32 هوموفون پر اشتباه

32 هوموفون پر اشتباه

نویسنده مقاله: Arya Doroudian

تاریخ انتشار: 3 مرداد 1400

دسته بندی ها: واژگان

bough – bow

bough - branch of a tree

bow - front of a ship or to bend the head

 

brake – break

brake - device for stopping something

break - pause or separate into pieces

 

breach – breech

breach - break through of break a rule

breech - back part of a gun barrel

 

broach – brooch

broach - raise a subject for discussion

brooch - piece of jewellery

 

canvas – canvass

canvas - strong type of cloth

canvass - seek someone’s vote

 

censure – censor

censure - strongly criticize

censor - ban something or someone who does

 

cereal – serial

cereal - breakfast food or edible grain

serial - happening in a series

 

chord – cord

chord - group or musical notes

cord - length of string

 

climactic – climatic

climactic - creating a climax

climatic - relating to the climate

 

coarse – course

coarse - rough or uneven

course - direction, school subject, part of meal

 

draught – draft

draught - current of air

draft - first version of a piece of writing

 

draw – drawer

draw - even score at the end of a game

drawer - sliding storage compartment

 

dual – duel

dual - having two parts

duel - contest between two participants

 

elicit – illicit

elicit - draw out a reply or reaction

illicit - not allowed by law or against rules

 

ensure – insure

ensure - make certain something happens

insure - prearrange to get compensation

 

envelop – envelope

envelop - cover or surround something

envelope - paper container for a letter

 

exercise – exorcise

exercise - physical activity

exorcise - drive out an evil spirit

 

fawn – faun

fawn - young deer or light brown colour

faun - mythical part man part goat being

 

flaunt – flout

flaunt - display ostentatiously

flout - disregard a rule or law

 

forbear – forebear

forbear - refrain from something

forebear - ancestor

 

complacent – complaisant

complacent - smug or self-satisfied

complaisant - willing to please

complement – compliment

complement - something added that improves

compliment - express approval or admiring remark

 

council – counsel

council - group that manages or advises

counsel - advice or to advise

 

cue – queue

cue - signal to act or a wooden rod

queue - row of people or vehicles

 

curb – kerb

curb - limit or keep something in check

kerb - stone edge of pavement

 

currant – current

currant - dried grape

current - happening now, flow of fluid/ electricity

 

defuse – diffuse

defuse - make a situation less tense

diffuse - spread over wide area

 

desert – dessert

desert - waterless, empty area or abandon

dessert - sweet course of a meal

 

discreet – discrete

discreet - careful not to attract attention

discrete - separate and distinct

 

disinterested – uninterested

disinterested - impartial

 

uninterested - not interested

 

foreword – forward

foreword - introduction at start of a book

forward - onwards or ahead

 

freeze – frieze

freeze - turn into ice

frieze - decoration along a wall

 

grisly – grizzly

grisly - gruesome or revolting

grizzly - type of bear

 

hoard – horde

hoard - stock or stash of money or things

horde - large crowd of people

 

imply – infer

imply - indirectly suggest something

infer - draw a conclusion from

 

loath – loathe

loath - reluctant or unwilling

loathe - to hate someone or something

 

loose – lose

loose - set free or unfasten

lose - be deprived of or fail to win

 

bazaar – bizarre

bazaar - a market in the Middle East

bizarre - strange

 

amoral – immoral

amoral - unconcerned with right or wrong

immoral - not following moral standards

 

balmy – barmy

balmy - pleasingly warm

barmy - foolish or crazy

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