QOTD - Which of the following words is spelt correctly?


2019-08-14 | Team PendulumEdu

Options:

   A. Armeliorate

   B. Amarliorate

   C. Ameliorate

   D. Ameliorite

Solution: The word is correctly spelled as “AMELIORATE”, which means, “making something that has been bad or unsatisfactory, better”.

The usage of the word can be better understood with the help of this sentence-

“Our priority should be to ameliorate those circumstances.”

Synonyms: improve, better, enhance, amend

All the other words have been incorrectly spelled and can, therefore, be eliminated.

Hence, C is the correct answer.

Having a sound knowledge of words, their correct spellings and meanings can help solve many questions in the English section of competitive exams. This kind of question is asked in various competitive exams including SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS, SBI PO, SBI CLERK, various IBPS exams. To understand how to solve this kind of question, one needs to regularly practice and keep oneself updated. PendulumEdu offers a variety of mock tests for you to up your skills to excel in these exams. Also, one can clear all exam-related queries through PendulumEdu’s one-to-one session.

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