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Pronunciation

Meaning

Pronunciation

Meaning

Pronunciation

Meaning

Pronunciation

Meaning

Air

Atmosphere, melody

Heir

Person of inheritance

 

 

 

 

Bare

Naked, reveal

Bear

Carry, tolerate, an animal

 

 

 

 

Bate

Let down

Bait

Entice, entrap

 

 

 

 

Be

Is, exists, a place in reality

Bee

An insect that collects nectar from flowers and transforms it into honey

 

 

 

 

Bean

A legume

Been

Is not, is when referring to the past

 

 

 

 

Beer

An alcoholic drink made from hops

Bier

Movable stand on which a coffin is taken to grave

 

 

 

 

Beet

Vegetable

Beat

Thrash, rhythm

 

 

 

 

Beetle

An insect

Betel

A nut

 

 

 

 

Bias

Influence, inclination

Buyers

Purchasers

 

 

 

 

Birth

Coming into the world

Berth

Sleeping place on ship

 

 

 

 

Bite

Taking of bait

Byte

Unit of measurement

 

 

 

 

Blue

Colour of, say, sky

Blew

Movement, say, of wind; puffing out air

 

 

 

 

Bored

Lacking in inspiration, drilled hole into

Board

A piece of wood to cut things on, to play games on

 

 

 

 

Bow

Bend from the waist

Bough

A branch of a tree

 

 

 

 

Bow

Weapon for shooting arrows, curve, violin rod

Beau

Lover

 

 

 

 

Bred

Generated

Bread

Food made from wheat or rye

 

 

 

 

Caw

Sound made by a crow

Core

Centre of earth, of apple

 

 

 

 

Chased

Pursued

Chaste

Virtuous

 

 

 

 

Choose

Select

Chews

Masticates, the action of the mouth when eating

 

 

 

 

Crate

A wooden container

Krait

A venomous snake

 

 

 

 

Cruise

Travel at less than top speed, voyage

Crews

Ship personnel

 

 

 

 

Die

Ending of life on earth

Dye

The process of colouring cloth

 

 

 

 

Faint

Pass out, lose consciousness

Feint

Indistinct

 

 

 

 

Fare

Price of journey, produce

Fair

Fun rides, light complexion

 

 

 

 

Faught

Combatted

Fort

Military building

 

 

 

 

Feet

The extremities at the end of legs, unit of measurement

Feat

Noteworthy act

 

 

 

 

Flair

Aptitude, natural skill

Flare

Uprising, emergency signal, a bright flame

 

 

 

 

Flaw

Imperfection

Floor

Covering on ground inside a building

 

 

 

 

Flew

Took flight

Flu

Viral infection

Flue

Chimney piece

 

 

Frank

Honest

Franc

French currency

 

 

 

 

Gait

Style of walking

Gate

Entrance to field, estate

 

 

 

 

Gnaw

Chew

Nor

And not

 

 

 

 

Hair

Tresses, what grows out of your head

Hare

Speed along, an animal

 

 

 

 

Hallo

A greeting

Hallow

Honour as holy, chase with shouts

 

 

 

 

Heel

The back of the foot beneath ankle

Heal

Restore to health

 

 

 

 

Herd

A crowd, a group of, say, cows

Heard

Listened to, recorded into memory

 

 

 

 

Here

In this place

Hear

Listen to

 

 

 

 

Hire

Employ

Higher

Aloft, loftier, further up

 

 

 

 

Hoar

Frost

Whore

Scarlet woman

Haw

Berry

 

 

Horse

Animal

Hoarse

Suffering from laryngitis

 

 

 

 

Insight

Penetrating understanding

Incite

Urge into action

 

 

 

 

Knight

A person bestowed honourable rank

Night

Hours of darkness

 

 

 

 

Law

Rules which society follow

Lore

Myth

 

 

 

 

Lead

A base metal

Led

Guided

 

 

 

 

Leak

Filter out

Leek

Welsh national emblem, a root onion like vegetable

 

 

 

 

Lean

Slant,

Lien

Right to keep possession of property until debt due in respect of it is discharged

 

 

 

 

Lent

Granted, say, money to recipient

Leant

Leaned on, loaned some money, say

 

 

 

 

Lieu

Instead of

Loo

Toilet

 

 

 

 

Load

Baggage, a lot of

Lode

A magnetic stone

 

 

 

 

Mail

Correspondence, post

Male

Masculine person who is not a woman/female

 

 

 

 

Mare

A female horse

Mayor

Head of a city

 

 

 

 

