Synonyms - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC

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1)   Vicissitude
- Published on 14 Mar 17

a. sorrows
b. misfortunes
c. changes
d. surprises
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: changes

Meaning: A change of circumstances, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.
Synonyms: Alteration, Change, Transition
Antonyms: Stagnation, Uniformity, Stability

2)   Pandemonium
- Published on 14 Mar 17

a. great joy
b. utter confusion
c. loud noise
d. big crowd
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: utter confusion

Meaning: It is a state of noisy, confused activity.
Synonyms: Alarums, Blather, Clatter
Antonyms: Calm, Hush, Quiet

3)   Choose the word or group of words which is most similar in meaning to the word printed in bold.


- Published on 14 Mar 17

a. credulity
b. speciousness
c. Loquaciousness
d. speciousness
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Loquaciousness

Meaning: The use of too many words to express an idea.
Synonyms: Circumlocution, Diffuseness, Verbiage
Antonyms: Brevity, Briefness, Terseness

4)   Choose the word or group of words which is most similar in meaning to the word printed in bold.


- Published on 14 Mar 17

a. Amusing
b. Humorous
c. Intelligent
d. Boastful
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Boastful

Meaning: Magniloquent is using high-flown or bombastic language.
Synonyms: Grandiloquent, High-sounding, Lofty
Antonyms: Terse, Crisp

5)   Choose the word or group of words which is most similar in meaning to the word printed in bold.


- Published on 14 Mar 17

a. Intrigue
b. Simple-minded
c. Victorious
d. Noise
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Simple-minded

Meaning: Yokel is an uneducated or simple-minded person from countryside.
Synonyms: Bumpkin, Rustic, Hillbilly
Antonyms: Cosmopolitan, Sophisticate

6)   Choose the word or group of words which is most similar in meaning to the word printed in bold.


- Published on 14 Mar 17

a. Argue
b. Destroy
c. Acquit
d. Identify
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Acquit

Meaning: To vindicate is to free from a charge of wrongdoing.
Synonyms: Acquit, Clear, Exonerate
Antonyms: Criminate, Incriminate, Accuse

7)   Abeyance
- Published on 22 Feb 17

a. Suspension
b. Persistence
c. Continuation
d. Rigid
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Suspension

Meaning: Abeyance is a temporary stop to something or a pause.

Example: Due to budget cuts, employer contributions to retirement accounts are being put in abeyance.

Synonyms: Discontinuation, Dormancy, Inactivity, intermission

Antonyms: Continuation, Action, Activity, Operation

8)   Aesthetic
- Published on 22 Feb 17

a. Mediocre
b. Prevalent
c. Ugly
d. Beautiful
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Beautiful

Meaning: Aesthetic means the pleasant, positive or artful appearance of a person or a thing.

Example: You should now focus on the aesthetic factors of your art collection.

Synonyms: Artistic, Creative, Artful, Gorgeous

Antonyms: Displeasing, Ugly, Unattractive

9)   Imbecile
- Published on 13 Feb 17

a. Sane
b. Astute
c. Foolish
d. Aid
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Foolish

Meaning: An imbecile is foolish or isn’t very smart.

Example: He convinced the police officer not to arrest the drunken imbecile.

Synonyms: Simple, Stupid, Thick, Dull

Antonyms: Intelligent, Smart, Brainy

10)   Epitome
- Published on 13 Feb 17

a. Precise
b. Summary
c. Spurn
d. Exemplar
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Exemplar

Meaning: Epitome is defined as a person or object that is defined as a perfect example of something.

Example: The hotel is epitome of grandeur and elegance.

Synonyms: Perfect Example, Exemplar, Embodiment, Apotheosis

Antonyms: Addition, Enlargement, Expansion, Extension

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