English Questions – Word Usage Set 23

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Find the meaning of the underlined/BOLD word in the following sentence.

  1. The police struggled to garner sufficient evidence.
    1) gather
    2) allot
    3) disperse
    4) induction
    5) cadaverous
    Answer & Explanation
  2. The dismal weather made the late afternoon seem like evening.
    1) clingy
    2) bleak
    3) distribute
    4) accumulate
    5) pallid
    Answer & Explanation
  3. A squalid attempt to save themselves from electoral embarrassment.
    1) sordid
    2) scatter
    3) amass
    4) emaciated
    5) acute
    Answer & Explanation
  4. I felt very humble when meeting her.
    1) appealing
    2) meek
    3) stockpile
    4) pinched
    5) receptive
    Answer & Explanation
  5. The hotel has won numerous accolades.
    1) bright
    2) privilege
    3) hoard
    4) sapped
    5) perceptive
    Answer & Explanation
  6. I went out into the sun-drenched streets again, replete and relaxed.
    1) crowded
    2) careworn
    3) assemble
    4) raddled
    5) responsive
    Answer & Explanation
  7. He looked terrible, all grey and haggard.
    1) abounding
    2) mire
    3) compassionate
    4) discerning
    5) cadaverous
    Answer & Explanation
  8. The flux of ions across the membrane.
    1) brimful
    2) fluctuation
    3) empathetic
    4) sympathetic
    5) melange
    Answer & Explanation
  9. Below the surface, the old antagonisms festered.
    1) gorged
    2) brew
    3) diplomatic
    4) subtle
    5) intuitive
    Answer & Explanation
  10. she gave a nonchalant shrug.
    1) amalgam
    2) concoction
    3) remiss
    4) tactful
    5) delicate
    Answer & Explanation