Synonyms Words Meaning Exercise Number – 10

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Exercise-10

Direction: – Against each key word are given some suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is nearest in meaning to the key word.

1.Acronym

(A) poem of sorrow                                       

(B) similar meaning

(C) word formed from an abbreviation 

(D) pen name used by an author

2.Antiquated

(A) existing since old times                   (B) without a name

(C) obsolete                                               (D) coming before its time

3.Arcane

(A) common place                                   (B) old fashioned

(C) modern                                                (D) secret

4. Bowdlerize

 (A) to take out words that might be considered improper   

(B) give firmness to

(C) use unnecessary strength                        

(D) cut into two or more separate parts

5. Catharsis

 (A) sudden happening                 (B) outlet for strong emotions

 (C) anti-climax                             (D) informal discussion

6. Deterrent

(A) cleansing substance              (B) defence

(C) restraint of action                  (D) warning

7. Extinct

 (A) dull                                           (B) wonderful

(C) no longer in existence           (D) still in existence

8. Coeval

 (A) of the same age                      (B) dublicate

(C) counterfeit                              (D) corresponding

9. Damp squib

(A) insignificant happening      (B) an old technique

(C) unsuccessful attempt            (D) short, shrill cry

10. Prowess

(A) understanding                        (B) keenness

(C) eagerness                                 (D) bravery

11. Bigamy

(A) biblical reference                     

(B) having two wives or husbands living

 (C) fruit of a thorny shrub                            

(D) ambiguity

12. Braggadocio

 (A) bribery                                    (B) empty boasting

(C) misadventure                          (D) sad plight

13. Credence

 (A) assurance                               (B) belief 

(C) credit                                        (D) preference

14. Slake

 (A) rub                                           (B) sharpen

 (C) quench                                    (D) erase

15. Attrition

(A) attraction                                (B) suffering

(C) decline                                     (D) friction

Answers:-

1.C           2.C

3.D          4.A

5.B          6.C

7.C          8.A

9.C          10.D

11.B       12.B

13.C       14.C

15.C

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