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Vocabulary exercise

June 26th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. The flood caused massive …………….. (destruct) to the crops.

Sentence completion

June 13th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word.

1. Nothing could …………………… her sorrow. (lessen / lesson)

2. I could not understand the …………………… of his statement. (applications / implications)

Vocabulary exercise

June 1st, 2015 in Vocabulary

From the given options choose a word that fits the definitions given below.

Gregarious, nescient, consummate, prescient, congregation, aggregation, segregate, glibness, congregate, omniscient

  1. Having knowledge of an event before it occurs (adjective) ………………………….

Confusing words exercise

May 19th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. All candidates should write down their …………………………. roll numbers on the answer sheet. (respective / respectful)

2. They …………………….. the culprit and caught him. (persuaded / pursued)

Vocabulary exercise

May 18th, 2015 in Vocabulary

1. A false statement meant to alleviate fear

a) Anodyne
b) Bromide
c) Platitude
d) Cliché
e) Persiflage

2. Horse-like in appearance or temperament

One words exercise

May 12th, 2015 in Vocabulary

1. The word used to refer to sinfulness; wickedness

a) Equity
b) Inequity
c) Iniquity
d) Equanimity
e) Parity

2. A statement that can have contradictory interpretations

Vocabulary exercise

May 8th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences. Choose your answers from the options given below.

reluctant; embodiment; afflicting; allusions; gave vent to; mastery; on account of; accustomed; agony; proceed; indulge; bewildered; exonerated