Not all heroes wear capes, and yes, ‘heroes’ is the correct plural of hero.
‘Cite’ typically means to “quote a passage”. A ‘site’ is a physical place or location, and ‘sight’ refers to the ability to see.
Illicit is an adjective that describes something as unlawful, prohibited or morally frowned upon. Elicit is a verb that means to bring forth or draw information or a response.
To compliment is an expression of flattery, admiration or respect. A complement is “a thing that completes or brings to perfection”, and is similar to supplement or accompaniment.
Take a gander through this list of commonly confused homophones in English. Do you know the difference between ‘advice’ and ‘advise’, or ‘allusion’ and ‘illusion’?
Averse is used to describe someone’s personal feelings of dislike (or aversion) towards something. Adverse typically applies to negative events, effects, actions or outcomes.
To advise is a verb that describes the act of giving advice. Advice is a noun that refers to the actual guidance or recommendation that’s been given.
Principle is a noun that means “a comprehensive and fundamental law, doctrine, or assumption”. Principal is an adjective and a noun that refers to the principal or head of a school.
Ensure means “to make something certain to happen”. Assure means “to tell someone confidently that something is true”. Insure means “to guarantee against loss or harm”.
An allusion is an “an implied or indirect reference especially in literature”, whereas illusions are “a misleading image presented to the vision, e.g., an optical illusion.”