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  • Abdicate - Verb - To renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, especially in a formal manner: The aging founder of the firm decided to abdicate.
  • Abjure - Verb - To renounce, repudiate, or retract, especially with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one's errors.
  • Accept - Verb - To take or receive (something offered); receive with approval or favor: to accept a present; to accept a proposal.
  • Accolades - Noun - Any award, honor, or laudatory notice: The play received accolades from the press.
  • Active - Adjective - Engaged in action; characterized by energetic work, participation, etc.; busy: an active life.
  • Adage - Noun - A traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb.
  • Adept - Adjective - Very skilled; proficient; expert: an adept juggler.
  • Admonish - Verb - To caution, advise, or counsel against something.
  • Adulation - Noun - Excessive devotion to someone; servile flattery.
  • Affirming - Verb - To state or assert positively; maintain as true: to affirm one's loyalty to one's country; He affirmed that all was well.
  • Affront - Noun - A personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king.
  • Agility - Noun - The power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness: exercises demanding agility.
  • Alacrity - Noun - Cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness: We accepted the invitation with alacrity.
  • Alleviate - Verb - To make easier to endure; lessen; mitigate: to alleviate sorrow; to alleviate pain.
  • Altruistic - Adjective - Unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others ( opposed to egoistic).
  • Aphorism - Noun - A terse saying embodying a general truth.
  • Apothegm - Noun - A short, pithy, instructive saying; a terse remark or aphorism.
  • Appease - Verb - To bring to a state of peace, quiet, ease, calm, or contentment; pacify; soothe: to appease an angry king.
  • Approbation - Noun - Approval; commendation.
  • Arduous - Adjective - Requiring great exertion; laborious; difficult: an arduous undertaking.
  • Arrogant - Adjective - Making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights; overbearingly assuming; insolently proud: an arrogant public official.
  • Artless - Adjective - Free from deceit, cunning, or craftiness; ingenuous: an artless child.
  • Asinine - Adjective - Foolish, unintelligent, or silly; stupid: It is surprising that supposedly intelligent people can make such asinine statements.
  • Aspersion - Noun - A damaging or derogatory remark or criticism; slander: casting aspersions on a campaign rival.
  • Assiduous - Adjective - Constant; unremitting: assiduous reading.
  • Assuage - Verb - To make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate: to assuage one's grief; to assuage one's pain.
  • Astute - Adjective - Of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious: an astute analysis.
  • Audacious - Adjective - Extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless: an audacious explorer.
  • Augury - Noun - The art or practice of an augur; divination.
  • Authoritarianism - Adjective - Favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority as opposed to individual freedom: authoritarian principles; authoritarian attitudes.
  • Autonomy - Noun - Independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions: the autonomy of the individual.
  • Avarice - Noun - Insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth.
  • Baffle - Verb - To confuse, bewilder, or perplex: He was baffled by the technical language of the instructions.
  • Baleful - Adjective - Full of menacing or malign influences; pernicious.
  • Bane - Noun - A person or thing that ruins or spoils: Gambling was the bane of his existence.
  • Banish - Verb - To expel from or relegate to a country or place by authoritative decree; condemn to exile: He was banished to Devil's Island.
  • Bantering - Noun - An exchange of light, playful, teasing remarks; good-natured raillery.
  • Baroque - Adjective - Irregular in shape: baroque pearls.
  • Beg - Verb - To ask for as a gift, as charity, or as a favor: to beg alms; to beg forgiveness.
  • Behemoth - Noun - An animal, perhaps the hippopotamus, mentioned in job.
  • Believe - Verb - To have confidence in the assertions of (a person).
  • Belittle - Verb - To regard or portray as less impressive or important than appearances indicate; depreciate; disparage.
  • Beneficent - Adjective - Doing good or causing good to be done; conferring benefits; kindly in action or purpose.
  • Benevolent - Adjective - Characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings: a benevolent attitude; her benevolent smile.
  • Berate - Verb - To scold; rebuke: He berated them in public.
  • Beseech - Verb - To implore urgently: They besought him to go at once.
  • Besmirch - Verb - To soil; tarnish; discolor.
  • Best Selling - Noun - A book that is among those having the largest sales during a given period. (Best Seller)
  • Blandishment - Noun - Often, blandishments. something, as an action or speech, that tends to flatter, coax, entice, etc.: Our blandishments left him unmoved. We succumbed to the blandishments of tropical living.
  • Blessing - Noun - The act or words of a person who blesses.
  • Bloodthirsty man - Adjective - Bloody-minded, sanguinary
  • Blowhard - Noun - An exceptionally boastful and talkative person.
  • Bode - Verb - To be an omen of; portend: The news bodes evil days for him.
  • Bold - Adjective - Not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring: a bold hero.
  • Bolster - Noun - A long, often cylindrical, cushion or pillow for a bed, sofa, etc.
  • Bolster - Noun - A long, often cylindrical, cushion or pillow for a bed, sofa, etc.
  • Bombastic - Adjective - (Of speech, writing, etc.) high-sounding; high-flown; inflated; pretentious.
  • Boon - Noun - Something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit.
  • Boorish - Adjective - Of or like a boor; unmannered; crude; insensitive.
  • Bountiful - Adjective - Lliberal in bestowing gifts, favors, or bounties; munificent; generous.
  • Bowdlerize - Verb - To expurgate (a written work) by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable.
  • Braggadocio - Noun - Empty boasting; bragging.
  • Braggadocio - Noun - Empty boasting; bragging.
  • Braggart - Noun - A person who does a lot of bragging.
  • Brazen - Adjective - Shameless or impudent: brazen presumption.
  • Brook - Noun - A small, natural stream of fresh water.
  • Burlesque - Noun - An artistic composition, especially literary or dramatic, that, for the sake of laughter, vulgarizes lofty material or treats ordinary material with mock dignity.
  • Buttress - Noun - Any external prop or support built to steady a structure by opposing its outward thrusts, especially a projecting support built into or against the outside of a masonry wall.
  • Buttress - Noun - Any external prop or support built to steady a structure by opposing its outward thrusts, especially a projecting support built into or against the outside of a masonry wall.
  • Cadaverous - Adjective - Of or like a corpse.
  • Cadge - Verb - To borrow without intent to repay.