Meddle

Interfere

Medal

An award which is round shaped and made from metal

 

 

 

 

Naught

Without

Nought

Nothing

 

 

 

 

Need

Requirement, necessity

Knead

Pound, say, body or dough

 

 

 

 

No

Negative

Know

Understand

 

 

 

 

Not

Negative

Knot

A joining of two pieces of, say, string

 

 

 

 

Pair

Duo, two, match

Pear

Fruit

 

 

 

 

Pale

Ashen colour, pallid

Pail

Water carrier

 

 

 

 

Past

Behind

Passed

Overtook

 

 

 

 

Paw

The sole of, say, a cats’ foot

Pour

Rain heavily

Pore

Hole in skin

Poor

Not rich

Peal

The sound of ringing bells

Peel

The outer layer of a fruit, (rind)

 

 

 

 

Pearl

A jewel found in oysters

Purl

A knitting stitch

Perl

A programming language

 

 

Pee

Urinate

Pea

Vegetable

 

 

 

 

Prince

The son of a King/Queen

Prints

Copies of patterns onto cloth,

 

 

 

 

Rain

Downpour

Rein

Leather holster for controlling horses

Reign

Rule

 

 

Raw

Uncooked

Roar

Sound made by lion or waterfall

 

 

 

 

Real

Actually existing, genuine

Reel

Be dizzy, wind in, a fishing line

 

 

 

 

Rite

Procedure

Right

Not wrong

Write

Put pen to paper

 

 

Road

Street, carriageway

Rode

Travelling on, say, bike or horse

 

 

 

 

Rote

Method of learning

Wrote

Put pen to paper

 

 

 

 

Ruff

A type of neckwear that is crinkled

Rough

Unpolished

 

 

 

 

Sale

Offer for purchase

Sail

A piece of canvas used to catch wind on boat

 

 

 

 

Saw

Looked at

Soar

Fly a warm current

Sore

Painful, angry

 

 

Sea

Ocean near land

See

Look at, observe, realise

 

 

 

 

Seen

Had sight of, looked at, espied, realised

scene

Picture, description of place

 

 

 

 

Seer

Person with insight

Sear

Burn scorch

 

 

 

 

Sent

Posted, transmitted

Scent

Aroma, smell

 

 

 

 

Shake

Rattle, shrug

Sheik

Arab ruler

 

 

 

 

Sheer

Steep

Shear

To strip animal of its wool

 

 

 

 

Shoe

Foot clothing

Shoo

Drive person/animal away

 

 

 

 

Site

Area of land

Sight

Ability to see

Cite

State word for word

 

 

So

As it is

Sow

Plant seeds

Sew

Join pieces of material with needle and thread

 

 

Stake

Piece of fence,

Steak

A piece of beef

 

 

 

 

Steel

Combination of tin and

Steal

Thieve, take without permission

 

 

 

 

Suite

A number of rooms, three pieces of furniture

Sweet

Sugary taste

 

 

 

 

Sure

Certain

Shore

Coastline

 

 

 

 

Tale

Story

Tail

Extremity trailing behind an animal

 

 

 

 

Taught

Enabled by instruction

Taut

Tight, not slack

Tort

Private or civil wrong

 

 

Tear

A drop of water falling from the eye when feeling sad

Tier

Terrace

 

 

 

 

Tear

Rip

Tare

Allowance made for box packed with goods

 

 

 

 

Tee

Golf

Tea

A drink made from tea leaves

 

 

 

 

Tern

A duck

Turn

Revolve, change

 

 

 

 

There

In that place

Their

Belonging to them

 

 

 

 

Threw

Tossed, say, a ball

Through

Pass from one place to another

 

 

 

 

Tide

The flow of the ocean

Tied

Knotted

 

 

 

 

To

In the direction of

Two

Pair

Too

Also

 

 

Towed

Carried behind

Toad

An animal

 

 

 

 

Vain

Proud, big-headed

Vein

An artery which carries blood back to the lungs

Vane

A means of knowing which way the wind is blowing

 

 

Wait

Use patience

Weight

Heaviness

 

 

 

 

War

Fight between families and countries

Wore

Adorned, dressed

 

 

 

 

We

Us

Wee

Tiny, urinate

 

 

 

 

Wear

Clothe, adorn

Where

In what place

 

 

 

 

Whale

An ocean mammal

Wail

Moan, lament

 

 

 

 

What

Identify something

Watt

A unit of electricity

 

 

 

 

Where

In what place

Wear

Clothe, adorn

 

 

 

 

Which

Identify a choice

Witch

A practising pagan