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accept/except
accept: to agree to take

except: to exclude
adapt/adopt/adept
adapt: to make it suitable for a particular purpose

adopt: to choose as one's own

adept: highly skilled
allude/elude/allusion/illusion
allude: to make a subtle reference to

elude: to escape from

allusion: a subtle reference

illusion: a deception or misconception
ambivalent/ambiguous
ambivalent: conflicting feelings about

ambiguous: unclear or having more than one interpretation
compliment/complement
compliment: praise

complement: completes or makes whole
cite/site/sight
cite: to provide the source

site: a place where a planned activity occurs

to sight: see at a particular location
council/counsel
council: committee

counsel: to give advice
discrete/discreet
discrete: distinct

discreet: prudently modest
elicit/illicit
elicit: bring out or call forth

illicit: unlawful
eminent/imminent
eminent: prominently distinguished

imminent: about to occur
imply/infer
imply: suggest or hint at

infer: to draw a conclusion from evidence
precede/proceed/proceeds
precede: to come before

proceed: to go on

proceeds: funds received from a venture
principal/principle
principal: head of a school or initial investment

principle: a guiding rule
flaunt/flout
flaunt: show off

flout: show contenpt for
gambit/gamut
gambit: careful strategy

gamut: complete range