Solved Pair of Words (1991-2011)

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Solved Pair of Words (1991-2011)

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English (Précis and Composition) 1991Access: Meaning: the method or possibility of getting near to a place or person, or the right to use or look at somethingUse in sentence: The only access to the village is by boat.Excess: Meaning: an amount which is more than acceptable, expected or reasonableUse in sentence: An excess of enthusiasm is not always a good thing.Ascent: Meaning: when someone or something climbs or moves upwardsUse in sentence: As the plane made its ascent, we saw thick smoke coming from one engine.Accent:Meaning: the way in which people in a particular area, country or social group pronounce wordsUse in sentence: He's got a strong Scottish accent.Resources: Meaning: a useful or valuable possession or quality of a country, organization or personUse in sentence: The country's greatest resource is the dedication of its workers.Recourse: Meaning: using something or someone as a way of getting help, especially in a difficult or dangerous situationUse in sentence: It is hoped that the dispute will be settled without recourse to litigation.Weather: Meaning: the conditions in the air above the Earth such as wind, rain or temperature, especially at a particular time over a particular areaUse in sentence: The weather in the hills can change very quickly, so take suitable clothing.Whether:Meaning: if, or notUse in sentence: I wasn't sure whether you'd like it. (Pair Repeated: 1)Premier:Meaning: best or most importantUse in sentence: He's one of the nation's premier scientists.Premiere: Meaning: the first public performance of a play or any other type of entertainmentUse in sentence: The world premiere of the opera will be at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.Ingenious:Meaning: very clever and skillfulUse in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.Ingenuous:Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidnessUse in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage. (Pair Repeated: 5)Facilitate: Meaning: to make possible or easierUse in sentence: The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.Felicitate: Meaning: to wish happiness to; congratulateUse in sentence: Asian medal winners to be felicitated next Sunday. (Pair Repeated: 2)Conscious: Meaning: to notice that a particular thing or person exists or is presentUse in sentence: I think she's very conscious of being the only person in the office who didn't have a university education.Conscientious: Meaning: putting a lot of effort into your work/ controlled by or done according to conscienceUse in sentence: She has always been a very conscientious worker. Disease: Meaning: illness of people, animals, plants, etc.Use in sentence: Starvation and diseases have killed thousands of refugees.Decease:Meaning: a person's deathUse in sentence: The house will not be yours till after your mother's decease. (Pair Repeated: 1)English (Précis and Composition) 1992Ascent: Meaning: when someone or something climbs or moves upwardsUse in sentence: As the plane made its ascent, we saw thick smoke coming from one engine.Assent:Meaning: official agreement to or approval of an idea, plan or requestUse in sentence: Once the directors have given their assent to the proposal we can begin. (Pair Repeated: 1)Ballot: Meaning: a system or occasion of secret voting Use in sentence: They decided to hold a ballot.Ballet:Meaning: a type of dancing where carefully organized movements tell a story or express an ideaUse in sentence: By the age of fifteen he had already composed his first ballet.Corps: Meaning: a military unit trained to perform particular dutiesUse in sentence: The EU could set up the "external action service,” a kind of EU diplomatic corps.Corpse: Meaning: a dead body, usually of a personUse in sentence: In the morning they found his corpse on the ground.Due:Meaning: expected to happen, arrive, etc. at a particular timeUse in sentence: The next meeting is due to be held in three months' time.Dew:Meaning: drops of water that form on the ground and other surfaces outside during the nightUse in sentence: There was moderate dew on the grass.Diary: Meaning: a book with a separate space or page for each day, in which you write down your future arrangements, meetings, etc., or one used to record your thoughts and feelings or what has happened on that dayUse in sentence: Don't forget to write the date of the meeting in your diary.Dairy: Meaning: A commercial establishment for processing or selling milk and milk products.Use in sentence: Dairy farm may be supplied by water from a nearby spring.Momentary: Meaning: lasting for a very short timeUse in sentence: Be careful not to make even momentary short circuits with metal tools.Momentous:Meaning: very important because of effects on future eventsUse in sentence: Whether or not to move overseas was a momentous decision for the family. (Pair Repeated: 1)Route: Meaning: a particular way or direction between placesUse