Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 9 – Set 2

This is the PCSR ninth vocabulary reviewer.

1.) Venerate – verb

Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; revere

After his beatification on March 2005, Pedro Calungsod is now venerated as a saint.

2.) Adumbrate – verb

To report or represent in an outline

The employees got excited after their supervisor adumbrated the

3.) Agglomerate – verb

A jumbled collection or mass; to pile or heap together

Nicole Hyala has an agglomeration of Hello Kitty stuff.

4.) Languid – adjective

Weak or faint from illness or fatigue; lacking spirit or liveliness

The heat makes me languid and dizzy.

5.) Votary – noun

One bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service

A group of votaries organized a concert prayer.

6.) Terminus – noun

The final point or goal; end point

Taft Station is the terminus of MRT Line 1 when you’re from North Avenue.

7.) Somnolent – adjective

Sleepy; inclined to or marked by drowsiness

The piano sound had a somnolent effect to the baby.

8.) Valorous – adjective

Valiant; courageous; brave

Chief Angeles was promoted for his valorous action that prevented the robbery.

9.) Sumptuous – adjective

Splendid and expensive-looking; costly; lavish

“I’ll marry a prince someday and I will live in a huge palace!”, says the child after watching a fairy tale.

10.) Shriek – noun

Sharp piercing cry caused by agony or terror

The baby shriek as the nurse gave him a vaccination.

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