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  1. There is a very big desert in Africa. (Desert / dessert)



  2. At the end of annual examination we have vacation.(vacation / vocation)



  3. Most of the year Tamilnadu faces draught. (draft / draught).



  4. In many houses there are vales. (vales / veils)



  5. We must accept our faults. (accept / expect)



  6. My house is farther. (farther / further)



  7. My mother is a woman of human (human / humane) qualities.



  8. I reserved a berth (birth / berth) in the train.



  9. I lighted camphor at the altar (alter / altar) of the God.



  10. The Prime Minister tried to check (check / cheque) the corruption in the society.



  11. She ignored my wise council (council / counsel)



  12. I paid the freight (fright / freight) charges at the office counter.



  13. She has a pain in the heel. (heal / heel)



  14. She is an heir (hair / heir) to her uncle’s property.



  15. He was put in the gaol. (goal / gaol)



  16. I spent a quiet (quite / quiet) evening at home.



  17. India’s industrial (industrial / industrious) development has been remarkable.



  18. The little boy is as quiet as a lamb.(lamb / lambs)



  19. The essays are written in a lighter vein. (vain / vein)



  20. Durga held on to the reins. (rains / reins) while riding the horse.



  21. The council (Counsel / council) of Ministers met on Saturday.



  22. The cool (cold / cool) breeze refreshed me.



  23. Advise (advice / advise) me on what I should do.



  24. Don’t be childish (childish / childlike) you are thirty years old.



  25. Man and woman complement (complement / compliment) each other.



  26. My teacher used to quote (coat / quote) eminent poets.



  27. Latha fell a prey (prey / pray) to her friend’s trick.



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