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Unit - VIII II. Vocabulary Development Covering
i. ii. iii. iv. v. Synonyms & Antonyms One-word substitutes Prefixes & Suffixes Idioms & Phrases Words often confused

I Synonyms

(Text book) Heaven’s Gate
a. Impromptu b. pristine c. surreal d. forage e. dramatic f. clamber g. aromatic h. romance i. j. k. l. m. paradox abandoning flourish juggernaut chic (h) (i) (o) (f) (n) (l) (j) (p) (k) (d) (e) (c) (a) (b) (g) (m) a feeling of excitement or mystery a situation that seems impossible with two opposite facts existing or happening now to climb somewhere with difficulty, using hands and feet to find and bring back something a large powerful force that can not be stopped leaving someone or something forever the biggest or longest street that goes through a town to grow well to go from place to place searching for food very sudden or full of excitement like a dream done or said with out earlier planning or preparation fresh, in a very good condition having a pleasant smell stylish and fashionable

n. retrieve o. contemporary p. drag

Sir C.V.Raman
a. voracious b. pore over c. welter (e) (m) (g) very famous and admired very new or different a sound that id deep, for some time

clear

and

loud,

continues

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d. fabulous e. legendry f. fascinated g. resonant h. full-fledged i. brusquely j. k. l. m. waive confer intently radical (j) (o) (k) (c) (p) (r) (q) (d) (s) (a) (t) to state officially that a rule can be ignored a feeling that something true and will happen to officially give someone a title, etc, especially for an achievement a large and confusing number of something very important, that is recorded for future the period of time when someone has an important position praise or prize given for someone’s work extremely good, wonderful cremated having a very strong desire to do a lot of something to do something with out any preparation because you are forced to do so by an unexpected situation using very few words in a way that seems rude giving all your attention to something extremely interested in something to read something very carefully for a long time to guess completely established

n. speculate

o. p. q. r. s. t.

hunch (i) historic (l) accolade (f) tenure (b) consigned to flames (n) improvise (h)

The Connoisseur
a. frenetic b. c. d. e. pathetically spry perversely bemusedly (t) (e) (q) (k) (m) a kind of heart disease that causes pains in the chest confused and dazed having a tendency to control other people used to say what you think is likely to make suggestions as a way of quietly finding out other people’s views on something express extreme pleasure and excitement to make continuous small movements that annoy others spreading untidily a comforting remedy or cure a very small amount of money not what one would expect hyperactive, with a lot of nervous energy turn red in the face because of strong heat, ect. a large group of things to make someone feel they must do something wavy around the edge active and able to move quickly causing sadness or pity the original copy of a book before it is printed finely embroidered

f. impel (g) g. go into raptures (l) h. fluted (p) i. petit-point (s) (Pronounced/ peti point) j. array (r) k. presumably (d) l. fidget (a) m. send/ put out feelers (o) n. o. p. q. r. s. t. u. manuscript flush straggling domineering pittance panacea angina (j) (f) (h) (c) (b) (n) (i)

emotions,

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ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ

Disaster Management
a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. k. l. m. n. o. p. q. r. s. t. be prone to something (f) to organize or prepare something fury (l) a detailed list of all items in a place wreak havoc (p) making land suitable for building or farming mammoth (k) the body of a dead animal bereaved (h) to watch and check a situation carefully for a period of time mobilise (a) tending to show a particular negative feature onerous (q) certain to happen monitor (n) responsibility potable (b) extremely anger semblance (o) very shocked and upset for a long time carcass (r) able to be easily hurt or influenced inventory (d) extremely large equitable (t) helping poor people, by giving them money accountability (e) having someone close who has recently died traumatised (s) suffer the worst of something bad reclamation (i) water fit for drinking inevitable (g) very difficult to do vulnerable (c) to cause damage in a violent and way bear the burnt (j) a situation similar to but not exactly as desired philanthropy (m) fair

uncontrolled

Bubbling Well Road

a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. k. l.

the wooden or metal frame of a bed happiness and laughter a short low sound made in the throat a dirty substance that forms on the water proceeding (l) not serious or sensible tushes (b) decorated with feathers, here featherlike terrier (k) the measurement of someone around them countenance (j) to walk towards someone or something slowly quietly, as if you do not want to be noticed devoutly (e) an event sidle (h) face or expression girth (g) a small dog originally used for hunting frivolous (i) strongly

hamlet plumed halter sounder

(t) (s) (p) (q)

the

surface

of

or

something and

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h. n. l. bedstead (d) (f) (r) (c) (m) (o) (a) (n) a herd of wild pigs tusks (old use) to make short soft sounds explosions a rope or leather band round a horse’s neck laughing quietly to move something quickly up from side to side a very small village a small thick mass of grass like very small and down or The Odds Against Us a. book. ONE WORD SUBSTITUTES (From Textbook and Non-detiled) Objective of this Section: To enhance students’ vocabulary with a selected list of one word substitutes. j.I ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . c. f. b. tussock o. t.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ m. scum r. m. i. waggle p. e. s. grunt q. k. q. indirect criticism II. p. g. sputter s. d. r. o. conflagration (e) a set of musical notes epic (g) naturally existing in a place predilection (j) forming a dark shape against a light background spectacle (k) lacking intelligence and imagination cadence (l) existing since the beginning of the world dirge (b) a long film. List . chuckling n. usually on a historical subject indigenous (o) wishing to fight or argue greenhorn (a) a large violent or destructive event brand (n) an unfair opinion formed with out enough thought or knowledge silhouetted (r) greatly respected or praised because of age vapid (f) a slow sad song or music played when someone has died primordial (c) a strong liking snide (q) to search a place very carefully in order to find something prejudice (s) to make someone less confident and frightened belligerent (h) a person who is not experienced doddering (t) a lack of basic things needed for an acceptable standard of living scour (i) to say what you think someone is like hallowed (p) old weak and unable to walk properly unnerving (d) a splendid public show privation (m) containing unpleasant. mirth t.

