Word that Often Confuse Students – Homonyms Part 4

Read more homonyms or words that confuse Indian students

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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