We all know that the English language plays a crucial role in competitive exams like PSC, SSC, Banking exams etc. So if you are aiming to crack those examinations, you should have a strong command in your English language skills. Vocabulary is one of the most crucial topics 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 The Hindu editorial every Friday. Reading the daily The 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 June 05.
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Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 June 05
1. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Lunatic”?
Vapid – lacking significance, liveliness, spirit or zest or offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging; bland. (Insipid, dull, bland)
Chiropodist – a person who treats the feet and their ailments or a specialist in care for the feet. (Foot doctor)
Nape – The back side of the neck. (Scruff, nucha)
Exile – a person who lives away from their native country, either from choice or compulsion. (Emigre, expatriate, expat)
Malaise – a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify. (Unease, unhappiness)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Confiscate”?
Confiscate – take or seize someone’s property with authority. (Impound, seize)
Sequestrate – keep away from others. (Seclude, withdraw)
Sloth – reluctance to work or make an effort; laziness. (Indolence, Idleness)
Tactile – perceptible by touch or apparently so; tangible. (Tangible, tactual)
We hope this blog was helpful for you in improving your knowledge in Vocabulary. Stay tuned with Entri for weekly vocabulary based on The Hindu editorial, which will be published every Friday.
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