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for questions about choosing the best word FROM A GIVEN SELECTION for a particular context or meaning. The selection to choose from must appear in the question. If you do not know the word…
For questions about how new words are created.
for questions about the correct order of words in a phrase, or a sentence.
for questions about correctly using a word. The word has to be provided within the question. The question should be limited to the usage of one word. For the usage of complete phrases ther…
Grammatically-unusual word, used to specify the value ascribed to something.
for questions specifically related to written English. PROOFREADING essays, emails, abstracts, etc. is strictly OFF-TOPIC.
Questions about the writing style of a particular sentence, phrase or construction in English. Questions asking for advice on writing style are off-topic.
applies to words or linguistic forms that entered English from the Yiddish language either as directly imported Yiddish words or as aspects of speech typical of people whose primary language …
A literary device whereby a single word is used in multiple senses in a sentence.