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"ACCEPT" and "EXCEPT"
"Accept" means to receive or agree to something. "Except" means to exclude or leave out. Ex.: Please accept our apologies. Everyone is invited, except for Tom.
"ELICIT" and "ILLICIT"
"Elicit" means to draw out or provoke a response. "Illicit" means illegal or forbidden. Ex.: The teacher's question elicited a lively discussion. The police uncovered an illicit gambling operation.