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Glossary of Usage: Index of Commonly Confused Words

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Glossary of Usage: Index of Commonly Confused Words

"Advice" or "advise"? "Farther" or "further"? "Principal" or "principle"? It's easy to confuse words that are similar in sound, spelling, or meaning. But with a bit of review it's also easy to clear up such confusions.

Here in our Glossary of Usage you'll find more than 300 sets of commonly confused words--with links to definitions, examples, and practice exercises that should help you keep these words straight. You can test your understanding of these words at our Review Quiz: Commonly Confused Words and Quiz on 20 Commonly Confused Words.

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Review:
Test your understanding of these words at our Review Quiz: Commonly Confused Words and Quiz on 20 Commonly Confused Words.

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