Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No. 18)
Directions to Solve

In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.


18.
No one could explain how a calm and balanced person like him could penetrate such a mindless act on his friends.
perpetuate
perpetrate
precipitate
No improvement
Answer: Option
Explanation:
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
Discussion:
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Vipin said:   7 years ago
Perpeterate means to torture someone.
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Priyanka said:   9 years ago
The person is very balanced and calm. But he did a mindless act which is perpetrate.

Sreelatha said:   10 years ago
What is the meaning of the sentence?

Chita said:   1 decade ago
Perpetrate means carry out a illegal or bad action.

Lok said:   1 decade ago
Perpetrate means To be responsible for;

Harish.k said:   1 decade ago
Perpetrate means commit wrong or crime.

Mukesh said:   1 decade ago
By word 'Perpetrate', we generally mean performance of any act usually with a negative connotation.

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