The following words are super easy to confuse with each other, so here’s a quick explanation of the difference:
To complement (verb)is to complete or make whole
A complement (noun) is something that completes or makes whole
To be complementary (adjective)is to go well with something, to serve to complete
To compliment (verb) is to offer flattery
A compliment (noun) is a flattering comment
To be complimentary (adjective)isto be free of charge orto be expressing praise
To elicit (verb) is to bring out
To be illicit (adjective) is to be unlawful or not morally acceptable
Forward (adjective) is to be near or at the front of something, or to be somewhat brash
A foreword (noun) is a message at the beginning of a book that is written by someone other than the author
Which words do you find easy to get mixed up? Please let me know in the comments!
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