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English for CSS, PMS Précis and Comprehension

Précis and Comprehension

Précis Sample Paragraph One of the most ominous and discreditable symptoms of the want of candour in present-day sociology is the deliberate neglect of the population question. It is, or should be, transparently clear that, if the state is resolved on, humanitarian grounds to inhibit the operation of natural selection some rational regulation of population, both as regards quantity and …

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English for CSS, PMS Précis & Comprehension

Précis and Comprehension

Précis Sample Paragraph Greatness is great power, producing great effects. It is not enough that a man has great power in himself; he must show it to all the world in a way that cannot be gainsai(d) He must fill up a certain idea in the public mind. I have no other notion of greatness than this two-fold definition; great …

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English for CSS, PMS Précis & Comprehension

Précis and Comprehension

Précis Sample Paragraph As what geographers have estimated, about twenty percent of the earth’s surface is occupied by deserts. A majority of us view deserts as one unique kind of landscape – areas with little or no rainfalls. In actual fact, there are differences between the deserts, though in varying degrees. While it is common for laymen like us to …

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10 Sure-fire ways to BUILDING A STRONG VOCABULARY

10 Sure-fire ways to BUILDING A STRONG VOCABULARY

Building vocabulary is always an uphill task for most aspirants for competitive exams, especially CSS and PMS. The better your vocabulary, the more the chances of your success. However, a vast majority of aspirants either takes this challenge lightly or keeps groping in the dark; thus, often ends up in failure. But, if you work diligently – but smartly – …

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Enhance Your Vocabulary

Enhance Your Vocabulary

Choose the word MOST SIMILAR in meaning to the capitalized word. 1. AMBLE (a) Decline    (b) Stumble (c) Nadir        (d) Saunter 2. PROFANE (a) Sincere     (b) Bullying (c) Crude    (d) Ignorant 3. MELEE (a) Affability    (b) Serenity (c) Smoothness    (d) Scrimmage 4. ASSIDUOUS (a) Indolent    (b) Insolvent (c) Industrious    (d) Ditzy 5. RED TOP (a) Sports car    (b) …

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How to Pass Essay Paper

How to Pass CSS Essay Paper

In my article “Essay Paper!!! Don’t Worry You Can Pass It” published in JWT May issue, I shared with aspirants 5 highly effective tips to secure excellent marks in essay paper. In the instant piece, which, in essence, is a continuation of the abovementioned article, I will share a few more things that the aspirants must take into consideration while …

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