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“to agree to something” or “to receive
something willingly"
accept
“not
including”
except
“to make apt or suitable; to adjust”
adapt
“to opt or choose as one’s own; to accept”
adopt
a noun that means “counsel given to
someone”
advice
a verb that means “to give counsel”
advise
typically used as a verb that means “to move or influence” or “to wear or to
pretend to have”
affect
typically used as a noun that means “the result of an action”
effect
means “all are ready” or “completely prepared”
all ready
means “previously”
already
the correct spelling of alright, which is nonstandard and should not be used
all right
an adverb that means “completely”
altogether
a phrase meaning “in a group”
all together
used in informal writing but as two words instead of one
a lot
as a conjunction before a clause is incorrect; use "as" or "as if"
like
a preposition that refers to
a group of three or more
among
a preposition that refers to two people or things
between
words that when an "s" is added become incorrect
anywhere, nowhere, somewhere, anyway
means “to receive something on loan”
borrow
means “to give out temporarily”
lend
a verb that refers to movement toward or with
bring
a verb that refers to movement away from
take
means “to be able; to have the power to do
something”
can
means “to have permission to do something”
can also mean “possibly will”
may
Capital means “excellent,” “most serious,” or “most important”
It also means “seat of government”
capital
a “building in which a state legislature meets”
capitol
“the building in Washington, D.C., in which the
U.S. Congress meets”
the Capitol
a verb that means “to decide or prefer”
choose
past tense of a verb that means “to decide or prefer”
chose
used to compare dissimilar items; "different than" is
nonstandard
different from