English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 115

Synonym and Antonym Quiz for SBI PO, IBPS PO/Clerk, NIACL, NICL, OICL, UIIC, IBPS RRB, RBI, IPPB etc. 

Direction: Read the question and answer accordingly

  1. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PROTRACTED
    A)
     Continued
    B) Alleviation
    C) Abstain
    D) Soothe
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     Option A
    Explanation:
     Protracted (adjective) – Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: BOLSTER
    A) Demoralize
    B) Endanger
    C) Temporary
    D) Strengthen
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     Option D
    Explanation:
     Bolster (verb) – To support or improve something or make it stronger.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: MALADROIT
    A) Efficacious
    B) Inexpert
    C) Veteran
    D) Convenient
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     Option B
    Explanation:
     Maladroit (adjective) – Awkward and somewhat incompetent; Clumsy
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ATONE
    A) Obligate
    B) Detain
    C) Apologize
    D) Descend
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     Option C
    Explanation:
     Atone (verb) – Compensate; to reimburse for a former wrongdoing.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: INTERLOCUTOR
    A) Detachment
    B) Questioner
    C) Acceptor
    D) Purge
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     Option B
    Explanation:
     Interlocutor (noun) – An individual who is engaged in a dialogue with another person.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PRAGMATIC
    A) Impractical
    B) Deplete
    C) Intoxicate
    D) Motivate
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     Option A
    Explanation:
     Pragmatic (adjective) – Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: HOOPLA
    A) Gratify
    B) Mesmerize
    C) Depression
    D) Euphoria
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     Option C
    Explanation:
      Hoopla (noun) – Excitement or unnecessary fuss surrounding a situation.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: LOOM
    A) Adhere
    B) Scarce
    C) Abandon
    D) Unpleasant
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     Option C
    Explanation:
      Loom (verb) – To appear or stand over someone in a threatening way; To Impend.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: TANTALIZE
    A) Impede
    B) Frigidity
    C) Heaviness
    D) Assist
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     Option D
    Explanation:
     Tantalize (verb) – Provoke or Tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: BONHOMIE
    A) Interest
    B) Aloofness
    C) Reinforce
    D) Sympathy
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     Option B
    Explanation:
     Bonhomie (noun) – Friendliness; a pleasant, good-natured manner.

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