  • Cajole - Verb - To persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax.
  • Callous - Adjective - Made hard; hardened.
  • Calumny - Noun - The act of uttering calumnies; slander; defamation.
  • Caprice - Noun - A sudden, unpredictable change, as of one's mind or the weather.
  • Capricious - Adjective - Obsolete . fanciful or witty.
  • Caricature - Noun - Any imitation or copy so distorted or inferior as to be ludicrous.
  • Cautious Adjective - Showing, using, or characterized by caution: a cautious man; To be cautious is often to show wisdom.
  • Cavalier - Noun - A horseman, especially a mounted soldier; knight.
  • Censure - Noun - An official reprimand, as by a legislative body of one of its members.
  • Cerebrate - Verb - To use the mind; think or think about.
  • Chaffing - Noun - Good-natured ridicule or teasing; raillery.
  • Challenge - Noun - A call or summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc.
  • Changing - Verb - To give and take reciprocally; interchange: to change places with someone.
  • Chide - Verb - To harass, nag, impel, or the like by chiding: She chided him into apologizing.
  • Chimera - Noun - Any similarly grotesque monster having disparate parts, especially as depicted in decorative art.
  • Churlish - Adjective - Like a churl; boorish; rude: churlish behavior.
  • Circuitous - Adjective - Roundabout; not direct: a circuitous route; a circuitous argument.
  • Cloying - Adjective - Overly ingratiating or sentimental.
  • Clumsy - Adjective - Awkwardly done or made; unwieldy; ill-contrived: He made a clumsy, embarrassed apology.
  • Coax - Verb - To obtain by coaxing: We coaxed the secret from him.
  • Cogitate - Verb - To think hard; ponder; meditate: to cogitate about a problem.
  • Collation - Noun - A light meal that may be permitted on days of general fast.
  • Colossal - Adjective - Extraordinarily great in size, extent, or degree; gigantic; huge.
  • Comestible - Noun - Usually, comestibles. articles of food; edibles: The table was spread with all kinds of comestibles.
  • Commandeered - Verb - To order or force into active military service.
  • Commendations - Noun - The act of commending; recommendation; praise: commendation for a job well done.
  • Commenting - Noun - A remark, observation, or criticism: a comment about the weather.
  • Compatible - Adjective - Capable of existing or living together in harmony: the most compatible married couple I know.
  • Complain - Verb - To tell of one's pains, ailments, etc.: to complain of a backache.
  • Concern - Verb - To relate to; be connected with; be of interest or importance to; affect: The water shortage concerns us all.
  • Concord - Noun - Agreement between things; mutual fitness; harmony.
  • Conformity - Noun - Action in accord with prevailing social standards, attitudes, practices, etc.
  • Congruence - Noun - The quality or state of agreeing or corresponding.
  • Consanguineous - Adjective - Having the same ancestry or descent; related by blood.
  • Consequential - Adjective - Following as an effect, result, or outcome; resultant; consequent.
  • Conservatism - Noun - The principles and practices of political conservatives.
  • Consistent - Adjective - Agreeing or accordant; compatible; not self-contradictory: His views and actions are consistent.
  • Consonance - Noun - Correspondence of sounds; harmony of sounds.
  • Contrition - Noun - Sincere penitence or remorse.
  • Corpulent - Adjective - Large or bulky of body; portly; stout; fat.
  • Countenance - Noun - Appearance, especially the look or expression of the face: a sad countenance.
  • Countermanded - Verb - To revoke or cancel (a command, order, etc.).
  • Coy - Adjective - Artfully or affectedly shy or reserved; slyly hesitant; coquettish.
  • Crabbed - Adjective - Grouchy; ill-natured; irritable; churlish.
  • Creative - Adjective - Having the quality or power of creating.
  • Credible - Adjective - Capable of being believed; believable: a credible statement.
  • Cumbersome - Adjective - Burdensome; troublesome.
  • Curmudgeon - Noun - A bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.
  • Curmudgeon - Noun - A bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.
  • Dauntless - Adjective - Not to be daunted or intimidated; fearless; intrepid; bold: a dauntless hero.
  • Debunk - Verb - To expose or excoriate (a claim, assertion, sentiment, etc.) as being pretentious, false, or exaggerated: to debunk advertising slogans.
  • Decimated - Verb - To select by lot and kill every tenth person of .
  • Decipherable - Verb - To interpret by the use of a key, as something written in cipher: to decipher a secret message.
  • Decisive - Adjective - Unsurpassable; commanding: a decisive lead in the voting.
  • Decorated - Adjective - Elaborate ornamental sculpture and vaulting, and refinement of stonecutting techniques.
  • Decry - Verb - To condemn or depreciate by proclamation, as foreign or obsolete coins.
  • Defame - Verb - Archaic . to disgrace; bring dishonor upon.
  • Delay - Verb - To put off to a later time; defer; postpone: The pilot delayed the flight until the weather cleared.
  • Demean - Verb - To lower in dignity, honor, or standing; debase: He demeaned himself by accepting the bribe.
  • Democratic - Adjective - Pertaining to or characterized by the principle of political or social equality for all: democratic treatment.
  • Demure - Adjective - Characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved.
  • Denigrate - Verb - To speak damagingly of; criticize in a derogatory manner; sully; defame: to denigrate someone's character.
  • Deprecate - Verb - Deprecate.
  • Derision - Noun - An object of ridicule.
  • Destitute - Adjective - Without means of subsistence; lacking food, clothing, and shelter.
  • Detraction - Noun - The act of disparaging or belittling the reputation or worth of a person, work, etc.
  • Dictum - Noun - An authoritative pronouncement; judicial assertion.
  • Diffidence - Noun - The quality or state of being diffident.
  • Diligent - Adjective - constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent in doing anything: a diligent student.
  • Direct - Verb - To administer; manage; supervise: She directs the affairs of the estate.
  • Disapprobation - Noun - Disapproval; condemnation.
  • Disapprove - Verb - To think (something) wrong or reprehensible; censure or condemn in opinion.
  • Discernible - Adjective - Capable of being discerned; distinguishable.
  • Discount - Verb - To advance or lend money with deduction of interest on (commercial paper not immediately payable).
  • Discouragement - Noun - An act or instance of discouraging.
  • Discredit - Verb - To injure the credit or reputation of; defame: an effort to discredit honest politicians.
  • Disparage - Verb - To speak of or treat slightingly; depreciate; belittle: Do not disparage good manners.
  • Disparate - Adjective - distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar: disparate ideas.
  • Disrespect - Noun - Lack of respect; discourtesy; rudeness.
  • Dissemble - Verb - To put on the appearance of; feign: to dissemble innocence.
  • Dissimulate - Verb - To disguise or conceal under a false appearance; dissemble: to dissimulate one's true feelings about a rival.
