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Frequently misspelled words:

  1. across
  2. address
  3. again
  4. agreeable
  5. allot
  6. already
  7. answer
  8. apparent
  9. appearance
  10. athlete
  11. balloon
  12. believable
  13. bureau
  14. business
  15. college
  16. commitment
  17. concede
  18. conscientious
  19. cousin
  20. debt
  21. definite
  22. different
  23. does (v.)
  24. eligible
  25. embarrass
  26. exceed
  27. exhilarate
  28. familiar
  29. February
  30. foreign
  31. forty
  32. grammar
  33. half
  34. independence
  35. interesting
  36. its
  37. knowledge
  38. laboratory
  39. laugh
  40. league
  41. maintenance
  42. minute
  43. misspell
  44. noticeable
  45. occurrence
  46. often
  47. parallel
  48. pastime
  49. possess
  50. privilege
  51. probably
  52. ready
  53. receipt
  54. recommend
  55. said
  56. satellite
  57. schedule
  58. secretary
  59. separate
  60. sheriff
  61. sincerely
  62. succeed
  63. sure
  64. trouble
  65. truly
  66. usually
  67. vacuum
  68. vegetable
  69. villain
  70. visible
  71. Wednesday
  72. weird
  73. whose

Homonyms often misused:

  1. accept - except
  2. aisle - isle
  3. bare - bear
  4. born - borne
  5. capital - capitol
  6. cash - cache
  7. ceiling - sealing
  8. cellar - seller
  9. censor - censer - senser - sensor
  10. cereal - serial
  11. coarse - course
  12. colonel - kernel
  13. complement - compliment
  14. council - counsel
  15. elicit - illicit
  16. forth - fourth
  17. herd - heard
  18. hole - whole
  19. horse - hoarse
  20. lean - lien
  21. led - lead (n.)
  22. naval - navel
  23. ought - aught
  24. principal - principle
  25. recede - reseed
  26. right - rite
  27. sight - site - cite
  28. stationary - stationery
  29. straight - strait
  30. their - there
  31. ware - wear - where
  32. weather - whether
  33. wright - write - rote - wrote
  34. yore - your

Commonly confused words:

  1. advice - advise
  2. allusion - illusion
  3. amoral - immoral
  4. affect (v.) - effect (n.)
  5. averse - adverse
  6. biannual - biennial
  7. breath - breathe
  8. choose - chose
  9. climactic - climatic
  10. collaborate - corroborate
  11. conscience - conscious
  12. convince - persuade
  13. desert - dessert
  14. device - devise
  15. emigrate - immigrate
  16. flaunt - flout
  17. founder - flounder
  18. gambit - gamut
  19. imply - infer
  20. irritate - aggravate
  21. later - latter
  22. liable - libel
  23. loose - lose
  24. marital - martial
  25. moot - mute
  26. nauseated - nauseous
  27. perspective - prospective
  28. proceed - precede
  29. proscribe - prescribe
  30. quiet - quite
  31. recall - recount
  32. tenant - tenet
  33. than - then