in sentence: The route we had planned took us right across Greece.Rout: Meaning: to defeat an enemy completely and force them to run awayUse in sentence: The Russian chess team has routed all the rest.Veil: Meaning: a piece of thin material worn by women to cover the face or headUse in sentence: The women wore black veils which covered all but their eyes.Vale:Meaning: used in the name of some valleysUse in sentence: The Vale of EveshamEnglish (Précis and Composition) 1993Queue:Meaning: a line of people, usually standing or in cars, waiting for somethingUse in sentence: There was a long queue of traffic stretching down the road.Cue: Meaning: a signal for someone to do somethingUse in sentence: They started washing up, so that was our cue to leave the party.Differ:Meaning: to be not like something or someone else, either physically or in another wayUse in sentence: The twins look alike, but they differ in temperament.Defer:Meaning: to delay something until a later time; to postponeUse in sentence: My bank has agreed to defer the repayments on my loan while I'm still a student. (Pair Repeated: 1)Conscious: Meaning: to notice that a particular thing or person exists or is presentUse in sentence: I think she's very conscious of being the only person in the office who didn't have a university education.Conscience: Meaning: the part of you that judges how moral your own actions are and makes you feel guilty about bad things that you have done Use in sentence: You didn't do anything wrong - you should have a clear conscience.Confidant:Meaning: a person you trust and share your feelings and secrets withUse in sentence: Within a few short years he was a trusted confidant.Confidante:Meaning: a woman or girl confidantUse in sentence: Within a few short years he was a trusted confidant.Atheist:Meaning: someone who believes that God or gods do not existUse in sentence: I know an atheist who says ' Oh god!Agnostic: Meaning: someone who does not know, or believes that it is impossible to know, whether a god existsUse in sentence: Although he was raised a Catholic, he was an agnostic for most of his adult life.Loose:Meaning: not firmly fixed in placeUse in sentence: There were some loose wires hanging out of the wall.Lose:Meaning: to no longer have something because you do not know where it is, or because it has been taken away from youUse in sentence: I've lost my ticket.Briefing:Meaning: information that is given to someone just before they do something or a meeting where this happensUse in sentence: They received thorough briefing before they left the country.Debriefing: Meaning: to question someone in detail about work they have done for youUse in sentence: The pilots were thoroughly debriefed after every mission.Dual:Meaning: with two parts, or combining two thingsUse in sentence: This room has a dual purpose, serving as both a study and a dining room.Duel: Meaning: a formal fight in the past, using guns or swords, arranged between two people as a way of deciding an argumentUse in sentence: The composer Strauss was once challenged to a duel.Compliment: Meaning: remark that expresses approval, admiration or respectUse in sentence: I take it as a compliment when people say I look like my mother.Complement:Meaning: to make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with itUse in sentence: The music complements her voice perfectly. (Pair Repeated: 4)English (Précis and Composition) 1994All: Meaning: every one (of), or the complete amount or number (of), or the whole (of)Use in sentence: All animals have to eat in order to live.Awl: Meaning: a small, pointed tool for making holes in wood, leather, etc.Use in sentence: That awl causes loud noise.Boy: Meaning: a male childUse in sentence: As a young boy, my father used to walk three miles to school.Buoy: Meaning: a floating object on the top of the sea, which is used for directing ships and warning them of possible dangerUse in sentence: The zones for swimming and the zones for water sports are clearly marked by buoys.Fallow:Meaning: describes land that is not planted with crops, in order to improve the quality of the soilUse in sentence: Farmers are eligible for government support if they let a certain amount of land lie fallow.Fellow: Meaning: describes someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same situation as youUse in sentence: She introduced me to some of her fellow students.Jewry: Meaning: all the JewsUse in sentence: Dr. Lisa is an expert of Latin American Jewry.Jury: Meaning: a group of people who have been chosen to listen to all the facts in a trial in a law court and to decide whether a person is guilty or not guiltyUse in sentence: Police officers aren't usually allowed to be on a jury.Functional: Meaning: designed to be practical and useful rather than attractiveUse in sentence: Project work is used to integrate material and make knowledge functional.Dysfunctional: Meaning: not behaving or working normallyUse in sentence: The craftsman is likely to seem dysfunctional in a culture of innovation and change.Yew: Meaning: an evergreen tree with flat