WordHit: unforgivingness [noun]

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unforgivingness [noun]:

the state of not being willing to forgive or excuse people’s faults or wrongdoings.

{Common misspelling: unforgiveness}

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Forget to Gain

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“To gain your own voice, you have to forget about having it heard.”

— Allen Ginsberg

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Grammar Bomb: not famous VS infamous

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“not famous” | adj | [THINK: NOT known]

“infamous” | adj | [THINK: WELL known for BAD]

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WordHit: mother lode [noun]

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mother lode [noun]:

a principle vein of ore or mineral; a rich source of something.

{Common misspelling: mother load}

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Required Thinking

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“If writing didn’t require thinking then we’d all be doing it.”

― Jeremiah Laabs

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Grammar Bomb: APART vs A PART

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“Stand apart from the pack,

and be a part of something greater.”

 

apart {adv} [THINK: separated by distance]
a part {noun} [THINK: a piece or segment of something]

 

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WordHit: toward [preposition]

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toward* [preposition]:

in the direction of.

{Common misspelling: towards**}

*American spelling | **British spelling

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Surface Creativity

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“Dance above the surface of the world. Let your thoughts lift you into creativity that is not hampered by opinion.”

― Red Haircrow

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Grammar Bomb: A LOT vs ALLOT

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“He would allot ten dollars a week for his son’s allowance;

even though it wasn’t a lot, his son was thankful.”

a lot {pronoun & adv} [THINK: a large number or amount; a great deal; much]
allot {verb} [THINK: give or apportion something]

 

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WordHit: stepfather [noun]

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stepfather [noun]:

a man who is married to one’s mother after the divorce of one’s parents or the death of one’s father.

{Common misspelling: step-father}

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