Words Students Don't Know

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strix:
Just a small sample:

adjacent
circum- (as a prefix)
arsenic
elevation

european:
When I was in my first year of college, we had class in huge auditoria. You asked questions by passing papers to the front. One of the papers had the fascinating little question: "what does 'erudite' mean?"


The professor's answer? "It means that you know what 'erudite' means."

atalanta:
If the exam says "Answer should be brief and concise."

...someone always asks what "concise" means. 

lerasmus:
context - they've heard that it's a word, but universally lack any ability to use it correctly in context

miguelcm:
adjunct
effigy
patriarchrial

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