Photogenic vs Photographic
Photogenic(especially of a person): Looking attractive in photographs or on films Nivin Pauly is one of the most photogenic actors in the Malayalam film industry. More: A photogenic child, photogenic place, photogenic smile, etc. Photographic = relating to or resembling photographs Eg: High tech digital photographic equipment More: Photographic processes, photographic film, materials, etc. Photographic can be used describe something that resembles a photograph, because of its ‘clarity and detail’ Eg: He has a photographic memory of that incident. Here the person is able to…
Reputed or Reputable?
Reputed = Generally supposed or considered (to be) but with some doubt; considered to be something(based on hearsay or not sure) 1) The reputed father of the child. 2) Chandu chekavar is the reputed murderer of Aromal in the folk tales from Malabar. More: The reputed mob leader, the reputed author of the article, the reputed owner, etc. Reputable = having a ‘good’ reputation esp. for being honest and dependable Always use reputable if it is a ‘good’ reputation. 1) Make sure you buy your used…
Go far versus Go too far
1) Fahadh Faasil is a talented actor – I’m sure he will go far in his career. 2) Everyone was sure he would go far. That is, achieve a great deal, succeed, prosper Go too far= exceed reasonable/acceptable limits For example: They locked him up because he went too far. 2) You must apologize, you went too far.
Climatic vs Climactic
Climatic means relating to climate Eg: Climatic regions of India Climactic is of, relating to, or constituting a climax Eg: The film ends with a climactic battle scene.
Disinterested or Uninterested?
uninterested = not interested in or concerned about something or someone Usage: “Raju couldn’t help yawning; he was uninterested in football discussions.” But disinterested is used in a different way. disinterested = not influenced by personal interest or advantage; unbiased Usage: “It was a disinterested decision by the referee.”