Vocabulary

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Find the option that most closely describes the phrase in quotes.

By raking up the same issue again, the politicians are 'flogging a dead horse'.

A
Trying to raise a relevant issue
B
Trying to raise an issue no longer relevant
C
Getting together for a show of strength
D
Showing that they have no new issues
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In the following question, choose the option that best describes the phrase in quotes. 

Some shopkeepers were 'fishing in troubled waters' during the recession.

A
Taking advantage of the shaky situation
B
Troubled like fish
C
Were troubling others
D
Involved in black marketing
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In the following question, choose the option that best describes the phrase in quotes:
His winning the talent-hunt show was not a 'flash in the pan'.

A
A noticeable achievement
B
Something that could be ignored
C
Indicative of his ability
D
A brief moment of success or brilliance 
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Pick the most appropriate option that has the same meaning as the idiom in quotes:

Although the selectors have named him in the shortlist for the tour, his 'fate hangs by a thread'.

A
He will not be taken for the tour
B
He will certainly be taken for the tour
C
He is not willing to tour
D
He has little chance of success
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The word similar in meaning to ERUDITE is:

A
Execute
B
Expanse
C
Academic
D
Settle
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Find the synonym of LOQUACIOUS:

A
Victorian
B
Bombastic
C
Verbose
D
Ambiguous
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The synonym of ATTENUATE is:

A
Repent
B
Make thin
C
Force
D
Divide
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