Category: Vocabulary

Want | English Vocabulary

Want After want, we normally use an infinitive with to. I don’t want to talk to her again. An object + infinitive structure is also possible. She wants me to clear her doubts. That-clauses are not normally used after want. Structures Want can be followed...

Travel vs. Journey vs. Trip vs. Voyage

Travel, Journey, Trip and Voyage – Differences in meaning Travel means traveling in general. Travel is my passion. The plural form travels is used to refer to long journeys especially to other countries. Is he back from his travels?...

Shade vs. Shadow

The noun shade refers to the partly dark area sheltered from direct rays of light. I am hot. Let’s sit in the shade. Plants don’t grow well in the shade. Shadow Shadow is the dark shape thrown on...

Pain vs. Ache

A pain is a feeling you experience when you hurt a part of your body or when you are ill. The noun pain can be countable or uncountable. As a countable noun, it can...

Ex vs. Former

There is a difference between ex-girlfriend and former girlfriend. Unfortunately, nowadays few people maintain the distinction between these two expressions. If you change girlfriends every two months, you will have several former girlfriends, but...

Ceremonial vs. Ceremonious

The words ceremonial and ceremonious have more or less the same meaning. They are often used interchangeably. However, in some contexts one is preferred to the other. Ceremonial means ‘relating to formal religious or...

English Vocabulary Exercise For CBSE

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. We apologise for the ——————– (inconvenient) 2. She refuted all ———————– made against her. (accuse) 3. Indiscriminate use...

Class 10 English Vocabulary Exercise

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. He has to undergo ———————- training. (rigour) 2. The President gave away the ——————– awards at a special...

English Vocabulary Worksheets

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. He is ———————– on his elder brother. (depend) 2. His parents’ —————— helped him to be successful. (encourage)...

Class 9 English Vocabulary Worksheet

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. India is known for its cultural —————— (diverse) 2. ———————- is the root cause of many ailments. (anxious)...