Similar Words

Given below are sentences with a word that has been highlighted. Out of the four possible synonyms i.e. similar words, given you need to find out the word that is closest in meaning with the word highlighted.

  1. I know people who read interminable, book after book, page after page, and yet should not call them ‘well-read people’.
    1. continuous
    2. badmouth
    3. frisky
    4. eastern
  2. It was done to make the situation more fraught with disaster for Germany.
    1. ferment
    2. replete
    3. mistaken
    4. justice
  3. This was a flagrant breach of international law and was protested against by every section of society.
    1. animation
    2. ferment
    3. rift
    4. hacksaw
  4. At that our struggle became stalemate.
    1. cunning
    2. creative
    3. delay
    4. carnival
  5. During the same time, a vigorous movement was carried out.
    1. tough
    2. coercion
    3. helpless
    4. flamethrower
  6. Money was poured out lavishly to bribe agitators to carry out the work.
    1. happy
    2. freezing
    3. flush
    4. anarchist
  7. Hitler was arrested with several of his comrades
    1. cheerful
    2. barren
    3. co-workers
    4. dense
  8. They believe that running a business has many advantages over working for someone else.
    1. brimmy
    2. benefits
    3. detox
    4. backyard
  9. Having said that, it is undeniable that running a business is risky.
    1. demented
    2. fanatical
    3. furious
    4. indisputable
  10. These days, more and more of us are living in big cities, and urban conurbations are expanding.
    1. inheritance
    2. progeny
    3. siblings
    4. capital

ANSWER
1. A
2. B
3. C
4. C
5. A

6. D

7. C

8. B

9. D

10. D

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Exercise 204 #Synonym

Given below are five sentences, with each sentence having a word highlighted. Your task is to find the meaning of that word amongst the four options given.

Exercise 204

  1. The dramatic decade straddles many worlds.
    1. An object that fits into the top of a bottle to close it.
    2. A small decorative object in house
    3. To exist within, or include, different periods of time, activities or group of people.
    4. The place where something important comes from
  2. The books covers three epochal events that shaped the political landscape and discourse of the country.
    1. A very large see monster.
    2. A period of time in history, especially one during which important events or changes happen.
    3. To criticize somebody or something very strongly
    4. Not socially acceptable, but often still attractive despite this.
  3. Winter gripped the capital, wrapping it in a sheet of mist.
    1. Hold somebody or something tightly
    2. To interest or excite somebody
    3. Never end or improve
    4. A person’s intelligence
  4. The daily routine of my work life carries on unabated.
    1. Used as a friendly way of addressing sb.
    2. Connected with the earliest origins of life
    3. Without becoming less strong
    4. To give a long cry
  5. I still remember the sting of my school master’s cane.
    1. The darkest part of a shadow
    2. No longer having an effect or influence.
    3. Born dead
    4. Any sharp pain in your body or mind

ANSWERS
1-c
2-b
3-a
4-c
5-d

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Exercise Synonym #203

Exercise Synonym-:

The “exercise synonym” asks you to identify the best synonym of the given words-:

  1. TURGID
    1. shrunken
    2. bombastic
    3. turbulent
    4. elastic

    Exercise Synonym

    Synonyms

  2. SQUELCH
    1. quell
    2. burp
    3. bite
    4. malign
  3. CONFOUND
    1. slam
    2. excavate
    3. bewilder
    4. discover
  4. VISAGE
    1. senility
    2. countenance
    3. avenue
    4. application
  5. WELTER
    1. haven
    2. clutter
    3. worship
    4. protégé
  6. CONGLOMERATION

    1. combination
    2. scepter
    3. senile
    4. rickety
  7. SLANDER

    1. vested
    2. libel
    3. repudiated
    4. vigorous
  8. EXALTED

    1. ideal
    2. abscess
    3. hitherto
    4. smutty
  9. ELOQUENCE

    1. epoch
    2. dream
    3. passion
    4. senile
  10. EXTERMINATING

    1. exigencies
    2. inculcated
    3. blackguards
    4. eradicate
  11. BOGGLED

    1. flabbergast
    2. expect
    3. Inuit
    4. intuitive
  12. CANE

    1. canister
    2. pikestaff
    3. bruise
    4. canalize
  13. HELM

    1. leadership
    2. hellion
    3. airily
    4. hoe-down
  14. RESOUND

    1. garment
    2. lewd
    3. reproduce
    4. lexical
  15. RAKED

    1. ragbag
    2. scour
    3. sultry
    4. valuation
  16. ABERRATION

    1. complete
    2. complex
    3. delusion
    4. leaky
  17. ABHOR

    1. detest
    2. love
    3. crime
    4. lean
  18. ACQUIESCE

    1. give in
    2. give up
    3. go along
    4. get out
  19. ALACRITY

    1. lavish
    2. rendering
    3. enthusiasm
    4. mendacious
  20. AMIABLE

    1. egregious
    2. charming
    3. cheetah
    4. resound
  21. REPUDIATED

    1. disgraced
    2. shrewd
    3. eloquence
    4. denomination
  22. INEXORABLE

    1. decrepit
    2. merciless
    3. epoch
    4. pacifist
  23. VESTED

    1. docile
    2. robed
    3. unheeded
  24. INCULCATED

    1. impart
    2. precooked
    3. terminable
    4. hitherto
  25. RESENTED

    1. tentatively
    2. meritorious
    3. gnaw
    4. dislike

It is not about how well you prepare, it is about how much faith you have in your dreams. So, take the leap of faith and go for your dreams.
ANSWERS
1-b
2-a
3-c
4-b
5-b
6-a
7-b
8-a
9-c
10-d
11-a
12-b
13-a
14-c
15-b
16-c
17-a
18-a
19-c
20- b
21-a
22-b
23-c
24-a
25-d

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