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 of 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 answers and solutions. Check here for Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2021 August 20.
Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2021 August 20
Attempt these free online quizzes 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 the same meaning of the word “Unction”?
Unction – excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm. (Smarm, fulsomeness)
Ans: (a) Hoopla
Ans: (d) Boney
5. Choose the word which is most nearly in the same meaning of the word “Slapdash”?
Slapdash – marked by great carelessness. (Haphazard, slipshod, sloppy)
Imbecile – a person of subnormal intelligence. (Changeling, moron, thicko)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in the same meaning of the word “Gardant”?
Gardant – looking forward. (Full-face, guardant)
Lull – calm or send to sleep, typically with soothing sounds or movements. (Soothe, hush)
Cheeseparing – giving or spending with reluctance. (Parsimony, stinginess, penny-pinching)
We hope this blog was helpful for you in improving your knowledge of Vocabulary. Stay tuned with Entri for weekly vocabulary based on Hindu editorial, which will be published every Friday.