Commonly Confused Words

Give 40 words in 5 minutes that are often confused with one another or misspelled.
Example:
A stand at which rites are performed = ALTAR
To change = ALTER
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Last updated: November 19, 2019
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Definition
Word
1
a rise; a climb
ascent
2
consent
assent
3
a worker in a mine
miner
4
under leagal age
minor
5
at a subsequent time
later
6
the second of two
latter
7
praise
compliment
8
something that completes or makes whole
complement
9
possessive form of YOU
your
10
contraction of YOU ARE
you're
11
not fancy; undecorated
plain
12
a flat surface
plane
13
middle part of the body
waist
14
useless spending; unused material
waste
15
given life
born
16
carried; endured
borne
17
a device for stopping or slowing down
brake
18
to shatter or come apart
break
19
not tight or firm
loose
20
to suffer loss; fail to win
lose
 
Definition
Word
21
group of people employed in the same work or service
personnel
22
individual; private
personal
23
not crooked or curved
straight
24
channel between two large bodies of water
strait
25
to advise
counsel
26
a group assembled for conferences
council
27
calmness
peace
28
a part or portion fo something
piece
29
rough; crude
coarse
30
path of action; passage
course
31
in a strict or dignified manner
formally
32
in the past
formerly
33
trusting; frank
ingenuous
34
clever; resourceful
ingenious
35
at that place
there
36
THEY ARE
they're
37
a basic or general truth
principle
38
head of a school
principal
39
silent
quiet
40
considerably or very
quite
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