  • Doldrums - Noun - A state of inactivity or stagnation, as in business or art: August is a time of doldrums for many enterprises.
  • Dolt - Noun - A dull, stupid person; blockhead.
  • Endorse - Verb - To approve, support, or sustain: to endorse a political candidate.
  • Endorse - Verb - To make one's own; adopt or embrace, as a cause.
  • Enormous - Adjective - Outrageous or atrocious: enormous wickedness; enormous crimes.
  • Enshrouded - Verb - To shroud; conceal.
  • Entreat - Verb - To ask earnestly for (something): He entreated help in his work.
  • Epigram - Noun - any witty, ingenious, or pointed saying tersely expressed.
  • Equivocation - Noun - Logic . a fallacy caused by the double meaning of a word.
  • Escalate - Verb - To raise, lower, rise, or descend on or as if on an escalator.
  • Espouse - Verb - To make one's own; adopt or embrace, as a cause.
  • Espouse - Verb - To make one's own; adopt or embrace, as a cause.
  • Euphemism - Noun - The expression so substituted: "To pass away" is a euphemism for "to die."
  • Excessive - Adjective - Going beyond the usual, necessary, or proper limit or degree; characterized by excess: excessive charges; excessive criticism. excessive criticism.
  • Excoriate - Verb - To strip off or remove the skin from: Her palms were excoriated by the hard labor of shoveling.
  • Expedient - Adjective - Conducive to advantage or interest, as opposed to right.
  • Expurgate - Verb - To purge or cleanse of moral offensiveness.
  • Extant - Adjective - In existence; still existing; not destroyed or lost: There are only three extant copies of the document.
  • Gargantuan - Adjective - Gigantic; enormous; colossal: a gargantuan task.
  • Gauche - Adjective - Lacking social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkward; crude; tactless: Their exquisite manners always make me feel gauche.
  • Gaudy - Adjective - Brilliantly or excessively showy: gaudy plumage.
  • Generous - Adjective - Liberal in giving or sharing; unselfish: a generous patron of the arts; a generous gift.
  • Gestation - Noun - The process, state, or period of gestating.
  • Gregarious - Adjective - Fond of the company of others; sociable.
  • Grotesque - Adjective - Odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre.
  • Grouse - Noun - Any of numerous gallinaceous birds of the subfamily Tetraoninae. Compare black grouse, capercaillie, ruffed grouse, spruce grouse.
  • Grudging - Adjective - Displaying or reflecting reluctance or unwillingness: grudging acceptance of the victory of an opponent.
  • Hackneyed - Adjective - Made commonplace or trite; stale; banal: the hackneyed images of his poetry.
  • Hallowed - Adjective - Regarded as holy; venerated; sacred: Hallowed be Thy name; the hallowed saints; our hallowed political institutions.
  • Halting - Adjective - Faltering or hesitating, especially in speech.
  • Hard working - Adjective - Industrious; zealous: a hardworking family man.
  • Harmonious - Adjective - Marked by agreement in feeling, attitude, or action: a harmonious group.
  • Hateful - Adjective - Arousing hate or deserving to be hated: the hateful oppression of dictators.
  • Haughty - Adjective - Disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious: haughty aristocrats; a haughty salesclerk.
  • Heavy - Adjective - Of great amount, quantity, or size; extremely large; massive: a heavy vote; a heavy snowfall.
  • Hesitate - Verb - To be reluctant or wait to act because of fear, indecision, or disinclination: She hesitated to take the job.
  • Hiatus - Noun - A break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series, action, etc.
  • Hostilities - Noun - A hostile state, condition, or attitude; enmity; antagonism; unfriendliness.
  • Hubris - Noun - Excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance.
  • Huge - Adjective - Extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or extent: a huge ship; a huge portion of ice cream.
  • Hurling - Noun - The act of throwing or casting, especially with great force or strength.
  • Hypocrisy - Noun - A pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess.
  • Imaginary - Adjective - Existing only in the imagination or fancy; not real; fancied: an imaginary illness; the imaginary animals in the stories of Dr. Seuss.
  • Imitation - Noun - A counterfeit; copy.
  • Immure - Verb - To enclose within walls.
  • Impeccable - Adjective - Faultless; flawless; irreproachable: impeccable manners.
  • Impecunious - Adjective - having little or no money; penniless; poor.
  • Imperious - Adjective - Domineering in a haughty manner; dictatorial; overbearing: an imperious manner; an imperious person.
  • Impertinence - Noun - Unmannerly intrusion or presumption; insolence.
  • Implore - Verb - To beg urgently or piteously, as for aid or mercy; beseech; entreat: They implored him to go.
  • Importune - Verb - To press or beset with solicitations; demand with urgency or persistence.
  • Imprison - Verb - to confine in or as if in a prison.
  • Impudence - Noun - The quality or state of being impudent; effrontery; insolence.
  • Inane - Adjective - Lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly: inane questions.
  • Incarcerate - Verb - To imprison; confine.
  • Incessant - Adjective - Continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending: an incessant noise.
  • Inclination - Noun - A tendency toward a certain condition, action, etc.: the door's inclination to stick.
  • Incompatible - Adjective - Not compatible; unable to exist together in harmony: She asked for a divorce because they were utterly incompatible.
  • Indigent - Adjective - Lacking food, clothing, and other necessities of life because of poverty; needy; poor; impoverished.
  • Infamy - Noun - Extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act: a time that will live in infamy.
  • Inflated - Adjective - Distended with air or gas; swollen.
  • Innocuous - Adjective - Not harmful or injurious; harmless: an innocuous home remedy.
  • Insolent - Adjective - Boldly rude or disrespectful; contemptuously impertinent; insulting: an insolent reply.
  • Insolvent - Adjective - Not solvent; unable to satisfy creditors or discharge liabilities, either because liabilities exceed assets or because of inability to pay debts as they mature.
  • Insubordination - Noun - The quality or condition of being insubordinate, or of being disobedient to authority; defiance: The employee was fired for insubordination.
  • Insupportable - Adjective - Not endurable; unbearable; insufferable: insupportable pain.
  • Insurgent - Noun - A member of a section of a political party that revolts against the methods or policies of the party.
  • Insurrection - Noun - An act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government.
  • Interval - Noun - An intervening period of time: an interval of 50 years.
  • Intrepid - Adjective - Resolutely fearless; dauntless: an intrepid explorer.
  • Introductory - Adjective - Serving or used to introduce; preliminary; beginning: an introductory course; an introductory paragraph.
  • Intuition - Noun - Direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any reasoning process; immediate apprehension.
  • Invectives Noun - Vehement or violent denunciation, censure, or reproach.
  • Irascible - Adjective - Easily provoked to anger; very irritable: an irascible old man.
