Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 1 – Set 2
This is the PCSR first vocabulary reviewer.
1.) Articulate – adjective
Mr. Ramos’ articulate speech during his presentation impressed his employers.
2.) Biennial – adjective
Occurring every second years
Presidential meetings are usually biennial.
3.) Devise – verb
Formulate, invent, think up
“Have you heard about the teenager who have devised a vest that can prevent breast cancer?”, Mina asked.
4.) Eon – noun
An immeasurably long period of time; an age
“The last time I had an ice cream was eons ago!”, Johnny said to his mother.
5.) Facade – noun
The face or front of a building; superficial or false appearance.
The facade of the Barasoain’s church was printed on the ten-peso bill before.
Danny bullies his classmates to show his power, but that was just a facade he put on to conceal his fears.
6.) Sinecure – noun
Well-paid position with little responsibility.
Leo was hired just because he’s our manager’s nephew and his job is so sinecure.
7.) Assiduous – adjective
Mrs. Santos is known for his assiduous works. You can see on her crafts that she pays attention to every detail.
8.) Connoisseur – noun
I am very honored that a Connoisseur examined my work.
9.) Desiccate – verb
Dry; dehydrate; wither
Persons who worked on fields were warned about the rise on the temperature this week. They were also advised to drink plenty of fluids for the heat can be very desiccating.
10.) Espouse – verb
Lindy is always ready to espouse everyone’s idea.