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Alternate: To occur in a successive manner

Alternative: (of one or more things)available as another possibility



Acceptance: The act or process of accepting

Acceptation: the act of accepting with approval;



Accession: He attainment or acquisition of a position of Rank or power (the Queen’s accession to the throne)

Access: he right or opportunity to use or benefit from something



Act: do something

Action: process of doing something



Admission: the process or fact of entering or being allowed to enter a place, organization, or institution (her condition required frequent hospital admissions)

Admittance: the process or fact of entering or being allowed to enter a place or institution: people were unable to gain admittance to the hall



Artist: a person who produces paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby

Artiste: a professional entertainer, esp. a singer or dancer

Artisan: a worker in a skilled trade, esp. one that involves making things by hand



Artistic: having or revealing natural creative skill

Artful: clever or skillful, typically in a crafty or cunning way

Artificial: made or produced by human beings rather than occurring naturally, typically as a copy of something natural



Appropriateness: devote (money or assets) to a special purpose: there can be problems in appropriating funds for legal expenses.

Appropriation: the action of taking something for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission:





Affection: a gentle feeling of fondness or liking:

Affectation: behavior, speech, or writing that is artificial and designed to impress



Beside: at the side of; next to: he sat beside me in the front seat

Besides: in addition to; apart from: I have no other family besides my parents



Barbarian: an uncultured or brutish person[a member of a community or tribe not belonging to one of the great civilizations (Greek, Roman, Christian).]

Barbaric: savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal

Barbarous: savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal: many early child-rearing practices were barbarous by modern standards.



Barbarism: absence of culture and civilization. A word or expression that is badly formed according to traditional philological rules

Barbarity: extreme cruelty or brutality: the barbarity displayed by the terrorists (the Nazi barbarities of the last war)



Beneficial: favorable or advantageous; resulting in good

Beneficent: (of a person) generous or doing good



Confident: feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured: she was a confident, outgoing girl

Confidant: a person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others.



Completeness: having all the necessary or appropriate parts: a complete list of courses offered by the university

Completion: the action or process of finishing something:



Ceremonious: relating or appropriate to grand and formal occasions: a Great Hall where ceremonious and public appearances were made.

Ceremonial: relating to or used for formal events of a religious or public nature: a ceremonial Buddhist headpiece



Contemptible: deserving contempt; despicable: a display of contemptible cowardice

Contemptuous: showing contempt; scornful: she was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of the human race.





Comprehensive: complete; including all or nearly all elements or aspects of something: a

comprehensive list of sources. Of large content or scope; wide-ranging: a comprehensive collection of photographs

Comprehensible: able to be understood; intelligible: clear and comprehensible English.



Considerable: notably large in size, amount, or extent: a position of considerable influence

Considerate: careful not to cause inconvenience or hurt to others:



Continuous: forming an unbroken whole; without interruption: the whole performance is enacted in one continuous movement.

Continual: frequently recurring; always happening: his plane went down after continual attacks



Continuance: the state of remaining in existence or operation: his interests encouraged him to favor the continuance of war.

Continuation: the action of carrying something on over a period of time or the process of being carried on: the continuation of discussions about a permanent peace.



Corporal: relating to the human body.

Corporeal: relating to a person's body, esp. as opposed to their spirit: he was frank about his corporeal appetites



Childish: like, or appropriate to a child: childish enthusiasm. silly and immature: a childish outburst.

Child-like: (of an adult) having good qualities associated with a child: she speaks with a childlike directness



Complacent: showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements: you can't afford to be complacent about security.

Complaisant: willing to please others;



Dependent: requiring someone or something for financial, emotional, or other support

Dependant: Relying on or requiring the aid of another for support



Dependence: the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else: Japan's dependence on imported oil. reliance on someone or something for financial support:

Dependency: the country's dependency on the oil industry.



Disinterested: the state of not being influenced by personal involvement in something;

Uninterested: not interested in or concerned about something or someone: I was totally uninterested in boys



Distinctness:
recognizably different in nature from something else of a similar type: the patterns of spoken language are distinct from those of writing

Distinction: the separation of things or people into different groups according to their attributes or characteristics: I was completely unaware of class distinctions.



Divers: a person who drives a vehicle: a taxi driver

Diverse: showing a great deal of variety



Deliverance: the action of being rescued or set free

Delivery: the action of delivering letters, packages, or ordered goods
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there's no bad without good.
(In every bad situation there is an element of good)
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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - October 2nd, 2006

hehehe...nice collection!! i'm new to MP...and i chanced upon this thread...wonder why so few people have read this.....its pretty amusing and true as well!!!
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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - November 9th, 2006

u cud have posted dis in d rite thread... anyways, lovely collection. thanx


think good, feel good, act good...... n just believe in urself!
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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - November 9th, 2006

Nice list guys...... but why stop at D..... there are many other such confusing words from E - Z.

I think the thread shall serve its purpose better, in the RC section... Can the mods move it.


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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - November 26th, 2006

Yes u right Gaurav. Hey we all at MP.com have became greedy. We want more words from E-Z. Please Post Soon.

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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - June 15th, 2007

too good, keep it up
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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - June 6th, 2012

Can you please take effort to publish the remaining words please. Its much needed...
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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - June 6th, 2012

Can you please take effort to publish the remaining words please. Its much needed...
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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - January 14th, 2013

very informative...keep posting creative things..
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Re: Confusing words 1 (must read) - September 30th, 2013

good list ... was of great help
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