Vocabulary exercise for class 10 CBSE

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. His long illness gave him a ………………… appearance. (cadaver)

2. A drought would be ………………….. to the crops. (calamity)

3. Our nation has the …………………. to defeat any aggressor. (capable)

4. The ……………….. monkey kept jumping from one branch to another. (caprice)

5. His performance was …………………… (captivate)

6. Lions are ………………… animals. (carnivore)

7. The politician made a …………………. denial of the charges leveled against him. (category)

8. Be ………………… when swimming in deep water. (caution)

9. Robert Frost was a ………………….. American poet. (celebrate)

10. Unlike priests, preachers need not live ………………… lives. (celibacy)

Answers

1. His long illness gave him a cadaverous appearance.

2. A drought would be calamitous to the crops.

3. Our nation has the capability to defeat any aggressor.

4. The capricious monkey kept jumping from one branch to another.

5. His performance was captivating.

6. Lions are carnivorous animals.

7. The politician made a categorical denial of the charges leveled against him.

8. Be cautious when swimming in deep water.

9. Robert Frost was a celebrated American poet. 

10. Unlike priests, preachers need not live celibate lives.

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