  • Irreverence - Noun - The quality of being irreverent; lack of reverence or respect.
  • Jest - Noun - The object of laughter, sport, or mockery; laughing-stock.
  • Jibe - Verb - To alter course so that a fore-and-aft sail shifts in this manner.
  • Jocose - Adjective - Given to or characterized by joking; jesting; humorous; playful: a jocose and amusing manner.
  • Joking - Noun - A matter that need not be taken very seriously; trifling matter: The loss was no joke.
  • Jubilation - Noun - A feeling of or the expression of joy or exultation: Their jubilation subsided when they lost the second game.
  • Lackadaisical - Adjective - Without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic: a lackadaisical attempt.
  • Lackluster - Adjective - Lacking brilliance or radiance; dull: lackluster eyes.
  • Laconic - Adjective - Using few words; expressing much in few words; concise: a laconic reply.
  • Lamenting - Verb - To feel or express sorrow or regret for: to lament his absence.
  • Lampoon - Noun - A sharp, often virulent satire directed against an individual or institution; a work of literature, art, or the like, ridiculing severely the character or behavior of a person, society, etc.
  • Languid - Adjective - Lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow: a languid manner.
  • Languor - Noun - Lack of energy or vitality; sluggishness.
  • Largess - Noun - The gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
  • Lassitude - Noun - Weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, etc.; lack of energy; listlessness; languor.
  • Lethargic - Adjective - Of, pertaining to, or affected with lethargy; drowsy; sluggish.
  • Levity - Noun - Lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of appropriate seriousness or earnestness.
  • Libel - Noun - A formal written declaration or statement, as one containing the allegations of a plaintiff or the grounds of a charge.
  • Lightweight - Adjective - Without seriousness of purpose; trivial or trifling: lightweight reading.
  • Limber - Adjective - Characterized by ease in bending the body; supple; lithe.
  • Listless - Adjective - Having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless; indifferent: a listless mood; a listless handshake.
  • Lithe - Adjective - Bending readily; pliant; limber; supple; flexible: the lithe body of a ballerina.
  • Lout - Noun - An awkward, stupid person; clumsy, ill-mannered boor; oaf.
  • Lucid - Adjective - Easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible: a lucid explanation.
  • Machiavellian - Noun - A follower of the principles analyzed or described in The Prince, especially with reference to techniques of political manipulation.
  • Magnanimity - Noun - The quality of being magnanimous.
  • Malediction - Noun - A curse; imprecation.
  • Malicious - Adjective - Full of, characterized by, or showing malice; malevolent; spiteful: malicious gossip.
  • Malign - Adjective - Evil in effect; pernicious; baleful; injurious: The gloomy house had a malign influence upon her usually good mood.
  • Mayhem - Noun - A state of rowdy disorder: Antagonisms between the various factions at the meeting finally boiled over, and mayhem ensued.
  • Medicare - Noun - ( Lowercase ) Any of various government-funded programs to provide medical care to a population.
  • Meditate - Verb - To engage in thought or contemplation; reflect.
  • Mendacity - Noun - The quality of being mendacious; untruthfulness; tendency to lie.
  • Mendicant - Noun - A member of any of several orders of friars that originally forbade ownership of property, subsisting mostly on alms.
  • Mentioning - Verb - To cite formally for a meritorious act or achievement: He was mentioned in dispatches from the war zone.
  • Mercurial - Adjective - animated; lively; sprightly; quick-witted.
  • Meretricious - Adjective - Alluring by a show of flashy or vulgar attractions; tawdry.
  • Meticulousness - Adjective - Taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise; thorough: a meticulous craftsman; meticulous personal appearance.
  • Migratory - Adjective - Periodically migrating: a migratory species; migratory workers.
  • Minion - Noun - A servile follower or subordinate of a person in power.
  • Minor - Noun - A person of inferior rank or importance in a specified group, class, etc.
  • Misdemeanor - Noun - Law . a criminal offense defined as less serious than a felony.
  • Miser - Noun - A person who lives in wretched circumstances in order to save and hoard money.
  • Mitigate - Verb - To lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate.
  • Mock - Noun - A contemptuous or derisive imitative action or speech; mockery or derision.
  • Moderate - Adjective - Kept or keeping within reasonable or proper limits; not extreme, excessive, or intense: a moderate price.
  • Mollify - Verb - To mitigate or reduce; soften: to mollify one's demands.
  • Munificent - Adjective - Characterized by great generosity: a munificent bequest.
  • Muse - Verb - To think or meditate in silence, as on some subject.
  • Mutability - Adjective - Given to changing; constantly changing; fickle or inconstant: the mutable ways of fortune.
  • Naïve - Adjective - Having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.
  • Naivete - Noun - The quality or state of being naive; natural or artless simplicity.
  • Nepotism - Noun - Patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics: She was accused of nepotism when she made her nephew an officer of the firm.
  • Niggardly - Adjective - Meanly or ungenerously small or scanty: a niggardly tip to a waiter.
  • Nomadic - Adjective - Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of nomads.
  • Nonchalance - Noun - The state or quality of being nonchalant; cool indifference or lack of concern; casualness.
  • Oaf - Noun - A clumsy, stupid person; lout.
  • Obloquy - Noun - Censure, blame, or abusive language aimed at a person or thing, especially by numerous persons or by the general public.
  • Obsequious - Adjective - Characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning: an obsequious bow.
  • Obsolescence - Noun - The state, process, or condition of being or becoming obsolete.
  • Obtuse - Adjective - Not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dull.
  • Odious - Adjective - Deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable.
  • Omen - Noun - Anything perceived or happening that is believed to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; portent.
  • Opposite - Adjective - Contrary or radically different in some respect common to both, as in nature, qualities, direction, result, or significance; opposed: opposite sides in a controversy; opposite directions.
  • Opprobrium - Noun - The disgrace or the reproach incurred by conduct considered outrageously shameful; infamy.
  • Oracular - Adjective - Of the nature of, resembling, or suggesting an oracle: an oracular response.
  • Originality - Noun - Ability to think or express oneself in an independent and individual manner; creative ability.
  • Ornate - Adjective - Elaborately or sumptuously adorned, often excessively or showily so: They bought an ornate Louis XIV sofa.
