As promised, here is week two of words that may be confusing. Since I will be going alphabetically, I am choosing a few words from A-G.
Aural: comes from ‘aura” – think ‘a’ — atmosphere; ear, hearing, sensation, distinct quality.
Oral: think dentist – through the mouth, spoken. Oral is only through the mouth.
Verbal: words, consisting of words, spoken through words. Verbal can be spoken or written.
Elusive: failing to allow a perception, difficult to express or define.
Illusive: deceitful, fake, misleading.
Emigrate: to leave one country for another, settle in another country.
Immigrate: to come into a country that is not native, to come into a new habitat.
Migrate: to go from one country to another, to pass periodically (like birds) from one environment to another, to shift a system or mode to another.
Flaunt: parade or display boldly.
Flout: scorn, scoff, mock.
Grisly: causing a feeling of horror, gruesome, formidable.
Gristly: containing gristle (cartilage, as in meats).
Grizzly: grayish, as in grizzly bear.