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Easily Confused Words: Distain vs. Disdain

Distain and disdain are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 249 more words

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Easily Confused Words: Whirls vs. Whorls

Whirls and whorls are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 214 more words

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Easily Confused Words: Carry-On vs. Carrion

Carry-on and carrion are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 240 more words

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Easily Confused Words: Fiji vs. Fuji

Fiji and Fuji are easily confused words. They are proper nouns because they are the names of geographic locations. Those locations have inspired a number of company names. 238 more words

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Easily Confused Words: Crohns vs. Crones

Crohn’s and crones are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 299 more words

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"Dad" - TOEFL Vocabulary (+ Speaking Section - Task One Tip)

The Word “Dad” – TOEFL Vocabulary

(“Level-Checking” – (semi-)”Functional” – “Unique Word Transformation” Vocabulary)

“Dad” – (/dæ[d]/ – /dæ[d]/) …

“The word ‘Dad’ is a colloquial term for the word…

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Maximize Your Score in Listening (IETLS, TOEFL, PTE)

Preparing a language test or to maintain and enhance your solid Listening skills, here are some points to keep in mind for the future.

A – Use the Resources in Your Community: 731 more words

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