English: Word Usage Questions Set 45

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

  1. IRRESOLUTE : Praver is very irresolute in nature.
    staunch
    constant
    fickle
    cognizant
    All are Correct
    Option C
    IRRESOLUTE (ADJECTIVE): (अस्थिर): indecisive Synonyms: doubtful, fickle Antonyms: resolute, definite

     

  2. PURSUIT : They are involved in a whole range of leisure pursuits.
    venture
    security
    shelter
    surety
    All are Correct
    Option A
    PURSUIT (NOUN): (काम-काज): occupation Synonyms: undertaking, venture Antonyms: pastime, entertainment

     

  3. SOVEREIGN : In modern democracies the people’s will is in theory sovereign.
    usual
    monarchial
    customary
    routine
    All are Correct
    Option B
    SOVEREIGN (ADJECTIVE): (प्रभुत्व-सम्पन्न): autonomous Synonyms: self-governed, monarchial Antonyms: subordinate, dependent

     

  4. HAIL : Anshul has now learned to hail her father’s memory.
    shun
    avoid
    salute
    cache
    All are Correct
    Option C
    HAIL (VERB): (अभिवादन करना): honour Synonyms: welcome, salute Antonyms: dishonor, disparage

     

  5. QUANDARY : Anshul has been trapped in quandary.
    benefit
    tumult
    opportunity
    predicament
    All are Correct
    Option D
    QUANDARY (NOUN): (नाज़ुक हालत): difficult situation Synonyms: predicament, uncertainty Antonyms: good fortune, certainty

     

  6. ENDEAR : Divyajyoti tried to endear everyone.
    captivate
    disgust
    disillusion
    aggravate
    All are Correct
    Option A
    ENDEAR (VERB): (लुभाना): attract attention Synonyms: captivate, bind Antonyms: disconnect, disenchant

     

  7. BRUTISHLY : Param brutishly killed his daughter.
    fiercely
    aloofly
    civilly
    compliantly
    All are Correct
    Option A
    BRUTISHLY (ADVERB): (बेरहमी से): ferociously Synonyms: fiercely, savagely Antonyms: kindly, gently

     

  8. HOCUS-POCUS : The hocus-pocus was just for the show.
    flabbergast
    charm
    repel
    bore
    All are Correct
    Option B
    HOCUS-POCUS (NOUN): (आकर्षण): spell Synonyms: charm, magic Antonyms: reality, actuality

     

  9. BICKER : Anahita likes to bicker with me.
    concur
    approval
    quibble
    accept
    All are Correct
    Option C
    BICKER (VERB): (झगड़ना): argue Synonyms: barter, quibble Antonyms: agree, comply

     

  10. TARRY : Nia could tarry a bit and not get home until four.
    strength
    forego
    excel
    trail
    All are Correct
    Option D
    TARRY (VERB): (देर करना): delay Synonyms: boondoggle, trail Antonyms: hurry, hasten

     


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