He was punished for his heinous offence.
She is so naive as to believe in anyone.
He has queer notion about life in U.S.A.
The advent of Mahatma Gandhi on the horizon of freedom struggle gave a shot in the arm of the struggle.
The ruling party was annihilated in the election.
The vote-seekers barnstorm countryside soliciting votes.
He gave the boy a box on his ear.
He could not find anything to cavil about the arrangements.
(B) find faults
Devotees congregate on the banks of the holy rivers on the religious occasions.
The guests were treated with delectable dinner.
He soon rose to eminence in his field of expertise.
He is humble despite high rank.
His wife keep on nagging at him all day.
Radical change in polity is needed to check rampant corruption.
He is my bitter adversary.
The deity was anointed by the priest.
(C) rubbed with oil
The reporters overwhelmed the minister with barrage of questions.
Conceited people use to brag.
Newspapers were unanimous in censure of the government policy
Spectators of the match could merely conjecture the outcome.