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Commonly Confused Words

Discreet & Discrete

Discreet - to be careful not to offend or embarrass someone with their words

  • We have to keep this conversion discreet, because I do not want my sister to find out we spoke.
  • Do you think the boss will be discreet about the situation?
  • The teacher needs to be very discreet.
  • The doctors are very discreet around their patiences
  • My little brother is not very discreet. He says what he feels like saying.

Discrete - separate; distinct; individual; non-continuous

  • Our school has three discrete sections.
  • The two languages are very discrete from each other.
  • There are six discrete categories of books in the store.
  • There are some words that have several discrete meanings.
  • We created a few discrete categories in order to lower the tax that you have to pay.
  • We cut the paper into three discrete sections.

Collect & Gather

Cereal & Serial

Coach & Couch

Cake & Cupcake

Crack Up & Crack Down

Crack Up & Crack Down Quiz

Carry & Hold

Carry On & Carry Out

Compact & Small

Compact & Small Quiz

Center & Centre

Cry & Tear

Cry & Tear Quiz

Clothes & Cloth

Clothes & Cloth Quiz

Change & Charge

Change & Charge Quiz

Cold & Freezing

Cold & Freezing Quiz

Come Back & Go Back

Cook & Cooker

Cook & Cooker Quiz

Cell & Sell

Cell & Sell Quiz

Close & Closed

Cheap & Inexpensive

Cheap & Inexpensive Quiz

Cord & Chord

Cord & Chord Quiz

Believe - Count On - Depend

Can & May

Can & May Quiz

Can't & Must

Can't & Must Quiz

Could & Would

Could & Should

Discreet & Discrete

Dream vs Goal

Draw & Drawer

Draw & Drawer Quiz

Dive & Drive

Dive & Drive Quiz

Deer & Dear

Deer & Dear Quiz

Dairy & Diary

Dairy & Diary Quiz

Defriend & Unfriend

Despite & In sprite Of

Do & Make

Do & Make - Quiz

Discover & Figure Out

Dull & Boring

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Confusing Words Staring With A

Confusing Words Staring With B

Confusing Words Staring With C - D

Confusing Words Staring With E - F - G

Confusing Words Staring With H - I

Confusing Words Staring With J - K - L - M - N - O

Confusing Words Staring With P - Q - R

Confusing Words Staring With S

Confusing Words Staring With T

Confusing Words Staring With U - V - W - X - Y - Z