We all know that English language plays a crucial role in competitive exams like PSC, SSC, Banking exams etc. So if you are aiming to crack those examination, you should have a strong command in your English language skills. Vocabulary is one of the most crucial topic of English subject. Vocabulary refers to all the words in a language that is known and used by a particular person. It is essential not only for competitive exams, but it is the fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. In order to help you in improving your vocabulary skills, Entri will provide you with Weekly English Vocabulary based on Hindu editorial every Friday. Reading the daily Hindu editorial is highly recommended for candidates who are aspiring for competitive exams. In this blog, we have given some questions based on Vocabulary with answer and solutions.
1. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Subtle quibble or point of argument.
(e)None of these
Quoddity – subtle quibble or point of argument.
Quitch – a kind of wild grass.
Quiritian – a Roman citizen.
Quinzaine – piece of verse having fifteen lines.
2. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Having an unhealthy physical or mental state.
(e)None of these
Cachexic – having an unhealthy physical or mental state.
Cachepot – ornamental container used to conceal a flowerpot.
Cachaemic – having diseased or poisoned blood.
Cabotage – shipping and sailing between points in the same country.
3. Choose the word with the following meaning.
To laugh loudly and inappropriately.
Cachinnate – to laugh loudly and inappropriately.
Cacidrosis – smelly sweat.
Cacodoxy – bad doctrine or wrong opinion.
Cacoethes – insatiable desire or mania; bad habit.
4. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Passing or expiring due to lapse or forfeit.
Caducary – passing or expiring due to lapse or forfeit.
Caduceator – herald; messenger.
Caducity – being of a transitory or impermanent nature.
Cacolet – military mule litter.
5. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Record of ownership and value of property.
Cadastre – record of ownership and value of property.
Cadilesker – chief judge in the Turkish empire.
Caesura – natural breathing space in a line of verse or a break between words within a metrical foot.
Cagoule – lightweight waterproof hooded garment.
6. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Cagamosis – unhappy marriage.
Caespitose – growing in clusters or tufts.
Caenogenesis – process of growth in individual not common in its species.
Caitiff – base; cowardly; despicable.
7. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Fruit basket carried on the head.
Calathus – fruit basket carried on the head.
Calamus – quill or reed used as a pen.
Calando – slowing with gradually lowering volume.
Calico – plain white cotton.
8. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Tropical fever due to heat exposure.
Calenture – tropical fever due to heat exposure.
Calceiform – shaped like a slipper.
Calefacient – warming; anything that warms.
Camarilla – secret society of favourites of the king.
9. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Canard – false rumour or an unfounded rumour.
Canary – lively Renaissance courtly dance.
Camelot – newspaper vendor.
Camisole – straitjacket used for unruly prisoners.
10. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Group united for nefarious or traitorous ends.
Camorra – group united for nefarious or traitorous ends.
Camisade – night attack.
Cameriere – waiter or valet.
Campanile – freestanding bell tower on church property.
We hope this blog was helpful for you in improving your knowledge in Vocabulary. Stay tuned with Entri for weekly vocabulary based on Hindu editorial, which will be published every Friday.