Homonyms, Homophones, and Other Confusingly Similar Words

These trip me up all the time:

capital Goods; an important city
capitol Building, usually found in a state or national capital

flair Knack for doing something well
flare A burst of flame or other phenomenon involving light

stationary Immobile; fixed
stationery Writing paper

See my master list of all the homonyms, homophones, and other confusingly similar words I’ve posted to date

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