English: Word Usage Questions Set 33

Directions (1-10): In each of the following questions one sentence is given with a word, choose the most similar meaning of that word and mark it as your answer.

  1. UNBLENCHING: Mona is an unblenching lady.
    yellow
    audacious
    scary
    humble
    All are Correct
    Option B
    UNBLENCHING (ADJECTIVE): audacious Synonyms: heroic, daring Antonyms: meek, afraid

     

  2. DELICT: Given evidences showed the sheer delict of all the norms.
    devotion
    fidelity
    felony
    candor
    All are Correct
    Option C
    DELICT (NOUN): breach Synonyms: lawlessness, misdeed Antonyms: obedience, kindness

     

  3. UNTOWARD: Let us take a pledge that no untoward event will disturb this meeting.
    apposite
    proper
    adverse
    acceptable
    All are Correct
    Option C
    UNTOWARD (ADJECTIVE): inappropriate Synonyms: unexpected, unanticipated Antonyms: appropriate, anticipated

     

  4. GOOF: He admitted his goof.
    plod
    manage
    genius
    bungle
    All are Correct
    Option D
    GOOF (NOUN): err Synonyms: mistake, flub Antonyms: correct, fix

     

  5. AMELIORATE: Unless we ameliorate the condition of the working class, we cannot expect the prosperity of the country.
    amend
    flaw
    aggravate
    debase
    All are Correct
    Option A
    AMELIORATE (VERB): improve Synonyms: alleviate, help Antonyms: aggravate, injure

     

  6. GLADIATORIAL: Madan is gladiatorial by nature.
    pacifist
    affable
    amicable
    bellicose
    All are Correct
    Option D
    GLADIATORIAL (ADJECTIVE): belligerent Synonyms: cantankerous, contentious Antonyms: agreeable, good-natured

     

  7. GLOAT: I gloated over my victory.
    abort
    grumble
    exult
    languish
    All are Correct
    Option C
    GLOAT (VERB): exclaim triumph Synonyms: relish, crow Antonyms: be sad, commiserate

     

  8. GUZZLE: James would guzzle his ale.
    nibble
    gulp
    swill
    assemble
    All are Correct
    Option C
    GUZZLE (VERB): drink down fast Synonyms: gulp, swig Antonyms: abstain, sip

     

  9. PARCH: The blistering summer sun parched the earth.
    douse
    permeate
    drench
    dessicate
    All are Correct
    Option D
    PARCH (VERB): arid Synonyms: bone dry, sear Antonyms: moisten, dampen

     

  10. FROTHY: She beats the eggs until the mixture become frothy.
    severe
    coarse
    sudsy
    rude
    All are Correct
    Option B
    FROTHY (ADJECTIVE): foamy Synonyms: bubbly, yeasty Antonyms: flat, oblate

     



 

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