Exalt means to raise, praise, or elevate a person or thing. Let us exalt the brilliance of your achievements and ideas. Exult means to rejoice greatly. The professor exulted at being named department chairman.
Category: Confusing Words
Difference between Exaggerate and Overexaggerate
Overexaggerate is not a word. Exaggerate alone is sufficient.
Difference between Exacerbate and Exasperate
Exacerbate means to make more violent, brutal, or severe. Closing the plant may exacerbate the bad mood in the town. Exasperate means to anger, irritate, or annoy. The voters were exasperated by the candidate’s ignorance.
Difference between Ex-patriot and Expatriate
Expatriate is the correct word.
Difference between Evince, Evoke and Invoke
Evince means to exhibit or show something clearly. Paul McCartney evinced an amazing talent for music as a child. Evoke means to bring out something hidden or unexpressed. The music evoked many good memories of Molly’s college days. Invoke means to call upon for help or to activate something. The defendant invoked the Fifth Amendment […]
Difference between Evidence and Proof
Evidence is information that helps form a conclusion. Scientists have evidence that life could have existed on Mars. Proof is factual information that verifies a conclusion. His attorney uncovered proof of Joe’s innocence.
Difference between Every one and Everyone
Every one means every person or thing without an exception. To their dismay, the deer ate every one of the shrubs. Everyone means all the people. Is everyone ready to begin the meeting?
Difference between Every day and Everyday
Every day means each day without an exception. We try to back up our hard drive every day. Everyday means ordinary, common, or not unusual. Problems are a natural everyday occurrence of life.
Difference between Every body and Everybody
Every body means every person or thing without an exception. Every body on the team will try to improve his or her golf swing. Everybody means all the people. Everybody on the team knows Sam has the best golf swing.
Difference between Ever so often and Every so often
Ever so often means frequently; every so often means occasionally. Be sure to check (ever so often, or every so often) for news.
Difference between Eventually and Ultimately
Eventually means at an unspecified time in the future. Holly knew that eventually she would make the honor roll. Ultimately means at last or the end result of something. Ultimately, they had to give in to the manager’s request.