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Here is one list (and there are many such lists) of about 500 commonly misspelled words: absence, abundance, accessible, accidentally, acclaim, accommodate, accomplish, accordion, accumulate, achievement, acquaintance, acquire, acquitted, across, address, advertisement, advice, advise, affect, alleged, amateur, analysis, analyze, annual, apartment, apparatus, apparent, appearance, arctic, argument, ascend, atheist, athletic, attendance, auxiliary, balloon, barbecue, bargain, basically, beggar, beginning, belief, believe, beneficial, benefit, biscuit, boundaries, business, calendar, camouflage, candidate, Caribbean, category, cemetery, challenge, changeable, changing, characteristic, chief, choose, chose, cigarette, climbed, clothes, clothing, cloth, collectible, colonel, column, coming, commission, committee, commitment, comparative, competent, completely, concede, conceivable, conceive, condemn, condescend, conscience, conscientious, conscious, consistent, continuous, controlled, controversial, controversy, convenient, correlate, correspondence, counselor, courteous, courtesy, criticize, criticism, deceive, defendant, deferred, definitely, definition, dependent, descend, describe, description, desirable, despair, desperate, develop, dictionary, difference, dilemma, dining, disappearance, disappoint, disastrous, discipline, disease, dispensable, dissatisfied, dominant, drunkenness, easily, ecstasy, effect, efficiency, eighth, either, eligible, eliminate, embarrass, emperor, encouragement, enemy, encouraging, entirely, environment, equipped, equivalent, especially, exaggerate, exceed, excellence, exhaust, existence, existent, expense, experience, experiment, explanation, extremely, exuberance, facsimile, fallacious, fallacy, familiar, fascinating, feasible, February, fictitious, fiery, finally, financially, fluorescent, forcibly, foreign, forfeit, formerly, foresee, forty, fourth, fuelling, fulfill, fundamentally, gauge, generally, genius, government, governor, grammar, grievous, guarantee, guardian, guerrilla, guidance, handkerchief, happily, harass, height, heinous, hemorrhage, heroes, hesitancy, hindrance, hoarse, hoping, humorous, hygiene, hypocrisy, hypocrite, ideally, idiosyncrasy, ignorance, imaginary, immediately, implement, incidentally, incredible, independence, independent, indicted, indispensable, inevitable, influential, information, inoculate, insurance, intelligence, interference, interrupt, introduce, irrelevant, irresistible, island, jealousy, judicial, knowledge, laboratory, laid, later, latter, legitimate, leisure, length, license, lieutenant, lightning, likelihood, likely, loneliness, loose, lose, losing, lovely, luxury, magazine, maintain, maintenance, manageable, maneuver, manufacture, marriage, mathematics, medicine, millennium, millionaire, miniature, minuscule, minutes, miscellaneous, mischievous, missile, misspelled, mortgage, mosquito, mosquitoes, murmur, muscle, mysterious, narrative, naturally, necessary, necessity, neighbor, neutron, ninety, ninth, noticeable, nowadays, nuisance, obedience, obstacle, occasion, occasionally, occurred, occurrence, official, omission, omit, omitted, opinion, opponent, opportunity, oppression, optimism, optimistic, orchestra, ordinarily, origin, outrageous, overrun, pamphlets, parallel, particular, pavilion, peaceable, peculiar, penetrate, perceive, performance, performance, permanent, permissible, permissible, permitted, perseverance, persistence, personal, personnel, perspiration, physical, physician, piece, pilgrimage, pitiful, planning, pleasant, portray, possess, possession, possessive, potato, potatoes, possibility, possible, practically, prairie, precede, precedence, preceding, preference, preferred, prejudice, preparation, prescription, prevalent, primitive, principal, principle, privilege, probably, procedure, proceed, profession, professor, prominent, pronounce, pronunciation, propaganda, psychology, publicly, pursue, quantity, quarantine, questionnaire, quizzes, realistically, realize, really, recede, receipt, receive, recognize, recommend, reference, referring, relevant, relieving, religious, remembrance, reminiscence, repetition, representative, resemblance, reservoir, resistance, restaurant, rheumatism, rhythm, rhythmical, ridiculous, roommate, sacrilegious, sacrifice, safety, salary, satellite, scary, scenery, schedule, secede, secretary, seize, sense, sentence, separate, separation, sergeant, several, severely, shepherd, shining, siege, similar, simile, simply, simultaneous, sincerely, skiing, sophomore, souvenir, specifically, specimen, sponsor, spontaneous, statistics, stopped, strategy, strength, strenuous, stubbornness, studying, subordinate, subtle, succeed, success, succession, sufficient, supersede, suppress, surprise, surround, susceptible, suspicious, syllable, symmetrical, synonymous, tangible, technical, technique, temperamental, temperature, tendency, themselves, theories, therefore, thorough, though, through, tomorrow, tournament, towards, tragedy, transferring, tries, truly, twelfth, tyranny, unanimous, undoubtedly, unforgettable, unique, unnecessary, until, usable, usage, usually, utilization, vacuum, valuable, vengeance, vigilant, village, villain, violence, visible, vision, virtue, volume, warrant, warriors, weather, Wednesday, weird, wherever, whether, which, wholly, withdrawal, woman, women, worthwhile, writing, yacht, yield, young.

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