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 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 July 10.
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Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 July 10
Attempt these free online quiz consisting of important English Vocabulary questions based on 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 “Baccate”?
Baccate – resembling like a berry or producing or bearing berries. (Berrylike, fruitful)
Tittup – to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others or move with jerky or exaggerated movements. (Prance, ruffle, strut)
Mellifluent – pleasing to the ear or sweet and soothing. (Dulcet, honeyed, sweet)
Throwback – a reappearance of an earlier characteristic. (Atavism, reversion)
Stingy – excessively unwilling to spend or mean; ungenerous. (Penurious, parsimonious, ungenerous)
Muff – make a mess of, destroy or ruin or fail to catch a ball. (Bungle, botch, bodge)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Orotund”?
Orotund – Ostentatiously lofty in style. (Turgid, bombastic, declamatory)
Thievery – the act of taking something from someone unlawfully or the action of stealing another person’s property. (Larceny, stealing, theft)
Coquetry – playful behaviour intended to arouse sexual interest. (Dalliance, Flirt)
Layabout – a person who does not work or a person who habitually does little or no work. (Idler, loafer)
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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