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Levenshtein Distance

Enter a word to find nearest neighbouring words, for example ahint

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of nuisance in Corpus

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The Levenshtein distance is the number of characters you have to replace, insert or delete to transform one word into another, its useful for detecting typos and alternative spellings if we're not happy with the standard spelling.
Here follows a list of the top fifteen nearest neighbour words to the search term, with the Levenshtein distance in brackets. You can click through to find all occurrences of that word to check usage (although I fear words with apostrophes will cause it to behave in an unpredictable manner).

nuisance (0) - 7 occurrences
guidance (2) - 27 occurrences
newance (3) - 4 occurrences
juistice (3) - 3 occurrences
audiance (3) - 1 occurrences
pursuance (3) - 2 occurrences
cuttance (3) - 7 occurrences
existance (3) - 1 occurrences
substance (3) - 12 occurrences
cuisine (3) - 6 occurrences
finance (3) - 9 occurrences
nuanced (3) - 1 occurrences
duisnae (3) - 1 occurrences
uisage (3) - 6 occurrences
nuances (3) - 1 occurrences

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