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Homonyms

Homonym is a word pronounced the same as the another but differ in meaning,
whether spelled the same way or not. Below is a list of selected homonyms
which students can use in their essays.
allowed - permitted
aloud - spoken
arc - portion of a circle
eat
ark - a vessel

affect - to change
effect - result

err - to make mistake


heir -one who will inherit

ascent - the climb

ate - past tense of

assent - to agree

eight - a number

awed - in a state of wonder


by - near
odd - unusual
buy - to purchase

board - a plank
bored - not interested

blew - past of blow


blue - color of ocean

buoy - floater
boy - young man

brake - stop pedal


break - smash

brows - eye brows


browse -look around

sell - vend
cell - compartment

cent - penny coin


sent - did send

sight - view
site - location

do - operate
due - payable

dual - both
duel - battle

fair - equal
fare - price

flew - did fly


flu - illness

flour - ground up grain


flower - blooming plant

hole - opening
whole - entire

hall - passageway
haul - tow

heal - mend
heel - back of foot

marry - to wed
merry - very happy

one - single
won - did win

pail - bucket
pale - not bright

very - much
vary - differ

weather - climate
whether - if

right - correct
write - scribble

English Vocabulary - [ Feelings ]

One of the main reasons students


find it hard to write a good essay is because of their poor vocabulary. Many do
not have a wide range of vocabulary with them and this has been a stumbling
block for them to get good grades for their essays. Having a wide range of
words or a vocabulary list is a boon for all those who aspire to write good
essays in their public school exams, be it local or foreign students.

So, I have posted some words which are associated with feelings. You can use
these words when writing your [story] type essay or the [ Descriptive ] type
essays. All the best!

Feelings
SAD
1. Bitter
2. Morbid
3. Somber
4. Despondent
5. Dejected
6. Depressed
7. Down
8. Doleful
9. Downcast
10.Forlorn
11.Doldrums
12.Heartbroken
13.In The Dumps
14.Gloomy
15.Bereaved
HAPPY
1. Blissful
2. Perky
3. Content
4. Jubilant
5. Ecstatic
6. Lively
7. Delighted
8. Gay
9. Upbeat
10.Sparkling

11.On Cloud Nine


12.Thrilled
13.Chirpy
14.Walking On Air
15.Merry

FUNNY
1. laughable
2. Amusing
3. Antic
4. Good-humoured
5. Comic / Comical
6. Goofy
7. Humourous
8. Loony
9. Wacky
10.Facetious
11.Playful
12.Jesting
13.Funny
14.Pulling one's leg
15.Entertaining
SCARED

1. Freeze
2. Paralyze
3. Spook
4. Scare silly
5. Scare the pants off
6. Panic
7. Shake up
8. Horrified
9. Startled
10.Cowed
11.Petrified
12.Alarmed
13.Rattled
14.Faint-Hearted
15.Have a cold feet
MAD -gila
1. unstable
2. crazy
3. insane
4. daft
5. delirious
6. psychotic
7. nutty
8. unsound mind
9. deranged
10.nonsensical
11.lunatic

12.rabid
13.foolhardy
14.illogical
15.irrational
ANGRY
1. Outraged
2. furious
3. irate
4. incensed
5. sulky
6. cross
7. mad
8. annoyed
9. galled
10.bitter
11.infuriated
12.displeased
13.indignant
14.fuming
15.vexed
LOVING
1. amiable
2. considerate
3. kind
4. benevolent
5. caring
6. doting

7. devoted
8. warm
9. sweet
10.motherly
11.congenial
12.affectionate
13.adulate
14.be fascinated with
15.hold dear
TIRED
1. burn out
2. faint
3. strain
4. vex
5. overwork
6. dispirit
7. give out
8. exhausted
9. worn out
10.fed up
11.repulsed / had enough
12.sick off
13.melt away
14.wither
15.diminish
PEACEFUL

