Sac, Sack, Cul-de-Sac

Sac, Sack, Cul-de-Sac

Sac, Sack, Cul-de-Sac   Are you afraid of being sacked by your employer? It would be a freedom, you can launch your own career, independently, without ever being sacked! ‘Be your own lamp’ –Buddha   Employees in private sector also…

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Refute, Repudiate

Refute, Repudiate

Refute, Repudiate (but not Refudiate!)   Refudiate is a non-existent word but sprang into public domain (cyberspace) because of Sarah Palin the former Governor of Alaska and the vice-presidential candidate of Republican Party in the 2008 US presidential elections. She…

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Quarry, Query, Quandary

Quarry, Query, Quandary

Quarry, Query, Quandary   A practicing believer in a faith or religion can have queries on Bible, Bhagavad Gita or Quran (the holy books or scriptures).   QUARRY: Quarry is a form of surface excavation for taking out stone, slate,…

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POSTPONE x ADVANCE

POSTPONE x ADVANCE

What is the opposite word for postpone? Postpone means to arrange something such as a celebration, an event, an occasion, etcetera at a later time. Postpone means to defer: The UK postponed the formal exit from the European Union to…

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Ordinance, Ordnance

Ordinance, Ordnance

Ordinance, Ordnance Government can issue an ordinance to set up ordnance factories. Do the subjects have the power to stop the ordinance or the ordnance factory?   ORDINANCE: Ordinance is a decree.   Ordinance is an order; a command that…

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Noose, Nose, Nous

Noose, Nose, Nous

Noose, Nose, Nous   “Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles.” –Jean Toomer   ‘…The hangman prepares the noose around the prisoner but he tricks the hangman in such a way that it (noose) got stuck at his…

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Marital, Martial, Marshal/Marshall

Marital, Martial, Marshal/Marshall

Marital, Martial, Marshal/Marshall   Military officers can be court-martialed or court-marshaled? Court-martialed! Marital harmony may be far challenging to accomplish than acquiring martial skills, do you agree?   MARITAL: Marital is an adjective: of or relating to the marriage, relating…

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Jab, Jabberer, Jamb

Jab, Jabberer, Jamb

Jab, Jabberer, Jamb   People also jabber by leaning on their doorjambs or sitting in a Jacuzzi: Jacuzzi is a whirlpool bath, and a trademark named after its inventors, Roy and Candido Jacuzzi.   Governments, and medical experts recommends people…

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