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By Yateendra Joshi | January 31, 2014
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Constructions like ‘the data reveal that’, ‘Table 1 shows that’, or ‘Figure 2 indicates that’ are common enough in research papers—and all are commonly ... Read More
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By Yateendra Joshi | January 31, 2014
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Science demands precision, and part of mastering a subject involves learning the exact differences between words that mean more or less the same thing. An entomologist, for example... Read More
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By Yateendra Joshi | January 27, 2014
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Understanding the difference between “almost” and nearly” in scientific writing
Synonyms are words with similar meanings, although the exact shade of meaning may be different. This post, however, deals with pairs of words that are not synonyms but pairs in which one member is... Read More
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By Yateendra Joshi | January 27, 2014
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The difference between “almost” and “nearly”
To know what a particular word means, we usually turn to a dictionary. The dictionary could be a general-purpose dictionary, such as the Oxford Dictionary of English [1], or a specialized dictionary... Read More

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