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Civil Service Exam Vocabulary 18

This is the 18th PCSR vocabulary reviewer. 1. Accomplice – noun Partner in crime Because Danny kept the stolen money, he was arrested as an accomplice in the robbery. 2. Antediluvian – adjective Prehistoric, antiquated, extremely ancient Recent discoveries in the Egypt found the ruins that were believed to be antediluvian. 3. Breach – noun… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 17

This is the PCSR 17th vocabulary reviewer. 1.) abrade – verb scrape, wear away by friction Mina’s legs were abraded by rocks during their trekking. 2.) expropriate – verb take possession of Mr. Gomez questioned the government’s right to expropriate his land to build a housing project. 3.) forlorn – adjective sad, lonely Abandoned by… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 16

This is the PCSR 16th vocabulary reviewer. 1. Altercation – Noun Affray, fracas, noisy quarrel, heated dispute Example: Lando and Rino’s altercation end in fist fight. 2. Brawn – Noun Heftiness, muscularity, muscular strength Example: It takes brawn to become a weightlifting champion like Hidilyn Diaz. 3. Charlatan – Noun Fraud, deceiver, quack, pretender to… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 14

This is the PCSR 14th vocabulary reviewer. 1.) gullible – adjective Easily deceived or tricked, credulous, naïve, exploitable Example: The Budol-Budol group is now in jail for scamming gullible senior citizens. 2.) abyss – noun Bottomless gulf or pit, extremely deep hole Example: While standing on a cliff to capture his perfect shot, he dropped… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 13

This is the PCSR 13th vocabulary reviewer. 1. Knave – noun Untrustworthy person, rogue, scoundrel, unscrupulous man Example: The knave is usually suspicious of everyone around him.  2. Laggard – adjective Slow, sluggish, dilatory Example: Jimmy, a laggard, always makes his friends late too. 3. Marred – adjective Damaged, disfigured, scarred Example: It took me all day to scrub… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 12

This is the twelfth part of the Civil Service Vocabulary Review series of Ph Civil Service Reviewer. In this series, we discuss the words that commonly appear in English vocabulary examinations. The other parts of this series can be found in this blog’s English page. 1. Abate – verb. lessen, decrease, reduce, subside Example: Mario waited for the storm to abate before leaving the… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 9

This is the ninth part of the Civil Service Vocabulary Review series of Ph Civil Service Reviewer. In this series, we discuss the words that commonly appear in English vocabulary examinations. The other parts of this series can be found in this blog’s English page. Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 9 1. affliction – state of pain, distress, or grief Sample… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 6

This is the sixth part of the Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Series. This series provides words that are usually used in examinations both local and abroad. Included in this reviewer are the meaning of the words as well as a sample sentence using these words. The complete list of this series can be found in the English page. Civil… Read More »

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