English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 79

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: EMBROIL
    A) Interpret
    B) Disengage
    C) Explicate
    D) Entangle
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     Option D
    Explanation: Embroil – involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: AUSTERITY
    A) Extravagance
    B) Benevolence
    C) Stringency
    D) Indulgence
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     Option C
    Explanation: Austerity – plainness and simplicity in appearance.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SYNERGY
    A) Teamwork
    B) Discord
    C) Divorce
    D) Separation
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     Option A
    Explanation: Synergy – the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: DEBILITATE
    A) Anergy
    B) Enervating
    C) Antipathy
    D) Passivism
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     Option B
    Explanation: Debilitate – make (someone) very weak and infirm.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PAEDOPHILE
    A) Normal
    B) Standard
    C) Pervert
    D) Regular
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     Option C
    Explanation: Paedophile – a person who is sexually attracted to children.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: BLIGHT
    A) Embroil
    B) Entangle
    C) Sink
    D) Blessing
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     Option D
    Explanation: Blight – spoil, harm, or destroy.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: SEETHE
    A) Calm
    B) Rage
    C) Rave
    D) Rant
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     Option A
    Explanation: Seethe – be filled with intense but unexpressed anger.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CANNY
    A) Shrewd
    B) Foolish
    C) Astute
    D) Prudent
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     Option B
    Explanation: Canny – having or showing shrewdness and good judgement, especially in money or business matters.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: RECIDIVISM 
    A) Regress
    B) Relapse
    C)Reversion
    D) Progress
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     Option D
    Explanation: Recidivism – the tendency of a convicted criminal to reoffend.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: EMPIRICAL
    A) Theoretical
    B) Verifiable
    C) Practical
    D) Pragmatic
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     Option A
    Explanation: Empirical – based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.

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