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Analogy Antonyms Sentence Correction

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Test-1 Psychosis- a severe mental disorder in which thought and emotions are so impaired that contact is lost with external reality. ● Augury – a sign of what will happen in the future. ● Upbraid – find fault with some one ● Preamble- a preliminary or preparatory statement. ● Statute- a written law passed by a legislative body. ● Test-2 ● Gavel- a small mallet ● Insignia—a badge or distinguishing mark of military rank office or membership ● Gristle—cartilage esp. when found as tough inedible tissue in meat ● Precept – an object of perception; something that is perceived ● fell-an amount of timber cut ● assay - testing a metal to check for quality

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Test-3 Fidget-make small movements Slouch-stand, move or sit in a lazy way Supplicant-ask or beg something earnestly or humbly Parry-ward of with a counter move dilettante –a person who cultivates an area of interest such as arts without real commitment ● inveigle-persuade someone to do something by means of deception or flattery ● gregariousness-fond of company ● impassive-not feeling or showing emotion ● perturb-anxious or unsettled ● prose-talk tediously ● prattle-talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way ● caret-a mark placed below the line to indicate a proposed insertion in a printed or written text ● daunt-make someone feel intimidated or apprehensive ● avaricious-having or showing an extreme greed or material gain ● fawn-exaggerated flattery or affection ● treacherous-guilty of or involving betrayal or deception ● culpable-deserving blame

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Test-4 talon-claw quill-any of the main wing or tail feathers of a bird

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guileless-devoid of guile/ innocent and without deception chicanery- trickery/ guile gaucherie-awkward embarrassing or unsophisticated coterie-a small group of people...