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English Vocabulary With Meaning

English Vocabulary

English Vocabulary With Meaning and Exercise

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WORD

MENAING

KEY

Bedizen

Adorn with showy manner

KIRAN BEDI – ZEN CAR

Belabour

To explain excessively

LABOUR

Belittle

to disparage

Little

Bellicose

Quarrelsome; warlike

Belly

Blandishment

Pleasant talks/action to flatter somebody

LAND

Banal

Dull; uninteresting

BANNER

Bedlam

Any place or situation of confusion

BED, LAMP

Behmoth

A huge animal

Way mauth

 

 

 

Adroit

Skillful

AD-ADVERTISEMENT-WROTE

Aegis

Protection; support

Childern’s support is required in the old AGE.

Affected

Artificial; pretended

AFFECT

Affluence

Wealth; abundance

FLUENCY

Affront

Insult; offense

FRONT

Alacrity

Cheerful; promptness; eagerness

A LAC (RUPEE)

Allay

To lessen; to clam

Aa le

Alternation

Noisy quarrel; heated dispute

ALTERATION

Abase

To lower in position; to degrade

BASEMENT

Abstruse

Difficult to understand

TRUE

Acclimatize

Adjust with climate or with any condition

CpLIMATE

Actuarial

Calculating

ACTUAL

Astute

Wise; skilled

A SCIENCE TUTOR

Attrition

A gradual reduction

RATION SHOP

Augment

To increase

Aag – mint

Apprise

To inform

Prize

Assay

Evaluation; analysis

Essay

Altruistic

Unselfishly : generous; kind

THE KING & GENEROUS PEOPLE TUST ALL

Ambivalence

State of not able to decide because of emotional attitude

BALANCE

Ameliorate

To improve; to make something better

Amul rate

Apposite

Appropriate ; fitting

An appropriate girl lives opposite to my house.

Arduous

Rough

HARD

Arrack

Strong alcoholic drink

A rack

Asinine

Stupid

Ass nine

Assiduous

Working hard

Ass does

Canny

Careful and showing good judement esp. in business or spending the money

Pespi can

Canvass

Asking for vote

Cane-ass

Capacious

Roomy

Capacity

Capricious

Showing sudden changes

CAP PRICE

Cardinal

Principal, chief, most

Visa card is most

 

Careen

 

Sway from side to side

 

Kareen kapoor (actress)

Carnage

Killing many people

Car

Cataclysm

Any sudden, violent, change esp flood

Cat-kill

Celerity

Speedily

Celebrity

Censure

To disapprove, to condemn as wrong

Censor board

Certitude

A feeling of sureness

Certificate

Chagrin

Feeling disappointment due to mistake

Tea fell on clothes

Chequered

Period of good and bad time

Cheques

Chimerical

Fantastic; highly imaginative

SHE MARRY

Cipher

Secret code

Urdu word

Circuitous

Roundabout

Circus

Circumspect

Cautions

Sir-come-specs

Clairvoyance

Keen ability to grasp things

CLEAR VOICE

Cliché

Phrase repetitively used 

Clutch

Cogent

Convincing

Co-company , agent

Coerce

To compel; to force

Course

Compendium

Brief summary

Pen

Conflagration

A wild fire

Flag

Copious

Plenty, too much

Copy

Covert

Secret, hidden

Cover

Credulous

Believable

Credit

Culinary

Related to kitchen cooking

Clean

Cull

To reject

Tomorrow

Culpable

Blame worthy, deserving blame

Culprit

Cynosure

A centre of attention or interest

Dinosaur

Calumny

A false statement to defame somebody

COLOUMN (IN NEW SPAPER)

CANDID

HONEST

CANDY

Captious

Quick to find fault

Cap

Carp

To complain continually about unimportant matters and finding faults

Car

Cartographer

Map-maker

Cartoon-graphic design

Cathartic

Purgative; that causes bowels to empty; the process of releasing strong feeling (anger, hate)

Catha

Caveat

Wheat

Warning

Charlatan

A person who claims more knowledge skill than he was has

Ten

Cherubic

With a round innocent face

A name

Cogitate

Medidate; to think deeply

Cock-it-ate

Commiserate

To sympathies; show pity for

Police commissioner

Conjecture

A guess

Jack (of playing cards)

