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Top Mispronounced Words

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The words most commonly and egregiously mispronounced

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Asterisk Report Abuse
This is widely called "asteriks."
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Dilate Report Abuse
Speakers often add an extra A after the I.
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Escape Report Abuse
Many people say, "Exscape."
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Et Cetera Report Abuse
This is very frequently pronounced "ex cetera."
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Candidate Report Abuse
This is a word used on the television a lot, and people pronounce it as "can-i-date."
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Nuclear Report Abuse
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Mischievous Report Abuse
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Especially Report Abuse
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Supposedly Report Abuse
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Height Report Abuse
This is often pronounced "heighth."
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For all intents and purposes Report Abuse
Many reword this to "for all intensive purposes."
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Prescription Report Abuse
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Athlete Report Abuse
Many people add an extra syllable and say, "Ath-a-lete."
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Moot Report Abuse
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Realtor Report Abuse
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Prerogative Report Abuse
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Utmost Report Abuse
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Jewelry Report Abuse
This is often pronounced "jewlery."
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Library Report Abuse
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