leaves like needles and small red cones, or the wood from this treeUse in sentence: There is little sound except for the breeze stirring in the churchyard yew trees.Eue: Meaning: Unable to find this word in dictionaries Use in sentence: An eue passed in his life which made him dull for an year.Allusive: Meaning: containing a lot of allusionsUse in sentence: Her music is allusive.Elusive: Meaning: difficult to describe, find, achieve or rememberUse in sentence: The answers to these questions remain as elusive as ever.Ladylike: Meaning: graceful, controlled and behaving in a way that is socially acceptable for a womanUse in sentence: Laura is very ladylike and elegant.Ladyship:Meaning: a respectful way of referring to or talking to a woman or girl who has the rank of a peer or knight without using her titleUse in sentence: We are honored to welcome your ladyship here tonight.English (Précis and Composition) 1996Altogether: Meaning: completely or in totalUse in sentence: The government ought to abolish the tax altogether.All together:Meaning: all at the same timeUse in sentence: The last time we were all together was in 1999.Ambiguous:Meaning: having or expressing more than one possible meaning, sometimes intentionallyUse in sentence: His reply to my question was somewhat ambiguous.Ambivalent:Meaning: having two opposing feelings at the same time, or being uncertain about how you feelUse in sentence: I felt very ambivalent about leaving home.Appraise: Meaning: to examine someone or something in order to judge their qualities, success or needsUse in sentence: At the end of each teaching practice, trainee teachers are asked to appraise their own performance.Apprise:Meaning: to tell someone about somethingUse in sentence: The President has been apprised of the situation. (Pair Repeated: 1)Bad: Meaning: unpleasant; causing difficulties or harmUse in sentence: Our holiday was spoiled by bad weather.Badly:Meaning: in a severe and harmful wayUse in sentence: She was badly affected by the events in her childhood.Compare: Meaning: to examine or look for the difference between two or more thingsUse in sentence: If you compare house prices in the two areas, it's quite amazing how different they are.Contrast: Meaning: an obvious difference between two or more thingsUse in sentence: The antique furnishing provides an unusual contrast to the modernity of the building.Deduce: Meaning: to reach an answer or a decision by thinking carefully about the known factsUse in sentence: We cannot deduce very much from these figures.Imply:Meaning: to communicate an idea or feeling without saying it directlyUse in sentence: I detected an implied criticism of the way he was treated.Differ from: Meaning: to be not like something or someone else, either physically or in another wayUse in sentence: His views differ considerably from those of his parents.Differ with: Meaning: to disagreeUse in sentence: I beg to differ with you on that point.Farther: Meaning: to a greater distanceUse in sentence: The fog's so thick, I can't see farther than about ten meters.Further:Meaning: to a greater distance or degree; at a more advanced levelUse in sentence: We discussed the problem but we didn't get much further in actually solving it.English (Précis and Composition) 1998Occlude: Meaning: to close, shut, or blockUse in sentence: I try to set the end distance (at which the fog totally occludes everything) no lower than 4000.Occult:Meaning: relating to magical powers and activities, such as those of witchcraft and astrologyUse in sentence: She claims to have occult powers, given to her by some mysterious spirit.Practical: Meaning: relating to experience, real situations or actions rather than ideas or imaginationUse in sentence: Qualifications are important but practical experience is always an advantage.Practicable:Meaning: able to be done or put into actionUse in sentence: The troops will be brought home as soon as practicable.Raze:Meaning: to completely destroy a city, building, etcUse in sentence: The town was razed to the ground in the bombing raid - not a building was left standing.Raise: Meaning: to lift something to a higher positionUse in sentence: Would all those in favor please raise their hands? (Pair Repeated: 1)Canon: Meaning: a Christian priest with special duties in a cathedralUse in sentence: He was first appointed as a residentiary canon and only became Chancellor after several years with us.Cannon:Meaning: a large, mounted piece of artillery; sometimes, specif., a large gun with a relatively short barrel, as a howitzerUse in sentence: Instead of eight machine guns, it now had twelve, or four 20mm cannon. (Pair Repeated: 1)Avenge: Meaning: to do harm to or punish the person responsible for something bad done to youUse in sentence: He swore he would avenge his brother's death.Revenge:Meaning: harm done to someone as a punishment for harm that they have done to someone elseUse in sentence: He is believed to have been shot by a rival gang in revenge for the shootings last week.Caret: Meaning: a mark (‸) used in writing or in correcting proof, to show