Ramyashankar's entries

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Story vs. Storey

Story An absolutely common word, story is used by everyone to describe events that are real or imaginary, usually told for entertainment. Story can be short or long and can descri...

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7 days ago

Subjective Vs Subjunctive

Subjective Subjective is an adjective that means a report or statement submitted based on a person’s individual ideas and opinions. Subjective statements are usually lengthy and represent personal opinions rather than ...

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25 days ago

Felicitate vs Facilitate

Felicitate To felicitate someone means to congratulate someone, give them respect. The word originated from the Latin word ‘felix’ meaning happy which was translate to late Latin ...

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1 month ago

Destruction Vs Distraction

Destruction The noun destruction means to ruin or demolish something. It can be a car, a person’s career, a house etc. Destruction is used to indicate some mishap that has occurre...

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1 month ago

Override vs Overwrite

Override Override means to add to or enhance something apart from its existing behaviour. It is used very commonly in programming languages. For example, you have generic procedures and rules that all the employees of ...

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1 month ago

Future vs Feature

Future Perhaps, we use the word ‘future’ everyday to refer to what is going to happen next. Future is a time after the present (now). In English (and other languages), future is a...

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1 month ago

Confirm Vs Conform

Confirm The more common of the two words, confirm is used to establish something as true using proof or facts. For example, to confirm a theory is to prove it using some facts, to...

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2 months ago

Copyright vs Copywrite

Copyright Copyright is a noun, which means exclusive legal rights of something – a work of art, music, document, poem, film name or any original work. This object or piece ...

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2 months ago

Comment vs. Commentary

Comment Comment is a short statement or remark about something one has seen or experienced. For example, ‘your shoes are nice’ is a comment on the shoes, ‘it was a funny movie’ is also a comment. Comment can be verbal or writt...

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11 months ago

Alliteration

Alliterations make sentences and phrase words sound catchier and more attractive. There are many well-known companies that use such brand names that can easily fit into the minds of people. For example, Coca-Cola, Dunkin Donuts, Best Buy, PayPal e...

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11 months ago

Perform vs. Preform

Perform Perform means to showcase one’s skill in something. It can be a dance, song or even an exam. For example, •  He performed well during the semester exams. •  The group performs well whe...

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11 months ago

Ability vs. Capability

Ability – Ability to do some task means that you can do it and have done it in the past. Ability determines a person’s skill or level of expertise. In other words, it denotes the quality of being able to perform something. For examp...

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11 months ago

Adapt vs. Adept vs. Apt vs. Adopt

Apt Apt is an adjective that describes the right situation for something or the person who is perfectly suitable for some situation. Apt can also be used to describe someone who is quick to learn. Apt sis derived from the Lati...

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11 months ago

Assume vs Presume

Assume The verb assume means to take something upon without any proof. Some synonyms are to suppose, or take for granted. Assume can also mean to begin to have some power or huge responsibility. Assume originated from the Lati...

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1 year ago

Confident vs. confidential vs. confidant

Confidant A close person with whom you share the most secret matters, the kind that cannot be shared with anyone else. It is a noun and refers to a person. Sometimes, people use ‘confidante’ as an alternative word to r...

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1 year ago

Essence vs. Essential

Essence Essence is a noun that refers to the quality of something that determines its uniqueness or character, or a gist of something. For example,      •  The essence of this skit is ...

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1 year ago

Strive vs. Stride vs. Strife

Stride Stride is a verb that means to take a careful step towards an aim, or to cross even difficult obstacles in a p...

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1 year ago

Allure vs. Allude vs. Elude

Allude Pronounce the ‘a’ allude in the same way as you would pronounce a in assume. The rest of the letters are pronounced as leew-d. So, allude is pronounced as a-leewd. The word comes from the latin alludere, meaning ‘to ...

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1 year ago

Soon vs. Early

“I am planning to start a business soon…” “I will have an early lunch tomorrow…”...

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1 year ago

Award vs. Reward

Award Award can be used as a noun or a verb. It means a prize or a grant ...

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1 year ago

What are Homographs

We are all familiar with synonyms – they are words that mean the same thing. For rich writing, we use different words in different situations to convey the same thing – for exam...

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1 year ago

On, In, At the time

In time When you do something in the last moment, you are just in time...

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1 year ago

Phrasal verbs with back

1. Back up Back up someone – to give support t...

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1 year ago

While vs. Whilst

While as a conjunction and adverb – When used as conjunctio...

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1 year ago

Specially vs. Especially

Specially Specially is an adverb that is used to indicate something done ...

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1 year ago

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