Spelling, Vocabulary, and Confusing Words

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rain

water that falls in drops from the sky

reign

rule, administration

rein

bit, harness


raise

lift up

raze

flatten, tear down completely


rap
(noun, verb)

a type of music; to strike sharply

wrap

to enclose in a covering


rapped

struck sharply

rapt

fascinated

wrapped

enclosed in a covering


read

present and past tenses of to comprehend writing

red

a color


real

actual, authentic

reel

stumble, falter


recede

to move back, withdraw

reseed

to seed again


reek

to smell bad

wreak

to cause trouble wreak havoc


regardless

(see irregardless)


rest

relax

wrest

take from


retch

vomit

wretch

lowly being, scoundrel


review

survey

revue

a satirical show


right

correct; opposite of left

rite

ritual, ceremony

write

to compose letters or words


ring

sound of a bell; jewelry worn around a finger

wring

to twist


road

street, path, highway

rode

past tense of ride

rowed

past tense of row


roe

fish eggs

row

aisle (pronounced like oh); propel with an oar (pronounced like oh); fight (pronounced like wow)


role

part in a play or film

roll
(noun, verb)

a bun; to rotate


roomer

one who rents a room

rumor

innuendo, gossip


root

base of a plant

rout

defeat (pronounced rowt)

route

path (pronounced like root or rowt)


rot

decay, decompose

wrought

accomplished


rote

by memory, formula

wrote

past tense of write


rude

impolite, unmannerly

rued

regretted, repented


rye

seed from a grain

wry

mocking, ironic, droll


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