where something is to be insertedUse in sentence: Some screen readers use the system caret to determine which area of the screen to read or magnify.Carat:Meaning: a unit for measuring the weight of jewelsUse in sentence: 24-carat gold is the purest.Revel:Meaning: to separate the parts, esp. threadsUse in sentence: The road raveled rapidly and became merely a pile of loose stones.Reveal:Meaning: to make known or show something that is surprising or that was previously secretUse in sentence: He was jailed for revealing secrets to the Russians.Aviary: Meaning: a large cage or closed space in which birds are kept as petsUse in sentence: I have an aviary with 17 birds.Apiary:Meaning: a place where people keep bees, especially a collection of hives kept to provide honeyUse in sentence: I once visited an apiary where there were numerous cardboard boxes scattered around.Demeane:Meaning: Unable to find in dictionariesUse in sentence: Unable to find in dictionariesDemean:Meaning: to cause someone to become less respectedUse in sentence: The entire family was demeaned by his behavior.English (Précis and Composition) 2001Brooch: Meaning: a small piece of jewelry with a pin at the back that is fastened to a woman's clothesUse in sentence: She wore a small silver brooch.Broad:Meaning: very wideUse in sentence: We walked down a broad avenue lined with trees.Collision: Meaning: an accident that happens when two vehicles hit each other with forceUse in sentence: There has been a collision on the southbound stretch of the motorway.Collusion:Meaning: agreement between people to act together secretly or illegally in order to deceive or cheat someoneUse in sentence: It is thought that they worked in collusion with the terrorist network. (Pair Repeated: 2)Fain: Meaning: glad; readyUse in sentence: He is fain to do all things himself.Feign:Meaning: to pretend to feel something, usually an emotionUse in sentence: You know how everyone feigns surprise when you tell them how old you are.Hoard: Meaning: to collect large amounts of something and keep it in a safe, often secret, placeUse in sentence: During the siege people began hoarding food and supplies.Horde:Meaning: a large group of peopleUse in sentence: Hordes of students on bikes made crossing the road difficult.Illusion: Meaning: an idea or belief which is not trueUse in sentence: He had no illusions about his talents as a singer.Delusion:Meaning: when someone believes something that is not trueUse in sentence: He's under the delusion that he will be promoted this year.Persecute: Meaning: to treat someone unfairly or cruelly over a long period of time because of their race, religion, or political beliefs or to annoy someone by refusing to leave them aloneUse in sentence: Religious minorities were persecuted and massacred during the ten-year regime.Prosecute:Meaning: to officially accuse someone of committing a crime in a court of law, or (of a lawyer) to try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty of that crimeUse in sentence: He was prosecuted for fraud. (Pair Repeated: 1)Prescribe: Meaning: to say what medical treatment someone should haveUse in sentence: The drug is often prescribed for ulcers.Proscribe:Meaning: to not allow somethingUse in sentence: The Athletics Federation has banned the runner from future races for using proscribed drugs. (Pair Repeated: 1)Respectfully: Meaning: in a way that shows you want to be polite or honor someoneUse in sentence: As the body was carried through the crowd, people drew back respectfully.Respectively:Meaning: relating or belonging to each of the separate people or things you have just mentionedUse in sentence: In the 200 meters, Lizzy and Sarah came first and third respectively.Complacent: Meaning: SatisfiedUse in sentence: We can't afford to become complacent about any of our products.Complaisant:Meaning: willing to please; affably agreeable; obliging Use in sentence: Can we really sit back and watch the suffering of a whole nation and be so complaisant? (Pair Repeated: 2)English (Précis and Composition) 2004Auger: Meaning: a tool consisting of a twisted rod of metal fixed to a handle, used for making large holes in wood or in the groundUse in sentence: In order to measure the pH directly; the kit includes a plastic auger to perforate the ground.Augur: Meaning: to be a sign of especially good or bad things in the futureUse in sentence: Do you think that this recent ministerial announcement augurs a shift in government policy?Fain: Meaning: glad; readyUse in sentence: He is fain to do all things himself.Feign:Meaning: to pretend to feel something, usually an emotionUse in sentence: You know how everyone feigns surprise when you tell them how old you are. (Pair Repeated: 1)Emigrate: Meaning: to leave a country permanently and go to live in another oneUse in sentence: Millions of Germans emigrated from Europe to America in the nineteenth century.Immigrate: Meaning: to come to live in a different countryUse in sentence: He immigrated with his parents in 1895, and grew up in London.Envy: Meaning: to wish that you had something that