Direction (1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the given word.
Q1. Select the synonym of “Stringent”
Q2. Select the synonym of “Boisterous”
Q3. Select the synonym of “Haggard”
Q4. Select the synonym of “Surreptitious”
Q5. Select the synonym of “Inanition”
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Q6. Select the synonym of “Pilfer”
Q7. Select the synonym of “Fugacious”
Q8. Select the synonym of “Attrition”
Q9. Select the synonym of “Prune”
Q10. Select the synonym of “Jeremiad”
Sol. Stringent: strict, precise
Sol. Boisterous: noisy, energetic
Clamorous: making a loud and confused noise.
Sol. Haggard: looking exhausted and unwell
Emaciate: abnormally thin or weak.
Sol. Surreptitious: to keep secret.
Impious: showing a lack of respect for God or religion.
Artless: without skill or finesse
Sol. Inanition: exhaustion caused by lack of nourishment.
Sol. Pilfer: steal (things of little value).
Embezzle: steal or misappropriate
Sol. Fugacious: tending to disappear; fleeting.
Ephemeral: lasting for a very short time.
Sol. Attrition: the process of reducing something’s strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure.
Sol. Prune: to reduce (something) by removing parts that are not necessary or wanted.
Sol. Jeremiad: a prolonged lamentation or complaint.
Wail: a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger.