CSS Past Papers of Solved Pair of Words English (Précis and Composition) 1978

CSS Past Papers of Solved Pair of Words English (Précis and Composition) 1978

CSS English (Précis and Composition) 1978
Affection:
Meaning: a feeling of liking for a person or place
Use in sentence: He had a deep affection for his aunt.
Affectation:
Meaning: behavior or speech that is not sincere
Use in sentence: She has so many little affectations.
Urban:
Meaning: of or in a city or town
Use in sentence: The development is clearly urban in character, but lacks local shops and facilities.
Urbane:
Meaning: confident, comfortable and polite in social situations
Use in sentence: He was always well informed and brought an urbane authority to everything he did.
Official:
Meaning: relating to a position of responsibility
Use in sentence: He visited China in his official capacity as America's trade representative.
Officious:
Meaning: too eager to tell people what to do and having too high an opinion of your own importance
Use in sentence: He's an officious little man and widely disliked in the company.
Beside:
Meaning: at the side of, next to
Use in sentence: Come and sit here beside me.
Besides:
Meaning: in addition to; also
Use in sentence: Do you play any other sports besides football and basketball?
Casual:
Meaning: describes clothes that are not formal or not suitable for special occasions
Use in sentence: I dress casual as I am in a casual setting.
Causal:
Meaning: a relationship, link, etc. between two things in which one causes the other
Use in sentence: Is there a causal relationship between violence on television and violent behavior?
Pour:
Meaning: to make a substance flow from a container, especially into another container, by raising just one side of the container that the substance is in
Use in sentence: I spilled the juice while I was pouring it.
Pore:
Meaning: a very small hole in the skin of people or other animals, or a similar hole on the surface of plants or rocks
Use in sentence: Sweat passes through the pores and cools the body down.
Humiliation:
Meaning: to make someone feel ashamed or lose their respect for themselves
Use in sentence: How could you humiliate me by questioning my judgment in front of everyone like that?
Humility:
Meaning: the quality of not being proud because you are conscious of your bad qualities
Use in sentence: He doesn't have the humility to admit when he's wrong.
Wreck:
Meaning: to destroy or badly damage something
Use in sentence: Our greenhouse was wrecked in last night's storm.
Reek:
Meaning: to have a strong unpleasant smell
Use in sentence: Her breath reeked of garlic.
Temporal:
Meaning: relating to practical matters or physical things, rather than spiritual ones
Use in sentence: Her starting point: 'The future is the only temporal area over which people have power’.
Temporary:
Meaning: not lasting or needed for very long
Use in sentence: The ceasefire will only provide a temporary solution to the crisis.

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