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“Since” is a flexible term with a host of synonyms. Learn the definition of the word, along with various synonyms for “since.”

Sep 24, 2021

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The English language is full of words with very specific meanings and uses—though some definitions are less official than others. The term nonce word refers to an invented word ...

Sep 24, 2021

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Sep 24, 2021

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“By and by” is a common adverbial phrase that means “eventually,” or “in a little while.”

Sep 23, 2021

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Learning the different parts and functions of a subordinate clause within a sentence can help improve both your writing clarity and reading comprehension.

Sep 23, 2021

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When you fuse a compound sentence and a complex sentence together to form a complete thought, you have a compound-complex sentence. Though this sentence construction is fairly s...

Sep 23, 2021

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Abstract nouns describe objects and concepts that you cannot experience through your five senses.

Sep 23, 2021

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Learn how to use the terms former and latter in your writing to refer to items in a list with an easy trick for remembering the difference between them.

Sep 22, 2021

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In various poetic forms, refrain can help an idea stick in your reader’s mind and give your poem a memorable rhythm.

Sep 22, 2021

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