Confusing Words

English vocabulary has many problematic or confusing words or word pairs that can cause confusion for any writer.

The most common reason is because they are one of the two types of homonyms.

Homophones are words that sound the same but differ in meaning or spelling. Homographs are spelled the same but differ in meaning or pronunciation.

It always pays to check your writing carefully to avoid making mistakes with confusing words.

Our list of articles covers some of the most commonly confused words to help you improve your writing.

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