468. (4) manly 475. (1) prosperity (Noun) : the state 486. (2) saving : an amount of some-
effemi nate (Adjective) : of being successful; affluence thing such as time or money that
behaving/ soundi ng li ke a adversity (Noun) : a difficult/ you do not need to spend.
woman/ girl unpleasant situation squandering (N) : wastage of
androgynous (Adj.) : having both animosity (N.) : a strong feeling money, time etc. in a stupid or
male and female characteristics of opposition, anger/hatred careless way.
469. (2) praise (Verb) : to express 476. (4) willing (Adj.) : 487. (4) careless
your approval or admiration for ready; having no reason for not prudent (Adjective) : sensible
compliment doing something and careful when you make
reprimand (Verb) : to tel l reluctant (Adj.) : hesitating be- judg ement and decisi ons ;
somebody officially that you do fore doing some thing. avoiding unnecesary risks.
not approve of them/ their 477. (4) temporary (Adj.) : lasting for dunce (N.) : a person, especially
actions a short time; not permanent. a child at school, who is stupid/
rebuked (V.) : to speak severely immortal (Adj.) : that lives or slow to learn
to somebody because he has lasts for ever; eternal; perma- 488. (3) unusual (Adj.) : different
done something wrong nent. from what is usual or normal; un-
admon ished (V.) : to tel l 478. (2) disperse (V) = to spread over common; exceptional.
somebody firmly that you do not a wide area; scatter. traditional (Adj.) : convention-
approve of something that he has al; following older methods and
focus (V.) : to give attention,
effort to one particular subject
470.(2) imbalan ce (Noun) : no etc; link. the avant-garde (N) :new and
balance or equilibrium very modern ideas that are
479. (3) novice (N) : a person who is
equilibrium (Noun) : a state of new and has little experience in sometimes surprising or shock-
balance, especi ally between a job. ing.
opposing forces/ influences; a
veteran (N) : a person who has 489. (3) calm (Adj.) : not upset; not
calm state of mind and a balance
a lot of experience in a particu- excited or nervous.
lar area. turbulent (Adj.) : unruly; chang-
composure (N.) : the state of
480. (4) superfluous (Adj.) : unnece- ing direction suddenly and violent-
being calm and in control of your ssary; more than you need or
feelings/behaviour ly; a situation in which there is a
want ; excess. lot of sudden change, confusion,
471. (3) plethora (Noun) : an amount essential (Adj.) : necessary, vital. disagreement etc.
that is greater than is needed;
481. (3) Necessary
excess 490. (1) sparse (Adj.) : only present
imbalance (N) : no same treat-
paucity (Noun) : a small amount in small amounts or numbers.
ment with two or more things;
of something ; less than enough profuse (Adj.) : produced in
of something large amounts.
equilibrium (N) : a state of bal-
paragon (N.) : a person who is ance; a calm state of mind. 491. (2) enhance (Verb) : to increase/
perfect or who is a perfect example further improve
482. (2) opaque (Adj.) : not clear
of a particular good quality mi tigate (Verb) : to mak e
enough to see through or allow
472. (3) banal (Adj.) : very ordinary light through; not clear. something less harmful, serious,
and containing nothing that is in- etc.; alleviate; allay
transparent (Adj.) : allowing you
teresting or important. appease (V.) : to make somebody
to see through; obvious.
novel (Adj.) : different form any- calmer/less angry by giving him
483. (2) dissent (Noun) : expressing
thing known before; new; inter- opinions different from accepted what he wants
esting seeming slightly strange. allay (V.) : to make something,
consent (Noun) : agreement
473.(4) in articulate (Adjective) : not about something especially a feeling, less strong
able to express ideas/ feelings 492. (3) undisputed (Adj.) : irrefut-
resent (V.) : to feel bitter/angry
clearly able that can’t be questioned or
about something, especially
eloquent (Adjective) : able to because you feel it is unfair disputed.
express a feeling; able to use 484. (2) spiritual (Adj.) : connected controversial (Adj.) : causing a
langu age and express well; with the human spirit, rather lot of angry public discussion and
articulate than the body or physical things. disagreement.
lucid (Adj.) : clearly expressed ; carnal (Adj.) : connected with the 493. (1) starve (Verb) : to suffer/ die
easy to understand body or with sex. becuase you do not have enough
474. (2) halting (Adj.) : stopping and 485. (1) placid (Adj.) : not easily ex- food to eat
starting often; hesitant. cited or irritated; calm and peace- nourish (Verb) : to keep a
fluent (Adj.) : able to speak, read ful. person/ plant alive and healthy
or write a language easily and turbulent (Adj) : unruly; dis- with food
well; done smoothly and skilful- turbed; noisy and/or difficult to foster (V.) : to enco urage
ly. control. something to develop