Essay in a sentence as a noun

Removing it did not make this essay better.

Norvig's essay is my all-time favorite link to share in a Hacker News comment.

PG is not advocating this lifestyle in his essay.

If I give this essay to five teams and then look at what they are doing to follow its advice, will they all be doing the same thing?

Ah, this isn't actually a student writing an essay, this is a high school policy debater.

I almost started implementing it during the 4th of July holiday, but I started writing a new essay instead.

I think the point of Asher's essay is to show how much love and effort went into it, and that they were indeed the first to ship a full, polished game with that concept.

I relaunched my blog and wrote a long essay I've been meaning to write about how Python decorators work[4] which before, I could never seem to find the time for.

Essay in a sentence as a verb

He is defending a one-seided traditional view of creativity - which is where the irony of his essay lies.

That was the whole point of my essay; that's why I refer to them as black swans, and why I say that "we're in a business where we need to pick unpromising-looking outliers.

But it it?What is the reproducible, objective process or behaviour this essay is advocating?

The last essay I read before this one suggested --- in agreement with the conventional wisdom of VC's --- that a company needs to be Dropbox-successful to move the needle for YC.

I'm about as asocial and celebratory of diversity as they come, and I love this essay, especially the conversational style.

I'm not going to into a huge essay against pricing being rational but history has shown time and again that prices reach irrational exuberance; tulip mania and trading sardines are not merely historical phenomenon.

I think this essay's definition of anti-intellectualism is incoherent -- must I disrespect knowledge itself, disrespect all education beyond grade school, disrespect War and Peace, or merely disrespect Nicholas Carr, in order to be labeled an anti-intellectual?

Essay definitions


an analytic or interpretive literary composition


a tentative attempt


make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"

See also: seek attempt assay


put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"

See also: test prove examine