Spelling (Common Mistakes) 01
This is a desert and NOT a dessert. A dessert is a pudding.

Spelling (Common Mistakes) 01

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  1. Which word means 'covered'?
    'Wrapt' / 'rapt' means 'lost in thought'
  2. Which word means 'left'?
    'Exit' (no c) means 'way out'
  3. Which word means 'way down'?
    'Decent' = 'suitable/kind', 'dissent' = disagree
  4. Which word is a sandy region?
    'Dessert' means 'pudding'
  5. Which word might you find at a harbour?
    'Key' unlocks a door
  6. Which word is fixed and floating?
    Learn how to spell 'buoy/ant' - 'u' before 'o'
  7. Which word can mean 'agitated' or 'thrilled'?
    A common mistake is to write 'exited' for 'excited'
  8. Which word means 'peaceful'?
    Learn 'quite quiet' = 'partially/wholly peaceful'
  9. Which word can be eaten?
    'Desert' is 'a sandy region' - see question 4
  10. Which word means 'to disagree'?
    'Descent' means 'way down' - see question 3

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