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bachelor - correct spelling

bachelor noun
Example: He is the world’s most eligible bachelor....

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So why are the examples at the beginning of this chapter incorrect?Here are the examples from the best-selling Toxin: 1. Kelly regarded Tracy in an attempt to interpret her comment. Kelly couldn’t qui...

bad, badly

Bad ordinarily acts as an adjective, badly as an adverb
. Bad normally describes how things a...

Badge vs. Badger

A small sign with a picture, name, or message on it that you pin to your clothes.A mammal with a gray body and a black and white head that lives in a burrow and comes out at night to eat.To keep asking someon...

Bag vs. Baggage

A usually flexible container for carrying things.Travelers’ suitcases, bags, and trunks....

Bagel vs. Doughnut

A round, chewy roll with a hole in the middle.A cake fried in fat....

Baggy vs. Bagpipes

Hanging in loose folds, as in baggy shorts.A musical instrument....

Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda

A white powder used in baking to make dough or batter rise.A white powder used to make dough rise or to make an upset stomach....

balance - correct spelling

balance noun and verb
Example: The balance in the account was more than enough. noun
Example:...

Bale vs. Bail

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Ball vs. Bawl

A round object used in games.Somehting made into a round shape, as in a ball of wool.A formal party where people dance.In baseball, a pitch that a batter doesn’t swing at and that doesn’t cross home plate between...

balloon - correct spelling

balloon noun and verb
Example: The little girl lost her balloon. noun
Example: The f...

Balmy vs. Barmy

Barmy and balmy sound exactly alike, and with the exception of one word (r in barmy and l in balmy) their spellings are very much similar too. The meanings of both the words however...

banal - vocabulary

banal - adjective
Drearily commonplace, hackneyed, trite, lacking in originality. If you killed off Lizzie McGuire's entire family and sent her to live with an evil stepmother and two...

barbecue - correct spelling

barbecue noun and verb
Sometimes spelled barbeque.Example: We enjoyed the North Carolina barbecue. ...

Barbeque vs. Barbecue

People love "barbecue time", as they usually associate it with a free day spent with friends, chatting and feeling good outdoors. But taking a closer look at its name, this word started to create confusion within the last years.You might have...

Bare vs. Bear

Wearing no clothes or not covered.Empty.To uncover or reveal something.Plain and simple.To support or carry something.When a tree or plant bears fruit, flowers, or leaves, it ...

bargain - correct spelling

bargain noun and verb
Example: We found a bargain at the yard sale. noun
Example: Yo...

Base vs. Baseball

The lowest part of something or the part that it stands on, as in the base of a lamp.To use something as the starting point for something else.The place from which a business, an army, etc., is controlled, as in a base of o...

Base vs. Bass

Even though they are correctly pronounced differently, the fact that “base” and “bass” have quite similar spellings often determines some English users to pronounce them almost identically and, consequently, to confound them and use them one instead ...

basic - correct spelling

basic adjective and noun (basics)Example: Sugar is the basic ingredient. adjective...

basically - correct spelling

basically adverb
Grammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here for that dis...

Basket vs. Basketball

A container, often with handles, amde of cane, wire, etc.A game played by two teams of five players each that try to score points by throwing a ball through a high net at the end of a court.The large, round b...

Bath vs. Bathe

The act of washing something in water.The water used in bathing, as in a warm bath.A bathroom.To take a bath.To give someone a bath, as in to bathe a baby.To go swimming....

Bathe vs. Bath

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