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 29.
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Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 May 29
1. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Qualm”?
(e)None of these
Qualm – uneasiness about the fitness of an action or an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one’s own conduct; a misgiving. (Misgiving, scruple)
Frogman – someone who works underwater. (Diver, underwater diver)
Husking – the removal of covering. (baring, stripping, uncovering)
4. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Lief”?
Lief – In a willing manner or as happily; as gladly. (Fain, gladly)
Sleight – Adroitness in using the hands or the use of dexterity or cunning, especially so as to deceive. (Dexterity, manual dexterity)
Smother – Deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing. (Asphyxiate, suffocate)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Stoop”?
Stoop – bend one’s head or body forwards and downwards. (Bend, bow, kneel)
Belittle – dismiss someone or something as unimportant. (Denigrate, derogate, disparage)
Defecation – the discharge of faeces from the body or the elimination of faecal waste through the anus. (Laxation, excretion)
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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