homophone


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two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e

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The error may be contextual and even professional proofreaders sometimes overlook homophones or look-alike words.
The sequence <ptuff> did occur among some internet user names, but it is impossible to tell whether it was an abbreviation of sorts, and there was no indication that it was ever a homophone of tough.
If you are an extremely fast typist you may find that Dragon may not allow you to dictate faster than you can type mainly because of issues such as having to correct homophones.
For instance, most students have few problems (or none) with homophones, but a single participant accounted for 14 of the 20 incorrect transcriptions that were noticed in this area, potentially skewing the overall result.
Indeed, the word paradies, in addition to being German for "paradise," implies that which lies parallel to death, as critic Molly Nesbit has pointed out--suggesting a kind of purgatorial in-between zone (and coming perilously, perhaps intentionally, close to being a homophone of parodies).
Use the words in all capital letters as clues to figure out the weather related homophone words and then find these homophones in the puzzle
19) Homophone means "a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning, whether spelled the same way or not, as heir and air.
Don't be disgusting," she says, flouncing off to the shower before I can remind her that homophone is not a pink mobile phone but words with different meanings that sound the same.
And, the latter part of the term for butterfly, pronounced hudie, provides a homophone that suggests the idea of multiplication, which reinforces the hope for marital harmony and fertility.
Sous le slogan homophone Ea son nom, "faites de la musique", elle encourage les musiciens amateurs Ea se produire bE[umlaut]nE[umlaut]volement dans les rues.
As Karlin points out, the French for 'swan' is 'cygne', a homophone of the French word 'signe'.
Used alone, Claro is beneficial to individuals with dyslexia and non-readers because of features like advanced spell checking, homophone support, word prediction, and audio feedback.
With a title which echoes a homophone for what General Norman Schwarzkopf once called 'Bovine Scatology', Bushit
I predict that homophone distinctions will probably devolve into a parlor game played by elderly elitists.
When date of creation of homophone by sound change is different from date of entry of the word, it is given in parentheses.