Contagious

Spreads through touching

Contact

Corroborate

To give support to a statement, belief, theory

Collaborate

Cupidity

Strong desire for wealth

Queue-people

Curry

Seek favour

Chicken curry

Chary

Cautious

Cherry

Colander

A special utensil

Calendar

Cower

Shrink as from fear

Cow

Cursory

Hastily done

Cursor

Condescend

To comedown voluntarily

Descend

Cache

Secret place

Cash

Canon

A basic law or principle

CANON CAMERA

Cantankerous

Bad tempered

Tanker

Chaff

Worthless

Chef

Choleric

Easily made angry

Cholera

Concomitant

Happening at the same time

Commitment

Conjugal

Of relation between husband & wife

Jugal Jodi

Culmination

Attainment of highest point

Me-nation

Crabbed

Peevish ; irritating

Crab

Cryptic

Secret

Creep

Cul-de-sae

Trap

Sack

Carmine

Red purplish colour

My car

Cognomen

Last name, surname

Congress-men

Digress

To leave the main subject/work

Grass

Diligence

Careful; hardworking

DELHI – GENTS

Dipsomaniac

One who has a great desire for liquor

Dio so man

Disavowal

Denial; to say that something is not true

Vowels

Disconcert

To confuse; to upset

This concert

Discord

Quarrel, disagreement

This cord

Discursive

Changing from one topic to another

Cursive writing

Disinterested

Not influenced by personal feeling or interest; imbaised 

Not interested

Diurnal

Day time

Dairy

Dicey

Risky; uncertain

Dice

Deadpan

Wooden; interesting

Pan, dead

Dirge

A song, poem of grief

Dar

Distrain

The cat of a seizing goods for debt

This train

Dotage

Childish state due to old age

Dot-age

Dyspepsia

Pain due to indigestion

Peisi

Deranged

Insance; stupid

Mountain range, ranger cycle

Deride

To ridicule

Ride

Descant

Discuss in detail

Desk ant

Diaphanous

Transparent

Dial, phone

Dilettante

One who is not an expert

Loose

Disport

To smile

This port (airport)

Dregs

Worthless things

Drugs

Dubious

Doubtful

Dubi

Dulcet

Sweet sounding

Dull set stage

Defalcate

To mislead money

Deaf all cat

Deleterious

Harmful

Tree

Derelict

A person without home

Dairy- luck

Despondency

Hopeless; sad

Pond

Détente

Lessening of tension between two countries especially

The tent

Detrimental

Harmful

Mental

Diabolical

Devilish; very bad

Dia-diameter, ball

Diffidence

Lack of confidence; shyness

Den

Dissemble

To pretend; to hide

Dissemble (opposite of assemble)

Dormant

Not active; lazy

Our door man is very lazy and not very active peson.

Draconian

Cruel; severe

Dracula

Dolorous

Sad

Doll

Decadence

A fall in moral behavior; art & literature

Decay- decade

Decimate

To destroy wipe out or kill a large part of

Deci-mate

Devolve

To pass on to another

Valve

Diatribe

A bitter; criticism in speech writing

Tribe

Didactic

For the purpose of teaching

Deck (music system)

Exculpate

Prove guiltless

Axe

Eccentric

Crazy; odd

Eggs, center

Eclectic

Selective

Electric

Elixir

Cure all

Alexender

Enormity

A series crime; of great size

An norm (rule)

Espouse

Support

Spouse

Extricate

To disentangle; to cut

Tree, cut

Ebullient

Energetic; enthusiastic

Bull

Enervate

To lose energy; to make somebody loose strength

Nerve, weight

Enjoin

To suggest; to advise

Join

Enunciate

Speak clearly

Nun (sister in church)

