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.


SATIRE


SAVER, SAVOR


SCENT, SENT


SECONDLY, THIRDLY, FOURTHLY


SEMIANNUAL


SENSUAL, SENSUOUS


SERF, SURF


SERIAL


SET, SIT


SEW, SO, SOW


SHEAR, SHEER


[sic]


SIGHT


SIMPLISTIC


SINCE


SITE


SLASH


SLEIGHT, SLIGHT


SNUCK


SO


SOAR, SORE


SOLE, SOUL


SOME, SUM


SON, SUN


SOW


STAID, STAYED


STAIR, STARE


STAKE, STEAK


STATIONARY, STATIONERY


STEAL, STEEL


STEP, STEPPE


STOMPING GROUNDS


STRAIGHT, STRAIT


STRATEGY, STRATAGEM


SUM


SUN


SUNDAE, SUNDAY


SUPINE


SUPPOSE TO


SURF


SYMPATHY


Misused Words

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