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Stop Confusing These Words: Immigrate and Emigrate

by • May 18, 2015
IMMIGRATE is not the same as EMIGRATE.-

The difference between these two words is all about coming and going. When you immigrate, you’re coming to a new country. When you emigrate, you’re leaving your home country. Immigrate: to move into a country from another one to stay permanently. My ancestors immigrated to the United… MORE →

Know Your Homophones: Feint and Faint

by • May 08, 2015
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Faint: Lacking strength; inclined to swoon; lacking in courage, spirit, or energy; lacking distinctness; hardly perceptible. For example: Due to the summer heat, she began to feel dizzy and faint. In the early morning hours, the sunlight is faint on the horizon. The music in the background… MORE →