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Words You're Probably Misusing

Words You're Probably Misusing | English Endeavours | Scoop.it
Once, in a psychotherapist's doctoral dissertation I was editing, I saw the word energize confused with enervate, and they have opposite meanings.

Via Steve Tuffill
Erin Kelly's insight:

Do you or others misuse any of the words that have been listed in this article?

Can you think of any other words that you've used or heard used in the wrong way (don't dob on people!)?

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Steve Tuffill's curator insight, February 6, 2013 7:27 PM

More of the most commonly confused words that sound the same but have sometimes opposite meanings.

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NoRedInk: THERE’S an app to help school kids with THEIR grammar in a way THEY’RE going to like

NoRedInk: THERE’S an app to help school kids with THEIR grammar in a way THEY’RE going to like | English Endeavours | Scoop.it
Grammar seems to be a forgotten art amongst today's youth, but NoRedInk is a startup that wants to help change that. The simple Web app challenges school kids to fill in the blanks ...

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NoRedInk is a quiz based on grammar, where students get to play 'fill in the blanks', and both teacher and student can see what areas each individual student needs to work on, allowing for a more personal classroom experience, as well as quicker and less stressful homework assignments.

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