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  • More similar sounding words with different meaning

    Use of English

    Admin Admin
    19-02-2016 05:39:00 +0000

    Below are a set of words that appear commonly in the JAMB use-of-English. Often times the test makers try to confuse students by using words with similar sounds in the wrong way to see if you can detect the problem. Below are some word pairs that are similar-sounding but have different meanings.

    Can you explain how these words pairs differ?

    1) circumspect vs circumvent
    2) collusion vs collision
    3) competent vs competing
    4) comprise vs compromise
    5) concerned vs concerted
    6) conscientious vs conscious
    7) consist vs consistently
    8) contemplate vs contemporary
    9) contracted vs contradicted
    10) convict vs convince
    11) credible vs creditable
    12) carefree vs careless

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  • cynthia. nkwor

    convict is a word used to express a criminal in jail.

    0 19-02-2016 12:46:00 +0000

  • Hafsat Ringim

    collision is when two or more bodies come in contact with each other

    0 19-02-2016 12:47:00 +0000

  • Udoma Ofonmbuk

    sweet vs suite

    0 19-02-2016 13:03:00 +0000

  • Adebayo Olalekan

    consist is to made up for While consistently is something you repeat always

    0 20-02-2016 06:37:00 +0000

  • Abakpa Okopi Stephen

    1 circumspect is heedful of potential while circumvent is beat through cleverness. 2 collusion is secret agreement while collision is a conflict of opposed ideas. 3 competent is being properly while competing is to seek.4comprise is to be composed of, while compromise is settled by concession.

    0 20-02-2016 07:00:00 +0000

  • Holluwarnifemhe Esther


    0 25-02-2016 22:11:00 +0000

  • mina georgewill

    circumspect: to think carefully before doing something then circumvent: to find a way of avoiding a difficulty

    0 26-02-2016 08:14:00 +0000

  • mina georgewill

    collusion: a secret agreement mostly used for dishonest agreement while collision is when two things crash into each other

    0 26-02-2016 08:17:00 +0000

  • mina georgewill

    competent synonym of capable competing is struggle to be better than others

    0 26-02-2016 08:18:00 +0000