Commonly Confused Words in English

English commonly confused words, commonly confused words in english;


Commonly Confused WORDS

Accept: agree to receive or do

Except: not including

 

Adverse: unfavourable or harmful

Averse: strongly disliking or opposed to

 

Aloud: Out loud

Allowed: Permitted




 

Bare: Naked or to uncover

Bear: To carry or put up with something

 

Born: Having started a life

Borne: Carried

 

Bough: Branch of a tree

Bow: front of a ship or to bend the head

 

Canvas: Strong type of cloth

Canvass: Seek someone’s vote

 

Coarse: Rough or uneven

Course: Direction, school object

 

Currant: Dried grape

Current: Happening now

 

Disinterested: Impartial

Uninterested: Not interested

 

Dual: Having two parts

Duel: Contest between two participants

 

Loose: Set free or unfasten

Lose: Be deprived of or fail to win




 

Palate: Roof of the mouth

Palette: Board for mixing colours

 

Sight: Ability to see

Site: Location or place

 

Storey: Level of a building

Story: Tale or account

 

Tortuous: Complex of full or twists

Torturous: Suffering of full or pain

 

Pole: Long, slender piece of wood

Poll: Vote in an election

 

Aural: Relating to ears or hearing

Oral: Relates to the mouth or spoken word

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