Vocabulary Test – 4

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In the following questions, each word in capital letters is followed by four words or phrases. Choose the one which is similar in meaning to the word given in the, capital letters.

1. AMICABLE
(a) Nebulous (b) Abominable
(c) Harmonious (d) Delicate

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Amicable means friendly and harmonious means an agreement and working together with perfect cooperation, friendliness is always harmonious, nebulous means not in a definite shape, abominable is hateful, delicate is soft.

 

2. DREGS
(a) Cream (b) Power
(c) Debris (d) Accoutrements

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Dregs means left over, last and useless part of something, debris also means the remaining ruins of a structure, accoutrements means additional items needed with a dress.

 

 

3. LOQUACIOUS
(a) Obstinate (b) Secondary
(c) Talkative (d) Competitive

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Loquacious is to talk a lot, i.e.., talkative, obstinate mean stubborn.

 

 

4. WAIVE
(a) Restrict (b) Relax
(c) Permit (d) Admit

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Waive is used as the discounts or relaxations given in a loan or a debt, e.g., ‘I will waive off the interest for last two months’ thus the synonym will be release, permit is to allow, admit is to accept, restrict is to stop or control.

 

5. ELAN
(a) Flair (b) Spiritual
(c) Inspiration (d) Boredom

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Elan means vivacious, i.e., full of colour, life and enthusiasm, flair means natural ability, means inner enthusiasm to do a thing, spiritual is ‘of the spirit’, inspiration is motivation.

 

6. GAUCHE
(a) Vain (b) Rich
(c) Polished (d) Tactless

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Gauche is lacking ease or grace of manner, i.e. someone dull and incipient, Vain means false pride, polished is sophisticated and refined so opposite to Gauche, tactless is someone who is dumb or dull.

 

7. BROWBEAT
(a) Ambitious (b) Challenging
(c) Intimidate (d) Tarnish

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Browbeat is to scare someone by powerful words, timidate is also to overpower or influence greatly, incite fear. Tarnish is to lose lusture.

 

 

8. IMPOSTURE
(a) Claim (b) Status
(c) Destruction (d) Deception

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Imposture means deception or cheating.

 

9. PROBOSCIS
(a) Search (b) Probe
(c) Snout (d) Prove

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Proboscis means long flexible snout, probe is to question.

 

10. PARLEY
(a) Discuss (b) Deliver
(c) Sweeten (d) Race

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation:

Parley is to discuss, sweeten is to make something sweet.

 

 

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