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"ENSURE" and "INSURE"
"Ensure" means to guarantee or make certain. "Insure" refers to obtaining insurance coverage. Ex.: Please ensure the door is locked. We need to insure our new car.
"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.