Found 211 articles starting with S:

suspense - correct spelling

nounExample: The suspense is killing us....

suspicious - correct spelling

adjectiveExample: He was suspicious of the strange behavior of his accountant....

sweat - correct spelling

verb and nounExample: He learned to sweat the details. verbExample: 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

nounA 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

nounExample: Good writers strive to use one-syllable words....

symmetrical - correct spelling

adjectiveExample: The symmetrical pictures framed the hallway....

sympathy - correct spelling

nounGrammar.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

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

synonymous - correct spelling

adjectiveExample: The preacher believed that Hollywood is synonymous with immorality....

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