Ephemeral

Short lived

Abhi mara

Encumber

To become burden

An

Enigma

Puzzling

Nagma actress

Eschew

To avoid; to keep away from something deliberately

Chew

Eulogy

To praise very much

Yeah lo ji

Exigency

A situation calling for immediate attention

Emergency

Extol

To praise highly

Extra- tall

Effulgent

Shinning brilliantly

A full detergent

Emollient

Soften or soothing agent

A mole-ant

Equitable

Fair; reasonable

Equ-equal, table

Excision

The action of cutting removing something

Oxygen

Extirpate

To remove which is undesirable

Extra

Extraneous

Coming from outside; unrelated

Extra, us

Flippant

Flips (leafs or pages of a diary planner), ant

Quick changing attitude

Fulminate

Protest strongly & loudly

Fruits

Febrile

Nervous and little excited

February month

Fealty

Loyally

Feel

Felicity

Great happiness the quality of well designed well planed

Widespread

Fatuous

Stupid & silly; foolish

Fat

Firebrand

Trouble maker

Fire

Facile

Effortless; not hard to do

Face, oil

Fortitude

Courage; boldness to face difficulties

Fort

Fulsome

Exp of speech or writing in excessive or of great degree

Full-some

Fallacy

A false belief; a false argument

False

Fatalism

The belief that all events are determined by God & fate

Fate

Fecund

Productive; fertile

Fee

Figurine

A small ornamental statue

Figure (of a girl)

Faux pass

A social mistake

Fox pass

Functionary

A person with official duties; officer

Function

Fiasco

A complete feuture

Fee ask

Gerrymander

To change voting district lines in order to favour a political party

Outsider man

Garrulous

Talking much especially about unimportant things

Gorilla

Germane

Relevant

German language

Glean

To collect fact etc

Lean (to bend)

Glut

Over abundance; to much

False

Gourmand

A person who like to eat too much

Government

Grueling

Difficult, thing & involving great effort

Grill

Gambit

A risky action

Game

Haleyon

Happy

Hello

Hiatus

A gap

Hate

Hirsute

Harry

 Her-suit

Histrionic

Insincere and in humorous way

History

Homily

Long sermon; religious talk

Homely

Horrendous

Horrible

Horn

Hortatory

Advising

Heart

Highfalutin

Foolishly trying to appear too grand

High fall

Genuflect

To blend the knees in worship, to touch the fleet

Janu (Fiancee) reflect

Gadfly

A person who disturbs others

Fly

Gossamer

A very thin, film cloth

Dossa

Granduacated

Step by step; move in steps

It you want to do Graduation you will have to complete it through step by step process.

Gullible

Easily deceived

Garib

Gyrate

To move in a circular way

Ja rate

Gregarious

Fond of company of others, outsiders

Greek

Harangue

To criticize loudly % angrily

Green colour

Halcyon

Happy

Hello

Hiatus

A gap

Hate

Hirsute

Hairy

Her-suit

Histrionic

Insincere and in hum ours way

History

Homily

Long sermon/religious talk

Homely

Horrendous

Horrible

Horn

Hortatory

Advising

Heart

Highfalutin

 

Foolishly trying to appear too grand

High fall

Horology

The science of measuring time or making pieces

Horoscope

Idyllic

Peaceful; beautiful

Idli

Imminent

Likely to happen anything wrong

Eminent

Impeccable

Faultless; without any mistake

Pack-cable

Impinge

To collide

Pin

Inclement

Severe

Implement

Idiosyncrasy

A person’s particular way of thinking & behaving which is different from others

Idiot, crazy

Imbroglio

A complicated situation problem

In bra

Impolite

Not wise

Politics

Impugn

Challenged as false

Nacked

Incipient

Early time

In cp (cannaught place)

Incursion

Lord curs on

Temporary invasion

Indefatigable

Tireless

Fatigue

Indemnity

Make sure against loss

In dam

Inebriety

Intoxication

In abb

Innocuous

Harmless

Knock us

Insouciant

Without worry

In sauce-ant

Invective

Abusive language 

In wake

 Incontinent

Unable to control the bowels

continential food

Insipid

Tasteless

Sip

Insurmountable

Intolerable

Sir, mound

Irate

Very angry

My uncle became very angry when the salesmen charged unreasonable rate of a cold drink.

