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 The Hindu Editorial 2020 May 15.
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Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 May 15
1. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Niggle”?
(e)None of these
Niggle – worry unnecessarily or excessively or cause slight but persistent annoyance, discomfort, or anxiety. (Fret, fuss)
Short shrift – a brief and unsympathetic rejection. (Summary treatement)
Well-being – a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous. (Upbeat, welfare, eudaimonia)
4. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Dorky”?
Dorky – Like a dork or socially inept or awkward. (Geeky, nerdy)
Blarney – influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing or flattering. (Cajole, coax, inveigle)
Reposeful – affording physical or mental rest or having a calm and soothing quality; tranquil. (Slumberous, relaxing, restful)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Apparel”?
Apparel – clothing in general.(Clothes, dress)
Salve – apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing or soothe wounded pride or one’s conscience. (Soothe, relieve, alleviate)
Squirm – to move in a twisting or contorted motion or wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort. (Wriggle, writhe)
Plaudit – an expression of praise or enthusiastic approval. (Acclamation, praise)
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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