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 Sentence: We must not abandon our brothers and sisters in the time of their affliction.
2. cajole – to persuade someone to do something or to give you something by making promises or saying nice things
Sample Sentence: Anna, the favorite daughter in the family, cajoled her father to buy her a new computer. Continue Reading