1. calm
2. composed
3. placid
4. tranquil
5. gentle
6. nonviolent
7. mellow
8. unruffled
9. neighbourly
10.serene
11.sedate
12.clammed up
13.soundless
14.unmoved
15.could hear a pin drop

One of the main reasons students find it hard to write a good essay is because
of their poor vocabulary. Many do not have a wide range of vocabulary with
them and this has been a stumbling block for them to get good grades for their
essays. Having a wide range of words or a vocabulary list is a boon for all those
who aspire to write good essays in their public school exams, be it local or
foreign students. One of the best ways is to read. Reading good novels,
magazine articles, articles or news in the local dailies or story books can help
improve your word power. In this post, I will give you some
words/phrases/sentences which you can use in your school essays.

English Vocabulary For Writing....


ACCIDENTS
1. Motorcyclist-penunggang motosikal
2. Pillion-pembonceng motosikal
3. Crashed
4. Head on collision
5. freak accident
6. swerved
7. passers-by
8. alerted
9. collided
10. died on the spot

11. vehicle
12. lost control
13. lorry driver
14. attendant-pembantu lorry driver
15. skidded
16. hit the guard rail
SNATCH THEFT -ragut
1. snatch / snatching / snatched
2. assailants-penyerang
3. preyed-mangsa
4. easy target
5. pillion rider
6. flung to the ground
7. scuffle-gaduh kecil
8. victim
9. unconscious-tak sedarkan diri
10. seriously injured
11. dragged several metres
12. incident
13. sustained head injuries
14. recuperating-sedang pulih
15. rampant-banyak berlaku

UNITY
1. racial bond
2. polarization

3. forged
4. freedom
5. understanding
6. national unity
7. love and trust each other
8. instigators
9. sow seed of racial unity
10.street demonstrations
11.sacrifices
12.respect
13.religious tolerance
14.be real and pragmatic
15.accept each other regardless of race and religion
FIRE
1. razed
2. put out the fire
3. shelter
4. fanned the flames
5. evacuated
6. engulfed by fire
7. destroyed
8. dejected
9. restrained by neighbours
10.dashed into the house to ....
11.victims
12.occured at...
13....help douse the fire...
14.financial aid

15.injured
16.started in the...
CRIME
1. social ills
2. curb
3. juvenile crime
4. felony
5. cyber crime
6. sex crime
7. juvenile crimes
8. finger pointing
9. public outrage
10.drug abuse
11.halfway houses
12.young minds are corrupted
13.lack of awareness
14.prison term
15.enforce rules
HUMAN TRAFFICKING
1. traffickers
2. abducted
3. kidnapped
4. drugged with sleeping pills
5. agents
6. raid
7. victims are deceived...
8. recruited
9. women experience sexual violence / physical violence

10.victims are usually poor,uneducated,...


11.syndicates
12.cross border human trafficking
13.crackdown
14.uncovered
15.police operation
FACEBOOK
1. addicted
2. uploading photos
3. adding friends
4. Facebook Addiction Disorder (ADD)
5. performing poorly in school
6. security issues
7. girls go missing
8. not getting enough sleep
9. obsessed
10.parental supervision
11.popular social networking
12.setting up profiles
13.not taking baths / meals properly
14.parents must regulate and monitor...
15.virtual activities
CHILD ABUSE
1. divorce
2. society's lack of awareness of the law
3. perception
4. compounded
5. children suspected of being severely abused...

6. Child Protection Act 2001


7. family lifestyle
8. ...around home
9. integrated effort to...
10.non-governmental organizations
11.abuse cases
12.welfare
13.intervention
14.culprits
15.suspect
GAMBLING
1. punters
2. bets
3. placing bets
4. luring
5. bookies
6. gambling websites
7. syndicates
8. online gambling
9. busted
10.patronize the outlets
11.borrowing money from loan sharks
12.hook punters
13.recoup losses
14.trap
15.raid

*These are only some of the many words/phrases/sentences which can be used in essays,
depending on the title and question of the essays. You can make your own vocabulary list
and try to use the words in your essays. I hope this post has been a help to you all.