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Vocabulary Text (set 03)

1. Quickly, learn, over, Commit, explain, reading, filled, enriched, aloud, times, possession, Know, thoughts, of. 

Young people often consider (a) — poetry by heart a tiresome drudgery. But the learning of poetry has great advantage (b) — merely reading it. Poems that have been learnt become a permanent personal (c) —. The mind is (d) — with a store of beautiful or lofty (e) — and ideas which may be a source of pleasure, comfort and inspiration at (f) — when the books are not at hand. Poems selected for learning, however, should be worthy (g) — the time to be spent on them and should be those which make a strong appeal to the learner. The best way to (h) — a poem to memory is not to learn it line by line, but to read the whole poem (i) — over and over again until it is thoroughly (j) —.

2. spectacular massive remain round right permanent 
construction arrive know present office Symbol 

In 1884 France (a) — the United States with gift as a dramatic gesture of friendship. This (b) — gift was in the form of a huge copper statue. Its (c) — name is ‘Liberty Enlightening the world’. Most people, however, (d) — it simply as the statue of liberty. They pieces of the statue (e) — in the United States in 214 cases. The French people donated the money for the (f) — of the statue. Grateful, the people of the United states collected the funds for the (g) — granite and concrete pedestal. This impressive monument found a (h) — home on Liberty Island in New York harbour. At 151 feet and 1 inch high, it (i) — one of the largest statues in the world. The monumental lady with the torch quickly became a (j) — of American democracy.

3. Warming, cut, rise, anticipation, habitats, increase,  extinction, recklessly, severe, imperative, particularly, catastrophe, provide, alarming.

 The destruction of forests and other (a) — is causing the (b) — of various plants and animals every day. In the last 25 years alone the world has lost one-third of its natural wealth. Forests are being (c) — down. Moreover, they are being burnt (d) — resulting in an (e) — in carbon dioxide and ultimately the water level is (f) — as a consequence of global (g) —. It is (h) — that the new century will face an overwhelming environments (i) —. It is therefore (j) — to check the reckless pollution of the environment.

4. spelling, language, alphabetic, Find, syllable, neglect,  noun, synonyms, picture, life, friends, antonyms.

 Dictionaries are very important books in the (a) — of a people. A dictionary lists the words in a language (b) —, so that the reader may (c) — them easily. A dictionary entry gives us the accepted (d) — of a word, its division into (e) —, its pronunciation, its origins, and its meanings. Sometimes a dictionary also provides (f) —, or opposites of a word. In addition, if the word is a (g) — that describes a visible thing, the dictionary may provide a (h) — of it. Dictionaries of the past, present and future can become your teachers and good (i) —. Don’t (j) — them. 

5. appear, use, at, Afflict, differ, city, Alarm, due, pollute, severe, increase, from, suffer, Rural.

 Many diseases are rising (a) — an (b) — rate, which experts believe is (c) — to increase (d) — of the environment. Pollution (e) — to be greater in urban areas although rural societies too are (f) — by (g) — use of chemical fertilizers and insecticides. Nevertheless, today city people (h) — to suffer from many more diseases and suffer more (i) — than country people. Now let us see how life in cities is (j) — from that in the country. 

 

Ans: 1. (a) learning (b) over (c) possession (d) filled/enriched (e) thoughts (f) times (g) of (h) commit (i) aloud (j) known

Ans: 2. (a) presented (b) massive/spectacular (c) official (d) know (e) arrived (f) construction (g) round/massive (h) permanent (i) remains (j) symbol 

Ans: 3. (a) habitats (b) extinction (c) cut (d) recklessly (e) increase (f) rising (g) warning (h) anticipated (i) catastrophe (j) imperative

Ans: 4. (a) life (b) alphabetically (c) find (d) spelling (e) syllable (f) synonyms (g) noun (h) picture (i) friend (j) neglect 

Ans: 5. (a) at (b) alarming (c) due (d) pollution (e) appears (f) afflicted (g) increasing (h) are used (i) severely (j) different 

 

 

 

 

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