1. A person who is a centre of attraction is called cynosure.

    A person who is a centre of attraction is called cynosure.

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  2. The poem Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, which was written after an opium-induced dream, contains many supernatural elements. The very first line "a vision in a dream, a fragment" suggests that it is a vision and not reality so the things mentioned in the poem will not be real. The poet saysRead more

    The poem Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, which was written after an opium-induced dream, contains many supernatural elements. The very first line “a vision in a dream, a fragment” suggests that it is a vision and not reality so the things mentioned in the poem will not be real.

    • The poet says that River Alph flows which is scared. Thus it is related to some divine power.
    • Next, there are “caverns measureless to man” that flow “down to a sunless sea.”
    • There is a “deep romantic chasm with ceaseless (never-ending) turmoil”
    • There is a “holy and enchanted” place where a “woman” wailed “for her demon lover”.
    • There are “ancestral voices prophesying war”
    • Finally, the poet talks about some paradise.

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  3. There are ample visual images used in the poem The Sower. Here are some of them: ruddy sunlight fast: It means red-coloured sunlight (during sunset time). Black and high his silhouette: the shadow of the sower is called black and high. Darkness deepens. Gone the light: The poet puts contrast betweenRead more

    There are ample visual images used in the poem The Sower. Here are some of them:

    1. ruddy sunlight fast: It means red-coloured sunlight (during sunset time).
    2. Black and high his silhouette: the shadow of the sower is called black and high.
    3. Darkness deepens. Gone the light: The poet puts contrast between day and night by saying that when light(sunlight goes away), the darkness deepens i.e. it gets darker.
    4. height seems to touch the starry skies: here the poet visualises the long and dark shadow of the sower which keeps growing.

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  4. A speech delivered without any previous preparation is called Extempore.

    A speech delivered without any previous preparation is called Extempore.

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  5. Reparation is for insurance as interest is for credit

    Reparation is for insurance as interest is for credit

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  6. Aloof is to sociable as ordinary is to splendid. Reason: Sociable is the antonym of aloof. Similarly, splendid is the antonym of ordinary.

    Aloof is to sociable as ordinary is to splendid.

    Reason: Sociable is the antonym of aloof. Similarly, splendid is the antonym of ordinary.

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  7. Glass is to impenetrable as clay is to malleable. Reason: Glass cannot be molded without breaking it. This is why it is impenetrable. On the other hand, clay can be made into any shape. Hence it is malleable.

    Glass is to impenetrable as clay is to malleable.

    Reason: Glass cannot be molded without breaking it. This is why it is impenetrable. On the other hand, clay can be made into any shape. Hence it is malleable.

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  8. There are 2 syllables in the word Alien. Find syllables of any word.

    There are 2 syllables in the word Alien.

    Find syllables of any word.

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