10 terms

E-I Vocab L-27

English I, Vocabulary, Lesson 27, Mansfield Christian School, Mrs. Cochran, Commonly Misused Words
ability (n.)
possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
capacity (n.)
the power to learn or retain knowledge; the maximum production possible
advice (n.)
a proposal for an appropriate course of action
advise (v.)
to make a proposal; to declare a plan for something
affect (v./n.)
to act physically on; the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
effect (n.)
the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work; a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; a result
aid (n./v.)
the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; to give help to
aide (n.)
someone who acts as assistant; an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
site (n.)
physical position in relation to the surroundings, a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages
cite (v.)
to refer to for illustration or proof