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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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Not to be moved by entreaty
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.
An inscription on a tomb
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.
Release of a prisoner from jail on certain terms and condition
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.
To struggle helplessly
Question 4 Explanation:
The correct answer is option (a). Flounder refers to helpless or clumsy struggle involving stumbling or plunging movements.
A post with little work but high salary
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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