Autobiography – Life story of a man written by himself. Illegal – That which is against law 33. Aggressor – A person who attacks first 4. somebody who loves sensual pleasure and luxury 27. Arbitrator – A person appointed by parties to settle the disputes between them 6. Bibliophile – A great lover of books 8. Fatalist – A person who believes that all events are pre-determined 31. Incorrigible – Impossible to change 36.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 1. Bilingual – A person who speaks two languages 10. free somebody from an obligation 28. Invisible – That which cannot be seen 39. Contemporaries – Persons living in the same age 14. Epidemic – A contagious disease which spreads over a huge area 24. somebody who is selfish or self-centered 23. Cosmopolitan – A man with a broad and international outlook 17. Amateur – One who pursues some art or sport as hobby 5. Abdicate – To give up a throne voluntarily 2. Centenary – Celebration of a hundredth year. Credulous – A person who readily believes whatever is told to him/her. Extempore – A speech or a presentation made without previous preparation 25. Celibacy – Abstinence from sex 18. Catalogue – A list of books 11. Adolescence – The period between childhood and adulthood 7. Draw – A game in which neither party wins 22. Callous – A man devoid of kind feeling and sympathy 16. Democracy – Government of the people. Egotist – A person who always thinks of himself. for the people. Exonerate – Free somebody from blame or guilt. state of antagonism 35. Botany – The branch of biology dealing with plant life 9. 15. by the people 20. Colleague – A co-worker or a fellow-worker in the same institution 13. rules of acceptable behavior 26. Deteriorate – To go from bad to worse 19. Fastidious – A person difficult to please 30. Irrelevant – Not applicable 38. 3. Etiquette – Established rules of conduct. once –a-century 12. Hostility – Intense aggression or anger. Epicure – Somebody who has refined taste for food. root out an evil or bad practice 29. Illiterate – A person who cannot read or write 34. Eradicate – Destroy or get rid of something completely. Inaudible – That which cannot be heard ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Monarchy – A political system in which a state is ruled by one person 21. Honorary – A post which doesn’t carry any salary 32. Irritable – A man who is easily irritated 37.

Novice – One who is new to a trade or profession 59. Synonyms – Words which have the same meaning 69. somebody positive 62. Incredible – That which cannot be believed 41. Manuscript – Handwritten book 57. Veteran – Somebody who is considerably experienced in something 73. Omnipresent – One who is present everywhere 61. Omnipotent – All-powerful. Notorious – A person with an evil reputation 56. usually for ransom 53. Venial – A pardonable offense 72. Illicit – That which is considered wrong or unacceptable by prevailing social standards 47. Inevitable – That which cannot be avoided 45. Medieval – Belonging to the Middle Ages 54. Polyandry – The custom of having more than one husband at a time 64. Namesake – Somebody or something with the same name as somebody or something else 58. Kidnap .ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 40. Pessimist – Very negative person. Inflammable – Something that quickly catches fire 49. Vegetarian – Somebody who doesn’t eat meat or fish 71. Impracticable – That which cannot be practiced 42. somebody who always expects the worst to happen 67. Postmortem – Medical examination of a dead body 66. Patricide – Killing of one’s own father. Infanticide – The act of killing an infant 50. Postscript – A short message added on to the end of a letter after the signature 68.To take somebody away by force and hold him or her prisoner. Insoluble – Incapable of being dissolved in a liquid 48. Smuggler – A person who imports or exports goods into or from a country secretly because they are illegal or in order to avoid paying duty on them 70. possessing complete power and authority 60. Invincible – That which cannot be conquered 43. Panacea – A supposed cure for all diseases or problems 63. Zoology – The branch of biology dealing with the study of animals List – II 1. Irrevocable – That which cannot be changed 46. killer of one’s own mother 51. killer of one’s own father 52. Polygamy – The custom of having more than one wife at a time 65. Optimist – One who looks at the bright side of things. Indispensable – Something that is essential and cannot be dispensed with 44. Matricide – Killing of one’s own mother. Anarchist: a person who rejects the need for a system of government in society and proposes its abolition ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Matinee – A cinema show which is held in the afternoon 55.

