Difference between words that sound alike

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Snipping or sniping?
Pray or prey?
Desert or dessert?
Knowing the different meanings and variations of words will allow you to properly use them and spell them correctly without worrying that you are making a mistake.

While spelling can be difficult at times, it is important to study words and research new words in order to expand your vocabulary so that you become more comfortable with reading and writing. You do not want to find yourself in a situation where you do not understand what someone is trying to say and you definitely do not want to be the one to cause confusion while you are trying to get your point across. Before sending your next email or turning in a paper for a class, be sure to read your work through once more to check for any common errors that a spell check may miss. Take a look at the infographic to see more examples.

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