Spelling Test Exercise (271)

A word is misspelled in each of the following sentences. Provide the proper spelling for the misspelled word in each one.

Answers and Explanations

1. Despite the penetrating cold, the heavily bundled sherpa felt the definite sensation of perspiration sliding beneath his clothing.

2. This is the third notice the mortgage company has sent me, this time by registered mail, insisting that I never paid the last three installments, but I have the cancelled checks to prove that I did.

3. It is perhaps ironic, considering that our relationship began in rebellion and revolution, that Great Britain has been one of the staunchest allies the United States has ever had.

4. When the building under construction collapsed into rubble, burying numerous welders and framers, family members gathered at the edges of the site, hoping against all odds that their loved ones were still breathing.

5. February in the Northern Hemisphere is not noted for its good weather.

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