533. (1) preference 542. (3) wet 553. (3) immense
predilection (Noun) : if you damp (Adjective) : slightly wet enormous (Adjective) : extreme-
have a predilection for something, 543. (2) candid ly large, huge.
you like it very much; liking. ingenuous (Adjective) : honest, 554. (2) unavoidable
534. (2) dummy (Noun) : a figure innocent and willing to trust peo- inevitable (Adjective) : that you
representing the human form; a ple; naive. cannot avoid or prevent
thing that seems to be real but 544. (3) mad 555. (1) sprinkle
it is only a copy of the real thing insane (Adjective) : seriously, drizzle (Verb) : to pour a small
effigy (Noun) : a statue of a fa- mentally ill and unable to live in amount of liquid; dribble
mous person, saint or god; a normal society. 556. (4) false (Adj.) : wrong/mistak-
model of a person that makes 545. (4) dais en
them look ugly.
podium (Noun) : pedestal; a erroneous (Adjective) : not cor-
imagery (Noun) : pictures, pho- small platform that p erson rect ; based on wrong informa-
tographs, etc.; language that stands on while giving a speech tion.
produces pictures in the minds etc; rostrum.
of people reading/ listening inaccurate (Adjective) : not ex-
546. (2) charm act/accurate ; with mistakes
535. (1) referendum (Noun) : an oc- charisma (Noun) : the powerful
casion when all the people of a unfair (Adjective) : not right ac-
personal quality that some peo- cording to a set of rules/princi-
country can vote on an impor- ple have to attract and impress
tant issue ples
plebiscite (Noun) : a vote by the 557. (4) workable (Adjective) : that
547. (2) conceited (Adjective) : hav-
people of a country or a region can be used successfully and ef-
ing too much pride in yourself
on an important issue; referen- fectively ; practical
and what you do
dum. viable (Adjective) : practicable;
bumptious (Adjective) : show-
renunciation (Noun) : an act of that can be done; feasible; that
ing that you are very important;
stating publicly that you no long- conceited will be successful; capable of
er believe something/ that you developing and surviving inde-
uncouth (Adjective) : rude/so-
are giving something up pendently.
536. (4) economical 558. (1) serpentine (Adjective) :
shrewd (Adjective) : showing
frugal (Adjective) : using only bending and twisting like a
good judgement and likely to be
as much money or food as is nec- snake ; winding
essary; meagre. sinuous (Adjective) : turning
548. (3) expel (Verb) : to officially
537. (3) reduce make somebody leave an organ- while moving in an elegant way;
diminish (Verb) : to become or isation having many curves
to make something b ecome ostracize (Verb) : shun; to refuse 559. (1) industrious
weaker, smaller etc; decrease; to let somebody be a member of diligent (Adjective) : showing
belittle. a social group; expel. care and effort.
538. (1) read evacuate (Verb) : to move peo- 560. (1) random
peruse (Verb) : to read something ple from a place of danger to a desultory (Adjective) : without
in a careful way. safer place a definite plan and without en-
539. (4) foam excavate (Verb) : to make a hole, thusiasm .
spume (Noun) : the mass of etc. in the ground by digging 561. (2) envious
white bubbles that forms in extradite (Verb) : to officially jealous (Adjective) : feeling angry
waves when the sea is rough. send back somebody who has or unhappy.
540. (1) food been accused/found guilty of a 562. (4) search
board (Noun) : group of people. crime to the country where the
quest (Noun) : a long search for
541. (3) renewal (Noun) : a situation crime was committed
in which something begins after 549. (2) curse
563. (1) income
a pause or an interruption Bane (Noun) : something that
causes trouble and makes peo- revenue (Noun) : the money that
resurgence (Noun) : the return
and growth of an activity that had ple unhappy. a government receives from tax-
stopped. es ; receipts ; money received
550. (4) congratulated
reloaction (Noun) : the act of felicitate (Verb) : congratulate
changing your residence/ place 564. (3) authentic
551. (3) respect
of business genuine (Adjective) : real; exact-
honour (Noun) : great respect
repletion (Noun) : the state of ly what it appears to be.
and admiration for somebody.
being full and unable to eat any 565. (3) precision
552. (3) correct
more accuracy (Noun) : the state of
rectify (Verb) : to put right
reluctance (Noun) : a certain being exact or correct; the abili-
something that is wrong.
degree of unwillingness ty to do skillfully.