another person hasUse in sentence: I envy her ability to talk to people she's never met before.Jealousy: Meaning: a feeling of unhappiness and anger because someone has something that you wantUse in sentence: The team has performed very badly this season due to petty jealousies among the players.Invade: Meaning: to enter an area of activity in a forceful and noticeable wayUse in sentence: Concentrations of troops near the border look set to invade within the next few days.Attack: Meaning: to try to hurt or defeat using violenceUse in sentence: He was attacked and seriously injured by a gang of youths.Trifling: Meaning: A trifling matter or amount of money is small or not importantUse in sentence: It was such a trifling sum of money to argue about!Trivial: Meaning: having little value or importanceUse in sentence: I don't know why he gets so upset about something that is utterly trivial.Simulation: Meaning: a model of a set of problems or events that can be used to teach someone how to do somethingUse in sentence: The manager prepared a computer simulation of likely sales performance for the rest of the year.Dissimulation: Meaning: To conceal one's true feelings or intentions.Use in sentence: As an actress she had been trained to dissimulate, so she had no trouble hiding her true feelings offstage as well.Venal: Meaning: A venal person is willing to behave in a way that is not honest or moral in exchange for moneyUse in sentence: A venal rulerVenial:Meaning: describes a wrong action that is not serious and therefore easy to forgiveUse in sentence: Aristocracy is not an institution: aristocracy is a sin; generally a very venial one.English (Précis and Composition) 2005Counsel: Meaning: to give advice, especially on social or personal problemsUse in sentence: The police have provided experts to counsel local people affected by the tragedy.Council:Meaning: a group of people elected or chosen to make decisions or give advice on a particular subject, to represent a particular group of people, or to run a particular organizationUse in sentence: This play is supported by a grant from the local arts council. (Pair Repeated: 1)Distinct:Meaning: clearly noticeable; that certainly existsUse in sentence: There's a distinct smell of cigarettes in here.Distinctive:Meaning: Something that is distinctive is easy to recognize because it is different from other thingsUse in sentence: She's got a very distinctive voice.Apposite: Meaning: suitable and right for the occasionUse in sentence: It is, however, apposite to note that this process will continue in the year ahead.Opposite:Meaning: completely differentUse in sentence: You'd never know they're sisters - they're completely opposite to each other in every way. (Pair Repeated: 2)DeprecateMeaning: to not approve of somethingUse in sentence: We deprecate this use of company funds for political purposes.Depreciate: Meaning: to (cause something to) lose value, especially over timeUse in sentence: Our car depreciated by $1500 in the first year we owned it.Punctual: Meaning: arriving, doing something or happening at the expected, correct timeUse in sentence: He's fairly punctual.Punctilious: Meaning: very careful to behave correctly or to give attention to detailsUse in sentence: He was always punctilious in his manners.Judicial: Meaning: involving a court of lawUse in sentence: The defense team will seek a judicial review of the sentence.Judicious:Meaning: having or showing reason and good judgment in making decisionsUse in sentence: We should make judicious use of the resources available to us. (Pair Repeated: 2)Salutary: Meaning: causing improvement of behavior or characterUse in sentence: It is however salutary to remember the genuine need for originality in the creation of a copyright protectable database.Salubrious: Meaning: describes a place that is pleasant, clean, and healthy to live inUse in sentence: He doesn't live in a very salubrious part of town.Canvas: Meaning: a piece of cloth used by artists for painting on, usually with oil paints, or the painting itselfUse in sentence: These two canvases by Hockney would sell for £500 000.Canvass:Meaning: to try to get political support or votes, especially by visiting all the houses in an areaUse in sentence: I've been out canvassing for the Labor Party every evening this week. (Pair Repeated: 1)English (Précis and Composition) 2006Voracity:Meaning: excessive desire to eatUse in sentence: On reaching the ship they were offered some bread, which they devoured with a voracious appetite.Veracity:Meaning: the quality of being true, honest or accurateUse in sentence: The veracity of the second claim can be tested against the findings of archeology. (Pair Repeated: 1)Persecute: Meaning: to treat someone unfairly or cruelly over a long period of time because of their race, religion, or political beliefs or to annoy someone by refusing to leave them aloneUse in sentence: Religious minorities were persecuted and massacred during the ten-year regime.Prosecute:Meaning: to officially accuse someone of committing a crime in a court of law, or (of a