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List of Frequently Misspelled Words
Easily Confused Words

Accept/except                     choose/chose
Advice/advise                     cite/site/sight
Affect/effect                     cloths/clothes
All ready/already                     coarse/course
All together/altogether                     complement/compliment
Allusion/illusion                     conscience/conscious
Ally/alley                     council/counsel
Aloud/allowed                     currant/current
Altar/alter                     dairy/diary
Analysis/analyze                     descent/dissent
Ascent/assent                     device/devise
Assistance/assistants                     die/dye
Board/bored                     ensure/insure
Breath/breathe                     envelop/envelope
Bridal/bridle                     formally/formerly
Capital/capitol                     forth/fourth
Censor/censure                     foul/fowl
Hear/here                     prophecy/prophesy
Heard/herd                     quiet/quit/quite
Idol/idle                     right/write
Incidence/incidents                     road/rode
Its/it’s                     sail/sale
Know/no                     shone/shown
Later/latter                     stationary/stationery
Lead/led                     statue/stature
Lessen/lesson                     straight/strait
Lightning/lightening                     than/then
Loan/lone                     their/there/they’re
Loose/lose                     through/threw
Maybe/may be                     to/too/two
Moral/morale                     vain/vein
Muscle/mussel                     waist/waste
Naval/navel                     wait/weight
Paid/payed                     weather/whether
Passed/past                     were/we’re/where
Peace/piece                     which/witch
Personal/personnel                     who’s/whose
Presence/presents                     your/you’re
Principal/principle

Frequently Mispronounced Words

Correct Spelling                     Mispronounciation
accidentally                     "accidently"
athlete                     "athelete"
barbarous                     "barbarious"
disastrous                     "disasterous"
February                     "Febuary"
mathematics                     "mathmatics"
miniature                     "minature"
mischievous                     "mischievious"
monstrous                     "monsterous"
parliamentary                     "parlimentry"
probably                     "probly"
sophomore                     "sophmore"
temperature                     "temperture"

Words with s, ss, c, and sc

absence                     ascend
accessible                     assassinate
adolescent                     assistance
associate                     occasion
conscience                     permissible
conscious                     persistence
decision                     physical
descend                     possession
discussion                     reminisce
ecstasy                     resistance
embarrass                     scarcity
expense                     sincerely
fascinate                     source
insistent                     succeed
license                     succession
mischievous                     suspicious
muscle                     unconscious
necessary                     unnecessary
nuisance                     vicious

Words with -able or -ible

acceptable                     incredible
admissible                     irresistible
advisable                     irritable
believable                    likeable
changeable                     movable
collapsible                     noticeable
comfortable                     peaceable
compatible                     permissible
credible                     possible
dependable                     probable
edible                     profitable
eligible                     resistible
flammable                     responsible
flexible                     separable
gullible                     visible
impossible

Words with -ence or -ance

abhorrence                     dependence
abundance                     difference
Acquaintance                     endurance
Appearance                    existence
Appliance                     guidance
Assistance                     independence
Attendance                    inference
Conference                     insistence
Deference                    intelligence
Defiance                     interference
Magnificence                     prominence
Maintenance                     providence
Nuisance                     reference
Occurrence                     resemblance
Patience                     significance
Permanence                     surveillance
Persistence                     temperance
Preference                     tolerance
Prevalence                     vengeance









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