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Word Choice: Continuously vs. Continually

It can be easy to mix up continuously and continually in your writing. Because of this, you should be especially careful about picking the right word to help your reader understand what you are trying...

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Word Choice: Cite vs. Site

It can be easy to use cite and site incorrectly in your written work, especially since these words sound exactly the same when spoken. Nevertheless, these terms refer to two distinct things, so it is ...

3 October 2016 | 0 comments

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03/10/16

Word Choice: Exhort vs. Extort

Some words look almost identical, making it very easy to mix them up in your writing. One example of this is exhort and extort. Even if you know the difference between these words, it is still possibl...

3 October 2016 | 0 comments

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Word Choice: Deprecate vs. Depreciate

It can be easy to misuse some terms in writing, since many words sound and look similar, such as ‘deprecate’ and ‘depreciate’. However, since these terms differ in meaning, inc...

3 October 2016 | 1 comments

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03/10/16

Word Choice: Defuse vs. Diffuse

Mistakes regarding word choice are common, especially when writing an academic essay, which often requires using words that are not part of your normal vocabulary. For example, many of us would not us...

3 October 2016 | 0 comments

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