Confusing Vocabulary | 10 P4 Word Pairs that Students Need to Know!

Hi everyone! As we advance into the second semester, the end-of-the-year exams are also getting closer. To help parents revise with their children, I have come up with a series of word lists that contain important vocabulary that often appears in tests and exams. Your child may come across them most directly in the vocabulary MCQ or vocabulary cloze sections.

 

Confusing Vocabulary | 10 P4 Word Pairs that Students Need to Know!

 

I have also paired up words that many students often find confusing to point out the differences between them. Depending on the context which the words appear in, some of these paired words can be used interchangeably. However, it is still important to be mindful of the subtle differences between the words in each pair. Let’s get started, shall we?


Reluctant vs. Hesitant

 

Reluctant vs. Hesitant. Confusing Vocabulary


Snigger vs. Sneer

 

Snigger vs. Sneer. Confusing Vocabulary

Trudge vs. Stomp

 

Trudge vs. Stomp. Confusing Vocabulary


Gaze vs. Glance

 

Gaze vs. Glance. Confusing Vocabulary


Vexing vs. Frustrated

 

Vexing vs. Frustrated. Confusing Vocabulary


Squirm vs. Cringe

 

Squirm vs. Cringe. Confusing Vocabulary


Fascinating vs. Captivating

 

Fascinating vs. Captivating. Confusing Vocabulary


Meticulous vs. Diligent

 

Meticulous vs. Diligent. Confusing Vocabulary


Audience vs. Spectator

 

Audience vs. Spectator. Confusing Vocabulary


Convince vs. Persuade

 

Convince vs. Persuade. Confusing Vocabulary


I hope you have had a fun time discovering and understanding the minute but important differences between these ten pairs of words that have similar meanings. To learn and revise these words in greater detail, you can use the interactive flashcards below! Our students at LBM have been using these flashcards to familiarise themselves with new vocabulary in a a new and fun way. Why don’t you give it a try? Comment below and let us know if it is helpful!

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