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Here's a database of words that are most commonly misused or misunderstood.
(n) stands for noun; (adj.) stands for adjective; (v) stands for verb
Contributed by Mr. Stott

Your Performance  

Context

  surrounding words

  refer to indirectly

  praise

  to exclude

 
Course (n)

  refers to distance

  use with a nonessential clause

  direction; action; an area

  contraction - they are

 
they're

  complete; number required; Math, English

  repetition of similar consonant sounds

  repetition of similar vowel sounds

  contraction - they are

 
Coarse (adj.)

  aware

  hard; large; rough

  to exclude

  sense of right and wrong

 
there

  color

  to place

  no such word

  adverb - at or in that place

 
rise

  toward

  more

  completely ready

  to get up

 
infer

  employed persons

  deduce, to gather, educated guess

  praise

  color

 
affect

  surrounding words

  to take

  repetition of similar vowel sounds

  influence

 
Alliteration

  repetition of similar consonant sounds

  use with an essential clause

  point of greatest suspense

  overall mood or feeling

 
Climax

  point of greatest suspense

  meaning, association, or emotion suggested by a word.

  quote; refer; commend; summons

  possessive form - pronoun

 


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