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Notice the Difference affect

(verb)

effect

(Noun)

aggravate

to make bad (problem)

irritate

to annoy (person)

Ambiguous

confusing (problem)

Ambivalent

confused (person)

Beside

next to

Besides

eminent

famous

imminent

in addition to happening soon


Notice the Difference famous

well-known

garbage

trash

debris

broken rocks

(morals)

morale

spirits

number fewer

countable

amount less

uncountable

principal

main school head

principle

belief

moral

infamous

of bad reputation


Practice – Diction

• -The imminent congresswoman was re-elected easily. • The eminent congresswoman was re-elected easily. • It was ambiguous whether she really wanted to go. • It was ambiguous whether she really wanted to go. • Vitamins have a great affect on our bodies. • Vitamins have a great effect on our bodies. • She was the principle of the school. • She was the principal was of the school. • David felt ambiguous about testifying against his partner. • David felt ambivalent about testifying against his partner. • The moral of the troops was low. • The morale of the troops was low.


Diction  

irritate to annoy (person) affect (verb) effect (Noun) Ambivalent confused (person) Ambiguous confusing (problem) aggravate to make bad (pro...

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