Commonly Misspelled Words: List 1

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  1. absence
    the state of being not present
  2. acquaintance
    a person with whom you are familiar
  3. axle
    a shaft on which a wheel rotates
  4. camouflage
    fabric making a wearer hard to distinguish from a background
  5. chauvinism
    fanatical patriotism
  6. conscious
    having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
  7. defiant
    boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
  8. difference
    the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
  9. ecstasy
    a state of elated bliss
  10. existence
    the state or fact of being
  11. genius
    unusual mental ability
  12. imitate
    reproduce someone's behavior or looks
  13. jewelry
    an adornment made of precious metals and set with gems
  14. lightning
    flash of light from an electric discharge in the atmosphere
  15. necessary
    absolutely essential
  16. parliament
    a legislative assembly in certain countries
  17. pleasant
    being in harmony with your taste or likings
  18. raspberry
    red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
  19. sacrilegious
    grossly irreverent toward what is considered holy
  20. tattoo
    a design on the skin made by pricking and staining
Created on July 12, 2022 (updated July 14, 2022)

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