Commonly Confused Words in English

Commonly Confused Words in English

Palate: Roof of the mouth

Palette: Board for mixing colors


Sight: Ability to see

Site: Location or place


Storey: Level of a building

Story: Tale or account


Tortuous: Complex of full or twists

Torturous: Suffering of full or pain


Pole: Long, slender piece of wood

Poll: Vote in an election


Aural: Relating to ears or hearing

Oral: Relates to the mouth or spoken word


Canvas: Strong type of cloth

Canvass: Seek someone’s vote


Coarse: Rough or uneven

Course: Direction, school object


Currant: Dried grape

Current: Happening now


Disinterested: Impartial

Uninterested: Not interested


Dual: Having two parts

Duel: Contest between two participants


Loose: Set free or unfasten

Lose: Be deprived of or fail to win