Easily Confused Words

Answer Sheet

Q1 - The rebels tried to ____ political unrest.
ferment
foment
Q2 - What you said ____ that they are guilty.
implies
infers
Q3 - It is the oldest ____ published magazine in the world
continually
continuously
Q4 - It happened in one ____ swoop.
fell
foul
Q5 - They ____ the rules and did what they wanted to.
flaunted
flouted
Q6 - There were ____ of people shopping at the sales.
hoards
hordes
Q7 - I was ____ to go because I have never liked them at all.
loath
loathe
Q8 - I ____ over the text, trying to take every detail in.
poured
pored
Q9 - The school ____ attended the meeting.
principle
principal
Q10 - They were not ____ against fire.
ensured
insured

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