Common Mistakes of Spelling


1.Cereal  (grain.)  Serial  (sequence.)
2.Chagrin  (vexation.) Chagreen  (leather of ass, horse.)
3.Collision  (crush, smash.)  Collusion  (conspiracy, collaboration.)
4.Complement  (addition.)  Compliment  (accolade, bouquet.)
5.Confidant  (bosom friend, intimate.)  Confident  (sanguine.)
6.Beach  (seashore.)  Beech  (a large tree with gray bake.)
7.Birth  (nativity, genesis.) Berth  (bunk, bed.)
8.Calendar  (schedule of date.)  Calender  (machine to press cloths.)
9.Oblation  (offerings to god.)  Obligation  (condition of being bound..)
10.Odious  (extremely unpleasant, repulsive.) Odorous  (full of smell.)
11.Personality  (individual's distinctive character.)    Personalty  (personal property.)
12.Peak  (apex.)     Pique  (make a feeling of irritation.)
13.Rout  (debacle, trouncing.)    Route  (way, course, passage.)
14.Session  (meeting.)   Cession  (surrender.)
15.Sooth  (truth.)  Soothe  (calm, subdue.)
16.Stationary  (motionless, parked.)  Stationery  (paper, pen and other materials for writing.)
17.Straight  (linear.) Strait  (channel.)
18.Knave  (dishonest or unscrupulous. Nave  (central part of church.
19.Naval  (relating to navy.)  Navel  (central point of a place.)
20.Style  (manner, approach.) Stile  (an arrangement of steps to climb over.)
21.Summary  (synopsis, encapsulation.)  Summery  (related to summer.)
22.Vicious  (brutal, ferocious, savage.) Viscous  (sticky, gummy.)
23.Wrath  (anger, outrage.)   Wreathe  (cover, festoon.)
24.Eminent=illustrious, exulted.  Imminent=forthcoming, approaching.
25.Cord=rope, string.  Chord=a Straight line joining the ends of an arc.
26.Currant=a small dried fruit.    Current=contemporary, stream.
27.Emerge=come out, come forth.   Immerse=submerge, drench.
28. Excite=thrill, exhilarate.   Incite=stir up, provoke.
29.Formally=traditionally, ritually.   Formerly=previously, once upon a time.
30.Gloss=smooth surface.   Gloze=make excuse.
31.Hoard=a store of valuable things     Horde=large group of people.
32.Kernel=essence, seed.   Colonel=a rank of army officer.
33.Luxuriant=rich and profuse in growth.  Luxurious=giving self-indulgent pleasure.
34.Cord=rope, string.Chord=a Straight line joining the ends of an arc.
35.Currant=a small dried fruit.     Current=contemporary, stream.
36.Defer=postpone, mothball.  Differ=contrast.
37. Exhibition --- 'hibi'
38. Facsimile --- 'simi'
39. Fictitious --- 'titi'
40. Fluorescent --- 'uo', 'esce'
41. Grammar --- 'amma'
42. Grievance --- 'ie'
43. Guarantee --- 'ua', 'ee'
44. Guerrilla --- 'ue', 'rr', 'll'
45. Interference/ Reference/ Conference -- 'single f', 'single r'
46. Jewellery-- '3 e', 'll'
47. Liaison-- 'iai'
48. Maneuver-- 'eu'
49. Mediocre -- 'ocre'
50.Abstract=conceptual.   Extract=withdraw.
51.Accede=agree to.  Exceed=surpass.
52.Adapt=become habituated.Adept=proficient.
53.Adduce=mention, proffer. Induce=encourage, spark off.
54.Demur=protest, take issue.Demure=modest, unassuming, decent.
55.Deprecate=deplore, abhor. Depreciate=devalue, mark down.
122) Misspell (2013)
123) Missionary (09,13)
124) Moustache/mustache ( 2009,13)
125)Psychology (09,11,12)
126) Magnanimous (2010)
127) Occasion (08,09,10,11)
128) Possession (10,12)
129) passenger (2010)
130) Ascertain (2012)
131) Commentary (06, 07,11)
132) Conscientious (2010)
133) Ceiling (2010)
134) Constellation (08,10)
135) Chrysanthemum (2009)
137) Adulteration (2018,09,13)
138) Acquiescence (2013)
139. Diabetes --- 'dia', 'be'
140. Messenger -- '3 e'
141. Mileage-- 'ea'
142. Millennium-- 'll', 'nn'
143. Millionaire -- 'aire'
144. Minuscule-- 'uscu'
145. Miscellaneous -- 'ella'
146. Nuisance-- 'nui'
147. Occasion -- 'cc'
148. Occurrence -- 'cc', 'rr', 'ence'
149. Oppression -- 'pp', 'ss'
150. Onomatopoeia -- '4 o'
151. Palatable -- '3 a'
152. Parallel -- '2 a', 'll'
153. Perseverance -- '4 e'
154. Personnel -- 'nnel'
155. Phenomenon -- 'enom', 'enon'
156. Picnicking --- '3 i'
157. Pneumonia/ Pneumatics -- 'pneu'
158. Precedence-- '4 e'
159. Presumptuous -- 'mpt', '3 u'
160. Profession -- 'ss'
161. Questionnaire -- 'question + naire'
162. Recession-- 'ss'
163. Rehearsal -- 'e-e-a-a'
164. Restaurant-- 'aur', 'ant'
165. Satellite -- 'll'
166. Scintillation -- 'cin', 'till'
167. Shakespeare -- 'shake', 'eare'
168. Skiing -- 'ii'
169. Sophomore -- '3 o'
170. Superintendent -- 'super', 'in', 'ten', 'dent'
171. Commentary --- 'mm', 'ary'
172. Committee --- 'mm', 'tt', 'ee'
173. Connoisseur --- 'onno', 'ss'
174. Conscious --- 'sci'
175. Correspondence --- 'rr', 'ence'
176. Courteous --- 'court', 'eo'
177. Curriculum --- 'rr', 'ulum'
178. Deficiency --- 'fici'
179. Assessment --- 'ss', 'ss'
180. Diarrhoea --- 'dia', 'rr', 'hoea'
181. Discipline --- '3 i'
182. Efficiency --- 'ff', 'ici'
183. Dysentery --- '2 y'
184. Enthusiastic --- 'sias'
185. Envelope --- 've', 'pe'
186. Entrepreneur --- 'tre', 'pre', 'neur'
188.Adverse > Averse
189.Allusion (reference) > Illusion (delusion, apparition)
190.Altar (mound, platform) > Alter (revamp, redo)
191.Alternately (to occur in a successive manner.) > Alternatively  (on the other hand, otherwise.)
192.Assay  (evaluation, scrutiny.) > Essay  (article, endeavor.)
193.Apology for-- something > Apology to-- a person
194.Angry at-- something > Angry with-- a person
195.Bias towards-- in favour > Bias against-- in unfavour
196.Blind of-- cannot see  > Blind to-- indifferent
197.Compare to---- between heterogeneous items > Compare with-- between homogeneous items
198.Concerned for-- anxious  > Concerned with-- involved
199.Consist in-- existed > Consist of-- made of
200.Deal in-- something > Deal with-- person
201.Elicit=obtain, extract. > Illicit=illegal, felonious.
202.Eligible=qualified, entitled. > Illegible=unreadable.
203.Yolk=yellow internal part of egg. > Yoke=a wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of the two animals.
204.Zealous=fervent, ardent, forbid.  >  Jealous=resentful, envious, covetous.

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