Directions (1-15): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.
Q1. Esemplastic: Coleridge defines imagination as the esemplastic power
Q2. Cataclysm: The revolution could result in worldwide cataclysm
Q3.Apartheid: He praised her role in the struggle against apartheid.
Q4. Ail: This medicine is good for what/whatever ails you.
Q5. Sententious : He tried to encourage his men with sententious rhetoric
Q6. Limpid: Her limpid prose made even the most recondite subjects accessible to all.
Q7. stride: He was standing only a few strides away from me.
Q8. expletive: Expletives were deleted from the transcript of their conversation.
(d) abusive words
Q9. hiatus: The band is making an album again after a five-year hiatus.
Q10. Transcendental : In his speeches he manifests a transcendental ability to inspire people from all points on the political spectrum
Q11. Jibe :His story didn’t jibe with the testimony of other witnesses.
Q12. Tractable: This new approach should make the problem more tractable.
Q13. Divest :The document does not divest her of her right to use the property.
Q14. Supplicant :A queue of supplicants was positioned strategically outside his office door, and ran down the hall.
(c) shop keeper
Q15. Quell :the principal held up her hand to quell the students so they could hear the urgent announcement
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