Confused and Misused Words




Confused and Misused Words :


English in the present world is not a foreign language. It has become the International Language in an IT-driven society. One’s success in life has become very much dependent on the level of proficiency in English Language. Nevertheless, English language harbours a number of words that are highly susceptible to be confused or misused.


This page on Confused and Misused Words gives you a compilation of the most frequently misspelled, commonly confused and easily misunderstood words floating around in the English Language. This section will immensely benefit you all new to English language, the aspirants of management entrance exams such as GMAT, GRE, SAT, TOEFL and LSAT as well as the candidates for recruitment-exams. In addition to those who want to enter higher educational portal, those who are in the middle of their professional ladder also will find this section helpful and resourceful. We have done our best in collecting all those confused words. Our team of experts is looking out to add more such pair of confused words to this compilation. This section will be always comprehensive so that your knowledge of English will be updated by your continuous visit to this page.


Since our sole intention is to make this web-portal as complete as possible as far as English language is considered, we add more sections of this nature to make our visitors like you come back regularly to this web-portal. English language is bigger than Atlantic Ocean. The more we add, the more is yet to be added. The more we learn, the more is yet to be learnt. Such is the case of English language which has gained international attention after the onset of computer and internet.


By giving clear and sensible guidance to avoid the common pitfalls of the English language, this page will play a pivotal role in your progress towards professional success.


List of Confused and Misused Words beginning with B :



  1. What is the difference between Babble, Babel, Bauble and Bubble?
  2. What is the difference between Baby, Booby, Bobby and Bevy?
  3. What is the difference between Bag, Beg and Vague?
  4. What is the difference between Bail and Bale?
  5. What is the difference between Bait, Bat, Bet and Vat?
  6. What is the difference between Balance and Valance and Valence?
  7. What is the difference between Bald and Bold?
  8. What is the difference between Ball and Bawl?
  9. What is the difference between Ballet and Valet?
  10. What is the difference between Ban and Bane?
  11. What is the difference between Banal and Venal?
  12. What is the difference between Band and Bend and Vend?
  13. What is the difference between Banish and Vanish?
  14. What is the difference between Bank and Bunk?
  15. What is the difference between Bar and Bare and Bear?
  16. What is the difference between Barb and Verve and Verb?
  17. What is the difference between Barbarism and Barbarity?
  18. What is the difference between Barge and Verge?
  19. What is the difference between Bark and Burke?
  20. What is the difference between Barley and Burly?
  21. What is the difference between Barn and Burn?
  22. What is the difference between Basal and Vassal and Vessel?
  23. What is the difference between Base and Basis?
  24. What is the difference between Bask and Busk?
  25. What is the difference between Bass and Bus?
  26. What is the difference between Bast and Baste?
  27. What is the difference between Bastard and Bustard?
  28. What is the difference between Bath and Bathe?
  29. What is the difference between Bathos and Pathos?
  30. What is the difference between Batik and Boutique?
  31. What is the difference between Baton and Button?
  32. What is the difference between Batter and Better?
  33. What is the difference between Battle and War?
  34. What is the difference between Batty and Bootee and Booty?
  35. What is the difference between Bawdy and Body?
  36. What is the difference between Beach and Beech?
  37. What is the difference between Bead and Bid?
  38. What is the difference between Beam and Vim?
  39. What is the difference between Beat and Beet and Bit?
  40. What is the difference between Beau and Boo?
  41. What is the difference between Beer and Veer?
  42. What is the difference between Bellow and Below?
  43. What is the difference between Belly and Vally?
  44. What is the difference between Bench and Bunch?
  45. What is the difference between Beneficent and Beneficial?
  46. What is the difference between Berth and Birth?
  47. What is the difference between Beside and Besides?
  48. What is the difference between Best and Vest?
  49. What is the difference between Between and Among?
  50. What is the difference between Blanch and Blench?
  51. What is the difference between Bland and Blend?
  52. What is the difference between Bloc and Block?
  53. What is the difference between Blunder and Error and Mistake?
  54. What is the difference between Boar and Bore and Boor?
  55. What is the difference between Boarder and Border?
  56. What is the difference between Boast and Boost?
  57. What is the difference between Bob and Boob?
  58. What is the difference between Bod and Bode?
  59. What is the difference between Bog and Bug?
  60. What is the difference between Bolt and Volt and Vault?
  61. What is the difference between Boggy and Bogie and Bogy?
  62. What is the difference between Bone and Boon?
  63. What is the difference between Bonny and Bony?
  64. What is the difference between Borough and Borrow?
  65. What is the difference between Bough and Bow?
  66. What is the difference between Bowel and Bowl?
  67. What is the difference between Boy and Buoy?
  68. What is the difference between Brake and Break?
  69. What is the difference between Brash and Brush?
  70. What is the difference between Brasserie and Brassiere?
  71. What is the difference between Breach and Breech?
  72. What is the difference between Breath and Breathe?
  73. What is the difference between Breeze and Bridge?
  74. What is the difference between Brethren and Brothers?
  75. What is the difference between Bridal and Bridle?
  76. What is the difference between Bring and Fetch?
  77. What is the difference between Broach and Brooch?
  78. What is the difference between Broad and Brood?
  79. What is the difference between Broke and Brook?
  80. What is the difference between Bruit and Brute?
  81. What is the difference between Bureau and Burrow?
  82. What is the difference between Bust and Vast?
  83. What is the difference between But and Butt?
  84. What is the difference between Buy and Vie?












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