  • Ostracize - Verb - To exclude, by general consent, from society, friendship, conversation, privileges, etc.: His friends ostracized him after his father's arrest.
  • Outlaw - Noun - A lawless person or habitual criminal, especially one who is a fugitive from the law.
  • Outrage - Noun - An act of wanton cruelty or violence; any gross violation of law or decency.
  • Overbearing - Adjective - Domineering; dictatorial; haughtily or rudely arrogant.
  • Overweening - Adjective - Presumptuously conceited, overconfident, or proud: a brash, insolent, overweening fellow.
  • Pacifist - Noun - A person who believes in pacifism or is opposed to war or to violence of any kind.
  • Pale - Adjective - Lacking intensity of color; colorless or whitish: a pale complexion.
  • Pariah - Noun - Any person or animal that is generally despised or avoided.
  • Parsimonious - Adjective - Characterized by or showing parsimony; frugal or stingy.
  • Partiality - Noun - A special fondness, preference, or liking (usually followed by to or for ): a partiality for country living.
  • Partisan - Noun - An adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, especially a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.
  • Patronize - Verb - To give (a store, restaurant, hotel, etc.) one's regular patronage; trade with.
  • Pauper - Noun - A person without any means of support, especially a destitute person who depends on aid from public welfare funds or charity.
  • Peccadillo - Noun - A very minor or slight sin or offense; a trifling fault.
  • Pedant - Noun - A person who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning.
  • Pedantry - Noun - The character, qualities, practices, etc., of a pedant, especially undue display of learning.
  • Peevish - Adjective - Cross, querulous, or fretful, as from vexation or discontent: a peevish youngster.
  • Pejorative - Adjective - Having a disparaging, derogatory, or belittling effect or force: the pejorative affix -ling in princeling.
  • Penurious - Adjective - Extremely stingy; parsimonious; miserly.
  • Penury - Noun - Extreme poverty; destitution.
  • Perceptive - Adjective - Having or showing keenness of insight, understanding, or intuition: a perceptive analysis of the problems involved.
  • Peripatetic - Noun - A person who walks or travels about.
  • Perplex - Verb - To cause to be puzzled or bewildered over what is not understood or certain; confuse mentally: Her strange response perplexed me.
  • Perspicacious - Adjective - Having keen mental perception and understanding; discerning: to exhibit perspicacious judgment.
  • Perverse - Adjective - Willfully determined or disposed to go counter to what is expected or desired; contrary.
  • Pestilence - Noun - A deadly or virulent epidemic disease.
  • Petulant - Adjective - Moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance: a petulant toss of the head.
  • Pillory - Noun - A wooden framework erected on a post, with holes for securing the head and hands, formerly used to expose an offender to public derision.
  • Pithy - Adjective - Brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible: a pithy observation.
  • Plenitude - Noun - Fullness or adequacy in quantity, measure, or degree; abundance: a plenitude of food, air, and sunlight.
  • Politic - Adjective - Shrewd or prudent in practical matters; tactful; diplomatic.
  • Pompous - Adjective - Characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or importance: a pompous minor official.
  • Pontifical - Adjective - Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a pontiff; papal.
  • Ponderous - Adjective - Of great weight; heavy; massive.
  • Poor - Adjective - Having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare.
  • Portend - Verb - To indicate in advance; to foreshadow or presage, as an omen does: The street incident may portend a general uprising.
  • Portly - Adjective - Rather heavy or fat; stout; corpulent.
  • Preamble - Noun - The introductory part of a statute, deed, or the like, stating the reasons and intent of what follows.
  • Predilection - Noun - A tendency to think favorably of something in particular; partiality; preference: a predilection for Bach.
  • Prefatory - Adjective - Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a preface: prefatory explanations.
  • Prefigure - Verb - Used with object to show or represent beforehand by a figure or type; foreshadow.
  • Prelude - Noun - A preliminary to an action, event, condition, or work of broader scope and higher importance.
  • Premonition - Noun - A feeling of anticipation of or anxiety over a future event; presentiment: He had a vague premonition of danger.
  • Premonitory - Adjective - Giving premonition; serving to warn beforehand.
  • Presage - Noun - Something that portends or foreshadows a future event; an omen, prognostic, or warning indication.
  • Prescience - Noun - Knowledge of things before they exist or happen; foreknowledge; foresight.
  • Presentiment - Noun - A feeling or impression that something is about to happen, especially something evil; foreboding.
  • Preserved - Verb - To keep alive or in existence; make lasting: to preserve our liberties as free citizens.
  • Presumptuous - Adjective - Full of, characterized by, or showing presumption or readiness to presume in conduct or thought.
  • Pretend - Verb - To cause or attempt to cause (what is not so) to seem so: to pretend illness; to pretend that nothing is wrong.
  • Prevarication - Noun - The act of prevaricating, or lying: Seeing the expression on his mother's face, Nathan realized this was no time for prevarication.
  • Privation - Noun - Lack of the usual comforts or necessaries of life: His life of privation began to affect his health.
  • Probity - Noun - Integrity and uprightness; honesty.
  • Prodigal - Adjective - Wastefully or recklessly extravagant: prodigal expenditure.
  • Prodigious - Adjective - Extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, force, etc.: a prodigious research grant.
  • Proficiency - Noun - The state of being proficient; skill; expertness: proficiency in music.
  • Profligate - Adjective - Utterly and shamelessly immoral or dissipated; thoroughly dissolute.
  • Profound - Adjective - Penetrating or entering deeply into subjects of thought or knowledge; having deep insight or understanding: a profound thinker.
  • Prognosticate - Verb - To forecast or predict (something future) from present indications or signs; prophesy.
  • Prologue - Noun - A preliminary discourse; a preface or introductory part of a discourse, poem, or novel.
  • Prone - Adjective - Having a natural inclination or tendency to something; disposed; liable: to be prone to anger.
  • Propensity - Noun - A natural inclination or tendency: a propensity to drink too much.
  • Prophetic - Adjective - Of or pertaining to a prophet: prophetic inspiration.
  • Propitiate - Verb - To make favorably inclined; appease; conciliate.
  • Proponent - Noun - A person who puts forward a proposition or proposal.
  • Proscribe - Verb - To denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit.
  • Provenance - Noun - Place or source of origin: The provenance of the ancient manuscript has never been determined.
  • Provender - Noun - Dry food, as hay or oats, for livestock or other domestic animals; fodder.