Cannibal: somebody who eats human flesh 16. Inflammable: something that is quickly and easily set on fire and burned ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Egoist (also Egotist): a person who is selfish. Convalescence: the gradual return to good health after a period or illness or medical treatment 18. government of a country by a small group of people. Fratricide: the crime in which somebody kills his or her own brother 27. Belligerents: nations engaged in war 15. Fastidious: a person who is concerned that even the smallest details should be just right 29. Aborigines: original inhabitants of a place 6. Impervious: a person who remains unmoved and unaffected by other people's opinions. Feminist: a believer in women's rights 26. Herbivorous: an animal that eats only grass or other plants 30. Fanatic: somebody who has extreme and sometimes irrational enthusiasms or beliefs. Biography: an account of somebody's life written by another person 14. Infallible: incapable of making a mistake 34. Honorary: holding an office awarded as an honour and receiving no payment for services provided in that office 31. Circumlocution: the indirect way of saying something 17. Epidemic: an outbreak of a disease that spreads among a group of people quickly and extensively 22.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 2. Amateur: a person who does something for pleasure rather than for pay 5. region or locale 23. Atheist: a person who does not believe in God or deities 10. Epitaph: inscription on a tombstone 20. arguments or suggestions 32. Aristocracy: people of noble families or the highest social class. Endemic: a disease that occurs within a specified area. Amphibian: a land animal that breeds in water 11. Also. especially hereditary nobility 9. Infanticide: the killing of an infant 35. Epicure: somebody who is dedicated to sensual pleasure and luxury 21. Edible: fit for eating 24. especially in religion or politics 25. Alimony: financial support to ex-wife 4. Autocracy: rule by one person who holds unlimited power 8. Ambiguity: an expression or statement that has more than one meaning 12. Ambidextrous: a person who is able to use both hands with equal skill 3. Idolatry: the worship of idols or false gods 36. self absorbed and self centered 19. Illiterate: a person who cannot read or write 33. Fatalist: one who believes in the philosophical doctrine of fatalism 28. Autobiography: an account of somebody's life written by that person 13. Arbitrator: somebody designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgment 7.

Omnipotent: a person who has power over all 44. Mercenary: somebody who works or serves only for personal profit. Egoist ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Polygamy: the custom of having more than one spouse at the same time 49. Patricide: the act of murdering one's own father 47.I 1. Misogamist: a person who does not believe in the institution of marriage 40. Valetudinarian: somebody who is excessively concerned with his or her own health 64. Soporific: a drug or other substance that induces sleep 57. Parasite: a person supported by another and giving him/her nothing in return 46. Also. Usurer: somebody who loans money to other people and charges them exorbitant or unlawful interest on it 61. Misogynist: a person who hates women 39. Omnivorous: an animal or a human being that eats any kind of food 43. Philanthropist: a person who helps others. Panacea: a supposed cure for all diseases or problems 45. Somnambulism: sleepwalking 55. One who has belief that people are insincere A. Avoid D. Potable: fit for drinking 48. Omniscient: a person who knows everything 42. Evacuate C. Evade B. Triennial: taking place once every three years 58. Polyandry: the custom of having more than one husband at the same time 50. Usurper: a person who seize something without the right to do so 62. Theist: a person who believes in the existence of God 59. Pugnacity: inclined to fight or be aggressive 52. Stoic: a person who is unaffected by emotions 56. Plutocracy: the rule of a society by its wealthiest people 54. Exterminate 2.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 37. Verbatim: corresponding word for word translation 63. To change people from one place to another because of dangerous situations A. a professional soldier paid to fight for an army other than that of his or her country 38. Transparent: a substance that allows light to pass through with little or no interruption so that objects on the other side can be clearly seen 60. Widow: a woman whose husband has died Exercises for Practice ON One Word Substitutes . Matricide: the act of murdering one's own mother 41. especially those who are poor and in trouble 53. Prosecute: take legal action against somebody 51. Widower: a man whose wife has died 65.

As it turns out to be at the end D. State in which the few govern the many A. phenomenon C. Plutocracy D. abstains from malice 5. Senility C.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ B. One who possesses many talents. Plan ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . A. A solution for all problems. abstains from taking wine D. Gifted 6. weak and can not be moved A. Autocracy 7. Superannuation 10. abstains from meat C. As it seems at first sight B. Fatalist C. A Teetotaler is someone who A. Monarchy B. Solution B. A prima facie case is such A. People who are ready to fight with others A. Agenda D. Combative C. Oligarchy C. Belligérant D. Versatile B. As it seems to the court after a number of hearings 9. Nubile C. Timetable C. Imbecility B. Second childhood D. Exceptional D. Schedule B. Panacea D. The condition of being old. Militant 4. Stoic D. Recompense 8. As it is made to seem at first sight C. abstains from theft B. A. Cynic 3. List of the business or subjects to be considered at a meeting A. Bellicose B.

Polychromy 19. bragger 15. The mistake that can never be corrected. Somebody who has quick grasping and reasoning power ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . ineffaceable C. deficiency B. Words inscribed on tomb A. Polygyny B. A person pretending to be somebody he is not A. Polyglot D. Centripetal C.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 11. Linguist B. A person interested in collecting. studying and selling of old things A. Fastidious 17. Centrifugal B. Grammarian C. Junk-dealer C. Axiomatic D. A. Magician B. A. The custom or practice of having more than one husband at same time A. Epitome B. Epitaph 16. Awry 20. A person who persists firmly on something A. Crank D. Polyandry D. Archealogist 18. Stickler C. Tending to move away from the centre or axis A. Mediaeval C. authoritarian B. Antiquarian B. Incorrigible 14. wobbly D. Instantaneous D. Polyphony C. Liar D. Rogue C. Someone who is not easily satisfied by anything. scrawled D. Imposter 12. Epilogue D. Bilingual 13. Maiden B. Epistle C. A person who knows many languages A.

Intellectual C.b 2. Irrestible D. Blue print C. A suffix is placed at the ending of a word to modify or change its meaning. Archaeology C. d 3. Red print B. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . a 25. Pompous D. a 18. Prefixes and Suffixes Objective of this Section: To enhance students’ vocabulary with a selected list of prefixes and suffixes.I 1.a 6. specialist B. Which is not undertaken at all 22. figurative 25.c 8.c 5. Which is undertaken in a good faith B. Literate 21. Which is undertaken in a bad faith C. There are many common prefixes and suffixes in English. together with their basic meaning and some examples.b 7.D 16. Which is undertaken after a long delay D. The study of earliest societies A. c 11. a 9. Insolvent 24. Snob D.c 4. Malafide case is one A. D 23. wordy C. A particular use of style which is a display of a writer’s knowledge A. A 20. Negative D. D 12.D 14. d 17.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ A. Somebody who consumes everything A. Anthropology B.b 15. History D. A drawing on transparent paper A.C 19. Ethnology Answers . Omniscient C.B 10.b 21. b 22. Omnivorous B.b III. Pedantic B. Some of the most commonest list of suffixes and suffixes provided below. A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or change its meaning. a 24. Transparency 23.C 13.

anaemic aside.dis15. Antarctic bespatter. in a particular state Examples atheist. change into. anticlimax. opposite opposition. affiliate.al-. the opposite all over. assemble. embitter 3. direction down. at. without to. addition or increase before. towards in the process of. attend antecedent.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ Prefix 1. a- Meaning not. reversal opposite 10. collude. a- of completely 4. abstract advance. bealso ant- opposing. disbud. across negation. dismount. counteract descend.as-. despair.also an2. aggravate. with.com- also co-. counter12. enmesh enlighten.dia14.Ab5. antibiotic. ac-. all around completely having. disbar engulf. adulterate. aglow anew abashed abdicate. decamp diagonal removal. depend. ante7. af-. denigrate de-ice.ad- also absalso a-. covered with affect with (added to nouns) cause to be (added to adjectives) 9. codriver. completely against. corrode contraceptive counter-attack. away completely removal. at- away. jointly. affirm. adjunct. annotate.contra11. arrive. disadvantage. expulsion put into or on bring into the condition of ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . alleviate. against. aback a-hunting. apprehend. a. bemuse bejewelled befog becalm combat. ag. cor- col-. ante-room anti-aircraft. ap-. deduct denude. an-. beset bewitch. de- 13. preceding 6. confide. ascend. con-.en- also dialso dialso em- through.anti8. from movement to.

ob27. among inside. away from 28. intravenous non-smoker.intra25. more than normal under not. overburdened.pre32. occult.non26. without in. influx. enrage exit.hemi19.infra23. offend. hyperactive hypodermic. imbibe infrared. imalso il-. concealing against. exasperate ex-wife extracurricular hemisphere hypersonic. outboard overconfident. impossible influence. interchange intramural.peri30. towards.hyper20. negation blocking. exclude. efout upward completely previous 17. into. reappraise. inappropriate. non-alcoholic obstruct. of-. place. inside below between.outalso oc-.inter24. place or order 33. 29. entangle. exceeding external.exalso e-. above outer. hypothermia infertile. beyond half beyond. within absence. reawake surpassing. completely upper.over- excessively. opoutside. over. precondition pro-African proconsul propulsion prologue repaint. oppose outperform outbuilding. prelude. in support of acting for motion forwards or away before in time. ir22. order or importance favouring.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ intensification 16. pro- round. re- again ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . extol excruciate. im-. more than. about after in time or order before in time. overjoyed overcoat. expand exalt.hypo21.inalso il-. overcast perimeter postpone pre-adolescent.post31. infrastructure interact.extra18.

transatlantic translate ultraviolet.subalso suc-.transalso symin union.ultrabeyond extreme 39. sup-. acting together across. below lower in rank not enough semicircle. beyond into a different state 38. approximately 36. suf-. partly at a lower position lower in rank nearly. semi35. unmask underarm. sur-. unreal. ultrasonic ultramicroscopic unacceptable. undercarriage undersecretary underdeveloped List of Suffixes List of Suffixes Common Suffix Word Ending -able -ad -ade -age -agogy -al -al -ality -an -ance -ancy -ant -ant -ar -ar -ard -ary -ary -arch Examples & List of Common Suffixes Comfortable Triad Blockade Garage Pedagogy Focal Appraisal Sexuality Urban Annoyance Vacancy Relevant Assistant Linear Liar Wizard Military Dictionary Monarch ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ .syn37.underbeneath. unhappy.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 34. symmetry transnational. unmanned unplug. sug-. subsoil sub-lieutenant sub-tropical synchronize. sushalf.unnot reversal or cancellation of action or state 40. semi-conscious submarine.

ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ -archy -ate -ate -ate -athlon -ation -ative -atory -bound -cide -city -cy -cycle -dom -ectomy -ed -ee -eer -eme -en -en -ence -ency -ent -ent -eous -er -ergy -ern -ery -ese -esque -ess -etic -fare -ful -gon -gry -holic -hood -ia -iable -ial -ian -iant -iate -ible -ibly -ic -ical -ics -id -ier –ify -ile -illion -ious -ing -ing Anarchy Fortunate Certificate Concentrate Decathlon Concentration Lucrative Laboratory Outbound Suicide Atrocity Diplomacy Hydrocycle Kingdom Vasectomy Bored Employee Privateer Morpheme Leukemia Golden Independence Frequency Different Resident Courteous Writer Energy Southern Machinery Chinese Picturesque Actress Sympathetic Warfare Hopeful Pentagon Angry Alcoholic Brotherhood Mania Sociable Special Italian Defiant Deviate Incredible Responsibly Historic Historical Economics Candid Cashier Clarify Tactile Million Ambitious Playing Action ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ .

Darkness Democracy Photography Archaeologist Biology Astronomy Governor History Glucose Nervous Telephone Telescope Friendship Oxfordshire Decision Awesome Gangster Burnt Growth Introduction Loyalty January Fraudulent Inward Clockwise Playwright Sunny Provide the following suffixes to their respective word ENDINGS. Tallish English Buddhism Dentist Socialite Sensitive Attitude Formality Calcium Aggressive Organization/Organisation Idolize/Idolise Finland Careless Childlike Duckling Monthly Fireman Government Thermometer Geometry Testimony Innermost Polynesia Kindness. age iii. dom ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ .ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ -ion -ish -ism -ist -ite -itive -itude -ity -ium -ive -ization / isation -ize / ise -land -less -like -ling -ly -man -ment -meter -metry -mony -most -nesia -ness -ocracy -ography -ologist -ology -onomy -or -ory -ose -ous -phone -scope -ship -shire -sion -some -ster -t -th -tion -ty -uary -ulent -ward -wise -wright -y Foolish. ache ii. i.

IDIOMS AND PHRASES Objective: To enrich students’ vocabulary and expression with a selected list of idioms and phrases. let viii. man ______ 10. head _____ 6. ful v. king _____ 4. polite ______ESS 8. spoon_____FUL 7. jealous _____ 3. drain _____AGE 11. crude _____ 14. careful _____NESS 2. crude _____ NESS 14. jealous _____Y 3. ment ix. book _____ 5. ship xi. book _____LET 5. king _____DOM 4. ) 1. know _______ ANSWERS ( . ness x. spoon____ 7. free ______DOM 13. kind vi. man ______KIND 10. careful _____ 2. free ______ 13. punish _____MENT 12. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . punish _____ 12. polite ______ 8. know _______LEDGE IV.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ iv. relation _____ 9. relation _____SHIP 9. drain _____ 11. head _____ 6. ledge vii. y 1.

Skate on thin ice A bad situation or failure 4. 16. A Drop in the Bucket: small part of something huge or whole. 6.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 1. 8. 18. Ace in your hand Something works for your advantage 5. The wheels are turning To become effective or lead to success. 19. To add Fuel To The Fire: to make a bad situation even worse. Against The Clock: Rushed and short on time. A Piece of Cake: A job which van be done easily. Actions Speak Louder Than Words: It's better to actually do something than just talk about it. Dime A Dozen: Common and simple to get. A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned: Saving money penny by penny in little amount. 14. 13. A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: A picture is better than words. A hard act to follow Seems to be effective but difficult to follow 11. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Lick somebody’s boots To praise someone 10. 7. 12. Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush: Something which is sure is better than risky options. A Toss-Up: An uncertain result. 15. Blessing In Disguise: Something good that isn't identified initially. Turn A Blind Eye: Refuse to acknowledge something you know is real or legit. 9. Save someone’s bacon Try to save someone from a danger 17. 2. To put something to bed To achieve something one hopes to 3.

30. 34. An Arm and A Leg: Very expensive. Not miss a bite Able to use every opportunity 32. 22. In The Same Boat: When everyone has common problems. 23.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 20. Beating Around The Bush: Speaking indirectly about the issue. 35. Barking Up The Wrong Tree: A mistake made in something you are trying to achieve. 24. Bite Off More Than You Can Chew: To take on a task that is way to big. Chip on his Shoulder: Being angry today for what was happened in the past. 28. 38. All Bark and No Bite: When someone seems to be aggressive but not ready to fight. Back To The Drawing Board: When an attempt fails and it's time to start all over. speak. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . 21. Buy A Lemon: To purchase a vehicle that constantly gives problems or stops running after you drive it away. but rather the opposite. 27. or understand any of the Greek language would be. A large amount of money. 31. 33. All Greek to me: Meaningless and incomprehensible like someone who cannot read. 36. To Chew someone out: Verbally scold someone. Bite Your Tongue: To avoid talking. Sweep the board To grab all the prizes 37. Break A Leg: A superstitious way to say 'good luck' without saying 'good luck'. Copy cat Not original 29. Scapegoat: Someone else who takes the blame. Beat A Dead Horse To force an issue that has already ended. On the ball To be alert 25. 26.

40.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 39. Drive someone up the wall: To irritate and/or annoy very much. 54. Have a shot your bolt To do everything to be successful 57. Ethnic Cleansing: Killing of a certain ethnic or religious group on a massive scale. Dropping Like Flies: A large number of people either falling ill or dying. Don't count your chickens before they hatch: Don't rely on it until your sure of it. Rock the boat To create troubles 49. 41. A Dark Horse: One who was previously unknown and is now prominent. 48. A Cup Of Joe A cup of coffee. 44. 51. 45. Cut to the Chase: Leave out all the unnecessary details and just get to the point. To Drink like a fish: To drink very heavily. 58. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . 43. To Cry Over Spilt Milk: When you complain about a loss from the past. To Cross Your Fingers: To hope that something happens the way you want it to. 50. 42. A Body blow Great difficulty and disappointment 56. Pass The Buck: Avoid responsibility by giving it to someone else. 46. 55. 52. 53. Down To The Wire: Something that ends at the last minute or last few seconds. A Wolf Cry Intentionally raise a false alarm. even difficult times will lead to better days. Cock and Bull Story: An unbelievable tale. Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining: Be optomistic. Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures: When you are extremely desperate you need to take extremely desperate actions. 47. Curiosity Killed The Cat: Being Inquisitive can lead you into a dangerous situation.

