443. (2) bent upon (getting) (Adj.) : determined to get       456. (1) outlet (Noun) : a pipe or hole through which liquid
     Here, bent upon getting is the right usage.                   or gas can flow out
444. (1) insignificant (Adj.) : not big/valuable enough to be      escape (Noun) : the act of escaping from a place/
     considered important                                          situation
     trivial (Adj.) : not important/ serious                       Here, outlet is the right usage.
     Here, insignificant is the right usage.                  457. (1) too (Adv.) : used before Adjectives and Adverbs
445. (4) No improvement                                            so (Adv.) : to a great degree
     passive (Adj.) : not taking active part                     l She spoke so quietly that I could hardly hear her.
     a passive lot : people who are cold and without feel-         Here, too is the right usage.
     ing                                                      458. (1) They left the hotel where they had been staying,
446. (2) limited (to something) : restricted to a particular       by car is the right sentence
     limit of time, numbers, etc.                             459. (3) a few (Det.) : a small number ; some used with
     Here, limited to is the right usage.                          plural Countable Nouns
447. (3) My mother has more jewellery than my sister is            few (Det.) : not many
     the right usage.                                              Here, lend me a few rupees is the right usage.
448. (1) Inf. (to) will be used with prefer (Verb) and not    460. (1) Past Continuous Tense-was sitting is the right
     than (Prep., Conj.)                                           usage.
     Here, tea to is the right usage.                         461. (2) see through (Phr.V.) : to realise the truth about
449. (3) They shook hands with each other is the right             somebody/something
     sentence.                                                   l We saw through him from the start.
450. (2) profound (Adj.) : very great ; felt or experienced        look (Verb) : see ; to turn your eyes in a particular
     very strongly                                                 direction
     deep (Adj.) : strongly felt                                   look at (Phr.V.) : to examine something closely
   l a deep sense of loss                                          Here, see is the right usage.
     Here, profound is the right usage.                       462. (2) perpetrate (Verb) : to commit a crime or do some-
451. (3) Order 231 (Second Person, Third Person, First             thing wrong or evil
     Person) will be used.                                         penetrate (Verb) : to go into/through something
     Hence, He, she they and I cooked the food is the              perpetuate (Verb) : to make something such as a
     right sentence.                                               bad situation, a belief, etc. continue for a long time
                                                                 l This system perpetuated itself for several centuries.
452. (2) corroborated (Verb) : confirmed
   l The evidence was corroborated by two independent
                                                                   precipitate (Verb) : to make something, especially
     witnesses.                                                    something bad, happen suddenly or sooner than it
     verified (Verb) : to check that something is true/ac-
                                                                 l His resignation precipitated a leadership crisis
                                                                   Here, perpetrate is the right usage.
   l We have no way of verifying his story.
                                                              463. (4) No improvement
     authenticated (Verb) : to prove that something is gen-
     uine, real or true                                       464. (2) The general order of Adjectives is as follows :
   l The letter has been authenticated by the handwrit-            Opinion Appearance Age Colour Origin Material
     ing experts.                                                                   ̄                         ̄
     confirmed (Verb) : to state or show that something                      broken                      wooden
     true or correct, especially by providing evidence             Hence, broken wooden chair is the right usage.
     Here, corroborated is the right usage.                   465. (2) looked (Verb) : to seem ; to appear
453. (4) No improvement.                                         l That looks like an interesting book.
454. (3) choice (Noun) : an act of choosing between two or         posed (Verb) : to dress/behave in a way that is in-
     more possibilities                                            tended to impress other people
     alternate (Adj.) : (of two things) happening or follow-       seemed (Verb) (linking Verb) : to give the impression
     ing one after the other regularly                             of being or doing something
   l Alternate layers of fruit and cream                           Here, resembled is the right usage.
     fruit ® cream ® fruit ® cream ...                        466. (2) Earlier past events (bought yesterday) will be in-
     Here, choice is the right usage.                              dicated by had bought yesterday (Past Perfect
455. (1) each may contribute what he can is the right
     usage.                                                        Hence, which he had bought yesterday is the right
     each (Pro.) : each one ; everyone individually
                                                              467. (2) whether (Conj.) : used in indirect questions for
     when each (Pro.) comes immediately before the Verb
                                                                   introducing one alternative ;
     (contribute), it always takes a Singular Verb and a
                                                                   used for introducing clauses after Verbs of doubting
     Singular Pronoun he/she