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Confusables

Invent your own sentences to show the difference in meaning, grammar or use between these words.

enervate,innovate|a part,apart|pen,pencil|wave,waive|abdicate,abrogate,arrogate|imply,infer|obtuse,abstruse|lob,lobby|pit,pith|irrigate,irritate|serf,surf|Asia,azure|elicit,solicit|loth,loathe|sale,sail|who’s,whose|enemy,enmity|infectious,contagious|profession,calling|bar,ban|swelter,welter|vacillate,oscillate|canvas,canvass|uphold,hold-up,hold up|collie,collier|must,ought|instinct,distinct|oblivious,unconscious|me,myself,I|solace,sostice|invent,discover|terrifying,terrific|lightening,lightning|impose,impulse|possible,feasible|unclean,dirty|fewer,less|expand,expend|adept,adapt,adopt|instinctive,distinctive|insure,ensure,assure|shore,sure|greet,hail,hale|street,lane|disinterested,uninterested|invisible,transparent|founded,foundered|light,alight|ultimately,finally|vicious,viscous|laid,lain|suit,suite|transfer,transform|right,rite,write|imperial,imperious|hungry,greedy|already,all ready|constant,continuous,continual|evasion,avoidance|weed,weed out|annual,annul|illustrate,illustrious|stop,stay|prise,prize,pry|angel,angle|nature,nurture|charity,benevolence|convince,convict|discriminate,distinguish|casualty,casually|assistance,assistants|beach,beech|bizarre,bazarre|shall,should|drive,steer|envelop,envelope|blunder,plunder|who,which,that|inconsistent,inconstant|formally,formerly|squander,scatter|censor,censer,censure|tug,haul|my,mine|collaborate,corroborate|different,diffident|each,every,all|overhear,over here|were,we’re|infamous,obscure|optimistic,hopeful|ship,boat|expedient,expeditious|cite,site,sight|peak,peek,pique|circular,round|campaign,complain|amount,number|treason,betrayal|erratic,erroneous|draught,draft|device,devise|bath,bathe|forestall,install|gorilla,guerilla|latent,patent|grave,tomb|allude,elude|sober,serious|captive,captivated|grown,grew,groan|assume,resume,presume|affection,affectation|abate,bated|custom,rite|hoard,horde|photo,photo’s,photos’|ease,leisure|allusion,illusion|forbear,forebear|infuriate,infiltrate|desire,design|venal,venial|affect,effect|prevent,preempt|conceited,conceived|indignation,indignity|precede,proceed|rhyme,rime,poem|stimulus,stimulant|intervene,interrupt|hot,tepid,warm|wet,whet|pomp,splendour|expensive,expendable|concurrent,consecutive|wrote,rote|profligate,prolific|laundry,laundrette|flower,flour|clamp,cramp|town,village|exhausting,tiresome|regular,frequent|span,spun|aristocrat,autocrat|flaunt,flout|convey,convoy|sanitation,sanity|ones,one’s|invade,evade|tore,torn|biannual,biennial|leave,abandon,desert|historic,historical,hysterical|summon,invite,invitation|ahead,forward,foreword|there,their,they’re|principal,principle|custom,customs,costume|desert,dessert|till,until|service,surface|flounder,founder|alter,altar|bygone,bypass|descent,dissent|acquaint,acquit|anomalous,anonymous|authoritarian,authoritative|wake,awake|Gall,Gaul|fowl,foul|raucous,rousing|explicit,implicit|indifferent,similar|lighten,enlighten|conform,confirm|strident,stringent|lamp,light,torch|presumptive,presumptuous|were,where|capital,capitol|dress,sport,wear|board,bored|sever,severe,several|militia,military|your,you’re|stalemate,checkmate|magificent,magnanimous,munificent|popular,populous|allay,alley,ally|chivalry,civility|implicate,imply|teacher,lecturer,professor|overdo,overdue|price,cost,value|peace,truce|criticise,critique,condemn|contemptuous,contemptible|pride,