We've all been there. Come on you know you've misspelled a few words when sending that oh so important email or texting (God forbids) your crush. The agony that follows when you realize your mistake. All that's left to do is quickly correct it with a (*) or give yourself a big face palm. Our friend over at http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu listed some commonly misspelled words. From their list I drew for only 10. Along with this short list is the definition of these troublesome words. Let's get into it.
#1. acquaintance (n) a person known to one, but usually not a close friend.
#2. beneficial (adj) conferring benefit; advantageous; helpful
#3. changeable (adj) variable
#4. dissatisfied (adj) not satisfied or pleased; discontented
#5. eminent (adj) high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished
#6. February (n) the second month of the year, ordinarily containing 28 days, but containing 29 days in leap years
#7. grievous (adj) causing grief or great sorrow
#8. pastime (n) something that serves to make time pass agreeably; a pleasant means of amusement, recreation, or sport
#9. restaurant (n) an establishment where meals are served to customers
#10. rhythm (n) movement or procedure with uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat, accent, or the like
Now that we know what we are doing wrong we can fix it. Cleaning up our grammar one word at a time.
Definitions provided by: http://www.dictionary.com