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 July 02.
Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2021 July 02
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 “Emphatically”?
Emphatically – without question and beyond doubt. (By all odds, decidedly, unquestionably)
Ans: (d) Parvenu
Upstart – characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position. (Nouveau-riche, parvenu, parvenue)
5. Choose the word which is most nearly in the same meaning of the word “Alpestrine”?
Alpestrine – growing at high altitudes. (Subalpine)
Balderdash – trivial nonsense. (Piffle, fiddle-faddle)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in the same meaning of the word “Snappily”?
Snappily – in a stylish manner. (Stylishly)
Avowedly – by open declaration. (Professedly)
Barrage – the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication. (Onslaught, outpouring, bombardment)
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.