pried|enormity,immensity|steady,stealthy|differ,vary|beneficent,benevolent|nagging,niggling|animation,animosity|complicated,complicit|compose,comprise|repellent,repulsive|proposal,proposition|except,accept|bury,cover,dig|rind,peel,skin|compulsive,compulsory|exorbitant,extortionate|vane,vain,vein|external,extraneous|interview,interrogate|several,various|learn,teach|meticulous,scrupulous|correspondence,correspondents|fancy,elaborate|broad,wide|impulse,impel|practical,practicable|regiment,regimen|waist,waste|climactic,climatic|childish,childlike|unless,except|impetuous,impertinent,importunate|lead,led|courteous,obsequious,curt|ultimate,penultimate|genuine,ingenious|primary,primitive|low,short|councillor,counsellor|disclaim,declaim|too,also,very|civil,civilian|raw,roar|paws,pause|meet,meat,mete|impractical,impracticable|passed,past|disloyal,unfaithful|e.g.,etc.,i.e.|prophecy,prophesy|aghast,ghastly|connote,denote|earthen,earthly|congenial,congenital|alternately,alternatively|addition,edition|overlook,oversee|attract,detract,distract|moon,satellite|seen,scene|pier,peer|patience,patients|crumb,pinch,sliver|keepsake,namesake|statue,stature,statute|loose,loosen,lose|liable,libel|abandon,postpone|sewer,drain|present,gift|herd,heard|personify,impersonate|guilt,gilt,girt|gait,gate|curious,curios|assassinate,murder,kill|endue,undue|spoke,spoken|forbidden,forbade|raise,rise,arise|aboard,board,bored|broke,broken|loneliness,solitude|eyrie,eerie|flair,flare|maul,worry|fog,fug|freedom,liberty|appear,seem,seam|liar,lyre|broadcast,publish|arcane,archaic,antique|farther,further|naturist,naturalist|standard,average|pasture,pastor|bridal,bridle|wary,weary|behind,beyond|Europe,The European Union|muted,mutual|hire,higher|precipitate,precipitous|sheer,shear|may be,maybe|insult,assault|composition,composure|destiny,destination|ally,friend,confederate|deduction,induction|unwillingly,unwittingly|burst,explode,pop|colliery,mine|literal,literate|right,obligation|sensual,sensuous|red,scarlet|distinct,distinctive,distinguished|cool,chilly|ceremonial,ceremonious|shop,buy,sell|comfort,console,luxury|intolerable,intolerant|tour,visit|continually,continuously|credit,creditable|emit,omit|overlook,look over,oversee|forceful,forcible|tortuous,torturous|social,sociable|remind,remember|jealous,envious|role,roll|swell,inflate|sensational,sensual|laborious,tedious|discordant,discourteous|cell,sell|global,spherical|reasonable,rational|width,girth|peace,piece,calm|wry,awry|approve,condone,tolerate|mordant,trenchant|suspect,suspicious|cant,can’t|succeed,supersede|some time,sometime,sometimes|classic,classics,classical|tactics,strategy|decided,decisive|observance,observation|crumble,crumple|delay,defer,postpone|amused,bemused|practice,practise|paw,pour|manifold,manifest|brake,break|revolution,revolt|volatile,voluble|due,dew|blithe,lithe|besotted,intoxicated|intend,purpose|climate,weather,whether|regretful,regrettable|mistake,error,confuse|judicial,judicious|cast,caste|avenge,revenge|can,could|truant,tyrant|revive,refresh|raze,raise,erase|pronouncement,pronunciation|loathe,loath|species,specious,spurious|each,both|progress,process|beside,besides|draw,sketch|honest,frank,blunt|oversight,negigence|humility,humiliation|recall,recollect|journey,trip,voyage|marriage,wedding|elder,older|trust,tryst|pamper,pander|idle,idol|look out,lookout|see,notice,watch|turn a deaf ear,turn a blind