Juxtapose

To place people and things very close to each other

Just opposite

Jaunty

Feeling self-confidence

Jaunty rodes (south African cricketer)

Jocund

Pleasant; cheerful

Joke

Jettison

To throw unnecessary things from a ship aircraft etc.

Jet-Son

Jape

A joke played on somebody

APE (A KIND OF MONKEY)

Japonica

An ornamental bush with red flowers and green fruits

Japan

Jalopy

An old used car

Jalabi

Jangle

To irriate somebody

Jandul

Jagged

With rough pointed often sharp edges Jug

Jug

Jodhpurs

Trousers that are loose above the knee and tight from the knee to the ankle worn when riding a house

A district of uttar Pradesh

Juror

A member of a jury

Juror

Kleptomania

An abnormat dedire to stael

Clap man

Jeremiad

A tale or incident of woe

Pakistani Cricket player

Jeer

To laugh rudely

Jeera

Jersey

A light brown cow which produces high quantity milk

Jersi

Jib

To refuse; to be unwilling to accept

Tongue.

Macabre

Horrible

Makbara

Moribund

Death; come to an end completely

Mori passage close

Motility

Movement

Moti ladki

Machination

A secret and complicated plan

Machine

Malinger

To pretend to be ill in order to avoid work

Gardner

Manger

A long open box from which horses & cattle can feed

Manager

Mercenary

Selfish; mainly concerned with making money

Mercy

Mercurial

Inconstant; quick to change

Mercury

Mete

Distribute

Meet (Athletic Meet)

Meticulous

Careful

Mat

Militate

Work against

Militant

Misgiving

Worried, anxiety about the consequences, result

Miss (a girl ) giving

Misnomer

Wrong use of name or word or description

Name- missed

Mountebank

Pretender

Bank on mount Everest

Munificent

Generous, large in amount

Muni

Myopia

Inability to plan for future

My-o-piya

Mortified

To humiliate

Moti fight

Machievellian

Clever deceitful tricks

Match-villain

Martinet

Strict disciplinarian

Beat

Maudlin

Foollishly crying & sentimental

Modeling

Minutiae

Small details

 Minute

Moratorium

Legal suspension or delay; a temporary

Twist

Nebuious

Not clear; cloudy

Lemon juice

Nettle

To make somebody slightly angry; to irritate

Net

Nefarious

Very wicked

Feri wala

Nonchanlance

Not showing anxiety; appearing clam % relaxed

No challen

Nepotism

Favouritism; the practisicng of fvarouing their relatives

Nap a short sleep

Overt

Open to view, not secret

Over

Opulence

Wealth

Opel Lancer car

Ostensible

On surface

Tension

Ostracize

To exclude from; to remove

Extra size

Odyssey

A long adventure as journey

Vip odyssey briefcase

Nexus

Connection

Neck

Necromancy

Black magic; magic of communicating with dead bodies

CROW- Man

Noisome

Unpleasant

Noise

Nostrum

Questioning on a medicine; something questionable

Nose-drum

Exercise A

  1. The salt spray has gradually ………the bridge.
  1. Sprite
  2. ravaged    
  3. Demolished
  4.  Eroded
  1. The volcanic …………was the cause of great devastation.
  1. Outburst 
  2. Eruption
  3. Erosion
  4. Movement
  1. It was impossible to recover the victims’ bodies as the place of the accident was……… 
  1. Inaccessible
  2. Marshy
  3. Distant
  4. Rocky
  1. In order to maintain good health one should eat a ……… diet
  1. Rich
  2. Spicy
  3. Balanced
  4. Salty
  1. As a result of …………..many unsuitable candidates were selected for the posts.
  1. Tolerance
  2. Favoritism
  3. Humility
  4. Weakness
  1. There are several ways of ………. The price at which a product can be marketed.
  1. Arriving
  2. Thinking
  3. Determining
  4. Noticing
  1. Although they are not, they always wear………… clothes.
  1. Respectful
  2. Respective
  3. Respectable
  4. Respected
  1. After a recent mild paralytic attack his movements are ………. Restricted, otherwise he is still very active.
  1. Entirely
  2. Nowhere
  3. Not
  4. Slightly
  1. The prisoner was released on ……….. for good behavior.
  1. Probation
  2. Bail
  3. Parole
  4. Guarantee
  1. Rajeev is too …………as far as his good habits are concerned.
  1. Enjoyable
  2. Fastidious
  3. Curious
  4. Interesting
  1. My father keeps all his …………. Papers in a lock and key.
  1. Required
  2. Necessary
  3. Useful
  4. Confidential

