My old favourite remains, oriented v. orientated, or disoriented against disorientated. Why extend the word? If you are trying to paint yourself as speaking better than your basic social standing by using the longer words, it is a fail for me and I think less of you.
But why say passed on or passed over when someone is dead or has died? Your father passed on? Why not just say your father died?
Gifted. No, I simply will not wear that your child is gifted. He or she may be instinctively clever, but that is not gifted. People can be smart in many areas. Some are