eye|constitute,institute|lair,layer|though,through|since,ago|dare,risk|profit,prophet|scar,scare|gossip,rumour,scandal|wander,wonder|muse,amuse|rub,scrub|mistaken,wrong|coast,shore|advice,advise|ambiguous,ambivalent|imitate,intimate|apt,liable|faze,phase|airs,heirs|scold,scald|pharmacist,chemist|prolong,postpone|every one,everyone|initial,original|worse,worst|contented,contentious|lay,lie|restive,restful|apostle,apostate|quiet,quite,quit|replete,complete|break away,breakaway|novel,new|coarse,course|fond,fondle|bawl,brawl|allude,refer|aid,aide|wont,won’t|insular,peninsula|council,counsel|lessen,lesson|verbal,oral|defective,deficient|portent,potent|fatal,fateful|repent,relent|brief,instruct|buy,bye|resident,residual|reply,retort|chart,charter|rain,reign,rein|suspend,suspense|demolish,diminish|manslaughter,murder|swam,swum|publicity,public|plain,plane|debt,debit|despatch,disturb|stayed,staid|fair,fare|recourse,resource|perspective,prospective|sought,sort|heroin,heroine|manner,manor|engineer,mechanic,mechanical|ashamed,shamed|whereas,wherever|hurry,harry|ascent,assent,accent|spare,sparse|waver,waiver|rhyme,rhythm|indolent,indigent|interred,interned|wood,wooden|unworthy,worthless|precarious,precocious|cannon,canon|tail,tale|warn,threaten|doctor,surgeon,surgery|induce,seduce|dilemma,difficulty|pray,prey|premise,premises|compass,pair of compasses|elicit,illicit,solicit|poignant,pungent|torpid,turgid,turbid|poor,pour,pore|consist of,consist 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least|expedition,expedient|weak,week|breath,breathe|shine,polish,glow|strip,stripe|impertinent,pert,pertinent|threw,through|deprived,depraved|require,request,requisition|born,borne|stained,tainted|anticipate,expect,foretell|inflammable,inflammatory|Briton,Britain|bad,badly|hardly,hardy|bar,bare,barre|saturnine,sanguine|deceptive,deceitful|cheap,cheep,chip|appraise,apprise,praise|crawl,creep|bravado,courage|behold,beholden|dusk,dawn|academic,scholar|all together,altogether|cereal,serial|palate,palette|among,between|abated,baited,bated|criticism,censure|lobby,persuade|gruel,gruelling|rebate,refund|incite,insight|bear,bare|take aback,take back|bound for,bound to|guest,guessed|throne,thrown|current,temporary|enjoin,enjoy,adjoin|appease,please|illegible,ineligible|deprecate,depreciate|confide,confess|stationary,stationery|throws,throes|acknowledge,recognise,know|through,thorough|silent,quiet|declare,declaim,denounce|command,commend|discreet,discrete|aloud,allowed|scramble,scamper,scuttle|singly,singularly|outstretched,overstretched|mislead,mislay,lose|choke,strangle|covet,covert|blend,mix|incredible,incredulous|verses,versus|climate,climax|answerable,soluble|conscription,description,dictation|invade,enter|courtesy,curtsy|retinue,revenue|start,startle|noisome,noisy|temperate,temperature,temporary|rebel,repel|later,latter|capitulated,capitalise|debit,debt|rigorous,severe|chase,pursue|corps,core,corpse|smother,stifle|adverse,averse|quote,quotation|immortal,immoral|borrow,lend,loan|uncoloured,colourless|masterful,masterly|poisonous,toxic,venomous|taut,taught|tainted,tinted|friar,fryer|taken,took|mute,moot|will,would|then,next|bruise,scar|shade,colour|foolish,foolhardy|depose,impose|costly,expensive,pricey|extravagant,generous|thoughtless,unthinking|explain,express|pretty,quite,rather|loot,spoil|elegant,eligible|compare,contrast|marital,martial,marshal|hire,lease,rent|coherent,cohesive|until,by|conscience,conscious|aware,awake,alert|pale,pail,paling|exceedingly,excessively|exact,precise|aloud,a 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