Instinctive vs. instinctual

There are many claims about how they differ, but none are consistently borne out in real-world usage, except in psychology, where instinctual things arise out of complex human drives.

Hanged vs. hung

Hung is the past tense and past participle everywhere except where hang means to put to death by hanging.


= (1) to give false representation to, (2) to show [something] to be false, or (3) to contradict.

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Capital vs. capitol

Capital = (1) a city that serves as a center of government; (2) wealth; (3) a capital letter; (4) principal; (5) involving financial assets; (6) deserving of the death penalty. A capitol is a U.S. legislature building.