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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  

there

  deduce, to gather, educated guess

  adverb - at or in that place

  use with a nonessential clause

  more

 
Connotation

  vision

  contraction of it & is

  toward

  meaning, association, or emotion suggested by a word.

 
Conflict

  meaning, association, or emotion suggested by a word.

  use with a nonessential clause

  suggest

  struggle between opposing forces

 
Conscious (adj.)

  previously

  praise

  aware

  direction; action; an area

 
Council (n)

  draw forth; bring out

  a group

  location

  hard; large; rough

 
Assonance

  Contraction - you & are

  completely ready

  repetition of similar vowel sounds

  to take

 
Atmosphere

  a reference to something known

  character changes in story

  overall mood or feeling

  deduce, to gather, educated guess

 
further

  pronoun - belonging to them

  refers to distance

  more

  overall mood or feeling

 
they're

  refer to indirectly

  contraction - they are

  to avoid

  forbidden

 
lay

  suggest

  pronoun - belonging to them

  to place

  Contraction - you & are

 


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