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Translucent vs. Opaque

If you can see through something, is it opaque, translucent, or transparent? Two of these words might fit, d...

travail - vocabulary

Hard or agonizing labor, painfully difficult work; anguish or suffering resulting from physical or mental hardship; also, the pain of childbirth. Far travel, very far travel, or travail...

Travelled vs. Traveled

Lee travelled to the Middle East during vacations. ...

travesty - vocabulary

A burlesque of a serious work characterized by grotesque incompatibility of style of the original; a grotesque imitation, as in a travesty of justice.Note: Though travesty is ...

treasury - correct spelling

Example: The balance in our treasury is woefully low....

tremendous - correct spelling

Example: He is a tremendous asset to our organization....

trepidation - vocabulary

Nervous uncertainty of feeling; tremulous alarm, fear; quivering movement. Immediately after dinner Kitty came in. She knew Anna Arkadyevna, but only very slightly, and she came now to her sister’s with...

tries - correct spelling

verb (third-person singular of the verb try)Example: She tries her best....

trooper, trouper

Both trooper and trouper are used to describe members of a group called a troop (military or police unit) or troupe (entertainers).Example: A highway-patrol trooper...

truculent - vocabulary

Fiercely brutal, cruel, vitriolic, scathing, belligerent. The past is present everywhere, but Japan is an unusually history-haunted nation. Elsewhere the Cold War is spoken of in the past tens...

truly - correct spelling

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

truncated clause

 See elliptical clause

twelfth - correct spelling

adjective and noun
Example: On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…. adjective...

twelve - correct spelling

noun and adjective
Example: We ordered twelve. noun
Example: The ...

two, too, to

Two is the number right after one.Too means “also.”To is a preposition that helps specify direction ...

Types of Pronouns

A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun in a sentence. A noun which is a name, place or thing when replaced...

Types of Sentences

A sentence is the simplest element of English grammar that makes up the language. A sentence is two or more ...

tyranny - correct spelling

Example: "I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." —Thomas Jefferson....

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