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902. (2) into 925. (3) Preliminary (Adjective) = Look at the sentence :
903. (2) Work on = to try hard to prepara tory; intro d ucto ry; The English have a passion for
achieve or improve something initial. gardens.
904. (1) Hatred (Noun) = a very 926. (4) answer 946. (3) Elude (Verb) = not achieve;
strong feeling of dislike 927. (4) Beside = by the side of fail to be attained by someone.
905. (1) Set aside = something that 928. (3) The sentence shows contrast. 947. (2) Register (Verb) = record; put
is saved and used for a on record; enter; file.
Brief (Adjective) Þ short
particular purpose. 948. (1) Deep (Adjecti ve) = very
906. (4) on 929. (1) Pity (Noun) = the feeling of intense or extreme; profound;
sorrow and compassion caused sound.
907. (3) much
by the sufferings of others.
908. (3) Appropriate preposition - for. 949. (3) Plan (Verb) = to intend or
930. (3) is on expect to do something ; to
909. (2) Appropriate preposition -
with. 931. (3) Mi gh t is use d when make detailed arrangements for
showing that something is or something you want to do in the
910. (2) The sentence shows past
was possible. future.
932. (2) Back out = to withdraw 950. (4) Emulation (Noun) = effort to
911. (2) Before a gerund, possessive
from a commitment match or surpass a person or
case (his) ...... should be used.
933. (3) Attract = entice, allure; achievement
912. (3) in
interest 951. (2) Here, Past Simple (Passive)
913. (4) Turn up = be found; put in
should be used.
an appearance; arrive; appear. 934. (4) over
952. (3) Assassi nate (Verb) = to
914. (2) Until = up to the point in 935. (3) Correct preposition is : in.
murder an important or famous
time or the event mentioned. 936. (2) Sensitivity = the quality or person especially for political
Let’s wait until the rain stops. state o f being sensi tive o r reason.
915. (4) Here, comparative degree responsive. Exterminate (Verb) = to wipe
i.e., more .... should be used. Sensibility = the quality of out; to kill all the members of a
916. (1) If soldiers fall in, they form being able to appreciate and group of people or animals.
lines. respond to complex emotional 953. (3) Consent = Permission to do
917. (2) Call off = to cancel o r influences. something
abandon; to order to desist. 937. (1) Plung into = jump or dive Acquiescence (Noun) = the
918. (3) Go ahead = to proceed or be quickly and energetically; pitch reluctant acceptance of
carried out. The project will go oneself; launch oneself. something without protest.
ahead. 938. (1) University 954. (2) Accede (Verb) = agree to
919. (3) Dubi ous (Adjective) = ̄ demand, request or treaty;
hesitating or doub ting; assume an office.
doubtful; uncertain. Consonant sound
955. (4) Green (Adjective) = of a
920. (4) lie – lying (put yourself in a Hence, indefinite article ‘a’ ....
person) young and l acking
flat or horizontal position). should be used.
Hence, Geru nd i.e ., lyi ng 939. (2) It is a negative sentence. As
956. (1) Abound (Verb) with/ in
should be used here. the structure suggests, either
something = to exist in great
921. (2) Refuse = to say that you will .... should be used.
numbers or quantities.
not d o some thing that 940. (4) Set off = begin a journey
957. (2) Check (Verb) = (examine
somebody has asked you to do; 941. (4) in something)
turn down. 942. (2) Make up = compensate 958. (3) Abide by something = to
Deny = refuse to admit or
Look at the sentence : accept and act according to a
Her enthusiasm makes up for law, an agreement etc.
922. (4) Designation = the action of
her lack of experience. 959. (4) Near Þ a short distance away
choosing someone to hold an
office. 943. (2) With bated breath = feeling 960. (4) To error is human, to for-
Destination = aim; ambition; very anxious or excited. give divine = It is human na-
end. 944. (3) When journalists write rave ture to make mistakes and it is
reviews, they praise something important to forgive people
Determination = firmness of
in a very enthusiastic way. when they do.
923. (1) The appropriate preposition Look at the sentence : 961. (2) near
will be ‘on’. The play received rave reviews 962. (4) reading
924. (3) Delighted (Adjective) = a from the critics. 963. (4) regiments
hi gh deg ree of pl easure or 945. (2) Passion (for) = strong and 964. (4) prepared
enjoyment; ecstatic; elated; barely controllable emotion; 965. (2) at
overjoyed; pleased. strong liking. ppp