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IELTS TOEFL Vocabulary – Adept, Adopt, Adapt

Witch Won Due Ewe Mean? (often-confused words)

These words can easily be confused as they may sound the same or look or very similar to each other. Make sure you heard, read, or are using the one you mean. If you don’t know the meaning of any of these words, look them up in the dictionary: (don’t forget to add other words that you confuse often to this list)

flour
flower
wreck
wreak
you’re
your
it’s
its
who’s
whose
a lot
allot
seize
cease
threw
through/thru
thorough
though
weather
whether
kernel
colonel
principle
principal
their
they’re
there
quit
quite
quiet
to
two
too
we’ll
wheel
will
idol
idle
idyll
censor
sensor
censure
personal
personnel
grate(ful)
great
compliment
complement
dependent
dependant
road
rode
knew
new
past
passed
conscious
conscience
alter
altar
piece
peace
prey
pray
oral
aural
elicit
illicit
accept
except
stationary
stationery
than
then
who
whom
who
whom
course
coarse
herd
heard
found
founded
hanged
hung
hole
whole
board
bored
incite
insight
lessen
lesson
liable
libel
later
latter
lightening
lightning
overdue
overdo
plane
plain
sail
sale
scene
seen
peak
peek
seem
seam
sole
soul
write
right
rite
rain
reign
rein
cite
site
sight
adapt
adopt
adept
lose
loose
loss
pour
pore
poor
wary
weary
week
weak
versus
verses
waist
waste
witch
which
annual
annul
wont
won’t
allude
elude
profit
prophet
aloud
allowed
allusion
illusion
born
borne
bazaar
bizarre
ascent
assent
brake
break
meet
meat
bridle
bridal
cache
cash
conform
confirm
co-operation
corporation
council
counsel
device
devise
disassemble
dissemble
eminent
imminent
fair
fare
fiscal
physical
foreword
forward
forth
fourth
here
hear
heroin
heroine
immoral
immortal
invisible
invincible
marital
martial
proceed
precede
raise
raze
roll
role
vain
vein
‘til
till
wave
waive
were
we’re
wear
ware
moral
morale
patience
patients
lone
loan
one
won
sun
son
tide
tied
flow
floe
reality
realty
farther
further
almost
most

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