and no thought of a reward. Good Samaritan: Someone who helps others when they are in need. 67. 70. Great Minds Think Alike: Intelligent people think like each other. Excuse my French: Please forgive me for cussing. Cock and Bull Story: An unbelievable tale. 65. Funny Farm: A mental institutional facility. or it can refer to someone's family. Green Room: The waiting room. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Cock and Bull Story: An unbelievable tale. Gut Feeling: A personal intuition you get. 76. From Rags To Riches: To go from being very poor to being very wealthy. Fools' Gold: Iron pyrites. 73. especially for those who are about to go on a tv or radio show. 63. Keep body and soul together: To earn a sufficient amount of money in order to keep yourself alive . To escape. Give Him The Slip: To get away from. Flesh and Blood: This idiom can mean living material of which people are made of. Get Your Walking Papers: Get fired from a job. 77.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 59. 75. 66. 61. Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve: To openly and freely express your emotions. 68. 71. 64. Everything But The Kitchen Sink: Almost everything and anything has been included. especially when feel something may not be right. with no discussion for compensation. 62. Fixed In Your Ways: Not willing or wanting to change from your normal way of doing something. 74. a worthless rock that resembles real gold. Dropping like flies To give up something easily 60. In The Heat Of The Moment: Overwhelmed by what is happening in the moment. 69. 72.

Have an Axe to Grind: To have a dispute with someone. 82. Head Over Heels: Very excited and/or joyful. In Your Face: An aggressive and bold confrontation.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 78. Knock On Wood: Knuckle tapping on wood in order to avoid some bad luck. He Lost His Head: Angry and overcome by emotions. It Takes Two To Tango: A two person conflict where both people are at fault. It's A Small World: You frequently see the same people in different places. 88. 87. Know the Ropes: To understand the details. 93. High Five: Slapping palms above each others heads as celebration gesture. Haste Makes Waste: Quickly doing things results in a poor ending. 96. 83. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Out Of The Blue: Something that suddenly and unexpectedly occurs. Hold Your Horses: Be patient. Keep An Eye On Him: You should carefully watch him. 81. 89. 80. Hell in a Handbasket: Deteriorating and headed for complete disaster. 97. especially when in love. 79. Let Bygones Be Bygones: To forget about a disagreement or arguement. 86. 90. 94. High on the Hog: Living in Luxury. 92. Hit The Hay: Go to bed or go to sleep. 84. especially for a test or exam. Its Anyone's Call: A competition where the outcome is difficult to judge or predict. 91. 85. Wine and Dine: When somebody is treated to an expensive meal. Hit The Books: To study. 95.

to agree c. Let The Cat Out Of The Bag: To share a secret that wasn't suppose to be shared. Nervousness 3. very rare b. every hour ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . altogether 5. everyone or everything is included b. liking the same things as me b. A man "after my own heart" means a. very often c. to travel between countries c.I 1. ants in one's pants means a. "Along in years" means a. 99. all the time b. follows me 7. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: To avoid restarting a conflict. now and then 4. hilarious b. becoming successful 6. IDIOMS FOR PRACTICE . to accept punishment c. at regular times b. pathetic c. it becomes evening c. Across the board" means a. All hours" means a. "All along" means a. Once in a blue moon means… a. getting old b. ‘To face the music’ means a. at irregular times c. to face easy things 2.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 98. to say good morning 8. looks like me c. to enjoy life b. getting tired c. 100. to quit b. uninteresting 9. The Ball Is In Your Court: It is your decision this time. To "call it a day" means a.

let's do it later b. To "eat your words" means a. To "call the tune" means a. and only a few c. to shout loudly c. make. to sing a song b. a 4. an impossible task 15. a new record b. A 7. let's do it quickly 19. I don't know at all b. some thing to eat b. a. A 6. To "back down" means a. A bit" means a. to give advice 16. to give orders c. Against the clock" means ___. I suppose 17. to apologise b. B 2. not many b. let's do it carefully c. to help someone c. B 5. I definitely know c. And then some" means a. at last Answers: 1. to be quiet 20. A ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . to be precise 18. to pretend to be rich 11. About time" means a. To "act up" means a. "Easy does it" means a.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 10. to share an idea b. a test of speed or time c. C 3. to do. to sit down c. soon c. to be deeply asleep c. A 9. and a lot more 12. or draw something quickly b. at the right time b. to behave badly c. to give up a claim b. To "dash off" means a. to fight for something 14. a small amount 13. I "dare say" means a. A 8.

kick or punch someone 31. To pay a deaf ear is. To "hit the buffers” means a. look for something 29. To "kick the bucket" means to ___. " turn up with flying colours" means a. dear person b. An apple of one’s eye means a. To overcome problems b. you are ___. To "Make Fanfare" means to a. get a job b. B 11. be strong c. A 20. B 15. A 14. a handsome person 26. to be honest 22. C 12. looks like an apple c. To pay unusual attention 23. a. to face difficulties c. To ignore c.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 10. a. C 17. shout at someone b. To risk b. a. If you are "in the family way". To "lash out" means to ___. fight b. To succeed b. a. shy b. popular c. B 19. unite 28. To "go for broke" means to ___. go quicker b. To take it easy c. to create problems 24. A 18. B 16. To "join forces" means to ___. C 21. a. A secret call ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . a. lose something c. To loose c. relax c. pregnant 25. C 13. A "close call" means to a. make jubilation c. To listen attentively b. make a party 27. die 30.

talk about it 35. bothersome c. start it b. a. A "pain in the neck" means something is ___. won't happen c. capable of everything b. To "keep your chin up" means. around here c. B 41. A 37. why 37. B 38. the way things were 36. A 22. to stay calm c. send away 40. unusual b. old enough 38. B 35. a. a. A hoax call 32. a. it ___. B 24. a. B 36. finalize it c. a. a. feels like a long time 33. A death blow means a.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ b. A ANSWERS . celebration c. Extremely frustrating c. B 32. B 27. happens quickly b. C 28. To "jazz up" means to ___. In this "neck of the woods" is ___. brave b. the way we do something b. "Never mind" means ___. A 29. confident 21. B 23. To "nail it down" means to ___. A situation which comes to an end b. you are ___. If it takes a "month of Sundays". C 30. put away b. don't worry about it b.I 31. difficult to see 41. B 40. a. A 34. B 39. C 33. A close accident c. A gory accident 34. B ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . "Box clever" means. Being cunning in difficult situation c. go faster b. C 25. If you are in "a catch 22 situation". make something more exciting c. A 26. pardon c. make a lot of noise 39. a.

