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One definition of heart-wrenching is “injuring by violent twisting or straining.” However, the traditional idiom is heart-rending.
A chiasmus is a rhetorical device in which the order of the terms in the first of two parallel clauses is reversed in the second.
Some words, like clique, claque, cloqué, are just fun to say.
The near-homophones defuse and diffuse can give writers and editors some trouble.
Take care when choosing between elicit and solicit. Soliciting means asking for something; eliciting means actually getting it.
Understanding the difference between empathy and sympathy.
It’s a good idea to make sure you understand two very negative words that can easily be confused: insidious and invidious.
Understanding metal, medal, mettle, and meddle.
Because inveigh and inveigle are so similar, it’s easy to mistake one for the other.