PSLE English Essential Vocabulary Words

PSLE English Essential Vocabulary Words to be used during PSLE Examinations. An easily digestible education to ace an A* for the PSLE.

1) love -affectionate and passionate liking for something or someone

Synonym:-

  • affection
  • appreciation
  • devotion
  • fondness
  • friendship
  • infatuate
  • lust
  • passion
  • respect
  • tenderness
  • yearning
  • adulation
  • allegiance
  • amity
  • attachment
  • cherish
  • crush
  • delight
  • devoted
  • enchantment
  • enjoyment
  • hankering
  • idolatry
  • inclination
  • like
  • partiality
  • piety
  • rapture
  • regard
  • relish
  • sentiment
  • worship
  • zeal
  • ardency
  • mad for
  • soft spot

Antonym:-

  • animosity
  • dislike
  • enmity
  • hate
  • ill will
  • indifference
  • apathy
  • misery
  • disloyalty
  • coolness
  • sorrow
  • treachery
  • unhappiness

2) industrious- the ability to do a lot of work in a short matter of time

synonym:-

  • conscientious
  • diligent
  • energetic
  • productive
  • active
  • assiduous
  • busy
  • dynamic
  • eager
  • intent
  • involved
  • laborious
  • perky
  • persevering
  • persistent
  • plugging
  • purposeful
  • spirited
  • tireless
  • zealous

antonym

  • inactive
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • idle
  • lackadaisical
  • slack
  • slow
  • unemployed
  • unproductive

3) optimism/optimist- a person that tends to see things on the bright side or favourable situations

synonyms:-

  • anticipation
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • elation
  • enthusiasm
  • expectation
  • happiness
  • idealism
  • trusty
  • assurance
  • brightness
  • buoyanct
  • calmness
  • cheerfulness
  • encouragement
  • exhilaration
  • hopeful
  • positive
  • sanguineness
  • looking on bright side
  • rose-tinted glasses

antonym:-

  • depression
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • fear
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • uncertainty
  • unhappiness
  • discouragement
  • gloom
  • hopelessness
  • pessimism

4) monotony- a constant state of sameness, unchanging

synonym:-

  • colorless
  • continuity
  • dreary
  • dull
  • evenness
  • flat
  • humdrum
  • identical
  • invariability
  • likeness
  • repetitious
  • repetitiveness
  • routine
  • similarity
  • tedious
  • tiresome
  • unchangeable
  • uniformity
  • same old thing
  • wearisome

antonym:-

  • difference
  • dissimilar
  • excitement
  • lively
  • unlikeness
  • change
  • colourful
  • versatility

5) loiter- to linger aimlessly

synonym:-

  • amble
  • dawdle
  • linger
  • loung
  • ramble
  • saunter
  • traipse
  • dally
  • delay
  • drag
  • idle
  • lag
  • loaf
  • pause
  • procrastinate
  • trail
  • wait
  • pass time
  • put off
  • waste time

antonym:-

  • hurry
  • run
  • rush
  • advance
  • carry on
  • complete
  • do
  • finish
  • forge
  • forward
  • go ahead
  • hasten
  • push
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