  • Prudence - Noun - Caution with regard to practical matters; discretion.
  • Prudent - Adjective - Wise or judicious in practical affairs; sagacious; discreet or circumspect; sober.
  • Prurience - Adjective - Having, inclined to have, or characterized by lascivious or lustful thoughts, desires, etc.
  • Punctiliousness - Adjective - Extremely attentive to punctilios; strict or exact in the observance of the formalities or amenities of conduct or actions.
  • Raid - Noun - A sudden assault or attack, as upon something to be seized or suppressed: a police raid on a gambling ring.
  • Rant - Verb - To speak or declaim extravagantly or violently; talk in a wild or vehement way; rave: The demagogue ranted for hours.
  • Rebellion - Noun - Open, organized, and armed resistance to one's government or ruler.
  • Rebuke - Verb - To express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprove; reprimand.
  • Reckless with money Reckless - Adjective - Utterly unconcerned about the consequences of some action; without caution; careless (usually followed by of ): to be reckless of danger.
  • Rectitude - Noun - Rightness of principle or conduct; moral virtue: the rectitude of her motives.
  • Reiterated - Verb - To say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively.
  • Rejoicing - Noun - The act of a person who rejoices.
  • Relevant - Adjective - Bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand; pertinent: a relevant remark.
  • Remove offensive parts of Remove - Verb - To move from a place or position; take away or off: to remove the napkins from the table.
  • Renounce - Verb - To give up or put aside voluntarily: to renounce worldly pleasures.
  • Repast - Noun - A quantity of food taken or provided for one occasion of eating: to eat a light repast.
  • Repine - Verb - To be fretfully discontented; fret; complain.
  • Reprehensible - Adjective - Deserving of reproof, rebuke, or censure; blameworthy.
  • Reprieve - Noun - A respite from impending punishment, as from execution of a sentence of death.
  • Reprimand - Noun - A severe reproof or rebuke, especially a formal one by a person in authority.
  • Reprise - Noun - Usually, reprises. Law . an annual deduction, duty, or payment out of a manor or estate, as an annuity or the like.
  • Reproach - Verb - To find fault with (a person, group, etc.); blame; censure.
  • Reprobation - Noun - Disapproval, condemnation, or censure.
  • Reprove - Verb - To prove again.
  • Respite - Noun - Temporary suspension of the execution of a person condemned to death; reprieve.
  • Reticent - Adjective - Disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved.
  • Retiring - Adjective - Withdrawing from contact with others; reserved; shy.
  • Revile - Verb - To assail with contemptuous or opprobrious language; address or speak of abusively.
  • Ridicule - Noun - Speech or action intended to cause contemptuous laughter at a person or thing; derision.
  • Rococo - Noun - A homophonic musical style of the middle 18th century, marked by a generally superficial elegance and charm and by the use of elaborate ornamentation and stereotyped devices.
  • Rude - Adjective - Discourteous or impolite, especially in a deliberate way: a rude reply.
  • Sagacious - Adjective - Having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd: a sagacious lawyer.
  • Sage - Noun - A profoundly wise person; a person famed for wisdom.
  • Sallow - Adjective - Of a sickly, yellowish color: sallow cheeks; a sallow complexion.
  • Salubrious - Adjective - Favorable to or promoting health; healthful: salubrious air.
  • Satire -
  • Saturnine - Adjective - Sluggish in temperament; gloomy; taciturn.
  • Saying - Noun - Something said, especially a proVerb - or apothegm.
  • Scoff - Noun - An expression of mockery, derision, doubt, or derisive scorn; jeer.
  • Scold - Verb - To find fault with angrily; chide; reprimand: The teacher scolded me for being late.
  • Scruple - Noun - A moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions.
  • Sedition - Noun - Incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government.
  • Sententious - Adjective - Given to excessive moralizing; self-righteous.
  • Serendipity - Noun - An aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident.
  • Seriousness - Adjective - Of, showing, or characterized by deep thought.
  • Servile - Adjective - Slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning: servile flatterers.
  • Shining - Adjective - Radiant; gleaming; bright.
  • Shy - Adjective - Easily frightened away; timid.
  • Simple - Noun - Something simple, unmixed, or uncompounded.
  • Singularity - Noun - A singular, unusual, or unique quality; peculiarity.
  • Situation - Noun - condition; case; plight: He is in a desperate situation.
  • Skim - Verb - To take up or remove (floating matter) from the surface of a liquid, as with a spoon or ladle: to skim the cream from milk.
  • Skinflint - Noun - A mean, niggardly person; miser.
  • Slander - Noun - A malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report: a slander against his good name.
  • Slander - Noun - A malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report: a slander against his good name.
  • Slavish - Adjective - Being or resembling a slave; abjectly submissive: He was slavish in his obedience.
  • Sluggish - Adjective - Indisposed to action or exertion; lacking in energy; lazy; indolent: a sluggish disposition.
  • Slur - Verb - To pass over lightly or without due mention or consideration (often followed by over ): The report slurred over her contribution to the enterprise.
  • Snivel - Verb - To weep or cry with sniffling.
  • Solicit - Verb - To entreat or petition (someone or some agency): to solicit the committee for funds.
  • Soothe - Verb - To mitigate, assuage, or allay, as pain, sorrow, or doubt: to soothe sunburned skin.
  • Sour - Noun - An acid or an acidic substance used in laundering and bleaching to neutralize alkalis and to decompose residual soap or bleach.
  • Spoof - Noun - A mocking imitation of someone or something, usually light and good-humored; lampoon or parody: The show was a spoof of college life.
  • Sporadic - Adjective - Isolated, as a single instance of something; being or occurring apart from others.
  • Spry - Adjective - Active; nimble; agile; energetic; brisk.
  • Staring pointedly at Staring - Verb - To gaze fixedly and intently, especially with the eyes wide open.
  • Stilted - Adjective - Stiffly dignified or formal, as speech or literary style; pompous.
  • Stingy - Adjective - Reluctant to give or spend; not generous; niggardly; penurious: He's a stingy old miser.
  • Strut - Verb - To walk with a vain, pompous bearing, as with head erect and chest thrown out, as if expecting to impress observers.
  • Stupid - Adjective - Lacking ordinary quickness and keenness of mind; dull.
  • Subservience - Adjective - Servile; excessively submissive; obsequious: subservient persons; subservient conduct.
  • Succinct - Adjective - Expressed in few words; concise; terse.
  • Sudden - Adjective - Happening, coming, made, or done quickly, without warning, or unexpectedly: a sudden attack.
  • Supercilious - Adjective - Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression
  • Supererogatory - Adjective - Going beyond the requirements of duty.
