English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 119

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: Burgeon
    A) Deprecate
    B) Talkative
    C) Expand
    D) Distinct
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     Option C
    Explanation: Burgeon (verb) – grow and flourish ; expand rapidly
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Arcane
    A) Straightforward
    B) Mysterious
    C) Strong
    D) Blooming
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     Option B
    Explanation:
     Arcane (adjective) – requiring secret or mysterious knowledge ; understood by only a few
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Languid
    A) Lazy
    B) Hidden
    C) Abnormal
    D) Spirited
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     Option A
    Explanation:
      Languid (adjective) – lacking spirit or liveliness ; very slow and relaxed
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Juxtapose
    A) Curious
    B) Concerned
    C) Scarcity
    D) Contrast
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     Option D
    Explanation:
     Juxtapose (verb) – place side by side ; the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Tawdry
    A) Gaudy
    B) Everlasting
    C) Graceful
    D) Noisy
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     Option A
    Explanation:
     Tawdry (adjective) – cheap and shoddy; tastelessly showy ; cheap and poor in appearance or quality
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Cajole
    A) Unique
    B) Elegant
    C) Conservative
    D) Discourage
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     Option D
    Explanation:
     Cajole (verb) – persuade someone to do something; convince with gentle pleading; sweet-talk
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Efface
    A) Deplete
    B) Inauspicious
    C) Conserve
    D) Gloomy
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     Option C
    Explanation:
     Efface (verb) – make inconspicuous; remove completely from recognition or memory; to cause something to fade or disappear.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Petulant
    A) Exhaust
    B) Good-Natured
    C) Compensate
    D) Neglect
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     Option B
    Explanation:
     Petulant (adjective) – easily irritated or annoyed ; to describe a person or behavior that is irritable, especially in a childish way ;  childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Exonerate
    A) Lavish
    B) Blame
    C) Complete
    D) Obedience
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     Option B
    Explanation:
     Exonerate (verb) – absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing ; to prove that someone is not guilty of a crime or responsible for a problem, bad situation, etc.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Brevity
    A) Expansion
    B) Damage
    C) Discipline
    D) Caution
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     Option A
    Explanation:
     Brevity (noun) – the attribute of being brief or fleeting; the use of brief expressions ; concise and exact use of words in writing or speech.

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