 

 

ANSWER

  1. (d)           2. (b)    3. (a)           4. (c)     5. (b)       6.(c)        7.(c)      8.(d)    9.(c)    10. (b)         11. (d)       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exercise B

  1. My mother upset the kettle of boil ding water and ………. Her right and badly.
  1. Wounded
  2. Sizzled
  3. Scorched
  4. Scalded
  1. Please do not …………… an offer made by the chairman.
  1. Refrain
  2. Refute
  3. Refuse
  4. Refuge
  1. The government is confident that the slandered of living will begin to…………… again soon.
  1. Revive
  2. Lift
  3. Flourish 
  4. Rise
  1. Sharing heavy responsibilities with colleagues does not involve loss of prestige, or………..of the authority of an institute’s head.
  1. Deteriorations
  2. Decrease
  3. Diminution
  4. Loss
  1. The problem of proliferation of nuclear arms is never going to be solved unless the two super powers gree to………
  1. A solution
  2. Understand each other
  3. Sit together
  4. Meet half-way
  1. Your case is so unique that I am not getting any……….. to support it.
  1. Reason
  2. Help
  3. Happening
  4. Precedent
  1. Take possession of the records immediately last they should be ………with. 
  1. Tampered
  2. Destroyed
  3. Manhandled
  4. Mishandled
  1. Let us take him upon his word. I see no room for any………… in the matter.
  1. Duplicity
  2. Deviation
  3. Cynicism
  4. Difference
  1. The ……….. Arguments put forth for not disclosing the facts did not impress anybody.
  1. Intemperate
  2. Spurious
  3. Specious
  4. Convincing
  1. Director, he said, would ………….the matter at once.
  1. Invigilate
  2. Explore
  3. Investigate
  4. Survey
  1. Everyone was …….. by surprise when she announced her plan to marry that boy.
  1. Moved
  2. Shaken
  3. Taken
  4. Prevailed
  1. On second reading his poems strike us as singularly ………of sublime emotion.
  1. Attributive
  2. Signification
  3. Symptomatic
  4. Evocative

 

ANSWER

  1. (d)       2.(c)           3(d)     4. (c)          5.(b)                6.(b)      7.(a)       8.(a)    9.(c)   10.(c)  11.(c)     12.(d)     

Exercise c

  1. The pilot was …………injured, he  died within half an hour
  1. Seriously
  2. Fatally
  3. Fatefully
  4. Vitally
  1. His………… direction misled us; we did not know which road to take.
  1. Complex
  2. Obscure
  3. Mingled
  4. Vague
  1. He was very friendly with the press and it really …………. Him even for what he did not achieve.
  1. Praised
  2. Lionised
  3. Appreciated
  4. Highlighted
  1. The police ………..the mob.
  1. Scattered
  2. Disbanded
  3. Drove
  4. Dispersed
  1. I can not ………… to know much about it.
  1. Imagine
  2. Conceive
  3. Pretend
  4. Contemplate
  1. We …………. Trouble on our borders.
  1. Comprehend
  2. Supplement
  3. Complement
  4. Apprehend
  1. If you drink too much, it will………….. your judgment.
  1. Impede
  2. Impair
  3. Impose
  4. Impel
  1. The punch made the boxer ………… with pain. 
  1. Wince
  2. Gap
  3. Grumble
  4. Fumble
  1. These essays are intellectually …………..and represent various levels of complexity.
  1. Revealing
  2. Modern
  3. Superior
  4. Demanding
  1. The soldiers were instructed to ………… restraint and handle the situation peacefully.
  1. Exercise
  2. Control
  3. Prevent
  4. Enforce
  1. Since one cannot read every book, one should be content with making a………… selection.
  1. Normal
  2. Standard
  3.  Moderate
  4. Judicious
  1. He is too.. .. to be deceived easily.
  1. Strong
  2. Modern
  3. Intelligent
  4. Kind 
  1. There has been a …………. Lack of efficiency in all the crucial areas of the working of public sector undertaking.
  1. Positive
  2. Surprising
  3. Conspicuous

