STUDIO / STUDIOUS
Studio: a place where pictures are taken, or films are made.
e.g. The film was made in a
Studious: fond of study; careful and thoughtful.
e.g. To be a good scientist, you must be studious.
MELLOW / MELODIOUS
Mellow: mature; soft and pure; rich and full.
e.g. As he continues to age, he become more mellow and compassionate.
Melodious: tuneful; pleasant to the ear.
e.g. He voice is melodious; he should take up singing.
GENTEEL / GENTLE
Genteel: well-bred, polite; imitating the lifestyle of the rich.
e.g. Your friend is genteel. Is he very rich?
e.g. All along he has been living in genteel poverty. He is not practical.
Gentle: kind, friendly, mild.
e.g. Be gentle to my puppy.
DISPOSABLE / INDISPOSED
Disposable: cant be removed or got rid of.
e.g. This machine is disposable; we can do without it
Indisposed: not feeling well; unwilling to
e.g. You look indisposed. Is there something wrong with you?
e.g. Many people are indisposed to working on weekends.
TERMINABLE / TERMINAL
Terminable: can be ended.
e.g. Your employment is only temporary and terminable at any time.
Terminal: at the end.
e.g. The doctor told him that he had terminal cancer.
DECORATIVE / DECOROUS
Decorative: having an artistic or showy effect.
e.g. The ballroom with all the ribbons and flowers are very decorative.
Decorous: showing good taste.
e.g. The Princess looks decorous in that simple but beautiful dress.
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