Today we have scorching sun. She is really ___. bringing forward 4. called off b. The man was ___ of jail early for good behavior. a. Despite of being tired. caught up 7. b 10. a. bringing up c. barge in 6. She must be an octogenarian. I am sorry that I am late. When the accident took place. c 7. over c. turned out b. a 3. blacked out c. climb up 9. account for c. a 9. bent down c. How did John ___ her eccentric manner. a. turned off ANSWERS . c 2. a. a. gave up b. they ___marching ahead. let out b. come to b.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ PHRASES Exercises on Phrases for Practice . ran over 8. held down c. At the last everything ___ OK. jot down 10. a. down ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . a Exercises on Phrases for Practice . getting on b. walked out c. a. continually c. many people ___. b 8. a 5. sent down 5. kept on b.I 1. crowded around 2. lifted off b. a.II Fill the blanks with Phrasal Verbs "Make/Pull" 1. The music show was ___ because of the bad weather. climb down c. I got ___ in traffic. set out c. Can you ___ all right or should I get a ladder? a. came out b. I was so angry that I ___ in protest. stopped 3. Do you excuse if I pull ___ the roller blinds. a. fall through b. b 6.I 1. a 4. in b. a. wore out c.

a. in 4. out 7. Linda was sure she had just seen John’s car pull ___ the driveway. b ANSWERS . up 9. over c. over c. out b. over 6.Nelson can't pull ___ one more heart attack. over c. up b. A celebrated gentleman like him always pulls ___ the masses. It was so foggy that she couldn't make ___ the road ahead. up 10. for b. The man made ___ with all her money. a. out b. c ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . off b. out 8. off c. c 3. a 7. up c.II 5. in 3. a. a. a. a. Would you mind to pull ___ these shoes? a. by 5. up c. I hope they would not make ___ stories of that kind. a 4. for 1. It took three decades for the couple to make ___ after their clash. c 2. a 10. our c. The cardiologist announces that Mr. If there is a quake. into b. over c.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 2. a. b 8. a 9. b 6. back b. out b. we should make ___ the park. a. through c. for b.

away 7. through c. a. down 6. The two lazy friends do not exercise so they have put ___ weight. off b. off c. The match between two teams was put ___ till next week. off c. over b. out 8. by ANSWERS-III 1. Will the last one to leave please put ___the candles? a. up 10. Income tax will be put ___ coming year. away 9. over b. The entire team members frequently put ___ team leader’s views. over 5.III Fill the blanks with Phrasal Verb "Put" 1. on b. as he put it ___. up c. but it was not accepted. 3. a. a. out b. I told her she couldn't come down until all her clothes were put ___. out b. in c. in c. a b a b ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ .ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ Exercises on Phrases for Practice . by 3. My parents put ___ the money to purchase a plot. a. on b. in c. Peter’s back is really painful. up b. in c. in b. a. Mary has put ___ for relocation. Could you mind to put ___ this poster? a. in c. 2. a. 4. on c. a. in 2. a. on 4. down b.

ILLUSION-a false notion or perception. ASCENT. HANGED: Means to put somebody to death.agreement. 5. I hanged my photo to the wall. AFFECT .To adopt a child or to practice something. 6.Used for countable nouns Ex: The guests were fewer than expected. ex: Linda accepts Edward’s proposal for their marriage. was an last EFFECT-n. 7. ex: The couple adopted two orphans week. LESS . ex: They saw an oasis in the desert but thought it could be a small pond: that is a type of illusion one could find in the desert. ex: Stephen Hawking adept Astro Physicist. ASSENT. ADEPT– Somebody who has expertise or good at something. 6.. Ex: The movie on an Orphan is the best among all the movies. a 8.Used for uncountable and abstract nouns.to go up. b 9. ex: The priest made an allusion to the Bible stories. c 10.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 5. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Ex.to influence.. ex: John ascended his career ladder and became G. EXCEPT-to leave something. Some of the most confused pair of words given below. result. c 7. BETWEEN – used when referred two objects. 2. ADOPT . Words Often Confused Objective: To develop vocabulary of the students with a selected list of words often confused. AMONG – Used to refer more than two. ex: The two rivals made an assent to maintain peace. The gruesome criminals are generally hanged to death HUNG – to hang a picture or something to the wall.M. a 6. FEWER . to bring about ex: The government effected the change in its existing tax system. There are many English words which have close resemblance in spelling but do have different meanings. ALLUSION . a V.not direct reference. ex: Working late hours affects the quality of your sleep. Ex: Peter has less anger than Mary. of his firm. 4. The father divided his property between his two sons. ACCEPT-to get or to agree. 1. ex: Take any fruit you want except mangoes. v. 3.

