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Jeopardize

I’ve been thinking that the word jeopardize is actually derived from the word leopard receiving an –ize suffix to form a verb. There goes… 248 more words

Unik

English Class

Hello World

I got many things for blogging and different ideas came to my mind. An Idea was about English Language But I thought i am weak in English then how can i give knowledge of English Language to others. 87 more words

Collywobbles 


Your dictionary word for the day:

Collywobbles.

Noun: 1) Intestinal cramp or disturbances; 2) A feeling of fear, apprehension, or nervousness; 3) Pain in the stomach; 4) A belly ache. 49 more words

Dressing Up Description: Harness the Power of "Loud"

I had a hard time finding an image to go along with this post because obviously “loud” is something experienced through our ears. So how can you get your readers to “hear” loud using only the written word? 561 more words

Writing

Scared, frightened, afraid and terrified: talking about fear

by Liz Walter

The other day I was teaching a lesson on things that make us afraid. We started by looking at the common ‘synonyms’ … 440 more words

Vocabulary

synonyms, preferences

“Do not try to be pretty. You weren’t meant to be pretty; you were meant to burn down the earth and graffiti the sky. Don’t let anyone ever simplify you to just “pretty.” 67 more words

Traffic light faces

I’m deep into editing my next novel, Lucky Portbraddon; I have a horror of repetition – it really annoys me when I read books and the same vocabulary is lazily used over and over. 321 more words

Editing