. ...

Ram vs. RAM

Ram vs. RAM ...

Ranges of Numbers

You may use the hyphen (or the en dash) to show a range of numbers: These statistics appear on pages 54-56.  Previous: Chapter 10 - Hyphen...

rapacious - vocabulary

Disposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods; extremely greedy, predatory, extortionate. The American goes to Paris, always has, and comes back and tells his neighbor, always...

raspberry - correct spelling

raspberry - noun
Example: The chef added one raspberry for color.Example: The cabbie gave him a ...

ravenous - vocabulary

Extremely hungry, voracious, famished. The will to domination is a ravenous beast. There are never enough warm bodies to satiate its monstrous hunger. Once alive, this beast g...

Realise vs. Realize

There are many spelling differences between American and British English. In some cases, the same word will be spelled one way in American English and another way in British English. There are times when this inconsistency is ver...

realistic - correct spelling

realistic - adjective
Example: We have a realistic chance for success....

realistically - correct spelling

realistically - adverb's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Cli...

realize - correct spelling

realize - verb
Example: She failed to realize the danger she faced.Example: The company will ...

Realize vs. Realise

She realized her mistake after it was too late. Or is it realised? Have you ever wondered what is the difference between realise with s and realize with a z...

really - correct spelling

really - adverb's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here...

really, real

Real is an adjective meaning “genuine” or “authentic,” or having a “verifiable existence.”Really is an adverb ...

reason - correct spelling

reason - noun and verb
Example: She cited her boss’s stubbornness as the reason for her resignation. noun...

rebellion - correct spelling

rebellion - noun
Example: The tax increase started a rebellion in Boston....

recant - vocabulary

To formally withdraw or disavow one's belief, position, or statement about something previously believed or maintained. I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscien...

recapitulate - vocabulary

To repeat again the principal points of; to summarize. “But, for heaven’s sake, don’t get hot!” said Stepan Arkadyevitch, touching his brother-in-law’s knee. “The matter is not ended. If you will allow ...

recede - correct spelling

recede - verb
Example: The waters started to recede....

receipt - correct spelling

receipt - noun
Example: He kept a receipt to prove the expense....

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