Directions (1-10): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence in the question.
Q1. To denounce in thundering tones.
Q2. Deviation from the common rule or standard.
Q3. Of a very short duration or period.
(b) ad hoc
Q4. Study of birds.
Q5. A dramatic performance.
Q6. Words inscribed on the tomb.
Q7. A design plan or other technical drawing.
(a) red print
Q8. A cure for all diseases.
Q9. One who speaks too much about himself.
Q10. One who loves and collects books.
Sol. fulminate-express vehement protest., explode violently or flash like lightning.
Sol. anomaly-something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.
Sol. transient-lasting only for a short time; impermanent.
Sol. ornithology-the scientific study of birds.
Sol. masque- 1. A dramatic entertainment, usually performed by masked players representing mythological or allegorical figures, that was popular in England in the 1500s and early 1600s.
2. A dramatic verse composition written for such an entertainment.
Sol. epitaph-a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.
Sol. blueprint-photographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.
Sol. panacea-a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Sol. egotist-a person who is excessively conceited or absorbed in themselves; self-seeker.
Sol. bibliophile-a person who collects or has a great love of books.