Here are some more paired words that sound the same. Review them, and then use them in
your writings and speech.
formally: in a refined way
He formally asked the girl to the banquet. formerly: in the past
The new soldier had formerly lived in Duluth, Minnesota.
hear: to use the ears to pick up sounds
Did you hear that animalís howl? here: this place; sentence starter
I placed the card right here, and now it is gone.
Here are the finalists in our contest.
its: personal pronoun for the neuter-gender words
The contest has grown in its importance. itís: contraction for it + is
Itís going to be a good beach day tomorrow.
loose: opposite of tight
The new bathing suit felt too loose on the swimmer. lose: to fail; the opposite of ĎĎto findíí
The coach did not want to lose the game in that manner.
Did you lose your keys at the park?
quiet: opposite of loud
Please be quiet in the library. quite: to a high degree
Winston was quite tall for his age.
peace: opposite of war
Most people prefer peace over war. piece: a portion or part
May I have a piece of pepperoni pizza, please?
The Nine of Wands suggests that you are so close to completing a particular project or task but at the last minute, you are faced with yet another challenge or setback. Know that you have the inner resources necessary to overcome any difficulty you encounter. You are so close to finally achieving success, do not give up now!