PPSC Past Papers of Solved Pair of Words English (Précis and Composition) 2010

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Adverse:
Meaning: having a negative or harmful effect on something
Use in sentence: The match has been canceled due to adverse weather conditions.

Averse:
Meaning: strongly disliking or opposed to
Use in sentence: Few MPs are averse to the attention of the media.

Maize:
Meaning: a tall plant grown in many parts of the world for its yellow seeds which are eaten as food, made into flour or fed to animals
Use in sentence: Some of our foods may contain ingredients produced from genetically modified maize.

Maze:
Meaning: An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways
Use in sentence: The old part of the town was a maze of narrow passages.

Medal:
Meaning: a small, flat piece of metal with a design or inscription stamped or inscribed on it, made to commemorate some event, or awarded for some distinguished action
Use in sentence: She won three Olympic gold medals.

Meddle:
Meaning: to concern oneself with or take part in other people's affairs without being asked or needed
Use in sentence: People shouldn't meddle with things they don't understand.

Imperial:
Meaning: belonging or relating to an empire or the person or country that rules it
Use in sentence: Delhi is a city of two centers, comprising imperial Lutyens architecture and numerous monuments to the Moghul Empire.

Imperious:
Meaning: unpleasantly proud and expecting obedience
Use in sentence: He sent them away with an imperious wave of the hand.

Voracity:
Meaning: excessive desire to eat
Use in sentence: On reaching the ship they were offered some bread, which they devoured with a voracious appetite.

Veracity:
Meaning: the quality of being true, honest or accurate
Use in sentence: The veracity of the second claim can be tested against the findings of archeology.

Illusion:
Meaning: an idea or belief which is not true
Use in sentence: He had no illusions about his talents as a singer.

Allusion:
Meaning: something that is said or written that is intended to make you think of a particular thing or person
Use in sentence: Her novels are packed with literary allusions.

Ordinance:
Meaning: a law or rule made by a government or authority
Use in sentence: City Ordinance 126 forbids car parking in this area.

Ordnance:
Meaning: all military weapons together with ammunition, combat vehicles, etc. and the equipment and supplies used in servicing these
Use in sentence: Do not touch any military ordnance that may be found lying around this area.

Willing:
Meaning: to be happy to do something if it is needed Use in
sentence: You said you needed a volunteer - well, I'm willing.

Willful:
Meaning: said or done deliberately or intentionally
Use in sentence: Willful killing is a grave breach.

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