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  • Directions for individual questionsEach question has a meaning provided. Identify the word/phrase that relates most closely to given meaning

One Word Substitution: Test-15

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Question 1
Not to be moved by entreaty
A
Rigorous
B
Negligent
C
Inexorable
D
Despotic
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct answer is option (d). Despotic refers to having the nature of despotism i.e having the absolute power or control; for example an autocratic government.
Question 2
An inscription on a tomb
A
espionage
B
epilogue
C
epitaph
D
elegy
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct answer is option (c). Epitaph refers to a brief poem written in the praise of a deceased person on a tomb or a mortuary monument.
Question 3
Release of a prisoner from jail on certain terms and condition
A
Parole
B
Parley
C
Pardon
D
Acquittal
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct answer is option (a). Parole refers to the official document authorizing the release of a person from prison prior to the end of maximum sentenced imposed.
Question 4
To struggle helplessly
A
Flounder
B
Founder
C
Fumble
D
Finger
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct answer is option (a). Flounder refers to helpless or clumsy struggle involving stumbling or plunging movements.
Question 5
A post with little work but high salary
A
Director
B
Trustee
C
Sinecure
D
Ombudsman
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct answer is option (c). Sinecure refers to a position that requires very little or no work at all but the one that yields good returns.
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