11. GENERAL ENGLISH( SYNONYMS)

Welcome to your QUIZ 11: GENERAL ENGLISH- SYNONYMS.

 

Each of the following 20 sets consists a word phrase in capital letters, followed by four words or phrases,. Select the word or phrase that is most nearly similar in meaning to the word or phrase in capital letters.

 

1. 
CAJOLE

2. 
REPRISAL

3. 
SOPORIFIC

4. 
The Chairman conducted the meeting with APLOMB

5. 
Our fates seemed INTERWINED

6. 
Such conduct deserves REPRIMAND

7. 
On public occasions, she was very PUNCTILIOUS about forms and manners.

8. 
After he came back from his evening walk, he felt FAMISHED

9. 
I have serious MISGIVINGS about taking up this job.

10. 
He made a very PERSPICACIOUS analysis of the problem.

11. 
His version of the incident was a complete TRAVESTY of facts.

12. 
It was proved that dates grow well in ARID climate.

13. 
At one time, only INDUSTRIOUS people were supposed to e rewarded.

14. 
Those who admit the ultimacy of values, IMPLICITLY recognize the spiritual reality behind the universe,

15. 
The automobile industry depends on INDIGENOUS technology.

16. 
he judge was both JUDICIOUS and impartial

17. 
Reading fiction is an ABSORBING, creative and entertaining hobby.

18. 
A man of unsound mind, he was EXONERATED from all responsibility for his actions.

19. 
He tried to ALLEVIATE the sufferings of his neighbour.

20. 
If a leader wants to be popular, he should master the art of being CIVIL to everyone.

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