Found 27 articles starting with U:

ubiquitous - vocabulary

Being present everywhere, omnipresent. Hardly a section of the country, urban or rural, has escaped the ubiquitous presence of ragged, ill and hallucinating human beings, wand...

ukulele - correct spelling

Not ukelele.Example: The little girl plucked her ukulele as she walked in the rain....

umbrage - vocabulary

A sense of injury, annoyance, offense, injury; vague feel of doubt or suspicion; leaves affording shade, shade, or shadows cast by trees. Mr. Jack Maldon shook hands with me; but not very warmly, I beli...

unanimous - correct spelling

Example: The vote was unanimous....

unconscionable, unconscious

To be unconscionable means "not guided by conscience" or "not in accordance with what is just or reasonable" or "unscrupulous."To be unconscious means to be "unaware" or "unable to think."...

unctuous - vocabulary

Characterized by excessive moralistic fervor, especially in an affected manner; excessively smooth or smug; characteristic of an unguent or oil, oily, greasy; abundant in organic material, as in unctuous ...

Understanding the EmDash in English Writing

The em dash (—) is a versatile punctuation mark in English writing, known for its ability to create a strong break in the structure of a sentence. Unlike other punctuation marks, the em dash provides a unique way to add emphasis, introduce pau...

undoubtedly - correct spelling

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

unexceptionable, unexceptional

To be exceptional means to be “superior” or “uncommon.”Exceptionable means “objectionable” or “open to debate.” The prefix “un” creates the opposites of both terms.Unexce...

unforgettable - correct spelling

Example: “Unforgettable, that’s what you are Unforgettable, though near or far.” —Irving Gord...

uninterested, disinterested

See disinterested, uninterested

unique - correct spelling

In the Parts of Speech section, discusses the proper use of unique. Click here for that discussion....

unique - vocabulary

Being the only one of its kind.Note: Be careful and refrain from using adverbs to modify unique, such as very unique, the most unique, extremely unique...

unnecessary - correct spelling

Example: She bought too many unnecessary appliances....

until - correct spelling

subordinating conjunction and preposition
Example: He waited until the guests had left. ...

upbraid - vocabulary

To reproach, to find fault, to criticize harshly. I have never worked for fame or praise, and shall not feel their loss as I otherwise would. I have never for a moment lost sight of the humble life I wa...

usable - correct spelling

Example: He fixed the computer and made it usable once again....

usage - correct spelling

Example: The dictionary shows the proper usage of a word....

Usage and Difference: Till, Until, 'Til

1. Till The term "till" is a preposition and conjunction that indicates a limit in time. It is commonly used in both casual and formal contexts. Examples: I will wait here till you return. She worked ...

Use of the word southern

please share your quote for replacing the portion of the fence bordering your property's southern border...

useful - correct spelling

Example: He was a useful addition to the team....

Useful Grammar Tips and Tricks For Copywriters

One thing that can be said about the human race is that nobody is perfect. There are many individuals in the world that have their own set of flaws and have to live with it. However, just because people face their own set of challenges, doesn't ...

Using Gender-Neutral Alternatives

Are you sexist or gender-biased? Of course not. In 1776, Thomas Jefferson coined the phrase “all men are created equal,” and his words have become a cornerstone of our shared value system. But Jefferson was not us...

usual - correct spelling

adjective and noun
Example: He deviated from his usual route. adjective
Example: He...

usually - correct spelling

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

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