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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

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Conscious (adj.)

  praise

  aware

  little or no change to character

  pronoun - belonging to them

 
raise

  to lift

  deduce, to gather, educated guess

  result

  sense of right and wrong

 
rise

  repetition of similar vowel sounds

  completely ready

  praise

  to get up

 
elude

  to avoid

  a reference to something known

  involving a person

  suggest

 
they're

  previously

  contraction - they are

  hard; large; rough

  possessive form - pronoun

 
Conflict

  complete; number required; Math, English

  struggle between opposing forces

  to lift

  more

 
Personnel (n)

  draw forth; bring out

  employed persons

  struggle between opposing forces

  refers to distance

 
Patient (n)

  toward

  meaning, association, or emotion suggested by a word.

  use with an essential clause

  person being treated

 
effect

  character changes in story

  overall mood or feeling

  result

  adverb - at or in that place

 
Illicit (adj)

  forbidden

  death

  toward

  hard; large; rough

 


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