Friday, July 17, 2015

Vocabulary - Commonly Confused Words

Vocabulary is not just about learning ‘big’ words. It is also about knowing the difference between words that are similar in spelling or pronunciation or are similar in any other way. Let’s look at some commonly confused words. These would be  useful especially while dealing with the questions on  FIB

The ability, right, or permission to approach, enter, speak with, or use; admittance
The fact of exceeding something else in amount or degree.
Going beyond what is regarded as customary or proper. 
The act of coming into the possession of a right, title, office, etc.: accession to the throne.
An increase by something added: an accession of territory. 

A person who produces works in any of the arts that are primarily subject to aesthetic criteria.
Artiste (ahr-teest)
An artist, esp. an actor, singer, dancer, or other public performer.
A person skilled in an applied art; a craftsperson. E.g. a carpenter. 

A passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication
Something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality.

To act on; produce a change in. 
Something that is produced by an agency or cause; result; consequence
To produce as an effect; bring about; accomplish; make happen: 

An elevated place like a platform, at which religious rites are performed.
To make different in some way. 

Create sentences using these words. 

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