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Abbreviations and Acronyms
Reviewing the lists in this lesson will help you to understand the proper use of the most common abbreviations and acronyms in your writing.
AN ABBREVIATION IS a shortened form of a word ...
Synonyms and Antonyms
In this lesson, you'll discover that two words may mean the same or mean just the opposite.
Knowing words with the same or opposite meaning can help you make sense of unknown words.
When you read, ...
Connotation and Denotation
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
—HENRY BROOKS ADAMS (1838–1918) (AMERICAN NOVELIST AND HISTORIAN)
This lesson ...
Homophones and Homonyms
This lesson focuses on some common yet confusing words you're likely to use as you write and speak.
Do you know the difference between accept and except? How about duel and dual? Or the real ...