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Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 10

This is the tenth 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.

The Civil Service Exam Vocabulary Review 10

1. belligerent – angry and aggressive; feeling or showing readiness to fight

Sample Sentence: I don’t like the belligerent tone of his speech.

2. convergent – tending to come together; tending to move toward one point

Sample Sentence: Most of the speakers have convergent views toward the use of contraceptives. Continue Reading

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 Service Exam Vocabulary Review 6

1. brusque – unfriendly, rude, rough

Sample Sentence: Even some educated people cannot hide their brusque manner sometimes.

2. deprive – to take something away, to withhold something from the enjoyment or possession  Continue Reading