  • Superficial - Adjective - Being at, on, or near the surface: a superficial wound.
  • Superfluous - Adjective - Being more than is sufficient or required; excessive.
  • Supernumerary - Adjective - Being in excess of the usual, proper, or prescribed number; additional; extra.
  • Supple - Adjective - Bending readily without breaking or becoming deformed; pliant; flexible: a supple bough.
  • Suppliant - Noun - A person who supplicates; petitioner.
  • Supplicate - Verb - To pray humbly; make humble and earnest entreaty or petition.
  • Support - Noun - Something that serves as a foundation, prop, brace, or stay.
  • Support - Verb - To sustain or withstand (weight, pressure, strain, etc.) without giving way; serve as a prop for.
  • Swagger - Verb - To walk or strut with a defiant or insolent air.
  • Sycophant - Noun - A self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.
  • Sycophantic - Noun - A self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.
  • Sympathy - Noun - Harmony of or agreement in feeling, as between persons or on the part of one person with respect to another.
  • Taciturn - Adjective - Inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversation.
  • Tarry - Verb - To remain or stay, as in a place; sojourn: He tarried in Baltimore on his way to Washington.
  • Tasteful - Adjective - Having, displaying, or in accordance with good taste: tasteful clothing; a tasteful room.
  • Tautological - Noun - An instance of such repetition.
  • Tawdry - Adjective - (Of finery, trappings, etc.) Gaudy; showy and cheap.
  • Temerity - Noun - Reckless boldness; rashness.
  • Temporize - Verb - To comply with the time or occasion; yield temporarily or ostensibly to prevailing opinion or circumstances.
  • Tentative - Adjective - Unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive; hesitant: a tentative smile on his face.
  • Think over Think - Adverb - to ponder or consider: to think over a problem .
  • Thrall - Noun - A person who is in bondage; slave.
  • Thwart - Verb - To oppose successfully; prevent from accomplishing a purpose.
  • Tightwad - Noun - A close-fisted or stingy person.
  • Tirade - Noun - A prolonged outburst of bitter, outspoken denunciation: a tirade against smoking.
  • Titanic - Adjective - Of or containing titanium, especially in the tetravalent state.
  • Toady - Noun - An obsequious flatterer; sycophant.
  • Tolerance - Noun - A fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward opinions and practices that differ from one's own.
  • Tolerate - Verb - To allow the existence, presence, practice, or act of without prohibition or hindrance; permit.
  • Torpor - Noun - Sluggish inactivity or inertia.
  • Travesty - Noun - A literary or artistic composition so inferior in quality as to be merely a grotesque imitation of its model.
  • Truce - Noun - An agreement or treaty establishing this.
  • Tumid - Adjective - Swollen, or affected with swelling, as a part of the body.
  • Uncompromising - Adjective - Not admitting of compromise or adjustment of differences; making no concessions; inaccessible to flexible bargaining; unyielding: an uncompromising attitude.
  • Unconscionable - Adjective - Not guided by conscience; unscrupulous.
  • Uncouth - Adjective - Awkward, clumsy, or unmannerly: uncouth behavior; an uncouth relative who embarrasses the family.
  • Unenviable - Adjective - Worthy of envy; very desirable: an enviable position.
  • Ungainly - Adjective - Not graceful; awkward; unwieldy; clumsy: an ungainly child; an ungainly prose style.
  • Unsophisticated - Adjective - Unadulterated; pure; genuine.
  • Untoward - Adjective - Unfavorable or unfortunate: Untoward circumstances forced him into bankruptcy.
  • Unwieldy - Adjective - Not wieldy; wielded with difficulty; not readily handled or managed in use or action, as from size, shape, or weight; awkward; ungainly.
  • Upbraid - Verb - To find fault with or reproach severely; censure: The military tribunal upbraided the soldier for his cowardice.
  • Uprightness - Adjective - Erect or vertical, as in position or posture.
  • Utilitarian - Adjective - Having regard to utility or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc.
  • Vacillation - Noun - An act or instance of vacillating.
  • Vacuous - Adjective - Without contents; empty: the vacuous air.
  • Vagary - Noun - A whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action.
  • Vainglorious - Adjective - Filled with or given to vainglory: a vainglorious actor.
  • Vandalism - Noun - Deliberately mischievous or malicious destruction or damage of property: vandalism of public buildings.
  • Vaunted - Adjective - Praised boastfully or excessively: the vaunted beauties of Paris.
  • Venturesome - Adjective - Attended with risk; hazardous: Auto racing is a venturesome sport.
  • Verbose - Adjective - Characterized by the use of many or too many words; wordy: a verbose report.
  • Viand - Noun - Viands, articles or dishes of food, now usually of a choice or delicate kind.
  • Victuals - Noun - Victuals, food supplies; provisions.
  • Vile - Adjective - Highly offensive, unpleasant, or objectionable: vile slander.
  • Vilification - Verb - To speak ill of; defame; slander.
  • Vilify - Verb - To speak ill of; defame; slander.
  • Virtuous - Adjective - Conforming to moral and ethical principles; morally excellent; upright: Lead a virtuous life.
  • Visage - Noun - The face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc.; countenance.
  • Vituperative - Adjective - Characterized by or of the nature of vituperation: vituperative remarks.
  • Volatile - Noun - A volatile substance, as a gas or solvent.
  • Voluminous - Adjective - Forming, filling, or writing a large volume or many volumes: a voluminous edition.
  • Voyeurism - Noun - The practice of obtaining sexual gratification by looking at sexual objects or acts, especially secretively.
  • Vulpine - Adjective - Cunning or crafty.
  • Wan - Adjective - Of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color: His wan face suddenly flushed.
  • Wandering - Adjective - Moving from place to place without a fixed plan; roaming; rambling: wandering tourists.
  • Wanton - Adjective - Done, shown, used, etc., maliciously or unjustifiably: a wanton attack; wanton cruelty.
  • Wastrel - Noun - A wasteful person; spendthrift.
  • Weary - Adjective - Physically or mentally exhausted by hard work, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired: weary eyes; a weary brain.
  • Whim - Noun - An odd or capricious notion or desire; a sudden or freakish fancy: a sudden whim to take a midnight walk.
  • Wicked - Adjective - Evil or morally bad in principle or practice; sinful; iniquitous: wicked people; wicked habits.
  • Wily - Adjective - Full of, marked by, or proceeding from wiles; crafty; cunning.
  • Windfall - Noun - An unexpected gain, piece of good fortune, or the like.
  • Wise - Adjective - Having the power of discerning and judging properly as to what is true or right; possessing discernment, judgment, or discretion.
  • Witless - Adjective - Lacking wit or intelligence; stupid; foolish.
  • Xenophobia - Noun - An unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers or of that which is foreign or strange.

