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Often Confused Words

Today we will look at two more words that are often confused, the are: STATIONARY and STATIONERY

Stationary means: something that is motionless, not moving

Stationery means: writing or other office materials

Tomorrow we will look at two more easily confused words.

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Often Confused word

There are some words that sound so much alike but have different meaning. Sometimes these words can be confusing and are used in the wrong manner. In this post I will discuss two of those words.

COMPLIMENT and COMPLEMENT

While these two words sound the same their meanings are different.

COMPLIMENT: is a polite expression of  praise or admiration. For example “I love you hair it looks wonderful.”

COMPLEMENT: means to add something in a way that enhances it or make it seem perfect. For example “Her jacket complements her dress. It adds a touch of elegance.

I hope you are no longer confused about these two words. Stay tuned for more confusing words.

 

 

 

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Vocabulary Corner

Today’s word is: MALAISE

Pronounced: ma-laise

Meaning: A general feeling of discomfort, illness, or uneasiness whose exact cause is difficult to identify.

Synonyms: melancholy, anxiety, depression, disquiet

Stayed tuned tomorrow for another word in Vocabulary Corner