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Synonyms - 2

Directions (Qs. 1 - 21): Out of the four choices, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

1. Depository

A) Storehouse     B) Finish      C) Unskillfulness     D) Mistrust   

Sol: Depository: a place where things are stored.

Storehouse: a building used for storing goods.

Finish: bring (a task or activity) to an end; complete.

Unskillfulness: a lack of coordination of movements.

Mistrust: be suspicious of; have no confidence in.

Ans: A

2. Tumulus

A) Victory    B) Brave     C) Grave    D) Silence   

Sol: Tumulus: an ancient burial mound; a barrow.

Victory: an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition.

Brave: ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage.

Grave: a hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body, typically marked by a stone or mound.

Silence: complete absence of sound.

Ans: C

3. Abominable

A) Awful     B) Appalling      C) Admirable     D) Detestable

Sol: Abominable: causing moral revulsion.

Awful: very bad or unpleasant.

Appalling: causing shock or dismay; horrific.

Admirable: arousing or deserving respect and approval.

Detestable: deserving intense dislike.

Ans: D

4. Indignant

A) Enraged      B) Content     C) Revert     D) Surprise

Sol: Indignant: feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment.

Enraged: very angry; furious.

Content: in a state of peaceful happiness.

Revert: return to (a previous state, practice, topic, etc.). 

Surprise: an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, etc.

Ans: A

5. Splendid

A) Good     B) Dazzling     C) Enjoyable     D) Infuriate   

 Sol: Splendid: magnificent; very impressive.

Good: to be desired or approved of.

Dazzling: extremely bright, especially so as to blind the eyes temporarily.

Enjoyable: giving delight or pleasure.

Infuriate: make (someone) extremely angry and impatient.

Ans: B

6. Depraved

A) Dreadful      B) Reply      C) Wrath     D) Fervent

Sol: Depraved: morally corrupt; wicked.

Dreadful: causing or involving great suffering, fear, or unhappiness; extremely bad or serious.

Reply: say something in response to something someone has said.

Wrath: extreme anger.

Fervent: having or displaying a passionate intensity.

Ans: A

7. Dauntless

A) Fearless     B) Careless     C) Huge     D) Terrible

Sol: Dauntless: showing fearlessness and determination.

Fearless: showing a lack of fear.

Careless: not giving sufficient attention or thought to avoiding harm or errors.

Huge: extremely large; enormous.

Terrible: extremely bad or serious.

Ans: A

8. Demolish

A) Respond      B) Rotten     C) Courageous     D) Wreck

Sol: Demolish: pull or knock down (a building).

Respond: say something in reply.

Rotten: suffering from decay.

Courageous: not deterred by danger or pain; brave.

Wreck: having been wrecked.

Ans: D

9. Radiant

A) Vivid      B) Inquire     C) Retort     D) Launch

Sol: Radiant: sending out light; shining or glowing brightly.

Vivid: producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind.

Inquire: ask for information from someone.

Retort: say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner.

Launch: set (a boat) in motion by pushing it or allowing it to roll into the water.

Ans: A

10. Unruffled

A) Fallible       B) Retort      C) Launch    D) Tranquil

Sol: Unruffled: not disordered or disarranged.

Fallible: capable of making mistakes or being wrong.

Retort: say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry or witty manner.

Launch: set (a boat) in motion by pushing it or allowing it to roll into the water.

Tranquil: free from disturbance; calm.

Ans: D

11. Bawl

A) Peaceful      B) Wail      C) Crash    D) Immense 

Sol: Bawl: shout or call out noisily and unrestrainedly.

Peaceful: free from disturbance; tranquil.

Wail: cry

Crash: collide violently with an obstacle or another vehicle.

Immense: extremely large or great, especially in scale or degree.

Ans: B

12. Perilous

A) Gloomy      B) Murky     C) Hazardous     D) Unlit   

Sol: Perilous: full of danger or risk.

Gloomy: dark or poorly lit, especially so as to appear depressing or frightening.

Murky: dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist.

Hazardous: risky; dangerous.

Unlit: not provided with lighting.

Ans: C

13. Fraudulent

A) Enact      B) Counterfeit     C) Finish     D) Define

Sol: Fraudulent: obtained, done by, or involving deception, especially criminal deception.

Enact: make (a bill or other proposal) law.

Counterfeit: made in exact imitation of something valuable with the intention to deceive or defraud.

Finish: bring (a task or activity) to an end; complete.

Define: intended to communicate something that is not directly expressed.

Ans: B

14. Topple

A) Plunge       B) Clarify      C) Inequity      D) Contrast

Sol: Topple: overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall.

Plunge: jump or dive quickly and energetically.

Clarify: make (a statement or situation) less confused and more comprehensible.

Inequity: lack of fairness or justice.

Contrast: the state of being strikingly different from something else in juxtaposition or close association.

Ans: A

15. Corpulent

A) Unbiased      B) Impartial     C) Clarify     D) Plump 

Sol: Corpulent: fat

Unbiased: showing no prejudice for or against something; impartial.

Impartial: treating all rivals or disputants equally.

Clarify: make (a statement or situation) less confused and more comprehensible.

Plump: having a full rounded shape.

Ans: D

16. Procure

A) Amuse        B) Recede      C) Secure      D) Soar

Sol: Procure: obtain (something), especially with care or effort.

Amuse: cause (someone) to find something funny.

Recede: go or move back or further away from a previous position.

Secure: fixed or fastened so as not to give way, become loose, or be lost.

Soar: fly or rise high in the air.

Ans: C

17. Abhor

A) Worthy       B) Excellent       C) Acquire      D) Detest

Sol: Abhor: regard with disgust and hatred.

Worthy: having or showing the qualities that deserve the specified action or regard.

Excellent: extremely good; outstanding.

Acquire: buy or obtain (an asset or object) for oneself.

Detest: dislike intensely.

Ans: D

18. Succor

A) Assist      B) Gain     C) Maintain     D) Believe

Sol: Succor: assistance and support in times of hardship and distress.

Assist: help (someone), typically by doing a share of the work.

Gain: obtain or secure

Maintain: cause or enable

Believe: accept that (something) is true, especially without proof.

Ans: A

19. Camouflage

A) Fade      B) Loathe     C) Conceal     D) Disappear

Sol: Camouflage: hide or disguise the presence of (a person, animal, or object) by means of camouflage.

Fade: gradually grow faint and disappear.

Loathe: feel intense dislike or disgust for.

Conceal: not allowed to be seen; hide.

Disappear: cease to be visible.

Ans: C

20. Bustle

A) Hasten       B) Shroud      C) Vital      D) Contented

Sol: Bustle: move in an energetic and busy manner.

Hasten: be quick to do something.

Shroud: a thing that envelops or obscures something.

Vital: absolutely necessary; essential.

Contented: feeling or expressing happiness or satisfaction.

Ans: A

21. Indispensable

A) Rude        B) Critical      C) Indecent      D) Coarse

Sol: Indispensable: absolutely necessary.

Rude: offensively impolite or bad-mannered.

Critical: expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgements.

Indecent: not appropriate or fitting.

Coarse: rough or harsh in texture.

Ans: B

Posted Date : 05-01-2023


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