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Directions (1-15): In the following questions a word/phrase is given followed by four alternatives. Select the alternative that conveys the same meaning as the word/phrase given.
(a) sociable, courteous, and agreeable in manner
(c) to express sympathy with another in sorrow, pain, or misfortune
(d) inclined to believe anything; easily imposed upon
(a) some auxiliary person or thing
(b) of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university
(c) to recognize (v.); to admit the genuineness or validity of
(b) historical records
(c) an opinion held in opposition to the traditional view
(a) irresponsible, eccentric; lacking a fixed purpose erratic behaviour
(b) display or wave boastfully
(c) relating to the countryside
(d) dry; barren
(a) the setting forth of a subject under the guise of another subject of aptly suggestive likeness
(b) a record of events in their chronological order, year by year
(c) the character ‘&’; and
(d) an open insult or indignity
(a) art authoritative statement; a saying
(b) kindly; charitable
(c) to pierce through with a pointed instrument
(d) a distortion of the face to express an attitude or feeling
(a) to contend angrily or zealously in words
(b) practicing an art or occupation for the love of it, but not as a profession
(c) to stick fast or together
(d) to fasten
(a) to express sorrow or grief over
(b) to set forth in detail; to explain
(c) to make gestures, or indicate feelings by motions
(d) a God
(a) occurring or existing before birth
(b) to make inefficient or worthless; muddle
(c) anything forbidden, as by social usage
(d) capable of being aliened or alienated, as lands
(b) of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation
(d) having fine and penetrating discernment
(a) devoted to religious observances
(b) to beg earnestly
(c) pertaining to public discussion or law courts
(d) a picture or other description of a person which exaggerates ludicrously one or more of his distinctive features
(a) to use for one’s selfish purpose
(b) to encourage or support
(d) rudely abrupt
(a) a discharge from accusation by judicial action
(b) a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum
(c) the superior of a community of monks
(a) any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught
(b) induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government
(c) the act of detecting
(d) to refer incidentally
Sol. Condole -express sympathy for (someone); grieve with.
Sol. Affiliate -officially attach or connect (a subsidiary group or a person) to an organization.
Sol. Heresy -belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine.
Sol. erratic-not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
Sol. affront- an action or remark that causes outrage or offence.
Sol. Benevolent -well-meaning and kindly.
Sol. Affix -stick, attach, or fasten (something) to something else.
Sol. Expound -present and explain (a theory or idea) in detail.
Sol. Alienable -able to be transferred to new ownership.
Sol. Acute -having or showing a perceptive understanding or insight; shrewd.
Sol. Devout -having or showing deep religious feeling or commitment
Sol. Abet -encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular to commit a crime.
Sol. Abbot-a man who is the head of an abbey of monks.
Sol. amiable -having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner.
Sol. Academy- any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught