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Find the meaning of the underlined/BOLD word in the following sentence.
- There had been a rash of petty thefts and we were warned to be vigilant.
5) inattentiveAnswer – 3)
Explanation : vigilant – keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
- We surveyed the plushness of the hotel and its sleek, well-dressed patrons.
5) assemblagesAnswer – 5)
Explanation : patrons – a person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, or cause.
- Many amino acid and peptide hormones are elaborated by neural tissue.
5) preventativesAnswer – 5)
Explanation : hormones – a regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action.
- On examination she was moribund and dehydrated.
5) acquiescenceAnswer – 3)
Explanation : moribund – (of a person) at the point of death.
- His reputation is worldwide, and surmounts language barriers.
5) spongeAnswer – 4)
Explanation : surmounts – overcome (a difficulty or obstacle).
- Hard drugs destroy families and debilitate communities.
5) effervescentAnswer – 2)
Explanation : debilitate – make (someone) very weak and infirm.
- The government rebates part of your own and your employer’s National Insurance contributions into the plan.
5) buckedAnswer – 2)
Explanation : Rebates – a partial refund to someone who has paid too much for tax, rent, or a utility.
- They were bemoaning the sad decline of moral standards.
5) perkyAnswer – 4)
Explanation : bemoaning – express discontent or sorrow over (something).
- The similarity between the paintings may not be simply fortuitous.
5) calculatedAnswer – 3)
Explanation : fortuitous -happening by chance rather than intention.
- The event commemorated the courage of the villagers.
5) shieldAnswer – 2)
Explanation : commemorated – recall and show respect for (someone or something).