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 The Hindu Editorial 2020 July 24.
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Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 July 24
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 “Hairdo”?
Hairdo – the arrangement of of the hair or the way in which a person’s hair is styled. (Coiffure, hairstyle)
Malign – speak unfavourable about or speak about someone in a spitefully critical manner. (Traduce, defame, slander)
Self-effacing – reluctant to draw attention to yourself or not claiming attention for oneself; retiring and modest. (Reticent, retiring)
Bow out – remove oneself from an obligation or withdraw or retire from an activity or role. (Back down, back off, chicken out)
Ratite – flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles. (Flightless bird, ratite bird)
Novice – someone new to a field or activity or a person new to and inexperienced in a job or situation. (Tyro, beginner, rookie)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Perspicuity “?
Perspicuity – clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous. (Plainness, perspicuousness)
Subverter – a radical supporter of political or social revolution. (Revolutionist, subversive)
Flitter – move back and forth very rapidly or move quickly in an apparently random or purposeless manner. (Flicker, flutter, quiver, waver)
Racant – formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure or say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief, especially one considered heretical. (Abjure, forswear, resile)
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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