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Advice leaflets originally produced for the Study Advice Service in the University of Hull, which holds the copyright:

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This page was one of the leaflets originally produced for the Study Advice Service in the University of Hull, which holds the copyright. It was intended to provide a short checklist of common spelling errors. AWE has added links from those errors about which it has a separate article.

Awe has a category called Spelling common errors which contains rather more of these confused words which you may want to consult.

a as at
access assess excess
ascent accent assent
affect affected effect
allowed aloud
any nay many
assistance assistant assistants
choose chose chosen choice
complaint compliant
complement compliment
continual continues continuous
country county
countries counties
decent descend descent dissent
delete delate dilate
deprecate depreciate
discreet discrete
distinguish extinguish
earl early
evince evoke
excise exercise
excite exit
exciting exiting
exist existing
extant extent extend
font fount front
for fro
form from
found founded
friend fiend fried
late later latter
loose lose
loosed loosen
loss lost
manage manager mange manger
past passed
pendant pedant
persecute prosecute
persecute prosecution
posse posses possess possesses
practice practise
prescribe proscribe
prescription proscription
principal principle
propose purpose
pubic public
quiet quite
recent resent
present pre-set
stationary stationery
stayed strayed staid
straight strait
test text
than that then
these theses thesis
to top
trail trial
which witch


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