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WORD MEANINGS

Feb 21, 2011

Verbal
1. Depreciation: deflation, depression, devaluation, fall, slump
2. Deprecate : feel and express disapproval,
3. Incentive : thing one encourages one to do (stimulus)
4. Echelon : level of authority or responsibility
5. Innovation : make changes or introduce new things
6. Intermittent : externally stopping and then starting
7. Detrimental: harmful
8. Conciliation : make less angry or more friendly


9. Orthodox: conventional or traditional, superstitious


10. Fallible : liable to error


11. Volatile : ever changing


12. Manifest: clear and obvious


13. Connotation : suggest or implied meaning of expression


14. Reciprocal: reverse or opposite


15. Agrarian : related to agriculture


16. Vacillate : undecided or dilemma


17. Expedient : fitting proper, desirable


18. Simulate : produce artificially resembling an existing one.


19. Access : to approach


20. Compensation: salary


21. Truncate : shorten by cutting


22. Adherence : stick


23. Heterogeneous: non similar things


24. Surplus : excessive


25. Assess : determine the amount or value


26. Cognizance : knowledge


27. Retrospective : review


28. Naive : innocent, rustic


29. Equivocate : tallying on both sides, lie, mislead


30. Postulate : frame a theory


31. Latent : dormant, secret


32. Fluctuation : wavering,


33. Eliminate : to reduce


34. Affinity : strong liking


35. Expedite : hasten


36. Console : to show sympathy


37. Adversary : opposition


38. Affable : lovable or approachable


39. Decomposition : rotten


40. Agregious : apart from the crowd, especially bad


41. Conglomeration: group, collection


42. Aberration: deviation


43. Augury : prediction


44. Creditability : ability to common belief, quality of being credible


45. Coincident: incidentally


46. Constituent : accompanying


47. Differential : having or showing or making use of


48. Litigation : engaging in a law suit


49. Moratorium: legally or officially determined period of delay before fulfillment of the agreement of paying of debts.


50. Negotiate : discuss or bargain


51. Preparation : act of preparing


52. Preponderant : superiority of power or quality


53. Relevance : quality of being relevant


54. Apparatus : appliances


55. Ignorance : blindness, in experience


56. Obsession: complex enthusiasm


57. precipitate : speed, active
58. corroborative: refutable
59. obnoxious : harmless
60. sanction: hinder
61. empirical: experimental
62. aborigine: emigrant
63. corpulent : emaciated
64. officious: pragmate   
65. Agitator : Firebrand :: Renegade : Turncoat

66. Burst : Sound :: 
Tinder : Fire

67. Star : cluster :: 
Tree : clump

68. Piston : Cylinder :: 
elevator : shaft

69. Mitigate : punishment :: 
commute : sentence

70. Erudite : scholar :: 
illiterate : ignorant

71. Fire : Ashes :: 
explosion : debris 

72. mason : wall :: 
Author : Book 

73. Fire : Ashes :: 
Event : memories
74. cheerleaders :
(a) pompoms
(b) audience:seats
(c) team:goalposts
(d) conductor:podium
(e) referee:decision
 

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75. archipelago: islands::

(a) arbor:bower
(b) garden:flower
(c) mountain:valley
(d) sand:dune
(e) constellation: star


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76. crow:boastful ::

(a) smirk:witty
(b) conceal:s;y
(c) pout:sulky
(d) blush:coarse
(e) bluster:unhappy


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77. bracket:shelf ::

(a) hammer:anvil
(b) girder:rivet
(c) strut:rafter
(d) valve:pipe
(e) bucket:well


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78. taxonomy:classifica tion ::

(a) etymology:derivatio n
(b) autonomy:authorizat ion
(c) economy:rationaliza tion
(d) tautology:justifica tion
(e) ecology:urbanisatio n


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79. moderator:debate ::

(a) legislator:election
(b) chef:banquet
(c) auditor:lecture
(d) conspirator: plot
(e) umpire:game
 

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80. glossary:words ::

(a) catalogue:dates
(b) atlas:maps
(c) almanac:synonyms
(d) thesaurus:rhymes
(e) lexicon:numbers

 

Ans. (a)

81. lumber: bear ::

(a) roost:hen
(b) bray:donkey
(c) waddle:goose
(d) swoop:hawk
(e) chirp:sparrow


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82. celerity:snail ::

(a) indolence:sloth
(b) cunning:weasel
(c) curiosity:cat
(d) humility:peacock
(e) obstinacy:mule


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83. wood:sand ::

(a) coal:burn
(b) brick:lay
(c) oil:polish
(d) metal:burnish
(e) stone:quarry
 

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84. carpenter:saw :: 

(a) stenographer: typist
(b) painter:brush
(c) lawyer:brief
(d) runner:sneakers
(e) seamstress:scissors
 

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85. horns:bull :: 

(a) mane:lion
(b) wattles:turkey
(c) antlers:stag
(d) hooves:horse
(e) wings:eagle


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86. gullible:duped :: 

(a) credible:cheated
(b) careful:cautioned
(c) malleable:moulded
(d) myopic:mislead
(e) articulate:silenced


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87. marathon:stamina :: 

(a) relay:independence
(b) hurdle:perseverance
(c) sprint:celerity
(d) job:weariness
(e) ramble:directness
 

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88. Skin:man ::

(a) hide:animal
(b) jump:start
(c) peel:potato
(d) eat:food
(e) wool:cloth
 

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89. Bamboo:Shoot :: 

(a) Bean:Sprout
(b) Peas:Pod
(c) Potato:Eye
(d) Carrot:Root
(e) Leaf:Stem
 

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90. Deflect:Missile :: 

(a) Siege:Castle
(b) Distract:Attraction
(c) Protect:Honour
(d) Drop:Catch
(e) Score:Goal
 

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91. Editor:magazine :: 

(a) captain:ship
(b) actor:movie
(c) director:film
(d) player:team
(e) jockey:horse


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92. Volcano : Lava :: 

(a) Fault:earthquate
(b) crack:wall
(c) tunnel:dig
(d) water:swim
(e) floor:polish
 

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93
. Disregarded 
(a) heed 
(b) hopeful
(c) evade
(d) dense

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94. Obviate
(a) becloud
(b) necessitate
(c) rationalize
(d) execute
Ans. (b)
95. Superficial
(a)  profound
(b) exaggerated
(c) subjective
(d) spirited
Ans. (a)
 
 
96. chief : tribe :: governer : state
97. epaulette : shoulder :: tiara : head
98. guttural : throat :: gastric : stomach
99. inept : clever :: languid : active
100. Erudite : scholar :: illiterate : ignorant