Synonyms Quiz For SSC Exams 2018-19: 27 December

SSC CGL,  SSC CPO, SSC Stenographer 2018 Exams are big opportunities to serve in a govt job and to live in clover. The Commission has already released exam dates for three SSC exams to be conducted in the month of January & February 2019 among which one major exam is SSC Stenographer Exam 2018, to be held from 5 to 7 February 2019. Also SSC CGL and CPO Exam dates can surprise you anytime soon. English Section carries a heavy weightage in SSC CPO & SSC Stenographer exams. Also SSC CGL is no exception. Consolidating the level, priorities and type of questions, Daily English Quiz on SSCADDA & ADDA247 App is a productive outcome of our experts’ efforts to sharpen your practice skills.

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Directions (1-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q1. Validate

(a) Pass
(b) Engage
(c) Corroborate
(d) Discredit
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S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.  Validate: check or prove the validity or accuracy of.
Corroborate: confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding).

Q2. Squander
(a) Hoard
(b) Frivol
(c) Collect
(d) Defeat
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S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Squander: waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.
Frivol: An idle diversion or pastime; to waste time on frivolous things.
Q3. Sulky
(a) Soft
(b) Happy
(c) Trustful
(d) Dismal
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S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Sulky: bad-tempered, and resentful; refusing to be cooperative or cheerful.
Dismal: causing a mood of gloom or depression.
Q4. Tarnish
(a) Uncorrupt
(b) Blot
(c) Harass
(d) Embellishment
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S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Tarnish: to make or become less bright or a different color.
Blot: mark or stain (something).

Q5. Curtail

(a) Expand
(b) Enormous
(c) Cramp
(d) Prolong
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S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Curtail: reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on.
Cramp: inhibit the development of.
Q6. Aerial
(a) Ground
(b) Elevated
(c) Settle
(d) Level
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S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. Aerial: existing, happening, or operating in the air.
Elevated: situated or placed higher than the surrounding area.

Q7. Stagnate

(a) Fester
(b) Grow
(c) Persuade
(d) Terminate
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S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. Stagnate: to stop growing or developing and not show any signs of activity.
Fester: to be idle or inactive.

Q8. Defer

(a) Hurry
(b) Support
(c) Aid
(d) Stall
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S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Defer: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Stall: stop or cause to stop making progress.

Q9. Genteel

(a) Courteous
(b) Callous
(c) Impolite
(d) Extroverted
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S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Genteel: characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability.
Courteous: polite, respectful, or considerate in manner.

Q10. Blaze

(a) Glow
(b) Calm
(c) Numbness
(d) Unconsciousness
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S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Blaze: a large, strong fire.
Glow: a steady radiance of light or heat.

Q11. Scoff

(a) Commend
(b) Accept
(c) Laud
(d) Rag
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S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. Scoff: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
Rag: make fun of (someone) in a boisterous manner.

Q12. Rile

(a) Gladden
(b) Nettle
(c) Oblige
(d) Please
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S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. Rile: make (someone) annoyed or irritated.
Nettle: irritate or annoy (someone).
Q13. Entail
(a) Exclude
(b) Debar
(c) Enunciate
(d) Necessitate
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S13. Ans.(d)
Sol. Entail: involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.
Necessitate: make (something) necessary as a result or consequence.

Q14. Exempt

(a) Compel
(b) Disfigure
(c) Absolve
(d) Twist
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S14. Ans.(c)
Sol. Exempt: free (a person or organization) from an obligation or liability imposed on others.
Absolve: declare (someone) free from guilt, obligation, or punishment.

Q15. Apprise

(a) Inform
(b) Estimate
(c) Admire
(d) Require
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S15. Ans.(a)
Sol. Apprise: inform or tell someone.

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