1. Introduction to Articles [JSC | SSC | HSC | Admission]
English | IBA-MBA
Vocabulary Easy 5
1His parents’ ______ salary never left them with enough money to afford luxuries such as vacations, new cars, or nice clothes.
2Paradoxically, the effects of the hurricane were both ____ and _____; it demolished homes and businesses in its wake, but it spurred an economic revival by creating jobs for many previously unemployed workers.
3Despite its innocuous appearance, the fish has a _____ sting.
4Because the soldier fought so valiantly, he was ______ by the president who awarded him an honorary medal
5During her interview with local students, the dignitary exchanged her _______ public manner for a friendlier, less pretentious one.
6It had rained all afternoon, but the fans were still ______ that the baseball game would still be played.
7Marullus’ reference to “chimney-tops” during his monologue in Julius Caesar is considered by some historians _______, since such things are unlikely to have existed in Rome in the first century BC.
8Rather than endeavoring to write timeless fiction with lasting value, many novelists cater to the _______ tastes of those modern readers who read a book once and then discard it.
9The dancer tried to ______ the movements of his teacher, exactly copying every graceful step.
10While most people simply walked by, some ______ person stopped to ______ the homeless beggar.