Direction(1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentences.
Medicine given to counteract poison.
One who hates marriage
: Thawing snow
One who specialises in the mathematics of insurence
c- An agent
Violation of the sactity of the chruch
Of one mind or opinion
:One is always doubting
A collection of slaves
:A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army
: Not likely to be easily pleased
is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria
is a substance that stops or slows down the growth of microorganisms.
antifungal- A medication that limits or prevents the growth of yeasts and other fungal organisms.
Ans 2)b - misogamist
misogynist: a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women.
misanthrope: a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women.
polygamist:a person who has more than one wife or husband at the same time
Ans 3) b- slush
thick, soft, wet mud or a similar viscous mixture of liquid and solid components, especially the product of an industrial or refining process.
slosh-(of liquid in a container) move irregularly with a splashing sound.
slash- cut with a wide, sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword.
Ans 4) b- an actuary
an agent: An agent
is someone who arranges work or business for someone else
a statistician: an expert in the preparation and analysis of statistics.
Ans 5) sacrilege
infringement: If someone infringes a law or a rule, they break it or do something which disobeys it.
irreverence: a lack of respect for people or things that are generally taken seriously.
transgression:an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offence.
Ans6: a- voluntary
referendum: a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.
homogenous-of the same kind; alike.
unanimous: (of two or more people) fully in agreement.
Ans 7: a- sceptic
deist: : Deism is the belief that there is a God who made the world but does not influence human..
Rationalist: a person who bases their opinions and actions on reason and knowledge rather than on religious belief or emotional response.
Ans8) a- coffle
crew- group of people who work on and operate a ship, aircraft, etc.
cortege- a solemn procession, especially for a funeral.
Ans 9) a- mercenary
venal-showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery; corrupt
hireling: a person who works purely for material reward
Ans10) a: fastidious
infallible-incapable of making mistakes or being wrong.
fatalist: someone who believes that people cannot change the way events will happen and that events, especially bad ones, cannot be avoided
is a political doctrine that is an extreme form of Socialism, and anyone belonging to this particular political party is called a communist