Pair of Words: Meaning and Sentence from Fallow to Ghastly

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List of Pair of Words: F to G

Fallow

Meaning: describes land that is not planted with crops, in order to improve the quality of the soil

Sentence: Farmers are eligible for government support if they let a certain amount of land lie fallow.

Fellow

Meaning: describes someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same situation as you

Sentence: She introduced me to some of her fellow students.

Functional

Meaning: designed to be practical and useful rather than attractive

Sentence: Project work is used to integrate material and make knowledge functional.

Farther

Meaning: to a greater distance

Sentence: The fog’s so thick, I can’t see farther than about ten meters.

Further

Meaning: to a greater distance or degree; at a more advanced level

Sentence: We discussed the problem, but we didn’t get much further in actually solving it.

Fain

Meaning: glad; ready

Sentence: He is fain to do all things himself.

Feign

Meaning: to pretend to feel something, usually an emotion

Sentence: You know how everyone feigns surprise when you tell them how old you are.

Fain

Meaning: glad; ready

Sentence: He is fain to do all things himself.

Feign

Meaning: to pretend to feel something, usually an emotion

Sentence: You know how everyone feigns surprise when you tell them how old you are.

Ghostly

Meaning: pale and transparent

Sentence: The image is fading which gives the figure a rather ghostly appearance.

Ghastly

Meaning: unpleasant and shocking

Sentence: Today’s newspaper gives all the ghastly details of the murder.

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