Friday 29 April 2016

Commonly Misused or Misspelled Words Beginning With Letter "L" #GrowYourVocab

Ten Words Beginning with the Letter "L" Commonly Misused, Confused or Misspelled.

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Label: "Descriptive term, or item used to identify someone or something".

Legible: "Possible to read or decipher, Plainly discernible, apparent".

Liaison: "Means of communication, One that maintains communication".

Licence: (License - British spelling) "Permission to engage in a regulated activity, Document, card, plate or tag issued as proof of official or legal permission".

Liquefy: "To cause to become liquid".

Latter: "Person or thing mentioned second of two". 
Ladder: Tool made of "bars, rungs or steps fixed between two supports".

Lessen: "To decrease or make less, To become less".
Lesson: "Something to be taught, Something to be learned, An assignment or exercise".

Liable: "Legally responsible for or subject to".
Libel: "Published statement damaging of a person, Discredit by circulation of libelous (alt spelling: libellous) statements".
Libel vs Slander: Libel is a "published or written statement to damage reputation, discredit" or harm a person. Slander is an "utterance of or dissemination of false statements or reports concerning a person in order to defame or injure that person". Legally: Libel is written, whereas Slander is verbal.

Lightening: "To make lighter, Reduce weight of". 
Lightning: "Abrupt discontinuous natural electrical discharge in the atmosphere".

Loose: "To free or release, Not tight".
Lose: "Misplace, Lose your way, Unable to find".

Take a peak at my #GrowYourVocab: Led, Lead, and Lead and put an end to this confusion.

Yep, just me Cathy thinking out loud about the letter "L".
Definitions via the Free Dictionary.

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