Spelling, Vocabulary, and Confusing Words

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Many words in English sound or look alike, causing confusion and not a few headaches. This section lists some of these words, and other troublemakers.


CACHE, CASH


CAN, MAY


CANNON, CANON


CANNOT


CANVAS, CANVASS


CAPITAL, CAPITOL


CARAT, CARET, KARAT


CAREEN, CAREER


CAST, CASTE


CEMENT, CONCRETE


CENSOR, CENSURE


CENTER AROUND


CEREAL, SERIAL


CHAISE LOUNGE


CHILDISH, CHILDLIKE


CHILE, CHILI


CHOMPING AT THE BIT


CHORAL, CORAL


CHORALE, CORRAL


CHORD, CORD


CITE, SIGHT, SITE


CLASSIC, CLASSICAL


CLICHÉ


CLICK, CLIQUE


CLIMACTIC, CLIMATIC


CLOSE PROXIMITY


COARSE, COURSE


COHORT


COIN A PHRASE


COINCIDENCE


COLLECTABLE, COLLECTIBLE


COLLIDE, CRASH


COMPLEMENT, COMPLIMENT


COMPLETE, COMPLETELY


COMPRISE


CONCERTED


CONCRETE


CONFIDANT, CONFIDENT


CONNIVE, CONSPIRE


CONNOTE, DENOTE


CONTINUAL, CONTINUOUS


CONVINCE, PERSUADE


CORAL


CORD


CORRAL


COUNCIL, COUNSEL


COUPLE (OF)


COURSE


CRASH


CRAVEN


CRITERIA


CURRENTLY


Misused Words

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