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Unformatted text preview: __________ _______________________________________ ANSWERS P ra c t i c e 1 : I d e n t i f y i n g t h e C o r re c t I f C o n f u s i n g Wo rd
1. persecuting. To persecute is to punish unfairly; to prosecute is to take legal action against. 2. bibliography. A bibliography is a list of books; a biography is the story of one person’s life. 3. adopt. To adopt is to take something or someone as one’s own; to adapt is to adjust or modify something. 4. dual. Dual means two; a duel is a formal competition between two opponents. 5. effect. Effect is a noun meaning result; affect is a verb meaning to have an effect on someone or something. 6. already. Already describes a point in time; all ready means that everyone in a group is ready. 7. breath. Breath is a noun meaning the air inhaled or exhaled; breathe is a verb meaning the act of inhaling and exhaling. 8. personal. Personal means belonging to an individual; personnel means all the employees in a company. 9. Whether. Whether is a conjunction of uncertaint...
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