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VERBAL REASONING - 2

* Innovation : make changes or introduce new things



* Fallible : liable to error



* Volatile : ever changing



* Manifest: clear and obvious



* Connotation : suggest or implied meaning of expression

* Preparation : act of preparing



* Preponderant : superiority of power or quality

* corroborative: refutable



* obnoxious : harmless



* sanction: hinder



* empirical: experimental



* aborigine: emigrant



. * corpulent : emaciated



* officious: pragmatic



* Agitator : Firebrand :: Renegade : Turncoat



* Burst : Sound :: Tinder : Fire



* Star : cluster :: Tree : clump

* Decomposition : rotten



* Egregious : apart from the crowd, especially bad



* Piston : Cylinder :: elevator : shaft



* Mitigate : punishment :: commute : sentence



* wood: sand ::



(a) coal: burn

(b) brick: lay

(c) oil: polish

(d) metal: burnish

(e) stone: quarry



Ans. (a)





* carpenter: saw ::



(a) stenographer:typist

(b) painter:brush

(c) lawyer:brief

(d) runner:sneakers

(e) seamstress:scissors









(a) cheerleaders : pompoms

(b) audience:seats

(c) team:goalposts

(d) conductorodium

(e) referee:decision



Ans. (a)



* crow:boastful ::



(a) smirk:witty

(b) conceal:s;y

(c) pout:sulky

(d) blush:coarse

(e) bluster:unhappy



Ans. (a)









* moderator:debate ::



(a) legislator:election

(b) chef:banquet

(c) auditor:lecture

(d) conspiratorlot

(e) umpire:game



Ans. (a)







* (a) cheerleaders : pompoms

(b) audience:seats

(c) team:goalposts

(d) conductorodium

(e) referee:decision



Ans. (a)





* glossary:words ::



(a) catalogue:dates

(b) atlas:maps

(c) almanac:synonyms

(d) thesaurus:rhymes

(e) lexicon:numbers



Ans. (a)





* lumber: bear ::



(a) roost:hen

(b) bray:donkey

(c) waddle:goose

(d) swoop:hawk

(e) chirp:sparrow



Ans. (a)





* (a) cheerleaders : pompoms

(b) audience:seats

(c) team:goalposts

(d) conductorodium

(e) referee:decision



Ans. (a)





* celerity:snail ::



(a) indolence:sloth

(b) cunning:weasel

(c) curiosity:cat

(d) humilityeacock

(e) obstinacy:mule



Ans. (a)





* horns:bull ::



(a) mane:lion

(b) wattles:turkey

(c) antlers:stag
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Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word given

1) ARDUOUS

A. Hazardous

B. Difficult

C. Different

D. Pleasurable


2) FORMULATE

A. Frame

B. Apply

C. Contemplate

D. Regularize


3) DEGRADING

A. Demeaning

B. Lowering

C. Corrupting

D. Minimizing

Choose the word which is most nearly the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word given

1) VIABLE

A. Rudimentary

B. Practical

C. Negative

D. Impossible

Fill up to blanks picking out from the choices.

6) We are ___ to have him ____ here to make this function a great success.

A. pleased, over

B. sure, come

C. wonderful, again

D. happy, arrive

The state Govt. staff ___ threatened to launch an indefinite strike from next month to ___ their demands.

A. have, press

B. were, meet

C. did, get

D. have, press

The speech ___ with subtle threats has resulted in ___ tension.

A. replete, increased

B. followed, continuous

C. started, reduced

D. full, escalating

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