637. (1) maze detente (N.) : the easing of 658. (2) smuggled
labyrinth (N.) : a complicated tensions/strained relations Contraband (Adjective) = taking
series of paths whi ch it i s (between nations) goods illegally into or out of a
diffi cu lt to fi nd y our way 647. (2) indifference country; imported or exported
through; maze. apathy (N.) : lack of interest, illegally.
638. (1) magnify (V.) enthusiasm or concern; Look at the sentence :
exaggerate : to make something indifference; impassivity. The lorry contained thousands of
seem larger, better, worse etc. 648. (2) show dollars worth of contraband
than it really is; magnify. evince (V.) : to show clearly that cigarettes.
639. (2) adjust you have a feeling or quality; 659. (1) chew
adapt (V.) : to change your reveal, make clear, display. Masticate (Verb) = to chew food
behaviour in order to deal more 649. (4) injurious Look at the sentence :
successfully with a new situation ; pernicious (Adj.) : having a very After the operation you may find
adjust; modify. harmful effect on somebody/ it difficult to masticate and
640. (2) pale something that is gradual; swallow.
pallid (Adj.) : pale, especially destructive, injurious, ruinous. 660. (3) unsuccessful
because of illness ; not strong 650. (3) praise Abortive (Adjective) = failed,
or bright and therefore not eulogy (N.) : a speech or piece vain; futile; fruitless.
attractive; lacking vigour and of writing praising somebody/ Look at the sentence :
intensity. something very much; accolade; The rebel officers who led the
641. (1) draft commendation. abortive coup were shot dead.
conscript (V.) : to make somebody 651. (4) stubborn 661. (2) flatterer
to join the armed forces ; call up; obdurate (Adj.) : refusing to Sychophant (Noun) = a person
draft. change your mind; stubborn, who p raises imp ortant or
642. (4) rude obstinate. powerful people too much and
insolent (Adj.) : extremely rude 652. (1) sluggishness in a way that is not sincere.
and showing a lack of respect. lassitude (N.) : feeling very tired. Look at the sentence :
643. (4) forsake 653. (1) dry When her career was riding
forswear (V.) : to stop doing or desiccated (Adj.) : dried, high, the self deluded actress
using something; renounce; completely dry. often mistook sycophants for
forsake true friends.
654. (3) plentiful
644. (3) puzzled 662. (4) threatening
Copious (Adjective) = in large
non plussed (Adj.) : so surprised amount ; abundant Ominous (Adjective) = giving
and confused that you do not the worrying impression that
Look at the sentence :
know what to do or say ; somethi ng bad is go ing to
dumbfounded He supports his theory with
645. (4) inexpressible unpromising.
655. (2) destroyed Look at the sentence :
ineffable (Adj.) : too good or
beautiful to describe in words; Decimate (Verb) = to kill large There were ominous dark clouds
unutterable; indescribable. numbers of animals, plants etc. gathering overhead.
unintelligible (Adj.) : not clearly in a particular area; to severely
663. (4) rejoicing
understod/expressed damage something; to destroy).
Jubilant (Adjective) = feeling or
illegible (Adj.) : not able to read Look at the sentence : showin g great hap pi ness
(handwriting) Cheap imports decimated the because of success.
inexplicable (Adj.) : incapable British cycle industry. Look at the sentence :
of being explained/accounted for 656. (4) faultless The jub ilant ci tize ns were
inexpressible (Adj.) : to strong Impeccable (Adjective) = celebrating Holi.
to be put into words without mi stakes or faults; 664. (3) servile
646. (2) spying perfect. Ob seq ui o us ( Adj ect ive ) =
espionage (N.) : the activity of Look at the sentence : obedient or attentive to an
secretly getting i mportant He was dressed in a suit and an excessive degree; sycophantic;
political or military information; impeccable white shirt. subservient.
spying. Look at the sentence :
657. (4) strenuous
hypnotism (N.) : the practice of In some restaurants, we are
Arduous (Adjective) = involving
putting a person into an served by obsequious waiters.
a lot of effort and energy.
unconscious state 665. (3) bargaining
Look at the sentence :
perception (N.) : becoming Negotiation (Noun) = formal
aware o f somethi ng vi a the It was an arduo us journey
across the Andes. discussion between people who
senses are trying to reach an agreement.