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1. continual/continuous

continual — 不受歡迎的事連續發生
e.g. Her continual demands on me were affecting my work performance.
continuous — 某事連續發生
e.g. We spent the summer in a state of continuous excitement.

2. economy/economics/economic/economical

economy — 經濟
e.g. Hong Kong’s economy is flourishing.
economics — 經濟學
e.g. Economics is a very popular elective subject in secondary schools.
economic — 經濟上的, 經濟學的
e.g. The economic conditions in Hong Kong are good.
economical — 節約時間,金錢或精力的
e.g. The new system is economical because it uses half as much energy as the old one.

3. fragile/frail

fragile — 物件易碎易損/心靈易受創傷的人
e.g. You have to handle this parcel with fragile goods inside with extreme care.
e.g. Take care of the heart-broken, fragile Lily.
frail — 身體虛弱的人
e.g. He is frail because he has just recovered from a serious cold.

4. exhausting/exhaustive

exhausting — 令人疲倦的
e.g. We have had an exhausting day working for 10 hours nonstop.
exhaustive — 徹底而全面的
e.g. This is an exhaustive checklist for your trip.

5. outdoor/outdoors

outdoor (adj.) — 戶外的
e.g. I love outdoor activities.
outdoors (adv.) — 某事於戶外發生
e.g. These activities have to be done outdoors.

6. cure/heal

cure — 運用療法或藥物去治癒病症
e.g. The doctor cured a patient of cholera.
heal — 有傷口或骨折的治癒
e.g. This ointment should heal the cut in no time.

7. back/rear

back/rear — 形容車輛或建築物的後部
back (informal)
e.g. the back of a car
rear (formal)
e.g. the rear of a car
The back of your body — 背部
The rear of your body — 臀部

8. priceless/worthless

priceless — 十分珍貴, 無價品
e.g. The Musee du Louvre (The Louvre Museum) is crammed with priceless paintings, carvings and statues.
worthless — 毫無價值
e.g. These broken antiques are all worthless.