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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 affect - to change err - to make mistake


aloud - spoken effect - result heir -one who will inherit

arc - portion of a circle ascent - the climb ate - past tense of


eat
ark - a vessel assent - to agree eight - a number

awed - in a state of wonder by - near board - a plank


odd - unusual buy - to purchase bored - not interested

blew - past of blow buoy - floater brake - stop pedal


blue - color of ocean boy - young man break - smash

brows - eye brows sell - vend cent - penny coin


browse -look around cell - compartment sent - did send

sight - view do - operate dual - both


site - location due - payable duel - battle

fair - equal flew - did fly flour - ground up grain


fare - price flu - illness flower - blooming plant

hole - opening hall - passageway heal - mend


whole - entire haul - tow heel - back of foot

marry - to wed one - single pail - bucket


merry - very happy won - did win pale - not bright

very - much weather - climate right - correct


vary - differ whether - if 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.