lawyer) to try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty of that crimeUse in sentence: He was prosecuted for fraud. (Pair Repeated: 2)Moat: Meaning: a long wide hole which is dug all the way around a place such as a castle, and usually filled with water, to make it more difficult to attackUse in sentence: The site of the manor house is surrounded by a narrow moat which is fed by water from the New River.Mote:Meaning: something, especially a bit of dust, that is so small it is almost impossible to seeUse in sentence: Dust motes swam alongside the gloomy corridor.Loath: Meaning: to be unwilling to do somethingUse in sentence: I'm loath to spend it all at once.Loathe:Meaning: to hate someone or somethingUse in sentence: From an early age the brothers have loathed each other.Ingenious:Meaning: very clever and skillfulUse in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.Ingenuous:Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidnessUse in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage. (Pair Repeated: 6)Fain: Meaning: glad; readyUse in sentence: He is fain to do all things himself.Feign:Meaning: to pretend to feel something, usually an emotionUse in sentence: You know how everyone feigns surprise when you tell them how old you are. (Pair Repeated: 2)Immigrant: Meaning: a person who has come to a different country in order to live there permanentlyUse in sentence: Illegal immigrants are sent back across the border if they are caught.Emigrant: Meaning: a person who emigratesUse in sentence: There was only a small number of emigrants on board. (Pair Repeated: 2)Wreck: Meaning: to destroy or badly damage somethingUse in sentence: Our greenhouse was wrecked in last night's storm.Wreak:Meaning: to cause something to happen in a violent and often uncontrolled wayUse in sentence: The recent storms have wreaked havoc on crops. (Pair Repeated: 1)English (Précis and Composition) 2007Affluence: Meaning: having a lot of money or owning a lot of thingsUse in sentence: What we are seeing increasingly is a society of private affluence and public squalor.Effluence:Meaning: a thing that flows out or forthUse in sentence: How can Reef Entertainment justify releasing this effluence on the general public?Wretch:Meaning: a person who experiences something unpleasantUse in sentence: A gentleman said that a week ago he was the wretch in the county, but now saved.Retch:Meaning: to react in a way as if you are vomitingUse in sentence: The sight of blood makes him retch.Euphemistic: Meaning: a word or phrase used to avoid saying an unpleasant or offensive wordUse in sentence: 'Senior citizen' is a euphemism for 'old person'.Euphuistic:Meaning: Affected elegance of language.Use in sentence: Euphuistic style has been used in many of his writings.Amoral: Meaning: without moral principlesUse in sentence: The spies are younger, less jaded but equally cynical and still operating in a wholly amoral world.Immoral:Meaning: morally wrongUse in sentence: It's an immoral tax, because the poor will pay relatively more.Imperial: Meaning: belonging or relating to an empire or the person or country that rules itUse in sentence: Delhi is a city of two centers, comprising imperial Lutyens architecture and numerous monuments to the Moghul Empire.Imperious:Meaning: unpleasantly proud and expecting obedienceUse in sentence: He sent them away with an imperious wave of the hand.Degrade: Meaning: to lower in rank or statusUse in sentence: He likes to degrade people by calling them embarrassing names.Denigrate:Meaning: to say that someone or something is not good or importantUse in sentence: You shouldn't denigrate people just because they have different beliefs from you.Temporal: Meaning: relating to practical matters or physical things, rather than spiritual onesUse in sentence: Her starting point: 'The future is the only temporal area over which people have power’.Temporary:Meaning: not lasting or needed for very longUse in sentence: The ceasefire will only provide a temporary solution to the crisis. (Pair Repeated: 1)Precipitate: Meaning: to make something happen suddenly or sooner than expectedUse in sentence: Fear of losing her job precipitated her into action.Precipitous:Meaning: sheer Use in sentence: Precipitous slopes of Reid's Ridge are visible on the right.English (Précis and Composition) 2008Mitigate: Meaning: to make something less harmful, unpleasant or badUse in sentence: It is unclear how to mitigate the effects of tourism on the island.Alleviate:Meaning: to make something bad such as pain or problems less severeUse in sentence: The drugs did nothing to alleviate her pain/suffering. (Pair Repeated: 1)Persecute: Meaning: to treat someone unfairly or cruelly over a long period of time because of their race, religion, or political beliefs or to annoy someone by refusing to leave them aloneUse in sentence: Religious minorities were persecuted and massacred during the ten-year regime.Prosecute:Meaning: to officially accuse someone of committing a crime in a court of law, or (of a lawyer) to try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty of that crimeUse in sentence: He was prosecuted for fraud. (Pair Repeated: 3)Popular: Meaning: liked, enjoyed or supported by many peopleUse in sentence: She's the most popular teacher in school.Populace:Meaning: the ordinary people who live in a particular country or placeUse in sentence: Some studies show that workers in the nuclear industry are more likely than the general populace to get cancer. (Pair Repeated: 1)Compliment: Meaning: remark that expresses approval, admiration or respectUse in sentence: I take it as a compliment when people say I look like my mother.Complement:Meaning: to make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with itUse in sentence: The music complements her voice perfectly. (Pair Repeated: 5)Excite: Meaning: to make someone have strong feelings of happiness and enthusiasmUse in sentence: Nothing about my life excites me at present.Incite:Meaning: to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violentUse in sentence: She was expelled for inciting her classmates to rebel against their teachers. (Pair Repeated: 1)Voracity:Meaning: excessive desire to eatUse in sentence: On reaching the ship they were offered some bread, which they devoured with a voracious appetite.Veracity:Meaning: the quality of being true, honest or accurateUse in sentence: The veracity of the second claim can be tested against the findings of archeology. (Pair Repeated: 2)Virtuous: Meaning: having good moral qualities and behaviorUse in sentence: He described them as a virtuous and hard-working people.Virtual:Meaning: describes something that can be done or seen using a computer and therefore without going anywhere or talking to anyoneUse in sentence: In tests, we have found the virtual machine runs at a reasonable speed. (Pair Repeated: 3)Exceptional: Meaning: much greater than usual, especially in skill, intelligence, quality, etcUse in sentence: The Company has shown exceptional growth over the past two years.Exceptionable:Meaning: offensive or upsettingUse in sentence: This action is normally only taken in exceptionable circumstances. (Pair Repeated: 1)English (Précis and Composition) 2009Persecute: Meaning: to treat someone unfairly or cruelly over a long period of time because of their race, religion, or political beliefs or to annoy someone by refusing to leave them aloneUse in sentence: Religious minorities were persecuted and massacred during the ten-year regime.Prosecute:Meaning: to officially accuse someone of committing a crime in a court of law, or (of a lawyer) to try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty of that crimeUse in sentence: He was prosecuted for fraud. (Pair Repeated: 4)Luxuriant: Meaning: growing thickly, strongly and wellUse in sentence: This stretch of land was once covered with luxuriant forest, but is now bare.Luxurious:Meaning: very comfortable and expensiveUse in sentence: They have a very luxurious house.Mean: Meaning: to express or represent something such as an idea, thought, or factUse in sentence: These figures mean that almost 7% of the working population is unemployed.Mien:Meaning: a person's appearance, especially the typical expression on their faceUse in sentence: His aristocratic mien and smart clothes singled him out.Observation: Meaning: when you observe something or someoneUse in sentence: The police are keeping the suspect under observation.Observance:Meaning: when someone obeys a law or follows a religious customUse in sentence: The State must enforce the observance of human rights in its domestic legal order.Naughty: Meaning: not behaving properly; mischievous or disobedientUse in sentence: Now that's naughty - you mustn't throw food on the floor!Knotty:Meaning: complicated and difficult to solveUse in sentence: That's rather a knotty question.Ghostly: Meaning: pale and transparentUse in sentence: The image is fading which gives the figure a rather ghostly appearance.Ghastly:Meaning: unpleasant and shockingUse in sentence: Today's newspaper gives all the ghastly details of the murder.Hew: Meaning: to cut a large piece out of rock, stone or another hard material in a rough wayUse in sentence: The monument was hewn out of the side of a mountain.Hue:Meaning: a particular shade or tint of a given colorUse in sentence: In the Caribbean waters there are fish of every hue.English (Précis and Composition) 2010Adverse: Meaning: having a negative or harmful effect on somethingUse in sentence: The match has been canceled due to adverse weather conditions.Averse:Meaning: strongly disliking or opposed toUse in sentence: Few MPs are averse to the attention of the media.Maize: Meaning: a tall plant grown in many parts of the world for its yellow seeds which are eaten as food, made into flour or fed to animalsUse in sentence: Some of our foods may contain ingredients produced from genetically modified maize.Maze:Meaning: An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathwaysUse in sentence: The old part of the town was a maze of narrow passages.Medal: Meaning: a small, flat piece of metal with a design or inscription stamped or