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. Check here for Weekly English Vocabulary Based on Hindu Editorial 2020 February 14.
Weekly English Vocabulary Based on Hindu Editorial 2020 February 14
1. Choose the word with the following meaning.
kiss on the hand.
aisemain – a kissing of the hand.
Bagarre – scuffle or brawl.
Baetyl – magical or holy meteoric stone.
Bailment – an act of delivering goods to a bailee for a particular purpose, without transfer of ownership.
2. Choose the word with the following meaning.
A confused sound of voices.
abeldom – a confused sound of voices or a state of noisy confusion resembling that at Babel.
Bacchanal – a wild and drunken celebration.
Baboonery – foolishness; stupidity; nonsense.
Bacillicide – anything that kills a bacillus; a bactericide.
3. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Senseless talk or writing or nonsense.
Balderdash – senseless talk or writing; nonsense or a jumble of words.
Balefire – a large open-air fire.
Balatron – A buffoon; one who speaks a lot of nonsense and is characterized by self-indulgence.
Ballaster – one who supplies ships with ballast.
4. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Fear of missiles.
Ballistophobia – an anxiety disorder characterized by an. abnormal, irrational, and/or intense fear of missiles or objects.
Ergophobia – characterized by an irrational and excessive fear of work.
Pyrophobia – fear of fire.
Zelophobia – fear of jealousy.
5. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Diagnosis of pregnancy by applying sharp force to abdomen.
Ballottement – diagnosis of pregnancy by applying sharp force to abdomen.
Balneography – written description of baths.
Balmorality – superficial enthusiasm for Scottish culture.
Balustrade – row of columns supporting a stair rail.
6. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Light cotton dress material.
Balzarine – Light cotton dress material.
Banausic – not operating on an elevated level; mundane.
Banquette – an upholstered bench along a wall, especially in a restaurant or bar.
Baragouin – any jargon or unintelligible language.
7. Choose the word with the following meaning.
An abyss or an insatiable person.
(e)None of these
Barathrum – an abyss; an insatiable person.
Bantling – a young child.
Barbate – bearded.
Barcarole – gondolier’s song.
8. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Study of gravitation.
Barology – study of gravitation.
Cetology – the branch of zoology that deals with whales, dolphins, and porpoises.
Penology – the study of the punishment of crime and of prison management.
Bryology – the study of mosses and liverworts.
9. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Deafness or hardness of hearing.
Baryecoia – deafness; hardness of hearing.
Paranoia – An unrealistic distrust of others or a feeling of being persecuted.
Sequoia – a redwood tree, especially the California redwood.
Hyponoia – a state of dulled mental activity or decrease in the function of thought.
10. Choose the word with the following meaning.
Large mass of intruded igneous rock.
Batholith – large mass of intruded igneous rock.
Bassinet – light, conical helmet.
Bastion – tower at the corner of a fortification.
Bateleur – short-tailed African eagle.
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.