Confusion

  1. Freckle
    Spot on the face skin
  2. Feckless
    • Having a weak character; Useless
    • A lazy and feckless man
  3. Fickle
    • Suddenly changing
    • The weather here is notoriously fickle
  4. Flick
    • Hit lightly and quickly
    • Flicking flies away with horse's tail
  5. Flicker
    • Keep going on and off
    • The flickering screen of the television
  6. Sever
    Cut into two pieces
  7. Severe
    Extremely serious
  8. Serene
    • Calm and peaceful
    • a lake, still and serene in the sunlight
  9. Revere
    • Idolize; Admire
    • He is now revered as a national hero
  10. Loath
    • Reluctant
    • He was loath to admit his mistake
  11. Loathe
    Detest; Hate; Badly dislike
  12. Pastoral
    Rural
  13. Pastry
    A kind of cake
  14. Pasture
    Meadow; Grassland
  15. Profuse
    Abundant
  16. Perfuse
    Fill
  17. Defuse
    • Stop a dangerous situation
    • Defuse racial tension in the community
  18. Discrete
    Independently separate
  19. Discreet
    Tactful; Careful
  20. Discredit
    Damage to sb's reputation / credit
  21. Discretion
    • Judgement; Decision
    • Tipping for the service is at your discretion
  22. Discrepancy
    Difference
  23. Intimidate
    • Threaten; Frighten
    • (in + timid)
  24. Intimate
    • Close; Having a close / friendly relationship
    • (inter-mate)
    • (n.) Close Friend
  25. Imitate
    Copy
  26. Inimitable
    Not able to copy/ imitate
  27. Cardinal
    Most Important
  28. Cardiac
    Connected with the heart
  29. Morph
    Change; Shift
  30. Morphine
    A powerful drug (from Opium/ Poppy)
  31. Prime
    Main; Most Important
  32. Primal
    Very basic; Connected with origins
  33. Pristine
    Unspoiled; Keeping in original conditions
  34. Stringent
    Strict
  35. Stinky
    Smelling badly
  36. Stringy
    Thin (for Muscle or Hair)
  37. Indigenous
    • Native
    • The indigenous peoples/ languages
  38. Indigent
    Very poor
  39. Indignant
    • Very angry
    • An indignant letter/ look
  40. Ingenious
    Clever
  41. Ingenuous
    • Naive; Innocent
    • An ingenuous smile
  42. Ingenuity
    Cleverness
  43. Complementary
    Supplemental; Matching
  44. Complimentary
    • Free
    • Complimentary tickets for the show

    • Expressing praise
    • A complimentary remark
  45. Capitalize
    Invest money
  46. Capitulate
    • Surrender
    • Capitulate to the terrorists' demands.
  47. Captivate
    Enchant; Keep attention by being attractive
  48. Antipathy
    Strong dislike; Hostility
  49. Apathy
    Indifference; Uninterested disposition
  50. Atrophy
    Becomes weak
  51. Trophy
    Medal; Medallion; Prize
  52. Epidemic
    • A rapid increase
    • An epidemic of measles
    • The outbreak of a flu epidemic
  53. Endemic
    • Regional/ natively residing
    • Malaria is endemic in many hot countries
  54. Epicure
    A person who enjoys food
  55. Whim
    A sudden wish/ impulse
  56. Wimp
    Coward; Weed
  57. Grueling
    • Tiring
    • I've had a gruelling day
  58. Glue
    Join two parts
  59. Ignorance
    A lack of knowledge
  60. Innocence
    Naivety
  61. Autocrat
    Despot; Dictator; Tyrant
Author
EricDRM
ID
314591
Card Set
Confusion
Description
This is the set of words easy to cause confusion in terms of spelling or pronunciation.
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