Similar Words in English–19

List of similar words in English having different meanings

Here is another list of similar words in English that have somewhat same spelling confusions and pronunciation but differ greatly in their meanings. Feel free if you have any question or would like to give your feedback or suggestion.

Accelerate
चाल बढ़ाना, वेग बढ़ाना
ਚਾਲ ਵਧਾਉਣੀ, ਵੇਗ ਵਧਾਉਣਾ
On the main road, the driver accelerated the vehicle.
Exhilarate
प्रसन्न करना
ਪ੍ਰਸੰਨ ਕਰਨਾ
The joker in the circus exhilarated everybody by its antics.

Medal
तमगा
ਤਮਗਾ
He won a medal in racing.
Meddle
हस्तक्षेप करना
ਟੰਗ ਅੜਾਉਣੀ, ਦਖਲ ਦੇਣਾ
Do not meddle with non-sense things.

Metal
धातु
ਧਾਤ
Iron is a metal.
Mettle
साहस, दिलेरी
ਤਾਕਤ, ਦਲੇਰੀ, ਸਾਹਸ
Show your mettle and do this work!

Beside
पास, निकट, उपसंगत, बगल मेँ
ਨੇੜੇ, ਪਾਸ, ਕੋਲ
He was lying beside a tree.
Besides
इस के अतिरिक्त
ਇਸ ਤੋਂ ਇਲਾਵਾ
Besides painting, he could sing also.

Laboratory
प्रयोगशाला
ਪ੍ਰਯੋਗਸ਼ਾਲਾ
He worked in a laboratory.
Lavatory
शौचघर, शौचालय, धोने का स्थान
ਟੱਟੀ, ਸੰਡਾਸ ਜਾਣ ਦਾ ਸਥਾਣ
There was no lavatory available at the workplace.

Refuge
शरण्, आश्रय
ਸ਼ਰਨ, ਆਸਰਾ
God is the ultimate refuge of all.
Refuse
नाह करनी, ठुकराना
ਨਾਂਹ ਕਰਨੀ, ਠੁਕਰਾਉਣਾ
He refused to accept the idea.

Best
श्रेष्ठ, उत्तम
ਸਭ ਤੋਂ ਵਧੀਆ, ਉੱਤਮ
This could be the best place for building a house.
Vest
अंतर्वस्त्र, सजाना
ਅੰਤਰਵਸਤਰ, ਸਜਾਣਾ
There are no vested interests in this venture.
West
पश्चिम
ਪੱਛਮ
Sun goes down in the West.

Melody
लय, ताल
ਲੈ, ਤਾਲ
Indian music is rich in melody.
Malady
विकार, रोग
ਵਿਕਾਰ, ਰੋਗ
What malady afflicts you?

Blend
मिलाना, मिलावट
ਰਲਾਉਣਾ, ਮਿਲਾਉਣਾ, ਮਿਲਾਵਟ
You need to blend different hues of a color.
Bland
हलका, निम्र, कोमल
ਹਲਕਾ, ਨਿਮਰ, ਕੋਮਲ
The taste of the dishes was bland.

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