Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 3 – Set 2
This is the PCSR third vocabulary reviewer.
1. Confound – verb
“Ha! No one can confound Conan! He can solve any case in a short period of time!” Billy said after watching the whole episode of Detective Conan.
2. Gall – noun
Lucas was filled with gall after being rejected by Annie.
3. Jaunty – adjective
Myrna got picked to play the role Lucy. She portrayed the scene in a jaunty style.
4. Ire – noun
Jose tried his best to pacify the ire of his mother after failing on his exam.
5. Laud – verb
Mrs. Gomez was lauded for her efforts to help the unfortunate children to get proper education.
6. Sinewy – adjective
Lean, firm, tough
The newly opened restaurant received negative feedbacks because their meat was sinewy to chew.
7. Retinue – noun
a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person; attendants
Mr. President’s retinue followed him on his meeting abroad.
8. Warble – verb
My 1-year-old baby is warbling while watching her favorite nursery rhyme video.
9. Scapegoat – noun
Someone who bears the blame for others
Cinderella is the scapegoat of her two wicked sisters.
10. Rubble – noun
Broken fragments, debris
After the earthquake, the rescue officers are now removing the rubble, hoping to find any survivors.