Most Commonly Confusing Words In English Part VIII

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Most Commonly Confusing Words In English Part VIII

I have collected a few most commonly confusing words. These words almost pronounced same but they have different meanings and so is different their use. Please keep in mind that in English language each word gives different meaning at different time depending upon its use. In this post I have just pointed out only that meaning of every word that can help you to keep their difference in mind. I hope you would like my effort. I have tried my best to avoid any mistake but still if you find any, please point out that by commenting in the comment box.

1 Difference between Mote and Moat:

Mote means a particle of dust while Moat means a ditch filled with water around a castle.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Mote for particle has an ‘‘E’’ in the end while Moat for ditch has an ‘‘A’’ after ‘‘O’’ and it has no ‘‘E’’ in the end.

2 Difference between Meet and Meat:

Meet means to see someone or to come face to face with someone while Meat means flesh.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Meet for seeing has two ‘‘E’’ after ‘’M’’ while Meat for flesh has one ‘‘A’’ and one ‘‘E’’ instead of two ‘‘E’’.

3 Difference between Medal and Meddle:

Medal means a piece of metal usually coin shape to someone for his distinguished work while Meddle means to interfere with.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Medal for piece of metal has an ‘‘A’’ after ‘‘D’’. Also it has only one ‘‘D’’ while Meddle for interference has no ‘‘A’’ and instead of ‘‘A’’ it has ‘‘D’’ that makes the number of ‘‘D’’ two.

4 Difference between Mantel and Mantle:

Mantel means a fireplace while Mantle means a sleeveless cloak.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Mantel for fireplace has an ‘‘E’’ immediately after ‘‘T’’ while Mantle for cloak has an ‘‘E’’ in the end, that is. after ‘‘L’’

5 Difference between Meter and Metre:

Meter means a device used to measure while Metre is the unit of length.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Meter for device has no ‘‘E’’ in the end while Metre for unit of length has an ‘‘E’’ in the end.

 

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6 Difference between Moral and Morale:

Moral is concerned with the attitude and character of a person while Morale indicates the tone and general conduct of the troops.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Moral for character has no ‘‘E’’ while Moral for troops’ confidence has an ‘‘E’’ in the end.

7 Difference between Ordinance and Ordnance:

Ordinance means order given by authority while Ordnance means heavy artillery.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Ordinance for order has an ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘D’’ while Ordnance for heavy gun has no ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘D’’.

8 Difference between Pain and Pane:

Pain means suffering of body while Pane means a single sheet of glass in a division of a window.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Pain for suffering has an ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘A’’ while Pane for piece of glass has no ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘A’’ but it has an ‘‘E’’ in the end.

9 Difference between Peace and Piece:

Peace means state of freedom from war while Piece means part or bit of a solid substance.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Peace for freedom from war has ‘‘A’’ after ‘‘E’’ while Piece for part has no ‘‘A’’ and it has ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘P’’.

10 Difference between Pore and Pour:

Pore means a tiny opening especially in skin of an animal while Pour means to flow liquid in a continuous stream.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Pore for small hole has an ‘‘E’’ in the end while Pour for flow of liquid has no ‘‘E’’ but it has ‘‘U’’ after ‘‘O’’.

 

 

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