TCS  Placement Paper   Candidates Experiences   KIET, Ghaziabad -23 Sep 2006

TCS  Placement Paper   Candidates Experiences   KIET, Ghaziabad -23 Sep 2006


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    7 Jan, 2012

     

    TCS ENGLISH  SAMPLE PAPER 23rd SEPTEMBER 2006 AT Hyderabad

    Word

    Meaning

    Synonyms

    Antonyms

    Abysmal Adj. Bottomless Use : His arrogance is exceeded only by his abysmal ignorance Terrible, awful, dreadful, appalling, very bad, Superb
    acronym n. A word formed by the initial letters of a multi-word name Contraction, ellipsis,  
    admonish v. warn strongly, reprove Use: He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways Reprove, reprimand, chide, rebuke, usurp Approve
    Circumspect v. Investigation before acting,

    Use:  She tried always to be circumspect

    Cutious, prudent, careful, guarded, wary, judicious, vigilant, reckless
    Conciliation n.  the act of placating Appeasement, pacification, propitiation Incitement
    Connotation n.  Suggested or implied meaning of an expression. Use: Foreigners frequently are unaware of the connotations of the words they use. Nuance, suggestion, implication, undertone, overtone, subtext,  
    covert Adj.  secret or hidden, not openly practiced or vowed n. a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something  Use: Investigations of CIA reveal that such covert operations can get out of control Clandestine, concealed, stealthy, underground, copse, wood, thicket Open
    Covetous Adj. avaricious, eagerly desirous of Use: The child was covetous by nature and wanted to take the toys belonging to his classmates envious,  jealous, desirous, greedy Generous, temperate
    Deprecate v.  express disapproval of, protest against, belittle Use: A firm believer of old-fashioned courtesy, Miss Post, deprecated the modern tendency to address new acquaintances by their first names. Denounce, deplore, condemn, censure, denigrate, decry, belittle. Approve
    Diligence n. care and perseverance in carrying out tasks. Use :  Her employers were greatly impressed by her diligence and offered her a partnership in the firm Hard-working, assiduousness, meticulousness, conscientiousness, painstakingness Laziness, carelessness,

    negligence

    Discretion n. ability to adjust action to circumstances Use: Use your discretion in this matter and do not discuss the matter with anyone. Prudence, caution, acumen, predilection, sagacity, wariness, volition Indiscretion
    dispel v. scatter, drive away, cause to vanish Use: The bright sunlight eventually dispelled the morning mist Disperse Attract
    Dissemination v. Opening to public discussion or debate, the act of spreading something, Use:By their use of the internet, propagandists, have been able to disseminate their pet doctrines to new audiences around the globe Broadcasting, diffusion, propagation,  
    Dogmatic Adj. Opinionated Use: We tried to discourage him from being so dogmatic, but nothing could convince him that his opinions might be wrong Arbitrary, doctrinal, unbending, inflexible, authoritarian, Flexible
    echelon n. A body of troops arranged in a line Level, stratum, rank, height  
    fallible Adj. Liable to err. Use: I Know I am fallible, but I feel confident that I am right this time Imperfect, unsound, mortal, weak, frail, Perfect
    Harbinger n. an indication of the approach of something or someone, forerunner v. fore shadow or presage Use: The crocus is an early harbinger of spring Forerunner, herald, potent, omen,  
    illustrious Adj. Widely known and esteemed Memorable, well-known, famous Inglorious, shameful
    impetus n. A force that moves something along, incentive, stimulus Use: A new federal highway program would create jobs and will give added impetus to our economic recovery Momentum, thrust, motivation inertia
    Intermittent Adj. Periodic Use: The outdoor wedding reception had to be shifted indoor to avoid the intermittent showers that fell on and of all afternoon. Alternating, sporadic Constant
    Latent Adj. Potentially existing, but not presently evident or realized Use: Polaroid pictures are popular at the parties because you can see the latent photographic image gradually appear before your eyes Dormant, embryonic, suppressed, undeveloped, Overt
    Latitude n. freedom from narrow limitations Use: I think you have permitted your son too much latitude in this manner Leeway, freedom, autonomy, liberty, room, rope  
    Manifestation n. outward demonstration, indication Use: Mozart?s early attraction to the harpsichord was the first manifestation  of his pronounced musical bent Sign, demonstration, expression, symptom,  
    mitigate v. lessen or try to lessen the seriousness or extent of Use: Nothing he could do to mitigate her anger, she refused to  forgive him Appease, alleviate, allay, assuage, mollify, extenuate, palliate Aggrevate, exacerbate
    motley Adj. Multicolored or mixed Use: he wore a motley tunic, red and green and blue and gold all patched together haphazardly Assorted, diversed, mixed, dissimilar, Uniform, homogenous, monochrome
    pensive Adj. Dreamily thoughtful, thoughtful with a hint of sadness Use: The pensive lover gazed at the portrait of his beloved and sighed deeply. Brooding, pondering, meditative, contemplative  
    prolific  Adj. Abundantly fruitful Use: She was a prolific writer, who produced as meany as three books a years Productive, abundant, fecund Unproductive, scarce
    relinquish v. give up something with reluctance, yield Use: once you get used to fringes like expense account meal and company car, it is very difficult to relinquish them Surrender, renounce, abandon, repudiate, cede,

     

    Vanquish, retain,
    solicit v. request earnestly, seek Use: The Mayor telephoned all the member of the city council to solicit their votes Importune, implore, crave, beseech, Grant
    tractable Adj. Docile, easily managed, susceptible to suggestion  Use: Although Susan seemed to be a tractable young woman, she had a stubborn streak of independence Obedient, dutiful, well-mannered Disobedient, intractable
    veer v. change in direction Use: After what seemed to be en eternity, the wind veered to the east and the storm abated Turn, swerve  
    Vehement Adj. Forceful, intensely emotional; with marked vigor Use: He became so Vehement in describing what had happened with him that he started jumping up and down Fervent, passionate, Apathetic
    Caprice n. whim, a sudden desire. Use: She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of consequences Whim, impulse, quirk, fad, fancy, notion  
    stifle v. suppress, extinguish, inhibit Use: Halfway through the boring picture, Laura gave up trying to stifle he yawns. Smother, asphyxiate, choke, suffocate, strangle, curb, restrain, repress, Let out
    concur v. agree Use: Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair? Agre, harmonize, coincide, assent, acquiesce Conflict, resist
    lethargy v. lack of vitality or energy Use: A complete days work left him in a state of lethargy Stupor, indolence, weariness Get-up-and-go
    Furtive Adj. stealthy, sneaky, secret and sly or sordid Use: noticing the furtive glance the customer gave the diamond bracelet on the counter, the jeweler wondered whether he had a potential shoplifter in his hands Surreptitious, clandestine open
    efface v. wipe out or make dim Use: The coin had been handled so many times that its date had been effaced Obliterate, eradicate, Engrave
    Pretentious Adj. Intended to attract notice and impress others, making unjustified claims, overambitious Use: The other prize winner isn?t wearing her medal.; isn?t it a bit pretentious of you to wear yours? Ostentatious, pompous, conceited Down-to-earth
    compunction n. a feeling of deep regret (usually of some misdeed) Use: The judge was especially sever in his sentencing as the criminal had shown no compunction for his heinous crime Regret, scruple, qualm, guilt, reluctance, hesitation,  
    confiscate      

       

     

     

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