Category Archives: Vocabulary

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… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 8 – Set 2

This is the PCSR eighth vocabulary reviewer. 1.) Saunter – verb Stroll slowly; walk leisurely The newly-weds sauntered by the beach while enjoying the sunset. 2.) Acquiesce – verb To agree or express agreement; to accept something without protest; to comply; submit The employees acquiesce to the new policies. 3.) Defame – verb To slander… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 7 – Set 2

This is the PCSR seventh vocabulary reviewer. 1.) Adamant– adjective Hard; inflexible Romy’s statement “My love for you is as adamant as Wolverine’s claws” made his friends tease him. 2.) Composure – noun Statement of mind under stress The rookie accepted all the challenges with composure. 3.) Embellish – verb Adorn; beautify; decorate Beads and… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 6 – Set 2

This is the PCSR sixth vocabulary reviewer. 1.) Carnal– adjective Fleshly, sensual “People nowadays are more interested in carnal pleasures than spiritual matters”, Fr. Julyo said during his Sunday sermon. 2.) Declivity– adjective Downward slope or bend The kids are having fun skiing down the declivity. 3.) Heckler – noun Person who harasses others; someone… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 5 – Set 2

This is the PCSR fifth vocabulary reviewer. 1.) Adulation– noun Servile flattery, exaggerated and hypocritical praise, excessive admiration and praise The grand winner found it difficult to cope with the adulation of the fans. 2.) Bleak– adjective Unfavorable, unpromising, black, dim After their break-up, Mary paints a bleak picture of her future. 3.) Excoriate –… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 4 – Set 2

This is the PCSR fourth vocabulary reviewer. 1.) Tempestuous – adjective Stormy, violent, wild Their slight misunderstanding turned into a tempestuous argument. 2.) Bovine – adjective Dull, slow Nothing can rush Myra; she still acts in a bovine manner even in a middle of an emergency. 3.) Caulk – verb Seal, block, waterproof I immediately… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 3 – Set 2

This is the PCSR third vocabulary reviewer. 1. Confound – verb Confuse, puzzle “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 Irritation, bitterness Lucas was filled with gall after being rejected by… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Week 2 – Set 2

This is the PCSR second vocabulary reviewer. 1. Rue – verb Regret; lament; sorrow Annie rued for weeks when her pet died. 2. Longevity – noun Long life; durability; length of service Many believed that the environment is a great factor to one’s longevity. 3. Musty – adjective Covered with or smelling of mold; smelling… Read More »

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