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"LOSE" and "LOOSE"
"Lose" means to fail to win or misplace. "Loose" means not tight or free. Ex.: I don't want to lose my keys. The button on my shirt is loose.
"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.