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One Word Substitution: Test-11

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Question 1
Commencement of adjacent words with the same letter
A
Pun
B
Alliteration
C
Transferred epithet
D
Oxymoron
Question 1 Explanation: 
Alliteration is the commencement of two or more words of a word group with the same letter.
Question 2
A specialist who tests eyesight
A
Optician
B
Ophthalmologist
C
Ichthyologist
D
Neurologist
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ophthalmologist is a doctor of medicine specializing in ophthalmology. Opthalmology is the study of the eye.
Question 3
Bitter and violent attack in words
A
Diaspora
B
Diacriticism
C
Diadem
D
Diatribe
Question 3 Explanation: 
Diatribe is a bitter, sharply abusive denunciation, attack, or criticism.
Question 4
Of very bad morals; characterized by debasement or degeneration.
A
Desultory
B
Dilapidated
C
Depraved
D
Dilatory
Question 4 Explanation: 
Depraved means to be corrupt, wicked, or perverted.
Question 5
One who is given to pleasures of the flesh
A
terrestrial
B
epicurean
C
celestial
D
pedestrian
Question 5 Explanation: 
Epicurean is a person who’s fond of or adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures; having luxurious tastes or habits, especially in eating and drinking.
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