Top 75 Misused English Word Pairs - Winn Trivette II, MA - ebook
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Can you use “compliment” or “complement” correctly in English? Knowing the difference between words with similar meanings will help boost your English fluency and your confidence to speak and write the language well. Start using these 75 misused English word pairs the right way today.  

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Top 75 Misused English Word Pairs

Winn Trivette, MA

Published by Winn Trivette, MA, 2018.

While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this book, the publisher assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein.

TOP 75 MISUSED ENGLISH WORD PAIRS

First edition. July 12, 2018.

Copyright © 2018 Winn Trivette, MA.

Written by Winn Trivette, MA.

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Table of Contents

Title Page

Copyright Page

Dedication

PREFACE

WORD PAIRS: A to N

WORD PAIRS: P to Z

QUIZ

QUIZ ANSWERS

Also By Winn Trivette, MA

About the Author

 

to Mom, Melissa, Heather, Alex, and Noel with all my love

PREFACE 

Accept" or "except"? "Complement" or "compliment"? "Principal" or "principle"?

Don’t misuse any of these words while writing letters, memos, or reports for the boss. These words are similar in sound, spelling, or meaning.

Your confusion stops today!

As an experienced English professor of more than 10 years, I know students have doubts about these tough, but essential small points of the language.

That is why I wrote Top 75 Misused English Word Pairs.

Study these commonly confused words with definitions, example sentences, and practice exercises that should help you not only understand these words but use them correctly.

Use Top 75 Misused English Word Pairs to improve your English now.

Take the book to the office or class.

When you have a doubt, look up the term and then use it correctly the first time!

Good luck,

Professor Winn

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About the Author

Professor Winn is an experienced English professor for more than a decade.

If you need to strengthen your English skills – either for a promotion at the office or prepare for the IELTS or TOEFL exam, reserve your class today with me – Professor Winn!

ABBREVIATIONS

(adj.) – adjective

(adv.) – adverb

(n.) – noun

(prep.) – preposition

(v.) – verb

WORD PAIRS: A to N

1.  ACCEPT – (v.) - to agree to receive or do Ex: The store only accepts cash for purchases.

EXCEPT – (prep.) – not including Ex: You can leave work early except on Mondays.

2.  AESTHETIC – (adj.) - relating to an appealing or unappealing visual look or atmosphere. Ex: The aesthetics of Greek temples are exemplary of ancient architecture.

ASCETIC – (adj.) – used to talk about the avoidance of pleasure due to self-discipline. Ex: Many religions support ascetic practices in both eating and grooming.

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