Confusing Words

English is often a confusing language. There are many words that although pronounced similarly mean different things. Given below is a list of some of the most confusing words of English language.

AVOCATION AND VOCATION
AVOCATION-: a job done apart from a main job, usually done for pleasure
VOCATION-: it refers to the main job of a person
CHECK AND CHEQUE
CHECK-: to examine
CHEQUE-: is a form in which you can sign and pay someone instead of giving them money.
TENOR AND TENURE
TENOR-: the general character or meaning of something
TENURE-: period of time of something
DRAUGHT AND DROUGHT
DRAUGHT-: the quantity of water drunk at a time
DROUGHT-: the time when there is no water
AUGHT AND OUGHT
AUGHT-: anything
OUGHT-: should
BEAR AND BARE
BEAR-: to endure something
BARE-: something that is uncovered
CONFIDANT AND CONFIDENT
CONFIDANT-: someone who could be trusted
CONFIDENT-: sure
COARSE AND COURSE
COARSE-: rough
COURSE-: a subject that you study/direction/part of meal
CITE AND SITE
CITE-: to quote someone/something
SITE-: a place chosen for either making a house/school or anything else
DISEASE AND DECEASE
DISEASE-: illness
DECEASE-: death
HUMAN AND HUMANE
HUMAN-: connected with people rather than machines or god or animals
HUMANE-: refers to something sympathetic.

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