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
V :



  1. What is the difference between Vain and Vein?
  2. What is the difference between Vale and Veil?
  3. What is the difference between Valet and Ballet?
  4. What is the difference between Valley and Belly?
  5. What is the difference between Valour and Velour?
  6. What is the difference between Van and Vane?
  7. What is the difference between Vary and Very?
  8. What is the difference between Vase and Base?
  9. What is the difference between Vassal and Vessel and Basal?
  10. What is the difference between Vast and Bust?
  11. What is the difference between Vat and Bat and Bet?
  12. What is the difference between Veer and Beer?
  13. What is the difference between Verb and Verve?
  14. What is the difference between Verge and Barge?
  15. What is the difference between Vest and Best?
  16. What is the difference between Vile and Bile?
  17. What is the difference between Vim and Beam?
  18. What is the difference between Volt and Bolt and Vault?












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