 

ANSWER  – 1. (b)       2.(d)     3.(b)       4.(d)     5.(c)      6. (d)       7. (b)     8.(a) 9.(a)                 10.(a)      11.(d)   12.(c)   13.(c)  

Exercise D

  1. A politician’ speech must be read …………. The lines, it may have a double.
  1. Behind; edge
  2. Between; meaning
  3. Among ;ends 
  4. Beyond; face
  1. Those who live in ……….. Houses should not throw ………at others.
  1. Big; abuse
  2. Own; challenges
  3. Stone; brick
  4. Glass; stones
  1. I write a letter to you ………. Tentatively the dates of the program me.
  1. Involving
  2. Urging
  3. Guiding
  4. Indicating
  1. Contemporary economic development differs …………..from the industrial revolution of the 19th century.
  1. Naturally
  2. Usually
  3. Literally
  4. Markedly
  1. Ravi had to drop his plan of going to picnic as he had certain……..  To meet during that period.
  1. Preparations
  2. Observation
  3. Urgencies
  4. Commitments
  1. It was ……….hot that day and the cable suffered the brunt of the heat.
  1. Treacherously
  2. Acceptable
  3. Unfailingly
  4. Unbelievably
  1. ……… eyewitness, the news reporter gave a graphic description of how fire broke out.
  1. Reporting
  2. Observing
  3. Seeing
  4. Quoting
  1. …….. my knowledge, Mr. ashok has a prejudice ………. Foreigners.
  1. In; for
  2. As; towards
  3. For; at 
  4. To; against
  1. He gave me an additional ………. Of Rs. 100 a month by the ………of the commissioner.
  1. Allowance ; permission
  2. Pay; allowance
  3. Payment ; agreement
  4. Salary; admittance
  1. There is no glory in war ….the blood it.
  1. Considering; sheds
  2. Comparing ;spills
  3. Worth ; costs
  4. Thinking ;demands
  1. The director has …….me to …….. a speech for him.
  1. Notified; do
  2. Demanded ;prepare
  3. Entrusted ; write
  4. Commissioned ;draft
  1. I will come tomorrow ………..I hear to the…………..
  1. Unless; contrary
  2. Until; contradictory
  3. Except; oppose
  4. Despite ;otherwise

 

Answer

         1.(b)              .2.(d)                 3(d)                    4.(d)                5.(d)                6.(d)                7.(d)                8.(d)                9.(a)                 10.(a)   11.(d)  12.(a)

 

 

Exercise E

  1. In one election after another, officers have been guilty of serious ………….of duty.
  1. Dereliction
  2. Carelessness
  3. Lapses
  4. Abandoning
  1. Being extremely ………….he examiners every detail of the case before forming his opinion.
  1. Cautious
  2. Meticulous
  3. Eccentric
  4. Suspicious
  1. It is very unfortunate that the two communities which were so friendly till recently are now……….
  1. Unfriendly
  2. At daggers drawn
  3. Hostile
  4. Unhappy
  1. ………..by repeated failures he persisted with his research and finally succeeded is isolating the mosquito responsible for carrying malaria. 
  1. Unaffected
  2. Unmoved
  3. Uninfluenced
  4. Undaunted
  1. Because of the bitter experience of the past he ………… everywhere
  1. Disbelieves he
  2. Smells a  rat
  3. Sees a danger
  4. Suspects foul
  1.  On seeing the police approach, the miscreants
  1. Cooled their heels
  2. Wore at  their heels
  3. Took to their heels
  4. Took upon their heels
  1.  The committee’s appeal to the people for money ….. little response.
  1. Evoked
  2. Provoked
  3. Gained
  4. Provided
  1. Colgate has also got an ambitious aim of ………an eight  per cent  value  share  of  the toothpaste market by the end of the first year
  1. Keeping
  2. Distributing
  3. Cornering
  4. Soliciting
  1. He is very …………on meeting foreigners and befriending  them
  1. Anxious
  2. Find
  3. Insistent
  4. Keen
  1. If a speech is full of pompous words it is
  1. Verbose
  2. Bombastic
  3. Grandiose
  4. Grandiloquent

