What are commonly confused words in English language?

The English language has several words that look alike, or sound similar, or sometimes look and sound alike but have completely different meanings. As a result, one often comes across ‘stationary’ shops selling books.

1.Accept X Except
2.Die X Dye
3.Before X In front of
4.Illicit X Elicit
5.Story X Storey
6.Tail X Tale
7.Heir X Hare X Hair
8.Brake X Break
9.Few X A few
10.Troublemaker X Troubleshooter
11.Tier X Tire X Tyre

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