Confused Words in English Grammar~ on ~ 0 comments
Confused Words in English Grammar:
Affect: to pretend a feel or think something.
Effect: to bring about
Averse: harbouring dislike to
Accelerate: to increase the speed
Expedite: to assist and hasten the progress of
Application: the process of applying
Implication: meaning implied but not explicitly stated
Ancient: very old
Antique: old fashioned
Apprehend: to grasp
Comprehend: to understand fully
Assent: official concurrence or sanction
Ascent: climbing up
Adapt: make something suitable to or a purpose
Adopt: to take a person into a new relationship.
Apposite: relevant, suitable
Illusion: false notion
Abstract: a brief summary
Extract: a passage taken from a book, etc.
Avert: to turn away, ward off
Invert: to turn upside down
Extenuate: to diminish, lessen
Accept: to receive with favour
Except: not included
Affectation: pretence or artificiality
Artificial: not natural
Artist: one who practises the fine arts, especially painting
Artisan: one who follows one of the useful crafts.
Exceed: be greater than
Beside: by the side of
Besides: in addition to
Beneficent: kind, doing good
Bridal: of bride or wedding
Canon: a rule or principle.
Cannon: a heavy gun
Canvas: a tent
Canvass: to request votes
Council: an assembly of leaders, advisers etc
Corporate: of or belonging to a body politic
Childlike: like a child
Congenial: suitable, agreeable
Congenital: from birth
Ceremonial: connected with a ceremony
Collision: violent contact
Collusion: secret understanding in order to deceive somebody.
Compliment: expression of regard
Complement: full number required
Confidential: trusted, secret
Conform: comply with
Contaguous: adjoing, bordering
Destiny : fate
Destination : goal
Dual : double
Duel : a combat between two persons
Disposal: sale, getting rid of
Disposition: the particular type of character that a person generally has
Elusive: difficult to describle, find, achieve or remember
Emigrate: to leave one’s country with a view to settling in a foreign country.
Immigrate: to come into a country to settle there
Imminent: about to happen
Facilitate: make easy
Flagrant: glaring, scandalous
Fragrant: sweet smelling
Graceful: full of grace
Gracious: full of Kindness
Imaginery: not real
Imaginative: gifted with imagination
Industrial: pertaining to industry.
Industrios: hard working
Junction: meeting place
Juncture: grave situation
Luxurios: given to luxuary
Luxuriant: rich in growth
Momentary: Lasting for a moment
Momentous: very important
Metal: substance like iron, gold etc.
Mettle: quality, courage
Official: pertaining to an office.
Officious: offering service that is not wanted.
Popular: liked by the people.
Populous: thickly inhabited
Principle: fundamental truth
Reverend: feeling reverence
Stationery: writing materials
Verbal: relating to words
Verbose: wordy, prolix