English: Word Usage Questions Set 38

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. CONTINENCE : Shivali hoped her continence would allow her to resist temptation.
    abstinence
    revelry
    debauchery
    gluttony
    All are Correct
    Option A
    CONTINENCE (NOUN): self-restraint Synonyms: abstinence, chastity Antonyms: wildness, intemperance

     

  2. PREROGATIVE : If you choose to follow your prerogative and behave badly, then the result will not be good for you.
    disservice
    perquisite
    inconvenience
    dilapidation
    All are Correct
    Option B
    PREROGATIVE (NOUN): privilege Synonyms: perquisite, birthright Antonyms: duty, obligation

     

  3. SUFFICE : Since I only have two dollars left in my pocket, this amount can’t suffice my needs.
    anguish
    jealous
    aggrieved
    content
    All are Correct
    Option D
    SUFFICE (VERB): satisfy Synonyms: content, fulfil Antonyms: dissatisfy, displease

     

  4. MIND-BOGGLING: That piece of art involved the mind-boggling craft.
    jejune
    astonishing
    unremarkable
    mundane
    All are Correct
    Option B
    MIND-BOGGLING (ADJECTIVE): amazing Synonyms: astonishing, startling Antonyms: awful, appalling

     

  5. INTELLE: Ravita gave an example of the most intelle situation.
    hypothetic
    empiric
    empirical
    actual
    All are Correct
    Option A
    INTELLE (ADJECTIVE): theoretical Synonyms: hypothetic, idealized Antonyms: practical, realistic

     

  6. SCALLOP : Amit scalloped the paper bag.
    flatten
    rumple
    crystallize
    glossy
    All are Correct
    Option B
    SCALLOP (VERB): crumple Synonyms: pucker, rumple Antonyms: flatten, smooth

     

  7. ABORT : The commander instructed them to abort the mission.
    ace
    acquire
    undefeated
    terminate
    All are Correct
    Option D
    ABORT (VERB): halt Synonyms: cut off, break off Antonyms: begin, start

     

  8. GLITCH : The glitch in your computer system can be fixed easily.
    office
    operate
    malfunction
    procedure
    All are Correct
    Option C
    GLITCH (NOUN): error Synonyms: flaw, malfunction Antonyms: perfection, excellence

     

  9. BOUNTY : She was given a bounty in her marriage.
    reward
    rebuke
    retribution
    persecute
    All are Correct
    Option A
    BOUNTY (NOUN): gift Synonyms: prize, reward Antonyms: penalty, punishment

     

  10. KNUCKLE TO : The restaurant will be closed down soon if the owner does not knuckle to the sanitation.
    condemn
    accede
    squabble
    abrogate
    All are Correct
    Option B
    KNUCKLE TO (VERB): abide by Synonyms: adhere to, accede Antonyms: disobey, dissuade

     


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