Ex: The eminent scientists were awarded. COMPLEMENT.vital ex: The teacher sent unruly pupils to see the principal. ILLICIT-illegal. so I'm going to lie down on the bed.to release ex: Be careful my boy. IMMANENT-inherent.of or belonging to it.past tense of the verb "to lead" ex: She led the campers on an over-night hike. LOSE--verb. ex: "Lay down your arms!" The Major demanded terrorists. PRINCIPAL. ex: The content of this article is immanent and not easily understood IMMINENT. ex: I was conscious when the thief entered into the house. ex: The hamlet lay at the foot of the mountain. LIE-to sleep or to tell lies (a person or animal) ex: I have a stomachache.to praise. 16. the accused felt bad about his conscience. Ex: Freedom from tyrant was imminent for the Libyans.to draw or bring out. 9. ex: The principal ingredient of this juice is mango. 17.to finish. ex: The members of the council unanimously voted in favor of a new leader. LEAD. IT'S-contraction for it is ex: It's a beautiful to look at dawn. circumspect. LAY-to lay an object down. COMPLIMENT. ex: The teacher complimented students for their hard work. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . PRECEDE-to come before ex: Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify PROCEED-to go forward ex: He proceeded to pass back the failing grades on the exam. ex: The Nigerian drug lord was arrested for his illicit activities. 14. to not be tight . the cap of your bottle is loose. CONSCIENCE – discretion power. The boy lied to his mother that he did not eat fast food. ex: a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner. Although he did not confess his mistake. EMINENT-famous.ready to happen. 10. ITS. CONSCIOUS – alert. not win or loose something ex: If our team drops this match we will be disqualified for the semi-final match next week. Ex: The teacher elicited the correct response from the student. LED.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 8. 12. ex: The doctors counseled the traumatized people. 18. LOOSE . COUNCIL-a group that consults or advises. ex: The baby will scream as soon as its mother goes out. 19.adjective. 15.. COUNSEL-to advise. 11 ELICIT .a kind of metal ex: The vessel made of steel.

THERE. Ex: There your office bus comes! THEY'RE . 21. SUPPOSED TO. STATIONARY-standing still ex: The car remained stationary with the engine running".used as a subject or as a subject complement. to cite ex: I would like to quote Shakespeare in my next paper. ex: I waited for two hours and then I left. 2. ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . Affect or Effect The new university stringent rules will certainly _____ all those irregular students. Floundered or Foundered The proposed project was _____ because of the internal crooked politics of the team members. Allude or Elude The young man _____ to the problem but did not mention it.use with comparisons. THAN . QUOTE-verb. ex: The boy who sang yesterday was my brother. 20. WHO . 22. 5. THEN.I 1. STATIONERY-writing paper ex: My mother bought me stationery that was on recycled paper. QUOTATION-noun. ex: I eat fruits more than anything. 24. Ex: When is the meeting supposed to begin? SUPPOSE-to guess.Means location.contraction for "they are" ex: They're in Europe for the summer--again! 25.at that time. 6. 3. or next. THEIR .to be obligated to or presumed to.possessive form of they. the act of citing ex: The book of famous quotations inspired us all.used as an object ex: Whom did Mary choose as her life partner? Words often Confused Exercises for Practice .ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ PRINCIPLE-a general truth ex: Newton’s study was based on the principle of gravity. Accept or Except The players __________ their defeat in the finals. WHOM . 4. ex: Their house is elegant. ex: Do you suppose we will get to the airport on time? 23. Complement or Compliment The professor______ his students on their success. Adept or Adopt The ministry of telecom has recently ______ a policy from a foreign country to wire up remote places of India.

15. Aural or Oral While visual learners prefer to learn information through charts and graphs. There or Their The two brothers divided _____ property equally. "he will not violate his _______ 11. Shear or Sheer In this ct throat competitive world. Eminent or Imminent All the _____ members of the community are going to appear on the screen tomorrow. 13. 21. Allusion or Illusion They have the _____ that I am very wealthy and could influence anyone in society. _____ learners prefer to hear information. Fair or Fare As how much________ we are supposed to pay to get a ticker. One could only get a job through ____persistence 12. Miner or Minor In spite of the gory accident they suffered only ______ injuries. Stationary or Stationery The train passengers spent the night in the makeshift hotels of ____ carriages parked on railway sidings. 17.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 7. 16. 22. 14. Incredible or Incredulous The movie's unlikely happy ending came to pass as the result of an incredulous series of lucky accidents 8. 19. 10. Than or Then The temperature of Africa is more _____ that of Asia. Lead or Led "We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has _____ to the present. 18. Principal or Principle A man of principle". ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . 20. Loose or Lose Although she left her purse unattended on her seat she did not _____ it. Who or Whom I am the only one _____ could survive in this ghastly earthquake. Later or Latter Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the ____ is remembered today 9. Pored/porous or Poured Our unfenced and largely unpoliced border inevitably has been very ______.

I) 1. 18. 2. 19. 12. 9. 8. doctors used to _____ patients as part of the treatment Answers (Exercise . 25. 13. 17. Leach or Leech In the olden days. 6. 24. 11.ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ 23. 22. 10. 15. Ingenious or Ingenuous He was very well known for his ______ solutions any kind of tricky problems 25. 24. 23. adopt elude complement accept affect foundered incredulous latter porous principles sheer stationary who illusion aural eminent fare led than their lose minor dazed ingenious leech ǁǁǁ͘ƐĂŬƐŚŝĞĚƵĐĂƚŝŽŶ͘ĐŽŵ . 5. 3. 4. Dazed or Dazzled The player was _____ by intense and bright headlights. 14. 7. 20. 21. 16.

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