Words Often Confused—E

Pairs/sets of words often confused, beginning with letter E.

economic  —  economical

edible  —  eatable

edition  —  addition

effective  —  efficient

e.g.  —  i.e.

elicit  —  illicit

eligible  —  illegible

emigrate (emigrant)  —  immigrate (immigrant)

eminent  —  imminent

employee  —  employer

enable  —  unable

enquire  —  inquire

envelop  —  envelope

equable  —  equitable

especially  —  specially

etymologist  —  entomologist

every  day  —  everyday

everyone  —  every  one

executioner  —  executor

exercise  —  exorcise (also exorcize)

expand  —  expend

explicit  —  implicit

extant  —  extent  —  extend  —  extinct

exterior  —  external

exalt  —  exult

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