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8. (4) indiscriminately (Adv.) : 20. (1) restore (Verb) : to bring back
without thinking about the to former position, place or
results of the action, especially condition
1. (4) revealed (Verb) : caused to when this causes people to be revive (Verb) : to make
be seen ; shown harmed something start being used or
exposed (Verb) : made visible Here, indiscriminately is the done again
Here, revealed i s the ri ght right usage. Here, restore is the right usage.
usage. 9. (3) acknowledge (Verb) : to tell 21. (2) The sentence is in Indirect
2. (2) poured (Verb) : served a somebody that you have Speech showing Past time. So,
drink received something that he sent Past Perfect Tense will be used.
Here, poured is the right usage. to you Here, had escaped is the right
3. (3) extravagance (Noun) : the accept (Verb) : to take willingly usage.
habit of spending more money Here, acknowledge is the right 22. (1) hold on to something
than you can afford or than is usage. (Idiom) : to maintain a grip on
necessary 10. (4) irrespective of (Prep.) : something
penury (Noun) : poverty without considering something Here, on is the right usage.
flambo yance (No un) : or being influenced by i t ; 23. (1) The sentence is in Indirect
showiness regardless of Speech showing Past Time. So,
arrogance (Noun) : overbearing Here, irrespective is the right Past Perfect Tense will be used
pride usage. Here, had come is the right
ebullience (Noun) : the quality 11. (1) muse over (Verb) : to think usage.
of being full of co nfidence, carefully about something for a 24. (3) remi ttance (Noun) :
energy and good humour time, ignoring what is payment made for something
Here, extravagance is the right happening around you honorarium (Noun) : a payment
usage. Here, musing is the right usage. made for somebo dy’s
4. (4) shirker (Noun) : a person 12. (2) any (Det.) : used wi th professional services
who avoids doing something he Uncountable Plural Nouns in subscription (Noun) : a fee that
should do, especially because he Negative Sentences you pay regularly to belong to
is too lazy or support an organisation
Here, any is the right usage.
Here, shirker is the right usage. allowance (Noun) : an amount
13. (4) and (Conj.) : used for joining
5. (1) grotesque (Adj.) : extremely words or a group of words or of mo ney that is given to
ugly in a strange way that is independent clauses without a someone regularly
often frightening contrast Here, subscription is the right
exquisite (Adj.) : extremely Here, and is the right usage. usage.
beautiful or carefully made 25. (4) expert ; current is the right
14. (2) catch up (Verb) % to reach
beatific (Adj.) : showing great usage
the same level or standard as
joy and peace 26. (4) bring out (Phr.V.) : to lay
somebody who is ahead of you
cumbersome (Adj.) : large and stress; to make something clear
Here, catch up is the right
heavy bring about (Phr. V.) : to cause
Here, grotesque is the right to take place
15. (2) Only one of the boys
usage. bring in (Phr.V.) : introduce ;
(Subject) is Singular. It will
6. (1) refute (Verb) : to prove that agree with a Singular Verb. So, include
something is wrong bring forth (Phr.V.) : to give
has will be used
rebuke (Verb) : to speak in an Here, has is the right usage. birth to; to bear (fruit)
angry and critical way Here, bring out is the right
16. (2) outcome (Noun) : the result
revoke (Verb) : to cancel or effect of an action or event. usage.
something officially so that it 27. (4) The structure o f such
Here, outcome is the right
may no longer be valid. sentences is as follows :
Here, refute is the right usage. the + comparative _____ + the
17. (1) avail (Verb) : to make use
7. (4) vociferously (Adv.) : in a + comparative.
avail goes with Prep. of
loud and confident manner Here, the higher your bill will
avail of : to make use of
meted out (Phr.V) : gave a be is the right usage.
punishment Here, of ; in - is the right usage.
18. (2) This structure uses a Past 28. (4) progeny (Noun) : a person’s
voraciously (Adv.) : in a way children ; the young of animals
that involves eating or wanting Tense form to talk about the
Present or Future. So, acted is and plants
a large amount of food ancestry (Noun ) : fam i l y
the right usage.
spasmodically (Adv.) : not background
regularly or continuously 19. (2) The action is showing a Past
Progressive Tense. So, were pedigree (Noun) : fami l y
Here, vociferously is the right background
sleeping is the right usage.