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Confusing Words from Draft to Ear
Do you write a rough draft or a rough draught? Would you place your clothes in a draw or drawer? Are the two going to have a dual or duel? Will the prisoner be taken to the dudgeon or dungeon?
Confusing Words from Dissidence to Doyenne
Would you call a female deer a do, doe, or dough? When you take a nap, do you does, doughs, or doze? When you finish a project, are you done or dun with it? Is the senior male member of a group a doyen or doyenne?
Confusing Words from Dine to Disinterested
Would you go out to diner or dinner? Would you take a dinghy or dingy out on the lake? When you find facts that prove something is wrong, do you disprove or disapprove it? Are you disinterested or uninterested when you have absolutely no interest in something?
Confusing Words from Deprecation to Dyes
Would you order desert or dessert after dinner? Do you device or devise a plan? Is the grass wet with dew, do, or due in the morning? If you wish to change the color of a shirt, would you die or dye it?
Confusing Words from Decease to Deprivation
Is an illness a decease or a disease? Would a fair person be described as decent, descent, or dissent? Would you want to defuse or diffuse a bom
Confusing Words from Currant to Deer
Would you eat a currant pie or a current pie? Does a cygnet or a signet swim across a lake? Would you visit a dairy or a diary? Do dear or deer live in the woods?
Confusing Words from Crevasse to Curette
Would you hide a key in a crevasse or in a crevice? Would you invite a critic or a critique to dine at your restaurant? Would you stand in a cue, a Kew, or a queue to get tickets for a movie?
Confusing Words from Corespondents to Credulous
Is writing letters a form of corespondents, correspondence, or correspondents? Would you learn the definition of cosign or cosine in math class? Would a polite lady courtesy, curtesy, or curtsy? Do children like to play in the creak or in the creek?
Confusing Words from Consonance to Correspondent
Do those in kindergarten learn their consonance or consonants? Is the flu contagious or contiguous? Would rebels stage a coo or a coup? Does an apple have a core or a corps?
Confusing Words from Complacence to Conscious
Would you find a conch or a conk on the beach? Do you want to concur or conquer your enemies? If you can see and hear what is going on around you, are you conscience or conscious?
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