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50 Commonly Misspelled Words

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misspelled
words that are spelled wrong
absence
failure to be present
accommodate
make compatible with
achievement
something done that takes skill or effort
acknowledge
declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
acquire
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
adolescence
the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
amateur
lacking professional skill or expertise
analyze
consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
analysis
an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
appearance
pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
benefited
to gain something useful from a situation
caricature
a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
changeable
such that alteration is possible
conscientious
characterized by extreme care and great effort
courteous
characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
deceit
trickery
disastrous
(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences
ecstasy
a state of elated bliss
embarrass
v. To render flustered or agitated.
erroneous
incorrect, containing mistakes
exhilaration
the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
fallacy
a false notion
fictitious
adopted in order to deceive; formed or conceived by the imagination
forfeit
something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
foreign
relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; alien
governor
The elected leader of a state's government
grammar
in a language, a system of rules that enables us to communicate with and understand others
humorous
funny, amusing, comical
humour
the quality of being funny
hypocrisy
insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have
irrelevant
having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
lieutenant
an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
maneuver
a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
mysticism
obscure or irrational thought
monastery
the residence of a religious community
noticeable
capable or worthy of drawing attention
outrageous
grossly offensive to decency or morality
perceive
to become aware of through the senses
conceit
feelings of excessive pride
peruse
examine or consider with attention and in detail
pilgrimage
a journey to a holy place
pronunciation
the manner in which someone utters a word
psychiatry
the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
psychiatric
the practice or science of diagnosing and treating mental disorders
pursue
go in search of or hunt for
queue
a line of people or vehicles
questionnaire
a form containing a set of questions
reminisce
recall the past
rhythm
recurring at regular intervals