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Complete the sentence with appropriate words meaning from the options given below;

Q.1. The genes in bacterial genomes are usually a single continuous stretch of DNA and although several different types of introns do exist in bacteria, these are much more rare than in __________.

1. Prokaryotes
Wrong answer as the prokaryotes are a group of organisms that lack a cell nucleus (karyon), or any other membrane-bound organelles

2. Eukaryotes
Right answer as a eukaryote is an organism whose cells contain complex structures (nucleus) enclosed within membranes. Eukaryotes may more formally be referred to as the taxon Eukarya or Eukaryota.

3. Organelles
Wrong answer as - an organelle is a specialized subunit within a cell that has a specific function, and is usually separately enclosed within its own lipid bilayer.

4. Amoebae
Wrong answer as:- Amoeba is a genus of Protozoa consisting of shapeless unicellular organisms.

Q.2. The opposite of motility is __________.

1. Substrate
Wrong answer:- as substrate is the surface where a plant or animal lives upon and grows on. A substrate can include biotic or abiotic materials and animals.

2. Glycolysis
Wrong answer:- Glycolysis is the metabolic pathway that converts glucose C6H12O6, into pyruvate, CH3COCOO− + H+. The free energy released in this process is used to form the high-energy compounds ATP (adenosine triphosphate), FADH2 and NADH (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide).

3. Hydrolysis
Wrong answer:- Hydrolysis usually means the rupture of chemical bonds by the addition of water.

4. Sessility
Right answer:- As Motility is a biological term which refers to the ability to move spontaneously and actively, consuming energy in the process & In zoology, sessility is a characteristic of some animals, such that they are not able to move about.like, Sponges have a motile larval stage.

Q.3. Anabolism (from Greek ana, "upward", and ballein, "to throw") is the set of __________ that construct __________ from smaller units.

1. metabolic pathways- molecules
Right answer:- as metabolic pathways are series of chemical reactions occurring within a cell & A molecule is an electrically neutral group of two or more atoms held together by covalent chemical bonds.

2. organs - tissues
Wrong answer:- as an organ is a collection of tissues joined in a structural unit to serve a common function & Tissue (biology), is a group of biological cells that perform a similar function.

3. Carbohydrates- metabolism
Wrong answer:- A carbohydrate is an organic compound that consists only of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, & Metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that happen in the cells of living organisms to sustain life.

4. Anabolic –steroids
Wrong answer:- Anabolism is the set of metabolic pathways that construct molecules from smaller units & A steroid is a type of organic compound that contains a characteristic arrangement of four cycloalkane rings that are joined to each other.

Q.4. Diffraction refers to various phenomena which occur when a wave encounters an __________.

1. Animal
Wrong Answer

2. Aeroplane
Wrong Answer

3. Obstacle.
Right Answer

4. Lens
Wrong Answer

Q.5. A chemical reaction is a __________ of some substances into one or more other substances.

1. Conversion
Wrong Answer

2. Inter-changeable
Wrong Answer

3. Chemical bonding
Wrong Answer

4. Transformation
Right Answer

Q.6. Lycanthropy is __________ .

1. A deadly viral disease
Wrong Answer

2. Getting one murdered
Wrong Answer

3. Playing with dogs
Wrong Answer

4. Feeling like a wolf
Right Answer

Q.7. Microscopy is the technical field of using __________to view samples and objects that cannot be seen with the unaided eye (objects that are not within the resolution range of the normal eye). There are three well-known branches of microscopy: __________, electron, and scanning probe microscopy.

1. Microscopes
Right Answer

2. Microscopic
Wrong Answer

3. Minute
Wrong Answer

4. Small plants
Wrong Answer

1. Optimistry
Wrong Answer

2. Optical
Right Answer

3. Optimism
Wrong Answer

4. Octography
Wrong Answer

Q.8. The __________ also known as the Shoah, was the __________of approximately six million European Jews during World War II, a programme of systematic state-sponsored murder by Nazi Germany.

1. Homicide
Wrong Answer

2. Holocaust
Right Answer

3. Inundation
Wrong Answer

4. Deluge
Wrong Answer

5. genocide
Right Answer

Q.9. Christophany, Satanophany, afflatus, angelophany, apocalypse, apparition, avatar are all just like __________.

1. Xenophany
Wrong Answer

2. Cryptography
Wrong Answer

3. Epiphany
Right Answer

4. Exposition
Wrong Answer

Q.10. His ______________ drew more applause from the audience than the entire play.

1. Epilogue
Right Answer

2. Pretest
Wrong Answer

3. Lecture
Wrong Answer

4. Protest
Wrong Answer

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