Most Commonly Confusing Words In English Part III

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Most Commonly Confusing Words In English Part III

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 Coma and Comma:

Coma means an unnatural deep sleep while Comma is punctuation.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Coma for deep sleep has single ‘‘M’’ while the other has double ‘‘M’’.

2 Difference between Confident and Confidant:

Confident means feelings of certainty and surety about something while Confidant means a person entrusted with secretes of private affairs.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Confident for certain has ‘‘E’’ after ‘‘D’’ while Confidant has ‘‘A’’ after ‘‘D’’.

3 Difference between Confess and Admit:

Admit means to acknowledge as true while Confess means to acknowledge the responsibility of guilt.

To keep their difference in mind please remembers that confess caries an element of acknowledging responsibility of guilt for a crime while the other not.

4 Difference between Currant and Current:

Currant means small sweet dried grapes, used in cooking and baking, while Current means of the present time.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Currant for dried grapes has ‘‘A’’ after double ‘‘R’’ while the other has ‘‘E’’ instead of ‘‘A’’.

5 Difference between Dear and Deer:

Dear means love one while Deer is an animal.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Dear for loved has single ‘‘E’’ and after ‘‘E’’ it has ‘‘A’’ while Deer has double ‘‘E’’.

 

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6 Difference between Deference and Difference:

Deference means regard, respect while Difference means dissimilarity.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Deference for regard has ‘‘E’’ after ‘‘D’’ and also it has single ‘‘F’’ while Difference for dissimilarity has ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘D’’ and also it has double ‘‘F’’.

7 Difference between Dependent and Dependant:

Dependent means depending upon while Dependant means the dependence of one person on another for food, shelter etc.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Dependent for depending upon has ‘‘E’’ after ‘‘D’’ while the other one has ‘‘A’’ instead of ‘‘E’’.

8 Difference between Depositary and Depository:

Depositary means a person with whom something is deposited, a trustee while Depository means a place where goods or something valuable is stored.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Depositary for trustee has ‘‘A’’ after ‘‘T’’ while Depository for store room has ‘‘O’’ after ‘‘T’’.

9 Difference between Dissent and Descent:

Dissent means disagreement while Descent means a downward movement through a slope.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that Dissent for disagreement has ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘D’’ and also it has double ‘‘S’’ while Descent for downward has ‘‘E’’ instead of ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘D’’ and also it has single ‘‘S’’.

10 Difference between Descent and Decent:

Descent means downward motion through a slope while Decent means well behaved.

To keep their difference in mind please remember that   Descent for downward movement has ‘‘S’’ after ‘‘E’’ and before ‘‘C’’ while Decent for well-behaved has no ‘‘S’’.

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