Spelling, Vocabulary, and Confusing Words

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hair

what grows on one’s head and body

hare

rabbit


hall

passageway or large room

haul

to pull, drag, or lower


halve

divide into two

have

to possess


hangar

shed or shelter for housing airplanes

hanger

something to hang a garment on in the closet


haut/haute

high-class, fancy as in haute couture (pronounced oh or oht)

hoe

flat-bladed gardening tool


have vs. of

should’ve, could’ve, and would’ve are contractions for should have, could have, and would have. No such wording as should of, could of, would of


hay

dried grass

hey

interjection used to call attention


heal

to alleviate or cure

heel

back part of the foot; scoundrel


healthful

something that promotes health

Example: Organic food is thought to be healthful.

healthy

to have good health


hear

to listen; to give an official hearing

here

in this spot


heard

listened

herd

a flock of animals


heir

(see air)


heroin

a narcotic derived from morphine

heroine

female admired for courage or ability


hi

a greeting, informal for hello

high

elevated


higher

more elevated

hire

to pay for services


him

pronoun referring to male person or animal

hymn

song in praise of religious deity


hoard

stockpile, amass

horde

a large group, crowd


hoarse

cracked voice

horse

animal


hoes

flat-bladed gardening tools

hose

a flexible tube for conveying liquid


hole

an opening

whole

entire, complete


holy

religious

wholly

entirely, completely


hostel

boarding house or inexpensive lodging

hostile

antagonistic


hour

sixty minutes

our

possessive pronoun


Misused Words

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