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surprise - correct spelling

noun and verb
Example: This news was a surprise to all. noun
Example: His announcement will ...

surrogate - vocabulary

noun
A person appointed to act for another, a deputy; a substitute; a surrogate mother. In law, in some states, a surrogate is a judicial officer charged with probating wills and administering estates....

surround - correct spelling

verb and noun
Example: The police plan to surround the crack house. verb
Example: The archite...

susceptible - correct spelling

adjective
Example: He is susceptible to the flu virus....

suspense - correct spelling

noun
Example: The suspense is killing us....

suspicious - correct spelling

adjective
Example: He was suspicious of the strange behavior of his accountant....

sweat - correct spelling

verb and noun
Example: He learned to sweat the details. verb
Example: The ...

switcheroo noun

I coined this term to describe two-word pairs. The two words are spelled and sometimes pronounced identically. One word acts as a noun, the other as a verb
.A classic example is change. A nouny ...

sycophant - vocabulary

noun
A servile flatterer, especially of those in authority or influence; a fawning parasite. Your future connection with Britain, whom you can neither love nor honour, will be forced and unnatural, and being...

syllable - correct spelling

noun
Example: Good writers strive to use one-syllable words....

symmetrical - correct spelling

adjective
Example: The symmetrical pictures framed the hallway....

sympathy - correct spelling

noun
Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses sympathy and empathy. Click here for that discussion.Example: We ex...

Sympathy vs. Empathy

The terms sympathy and empathy is an addition to th...

synonym - correct spelling

noun
Example: He checked the dictionary to find a short synonym of the long word....

synonymous - correct spelling

adjective
Example: The preacher believed that Hollywood is synonymous with immorality....

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