18 terms

Words that sound or look similar

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affect (v)
to have an influence on
effect (n)
a result
ascent (n)
a movement upward
assent (v)
to express agreement
capital (n)
money or property, especially when it is used to start a business or to produce more wealth
capitol (n)
government central building
except (prep)
with the exclusion of
accept (v)
to receive
loose (adj)
not restrained or secured
lose (v)
fail to keep or to maintain
principal (adj)
A person or thing that is of the greatest importance
principle (n)
a basic truth or law or assumption
stationary (adj)
not capable of being moved
stationery (n)
writing paper and envelopes
than (conj)
Used in comparisons
then (adv)
subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors)
compliment (n)
a remark or action that shows admiration, praise or approval
complement (n)
something that completes, goes with, or brings to perfection