Vocabulary exercise for class 10

Complete the following sentences.

1. He now occupies a …………….. position. (lucrative / ludicrous)

2. When accused of lying, she blushed in ………………… (humility / humiliation)

3. He thanked them for their help with ……………… (humiliation / humility)

4. You have to ……………… him when he is in one of those moods. (humour / honour)

5. The international situation is becoming a matter of ……………. concern. (grate / grave)

6. She announced her decision with utmost ………………. (gravity / grace)

7. A ……………… person loves parties. (gracious / gregarious)

8. When she forgot her speech, she …………….. hopelessly. (foundered / floundered)

9. She ……………. convention by wearing black at her wedding. (floated / flouted)

10. We listened to a long …………… speech about our founder’s greatness. (fluoride / florid)

Answers

1. He now occupies a lucrative position.

2. When accused of lying, she blushed in humiliation.

3. He thanked them for their help with humility.

4. You have to humour him when he is in one of those moods.

5. The international situation is becoming a matter of grave concern.

6. She announced her decision with utmost gravity.

7. A gregarious person loves parties.

8. When she forgot her speech, she floundered hopelessly.

9. She flouted convention by wearing black at her wedding.

10. We listened to a long florid speech about our founder’s greatness.

 

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