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What is the word origin of the word 'dope'?

The American English word dope was coined in 1807, meaning "sauce, gravy, thick liquid", from the Dutch word doop, meaning "thick dipping sauce". It acquired its extension to (MORE)

What is the word origin of the word tiger?

The word "tiger" is taken from the Greek word "tigris", which is possibly derived from a Persian source meaning "arrow", a reference to the animal's speed and also the origin (MORE)

What is the word for the improper use of a word?

One term for the use of a similar but incorrect word is malapropism. The word malaprop comes from the character Mrs. Malaprop in Richard Sheridan's play The Rivals (1775). Sha (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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What is the word for He?

The pronoun 'he' takes the place of a singular noun for a  male.   The pronoun 'he' is a personal pronoun.   A personal pronoun is a word that takes the place of a nou (MORE)
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What word is she?

The word 'she' is a pronoun, a personal pronoun.   A personal pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun for a  specific person or thing.   The pronoun 'she' ta (MORE)