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Which word is short for advertising?

ad or add
ad

add is a shortened term for addition
Which word means more than one advertisement?

ads, adds, adze
ads

adds is performs additions

adze is an axe-like tool
Which terms means a person who is an assistant?

aid, aide, ade
aide

aid is to help or assist

ade is a fruit beverage
Which word means to change something?

affect, effect
affect

effect is the result of something
Which word means to make a mistake?

heir, err, ere, air, e'er
err

heir is someone who inherits

ere means eventually

air is what we breathe

e'er is the contraction of ever
Which word means to be permitted?

aloud, allowed
allowed

aloud means spoken so it can be heard
Which means to agree?

ascent, assent
assent

ascent means the climb
Which word means really bad?

aweful, awful, offal
awful

aweful means filled with awe or wonder

offal is butchered entrails
Which word describes a person to whom goods are given for repair or custody?

bailey, bailee, bailie
bailee

bailey is the outer wall of a castle

bailie is a municipal officer in Scotland
Which word means forbidden?

band, banned
banned

band is a musical group
Which word means the underlying meaning or element of something?

bases, basis, basses
basis

bases are what baseball players run around

basses are many four stringed guitars
Which word is the past tense of be?

bean, been
been

bean is a vegetable
Which word means to be superior?

better, bettor
better

bettor is someone who places bets
Which word means a generative force?

cause, caws
cause

caws are the sounds made by crows
Which word means to make judgements to withhold information?

censer, censor, sensor
censor

censer is an incense dish

sensor is something that detects
Which word means that an item is being referenced in a document?

cited, sighted, sited
cited

sighted is to be able to see

sited is located
Which word means to give advice?

council, counsel
counsel

council is a group of advisores, such as a town council
Which word means to be in a line-up waiting?

cue, Kew, queue
queue

cue is a signal

Kew is the home of some famous English gardens
Which word means an amount payable?

dew, do, due
due

do means to perform

dew means morning condensation
Which word means two things?

dual, duel
dual

duel is a fight between two over honour
Which word means to draw out or try to get?

elicit, illicit
elicit

illicit means against the law
Which word means something is average?

fair, fare
fair

fare is a fee paid
Which word means to say no to or abstain from?

forego, forgo
forgo

forego is to go before or precede
Which word means a security deposit?

gage, gauge
gage

gauge is an instrument used to measure
Which word means the opposite of innocent or to be culpable?

gilt, guilt
guilt

gilt means gold plated
Which word means to pay attention?

he'd, heed
heed

he'd is the contraction for he would
Which word means to listen?

hear, here
hear

here is at this location
Which word means to conduct or have happen as in a meeting?

holed, hold
hold

holed is to be full of holes
Which word is the possessive form of it?

it's, its
its

it's is the contraction for it is
Which word means to possess knowledge?

know, no
know

no means the opposite of yes or to disagree
Which of the following means to not have something?

lacks, lax
lacks

lax is to have loose discipline
Which of the following means to allow to borrow?

loan, lone
loan

lone is by itself or one
Which word means a method of doing something?

manner, manor
manner

manor is a lord's house
Which word means the averge of something?

mean, mein
mean

mein means the manner of doing
Which word means to interfere?

medal, meddle
meddle

medal is an award
Which one means small, as in a small error?

miner, minor
minor

miner is a person who mines, as in for gold
Which word means not even one?

none, nun
none

nun is a woman of God
Which word means a single thing?

one, won
one

won means to win as in a race
Which of the following means a decree?

ordinance, ordnance
ordinance

ordnance is artillery
Which of the following means past due for payment?

overdo, overdue
overdue

overdo means to do in excess
Which of the following means an agreement?

packed, pact
pact

packed means to place in a container
Which of the following means to be approved?

passed, past
passed

past means to have already happened
Which of the following means to sell?

pedal, peddle
peddle

A pedal is a foot control
Which of the following means an equal?

peer, pier
peer

pier means a wharf
Which of the following means not fancy?

plain, plane
plain

plane is a surface or short for airplane
Which of the following means more than one?

pleural, plural
plural

pleural means related to the lungs
Which of the following means to lack money or income?

poor, pore, pour
poor

pore means to study carefully

pour means to flow freely
Which of the following means to commend?

praise, prays, preys
praise

prays means to worship God

preys means hunts
Which of the following means to be considered more important?

precedence, precidents, presidents
precedence

precidents are established courses of action used for guidance

presidents are people elected to the office of president
Which of the following is a rule or law that has to be followed?

principal, principle
principle

principal is the head of a school
Which of the following is money earned?

profit, prophet
profit

prophet is someone who makes predictions
Which of the following means to be authentic?

real, reel
real

reel is an armiture for winding, as on a fishing rod
Which of the following is a general survey or assessment?

review, revue
review

revue is a series of theatrical sketches
Which of the following means to be correct?

right, rite, wright, write
right

rite is a ritual

wright is a maker

write is to inscribe
Which of the following is a part to play, as in an organization?

role, roll
role

roll is to rotate
Which of the following is to regret?

rue, roux
rue

roux is cooked butter and flour used to thicken soup or gravy
Which of the following is to be impolite?

rude, rued
rude

rued is to regret
Which of the following is someone who sues?

sewer, suer
suer

sewer is for wastage disposal
Which of the following means to be allowed?

shall, shell
shall

shell is an exoskeleton
Which of the following is to bring civil action?

Sioux, sou, sough, sue
sue

Sioux are Native Americans

sou is a French coin

sough is a soft sound
Which of the following is a position with regards to the law?

statice, status
status

statice is an astringent herb
Which of the following is writing paper?

stationery, stationary
stationery

stationary means not moving
Which of the following is a precis or gathering of ideas?

summary, summery
summary

summery means like summer time
Which of the following means belonging to them?

their, there, they're
their

there means in a specific place, as over there

they're is the contraction for they are
Which of the following means also?

to, too, two
too

to means toward

two means a couple
Which of the following means to give up rights?

waive, wave
waive

wave is an undulating motion
Which of the following is a contract for giving up rights?

waiver, waver
waiver

waver is a rocking motion
Which of the following means one who is protect by a guarantee?

warrantee, warranty
warrantee

warranty is a guarantee