 

Answer

1. (a)   2.(b)                3.(b)                4.(d)                5.(b)         6.(c)       7. (a)        8. (c)    9. (d)   10.(d)

Exercise:

  1. He felt happy when I offered him a bouquet of grapes.
  2. None has dared to stand against Indian force.
  3. They have not deposited the proceed in the bank yet. The work is being delayed.
  4. What is your decided criteria to have an assessment of a candidate.
  5. I have already applied for the posts of a Personality development trainer.
  6. If you apply wrong gears, the vehicle can’t move well.
  7. I forgot to bring my luggages with me as I was planning to stay here for some time only.
  8. I got annoyed this servant when he did not follow my order.
  9. She has various doubts to understand the correct usage of alphabets in spellings of word.
  10. There are two scores of magazine which have not been sold yet.

Answers:

  1. Replace bouquet of grapes with bunch of grapes.
  2. Replace Indian force with Indian forces.
  3. Replace proceed with proceeds.
  4. Replace criteria with criterion.
  5. Replace posts with post.
  6. Replace gears with gear.
  7. Replace luggages with luggage.
  8. Replace order with orders.
  9. Replace alphabets with alphabet.
  10. Replace scores with score.

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Exercise -2

Find the error in the following sentences.

  1. Ration has been provided to all the poor people free of cost from Government authorities.
  2. The table’s color is not as per my expectation.
  3. I reached Kanpur at 10:30 ‘o’ clock and it was too late to contact you.
  4. My cousin generally goes to sleep at 12 pm.
  5. It has been a great challenge for us from immemorial times.
  6. There was no place to stand in the function.
  7. We should signify the things wrong from right.
  8. I am not interested to find fault with others.
  9. They were planning to get a freeship for their further studies.
  10. I had sent him a word regarding our meeting in Lucknow.

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Answers

  1. In place of “Ration has”, it should be Rations have.
  2. In place of table’s color, it should be “color of table.” As we can’t use apostrophe comma with non living things.
  3. In place of 10:30 ‘o’ clock, it should be “10:30” As we can’t use ‘o’ clock without round time.
  4. In place of goes to sleep, it should be “goes to bed”.
  5. In place of “immemorial times”, it should be “time immemorial”.
  6. In place of “no place”, it should be “no room”.
  7. In place of “wrong from right”, it should be “right from wrong”. As the order is wrong.
  8. In place of “fault”, it should be “faults”. As it should be in plural form only.
  9. In place of “freeship”, it should be “free studentship”. As freeship is not a correct noun.
  10. In place of “a word”, it should be “word”. In the sense of message, it should not be preceded by an article.

 

Exercise-3

  1. I could give you much time that day as I had many works to do.
  2. A pair of spectacles have been broken by me due to carelessness.
  3. The judge witnessed all the evidences provided to him and he was sure to find out decisions over it.
  4. You were not supposed to ignore the order of Commander’s in Chief.
  5. The scissors I bought that day is very sharp.
  6. The court turned down his witness as it was not believable.
  7. Ankit brought many fishes to prepare a delicious dish.
  8. This temple is not made of marbles in fact it has been made of bricks and stones.
  9. I could not go through that data as I was busy in some work.
  10. I worked for two years on a contract of lecturership.

 

Answers

  1. In place of many works, it should be much work, many pieces of work or a lot of work.
  2. In place of pair of spectacles have, it should be pair of spectacle has.
  3. In place of evidences, it should be evidence.
  4. In place of Commander’s in chief, it should be commander’s in chief.
  5. In place of is, it should be are.
  6. In place of witness, it should be evidence.
  7. In place of fishes, it should be fish.
  8. In place of marbles, stones, bricks, it should be marble, stone, brick.
  9. In place of that data, it should be those data.
  10. In place of lecturership, it should be lectureship.

 

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