Class 9 English Grammar Homonyms/Similar Words

Class 9 English Grammar Homonyms/Similar Words, NCERT/SCERT Class 9 English Grammar Notes to each Syllabus wise provided in the list of SEBA Class 9 English Grammar Homonyms/Similar Words can be of great value to excel in the examination.

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Class 9 English Grammar Homonyms/Similar Words

Class 9 English Grammar Question Homonyms/Similar Words cover all the exercise questions in Assam Board SEBA Textbooks. The SEBA Class 9 English Grammar provided here ensures a smooth and easy understanding of all the concepts. Understand the concepts behind every chapter and score well in the board exams.

HOMONYMS/SIMILAR WORDS

GRAMMAR

artiste : professional singer or actor or dancer.

artist : a person who practises one of the fine arts especially painting. Dharmendra is a famous film artiste. Mr Hussain is a renowned artist.

ascent : climb.

assent : agreement.

accent : a way of pronouncing the words of a language that shows which country, area or social class a 

person comes from.The ascent to Mt Everest is very  steep. My father has given his assent for the picnic.Riti spoke English with a very rural accent.

beside : by the side of, close to

besides : in addition to Mr Seth sat beside his sick wife’s bed. Besides food and water we need air as well.

collision : hitting while on the move.

collusion : secret arrangement There was a collision between the two vehicles.The police acted in collusion with the thief.

confidant : a friend who is very close, in whom one confides.

confident : having faith in oneself or in others Chanakya was the confidant of King Chandragupta Maurya. I was confident of getting through SSLC this time.

decent : respectful.

descent : come down

dissent : disagree One should be decent in one’s   behaviour. The descent from the hilltop was 

very steep.The manager expressed his dissent to the new proposal.

dependent : basing on, depending on

dependant : one who depends on another The arrival of monsoon is dependent on several factors.The dependants of Mr Prakash are all minors.

elicit : draw out a response. 

illicit : unlawful, forbidden The teacher tried to elicit the information from the students regarding the incident.

To carry weapons in public is illicit.

illegible : handwriting which cannot be read

eligible : qualified Hari’s handwriting is illegible. Mr Chand is not eligible for the post.

latter : the second part

later : after some time I shall visit Delhi during the latter      

part of the year. I shall visit you some time later.

popular : famous.

populous : having abundance of people Amitabh Bacchan is a popular film star.India is the second most    

populous country in the world.

persecute : make someone suffer.

prosecute : start legal proceedings against someone.

In some countries individuals are persecuted on account of their religion. Mr Chand has been prosecuted for his involvement in drug-trafficking.

quite : fairly, to some degree.

quiet : silent He is quite well.Kindly keep quiet in the hall.

urban : of city.

urbane : modern, polished in manners. Urban life has its own risks. He is urbane in his behaviour.

ware : goods.

wear : to put on clothes The shopkeeper displayed the 

wares of his shop attractively. Mr. Prakash always preferred to wear black clothes.

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