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I. On his return to Constantinople in 369-70 Valens began to ________ his orthodox and Catholic subjects,
but he lacked the energy to carry out his edicts rigorously.
II. Christianity‟s demographic defeat in India is because for the first time it encountered a culture that didn‟t need to ________ other faiths.
III. The RBI cautioned the public against getting taken in by unscrupulous entities ______ multi-level marketing
(MLM) Schemes that promise high returns
I. Following the notorious Niira Radia tapes that irreparably ___________corporate India‟s image, the
petroleum ministry break – in- shames it even further.
II. Amaranthe eyed the ___________ and scarred wood of the nearest post.
III. Although the banks have till date issued 8.4 crore RuPay cards for over 10 crore Jan Dhan accounts, they do
not want to foot the death benefit ____________ for the life cover.
I. Sikkim was ____________ seriously by the September 2011 earthquake, which measured 6.9 on the Richter
II. Their tender embrace the previous night had ____________ him more than it should have, and yet she had walked away.
III. Narendra Modi‟s „NITI Aayog‟, the body which replaces the „Yojana Aayog‟, will have a three-tiered
____________ headed by the Prime Minister.
I. With the defeat of Tipu Sultan in the Fourth Anglo Mysore War (1798-99) in Srirangpatnam, the British
army ___________ itself in the vicinity of the old city area of Bangalore.
II. The Federation Space Force Interstellar Logistics Command commandeered the depot and set up a
___________ frontier trading post.
III. The Delhi government has decided to continue with the ban on Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions
of taxi operations in the national capital before seeking revocation of _____________ action.
Choose ONE word to be fitted in both the sentences I and II and another word that suits for sentence III.
I. In the modern materialistic society, the only aim of people appears to be _______ money by fair means or
II. If a person has not had a chance to _______ his target language by the time he's an adult, he's unlikely to be
able to reach native speaker level in that language.
III. Because he did not want to appear_______, the junior executive refused to dispute the board's decision, in
spite of his belief that the decision would impair employee morale.
I. Many of the advances of civilization have been conceived by young people just on the _______ of
II. Compare the U.S. _______ to the poverty level in India as defined by its government, which is roughly $130 a
III. The subtle shades of meaning, and still subtler echoes of association, make language an instrument which
scarcely anything short of genius can wield with definiteness and _______.
I. The manner in which bombs exploded in five trains within a short span of time suggests that it is a part of a
II. Scarcely had Assyria withdrawn before Menahem lost his life in a _______, and Pekah with the help of Gilead
made himself king.
III. In keeping with his own predilections in international diplomacy, Churchill proposed a personal meeting of
heads of government, but the effort was doomed to failure, as the temper of the times was _______.
I. However, the group's long-term strategy is to ____ on core sector business connected with infrastructure
II. For a long moment, she thought their simple plan worked, and she closed her eyes to ____ on the portal.
III. The cricket match seemed ____ to our guests; they were used to watching sports in which the action is over in a couple of hours at the most.