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Question 561
A
costly
B
a deserving victory
C
an easy victory
D
indecisive
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Correct option: A
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Question 562
A
condoned
B
misrepresented
C
misquoted
D
misinterpreted
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Correct option: D
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Question 563
A
directors
B
power
C
experts
D
practioners
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Correct option: C
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Question 564
A
resumed work
B
started work
C
returned
D
been sworn in
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Correct option: B
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Question 565
A
stoic
B
irritable
C
lively
D
cold
Explanation

these are various meanings of phlegmatic

a. Having or suggesting a calm, sluggish temperament; unemotional or apathetic.

b. not easily excited to action or display of emotion; having a calm or apathetic temperament.. synonymes apathetic, stoic, cold-blooded, sluggish. Antonymes edgy, excitable.

LIVELY is therefore the opposite of phlegmatic from the options given above. it means to be;

a. Full of energy or alertness; vigorous or animated: a lively baby; lively eyes.

b. Characterized by much activity or excitement:


Correct option: C
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Question 566
A
observe a truce
B
hold talks
C
sign a treaty
D
suspend hostilities
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Correct option: B
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Question 567
A
indictment
B
accusation
C
counter-accusation
D
unfounded allegation
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Correct option: C
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Question 568
A
export (noun)
B
commute
C
intend
D
import (verb)
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Correct option: A
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Question 569
A
dismiss
B
comment
C
intact
D
confuse
Explanation

dismiss

comment is both a compound noun and verb. as a noun, the stress would be on the first syllable and for a verb, the stress would be on the second syllable. since it wasnt specified in the question as a verb, that means it is a noun. it would be stressed thus: COMment

words with prefix always have their stress on the second syllable. Dismiss, intact and confuse all have prefixes and would be stressed on the second sylle as:

disMISS

inTACT

conFUSE


Correct option: B
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Question 570
A
grace
B
rice
C
eyes
D
sink
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Correct option: C

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