How Good Are You at Recognizing Proper Spelling?

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That's correct. The correct spelling of the word is accommodate. Remember that it has two Cs and two Ms.

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The proper spelling of the word is acknowledgement. That's a difficult one to remember!

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The word occasion is a tough one to get right. Remember it has two Cs and one S.

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The proper spelling of the word is privilege. It has two i's, and no D at the end.

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The proper spelling of the word is proceed. Don't put an E after that D!

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This one is quite tricky. The proper spelling of the word is separate. There's a tendency to put an E in the middle.

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The proper spelling of the word is supersede. It's tempting to use a C instead of an S at the end.

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Withhold is a difficult one to get right. You must remember to use two Hs in the middle.

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Either of these is accepted. However, judgement is considered to be British spelling of the word.

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The spelling of the word is prerogative. It's tricky to remember because you don't often pronounce the R at the beginning of it.

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You must have perseverance to learn how to spell this word properly. There is only an A at the end of it.

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Occurrence is a difficult one to learn. You must remember that there are two Cs and two Rs.

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You don't need to won a license in English to spell this word correctly. It contains one C and one S.

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The word argument is often misspelled. There's the temptation to add an E in the center.

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Commitment is often spelled wrong. Just remember to add to MMs to the middle of it.

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Consensus is often misspelled. There are no double Ss in the word.

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Deductible is the proper spelling of the word. Just remember that is has an I at the end and not an A.

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Dependable is often misspelled. It's important to remember that it has 'able' at the end.

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These are actually both proper spellings. However, dependent is American, and dependant is British.

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Embarrass is the proper spelling of the word. Just remember that it has two Rs and two Ss.

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Existence is often misspelled. There is always an E at the end, and no duplicate letters.

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These are both proper spellings. However, you move forward, and you read the foreword of a book.

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Harass is a commonly misspelled word. There is only one R and two Ss at the end.

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Inadvertent is a touch nut to crack. There is an A, then an E, then an A.

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The proper spelling of the word is indispensable. It has the common 'able' at the end.

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The proper spelling of the word is liaison. Most people forget to add that second I.

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The proper spelling of the word is proclivity. There are two I's at the end of it.

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The proper spelling of the word is honorable. There are two Os in it, similar to honor.

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Similar is often misspelled. Often, English words aren't spelt as they sound!

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There's some difficulty in spelling the word difficulty. Remember that there is no E at the end.

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Presence is another word that is hard to get right. Remember that it is S before C.

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Marginal and marginally are often misspelled. Remember there is a G in the center.

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Contemporary can be a tricky word. Thank goodness there's autocorrect.

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Fortunately is a word that folks are always getting wrong. Fortunately, now you know the right spelling.

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Dispel is a simple word, so don't complicate it! There is only one L at the end.

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In the time of autocorrect, none of us recognize proper spelling anymore. Except for YOU. In this quiz, we're going to see how good your eye is. Game on.

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