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Brogue vs Cant - What's the difference?

brogue | cant |


As nouns the difference between brogue and cant

is that brogue is a strong dialectal accent in ireland it used to be a term for irish spoken with a strong english accent, but gradually changed to mean english spoken with a strong irish accent as english control of ireland gradually increased and irish waned as the standard language while cant is , a hundred.

As a verb brogue

is (intransitive) to speak with a brogue (accent) or brogue can be (dialect) to fish for eels by disturbing the waters.

Refuse vs Cant - What's the difference?

refuse | cant |


As a verb refuse

is .

As a noun cant is

, a hundred.

Should vs Cant - What's the difference?

should | cant |


As nouns the difference between should and cant

is that should is a statement of what should be the case as opposed to what is the case while cant is , a hundred.

As a verb should

is (auxiliary).

Cant vs Taboo - What's the difference?

cant | taboo |


As nouns the difference between cant and taboo

is that cant is , a hundred while taboo is an inhibition or ban that results from social custom or emotional aversion.

As an adjective taboo is

excluded or forbidden from use, approach or mention.

As a verb taboo is

to mark as taboo.

Rake vs Cant - What's the difference?

rake | cant | Related terms |

Rake is a related term of cant.


As nouns the difference between rake and cant

is that rake is a garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting grass or debris, or for loosening soil or rake can be slope, divergence from the horizontal or perpendicular or rake can be a man habituated to immoral conduct or rake can be (provincial|northern england) a course; direction; stretch while cant is , a hundred.

As a verb rake

is to use a rake on (leaves, debris, soil, a lawn, etc) in order to loosen, gather together, or remove debris from or rake can be to proceed rapidly; to move swiftly or rake can be (uk|dialect|dated) to walk about; to gad or ramble idly or rake can be (provincial|northern england) to run or rove.

Cant vs Dialect - What's the difference?

cant | dialect |


As nouns the difference between cant and dialect

is that cant is , a hundred while dialect is (linguistics) a variety of a language (specifically, often a spoken variety) that is characteristic of a particular area, community or group, often with relatively minor differences in vocabulary, style, spelling and pronunciation.

Cant vs Dilate - What's the difference?

cant | dilate |


As a noun cant

is , a hundred.

As a verb dilate is

.

Cant vs Nonsense - What's the difference?

cant | nonsense |


As nouns the difference between cant and nonsense

is that cant is , a hundred while nonsense is letters or words, in writing or speech, that have no meaning or seem to have no meaning.

As a verb nonsense is

to make nonsense of.

As an adjective nonsense is

resulting from the substitution of a nucleotide in a sense codon, causing it to become a stop codon (not coding for an amino-acid).

Cant vs Wedge - What's the difference?

cant | wedge |


As nouns the difference between cant and wedge

is that cant is , a hundred while wedge is one of the simple machines; a piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering () or wedge can be (uk|cambridge university|slang) the person whose name stands lowest on the list of the classical tripos.

As a verb wedge is

to support or secure using a wedge.

Kin vs Cant - What's the difference?

kin | cant |


As nouns the difference between kin and cant

is that kin is pain while cant is , a hundred.

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