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Loose – Slack, Unfastened
He prefers to wear loose shirts.
Lose – to miss, to be unable to find
Losing this chance means losing for ever.
Maize – a rough grain
Ram bought a sack of maize for his friends.
Maze – labyrinth
Ravi screened his house by woods and mazes.
Miner – one who digs mines
Tom’s mother is a house wife.
Minor – Underage, small
They must take care of their minor children.
Pack – verb – to encase
Sita packed her things in a suitcase.
Peck – nibble, poke
Birds peck holes in their eggs.
Prefer – like , better
Krishan prefers ghee to cold drink.
Proffer – offer, extend
Has she any important suggestion to this proffer ?
Prescribe – recommend a particular course
The doctor has prescribed this medicine.
Proscribe – banned
Wrong material must be proscribed from this book.
Principal – Main
Principal Education Head inspected our school on Monday.
Principle – Theory, Rule
Who gave the principle of gravity ?
Stationary – Fixed
Caesar thought he was stationary like the Pole Star.
Stationery – Writing Material
She purchased some stationery from this shop.
Tamper – Interfere, Meddle
Don’t unnecessary tamper with this matter.
Temper – Anger, Mood
He is always in temper.
Tail – End part of the body
Animals and Birds have tails.
Tale – Story
She narrated a very interesting tale.
Team – A party of players
Indian cricket team is playing well in the tournament.
Teem – Abound, to be full of
This pond is teemed with fish.
Vary – Differ
This picture varies from that one.
Very – Extremely
He is very tall.
Veracity – Reality, Truth
Can she prove the veracity of what she has written ?
Voracity – Gluttony, Greed
He shows voracity as far as money is concerned.
Waive – Surrender, to forgo
The Govt. has waived farmers’ loan.
Wave – Surge or currents in sea
Beware of waves during storms.
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