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Question 1
Takes off:
A
travels
B
Lavishly
C
Explodes
D
Lands
Question 1 Explanation:
To take off is to depart, leave from a specific place. Travel is to make a journey, typically of some length. Lavishly means in a very generous or extravagant manner; in profusion. Explodes means to burst or shatter violently and noisily as a result of rapid combustion, excessive internal pressure, or other process. Lands means to come down through the air and rest on the ground or another surface.
Question 2
Niggardly:
A
Hastily
B
Lavishly
C
Likely
D
Gorgeously
Question 2 Explanation:
Niggardly is to not spend anything, or be very reluctant to give something; to be meager. Hastily means to do something with excessive speed or urgency; hurriedly. Lavishly means in a very generous or extravagant manner; in profusion. Likely means such as well might happen or be true; probable. Gorgeously means in a very pleasant or enjoyable manner.
Question 3
Melodious:
A
Harmonious
B
Tuneless
C
Odious
D
Mellifluous
Question 3 Explanation:
Melodious is something that is pleasing to the earsor pleasant sounding. Harmonious is a pleasing tune. Tuneless is something not pleasing to listen to. Odious means extremely unpleasant; repulsive. Mellifluous means pleasingly smooth and musical to hear.
Question 4
Advanced:
A
Progressed
B
Outpaced
C
Receded
D
Retarded
E
Retreat
Question 4 Explanation:
To advance is to move ahead with determination (Advanced means far on or ahead in development or progress) Progressed is to move forward or onward in space or time. Outpaced means to to move or develop faster than someone or something else. Receded means to go or move back or further away from a previous position. Retarded means a person who is less advanced in mental, physical, or social development than is usual for one's age. Retreat means to move back or withdraw.
Question 5
Enlighten:
A
Slander
B
Bemoan
C
Darken
D
befog
Question 5 Explanation:
To enlighten is to give clarifying information to somebody; to shed light on something. Slander means to make false and damaging statements about someone. Bemoan means to express discontent or sorrow over something. Darken is to make or become angry, unhappy, or gloomy. Befog is to be confused.(Obscure)
Question 6
Exceptional:
A
Great
B
Occasional
C
Common
D
Absorbing
Question 6 Explanation:
Exceptional means having or showing an unusualintelligence or ability well above average. Great means an ability, quality, or eminence considerably above average. Occasional is something that occurs, appears, or happens infrequently and irregularly. Common means the same in a lot of places or for a lot of people Absorbing means intensely interesting; engrossing.
Question 7
Zeal:
A
disinterest
B
Apathy
C
carelessness
D
hatred
Question 7 Explanation:
Zeal is an energetic and unflagging enthusiasm, especially for a cause or idea. Disinterest means lack of interest in something. Apathy is a behaviour that shows no interest or energy and shows that someone is unwilling to take action, especially over something important. Carelessness means failure to give sufficient attention to avoiding harm or errors; negligence. Hatred means an intense dislike; hate for someone.
Question 8
Desecration:
A
Consecration
B
Discouragement
C
Despondency
D
Expectation
Question 8 Explanation:
Desecration is the act of treating a sacred place with violent disrespect. Consecration means dedicated to a sacred purpose. Discouragement means a loss of confidence or enthusiasm; dispiritedness. Despondency means low spirits from loss of hope or courage; dejection. Expectation means a strong belief that something will happen or be the case.
Question 9
Shimmering:
A
Gloomy
B
Glimmering
C
Refreshing
D
Repining
Question 9 Explanation:
To shimmer is to shine softly with a wavering or flickering light. Gloomy means dark or poorly lit, especially so as to appear depressing or frightening. Glimmer is to shine faintly with a wavering light. Refreshing means welcome or stimulating because new or different object. Repining is to feel or express discontent; fret.
Question 10
Far-fetched:
A
Wise
B
Prudent
C
Familiar
D
Realistic
Question 10 Explanation:
Far-fetched means a target or goal that is beyond normal limits or reach. Wise means having or showing the ability to make good judgments,based on a deep understanding and experience of life. Prudent means acting with or showing care and thought for the future. Familiar means well known from long or close association. Realistic means having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected.
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