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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-14
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Person who insists on adherence to formal rules or literary meaning
Question 1 Explanation:
The correct answer is option (b). Pedant refers to someone who is sort of schoolmaster, who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning; over emphasizing rules
Calmness and indifference to suffering
Question 2 Explanation:
The correct answer is option (a). Stoicism is a systematic philosophy, that holds the principles of logical thought.
With much liveliness and a sense of purpose
Question 3 Explanation:
The correct answer is option (d). Jauntily refers to someone who is easy and sprightly in manner.
To be known for bad acts
Question 4 Explanation:
The correct answer is option (b). Notorious refers to something unfavorable that is widely known; something which is flagrant, outrageous or disreputable.
To renounce a high position of authority or control
Question 5 Explanation:
The correct answer is option (d). Abdicate refers to giving up a responsibility for e.g a throne, right, power, in a public or formal manner.
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