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 L :



  1. What is the difference between Label and Level?
  2. What is the difference between Lag and Leg?
  3. What is the difference between Lair and Liar and Lyre?
  4. What is the difference between Lark and Lurk?
  5. What is the difference between Last and Lust?
  6. What is the difference between Lath and Lathe?
  7. What is the difference between Lather and Leather?
  8. What is the difference between Launch and Lunch?
  9. What is the difference between Lea and Lee?
  10. What is the difference between Lead and Lid?
  11. What is the difference between Leaf and Leap and Lip?
  12. What is the difference between Leak and Leek and Luck?
  13. What is the difference between Lease and Lees?
  14. What is the difference between Leave and Live?
  15. What is the difference between Lend and Land?
  16. What is the difference between Lessen and Lesson?
  17. What is the difference between Licence and License?
  18. What is the difference between Lion and Loin?
  19. What is the difference between Load and Lode?
  20. What is the difference between Loan and Lone?
  21. What is the difference between Loath and Loathe?
  22. What is the difference between Lob and Lobe?
  23. What is the difference between Local and Locale?
  24. What is the difference between Loose and Lose?
  25. What is the difference between Lop and Lope?
  26. What is the difference between Lung and Lunge?












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