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 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 26.
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Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 June 26
Attempt these free online quiz consisting of important English Vocabulary questions based on The Hindu Editorial which will be helpful for competitive exams like bank exam, PSC, SSC etc.
1. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Antagonistic”?
Antagonistic – showing or feeling active opposition or hostility towards someone or something. (Hostile,inimical, opposed)
Frown – furrow one’s brows in an expression indicating disapproval, displeasure, or concentration. (Scowl, lour)
Pedagogics – the principles and methods of instruction. (Pedagogy, teaching method)
Absurd – wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate. (Ludicrous, Ridiculous)
Appalled – struck with fear, dread, or consternation or greatly dismayed or horrified. (Aghast, dismayed, shocked)
Spry – moving quickly and lightly or active and lively. (Agile, nimble, quick)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Arles”?
Arles – Money given by a buyer to a seller to bind a contract. (Earnest money)
Opulent – ostentatiously rich and superior in quality. (Deluxe, gilded, luxurious)
Slummy – indicative or poverty or squalid or unfit for human habitation. (Seedy, insalubrious)
Juxtapose – place or deal with close together for contrasting effect. (Collocate, colligate, contrast)
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.
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