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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  

Allusion

  to exclude

  hard; large; rough

  struggle between opposing forces

  a reference to something known

 
your

  sense of right and wrong

  character changes in story

  complete; number required; Math, English

  Pronoun - It belongs to you

 
Compliment (n)

  no such word

  possessive form - pronoun

  praise

  to place

 
affect

  influence

  involving a person

  to take

  talk; offer advice

 
effect

  something made for a use

  quote; refer; commend; summons

  to avoid

  result

 
allude

  talk; offer advice

  death

  influence

  refer to indirectly

 
Alliteration

  employed persons

  Contraction - you & are

  repetition of similar consonant sounds

  a group

 
elude

  toward

  aware

  to avoid

  meaning, association, or emotion suggested by a word.

 
alright

  overall mood or feeling

  to take

  sense of right and wrong

  no such word

 
its

  to take

  Contraction - you & are

  possessive form - pronoun

  forbidden

 


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