Spelling tricks for tricky words, ed. 3

misspell

[mis-spel]

verb (used with object), verb (used without object)

  1. to spell incorrectly

Definition from Dictionary.com

Misspelled as: mispell

Trick: take the time to spell this word correctly by making the most of its two syllables: mis + spell


separate

[v. sepuh-reyt; adj., n. sep-er-it]

verb (used with object)

  1. to keep apart or divide, as by an intervening barrier or space

verb (used without object)

  1. to part company; withdraw from personal association (often followed by from)

adjective

  1. detached, disconnected, or disjoined

noun

  1. usually, separates. Women’s outer garments that may be worn in combination with a variety of others to make different ensembles, as matching and contrasting blouses, skirts, and sweaters

Definitions from Dictionary.com

Misspelled as: seperate

Trick: use an ‘r‘ to separate the two ‘a‘s


weird

[weerd]

adjective

  1. involving or suggesting the supernatural; unearthly or uncanny

Definition from Dictionary.com

Misspelled as: wierd

Trick: we are weird

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