inscribed on it, made to commemorate some event, or awarded for some distinguished actionUse in sentence: She won three Olympic gold medals.Meddle:Meaning: to concern oneself with or take part in other people's affairs without being asked or neededUse in sentence: People shouldn't meddle with things they don't understand.Imperial: Meaning: belonging or relating to an empire or the person or country that rules itUse in sentence: Delhi is a city of two centers, comprising imperial Lutyens architecture and numerous monuments to the Moghul Empire.Imperious:Meaning: unpleasantly proud and expecting obedienceUse in sentence: He sent them away with an imperious wave of the hand. (Pair repeated: 1)Voracity:Meaning: excessive desire to eatUse in sentence: On reaching the ship they were offered some bread, which they devoured with a voracious appetite.Veracity:Meaning: the quality of being true, honest or accurateUse in sentence: The veracity of the second claim can be tested against the findings of archeology. (Pair Repeated: 3)Illusion: Meaning: an idea or belief which is not trueUse in sentence: He had no illusions about his talents as a singer.Allusion:Meaning: something that is said or written that is intended to make you think of a particular thing or personUse in sentence: Her novels are packed with literary allusions. (Pair repeated: 2) Ordinance: Meaning: a law or rule made by a government or authorityUse in sentence: City Ordinance 126 forbids car parking in this area.Ordnance:Meaning: all military weapons together with ammunition, combat vehicles, etc. and the equipment and supplies used in servicing theseUse in sentence: Do not touch any military ordnance that may be found lying around this area.Willing: Meaning: to be happy to do something if it is neededUse in sentence: You said you needed a volunteer - well, I'm willing.Willful:Meaning: said or done deliberately or intentionallyUse in sentence: Willful killing is a grave breach.English (Précis and Composition) 2011Capital:Meaning: a city which is the centre of government of a country or smaller political areaUse in sentence: Australia's capital city is Canberra.Capitol:Meaning: the building in which a state legislature meetsUse in sentence: A state legislature will meet in a capitol building.Assay:Meaning: an examination or testingUse in sentence: A positive result has been obtained in a mouse lymphoma assay.Essay:Meaning: attempt/ a short piece of writing on a particular subjectUse in sentence: The Diploma is assessed by three essays of 3,000 words each.Envelop:Meaning: to cover or surround something completelyUse in sentence: The graveyard looked ghostly, enveloped in mist.Envelope:Meaning: a flat, usually square or rectangular, paper container for a letterUse in sentence: A stamped, addressed envelope should be enclosed for reply.Decree:Meaning: an official statement that something must happenUse in sentence: More than 200 people were freed by military decree.Degree:Meaning: amount or level of somethingUse in sentence: This job demands a high degree of skill.Desolate:Meaning: describes a place that is empty and not attractiveUse in sentence: The house stood in a bleak and desolate landscape.Dissolute:Meaning: immoralUse in sentence: He led a dissolute life.Species:Meaning: a set of animals or plants in which the members have similar characteristics to each otherUse in sentence: Over a hundred species of insect are found in this area.Specie:Meaning: Coined moneyUse in sentence: The next insinuation is that the Bank has refused specie payments.Tortuous:Meaning: not direct or simpleUse in sentence: He took a tortuous route through back streets.Torturous:Meaning: causing tortureUse in sentence: It was torturous to think that he could have stopped the boy from running into the road.Wet:Meaning: covered in water or another liquidUse in sentence: My bike got wet in the rain.Whet:Meaning: to increase someone's interest in and wish for somethingUse in sentence: I've read an excerpt of the book on the Web and it's whetted my appetite.


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Re: Solved Pair of Words (1991-2011)

Post by navveedd » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:01 pm

what a good job. Thanks sir.

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Re: Solved Pair of Words (1991-2011)

Post by THANKS » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:55 pm

Hats off Sir.

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Re: Solved Pair of Words (1991-2011)

Post by tabindaalvi » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:46 pm

great job..

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Re: Solved Pair of Words (1991-2011)

Post by sarfraz123 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:05 pm

Great work


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Re: Solved Pair of Words (1991-2011)

Post by Last Word » Fri May 18, 2012 3:13 am

ya past paper kish exam ka ha? coz ya till 2011 ka solved papers ha............... ya PMS ka past papers ni ha
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