Synonyms Words Meaning Exercise Number – 22

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Exercise-22

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.Incitement

 (A) stir up                               (B) calm

 (C) stimulate                          (D) noise

2. Devoid

 (A) stupid                               (B) lacking

 (C) evasive                              (D) hopeless

3. Resolved

 (A) summarized                    (B) dispelled

 (C) strengthened                   (D) tangled

4. Privy

 (A) dishonest                         (B) cautious

 (C) secretive                           (D) quiet

5. Pilfer

 (A) to gossip                           (B) steal

 (C) trifle                                  (D) loiter

6. Hallowed

 (A) old                                     (B) decayed

 (C) sacred                               (D) mellowed

7. Bridle

 (A) to bow                               (B) insult

 (C) show anger                       (D) criticise

8. Slothful

(A) fat                                       (B) stubborn

(C) lazy                                     (D) ignorant

9. Shift

 (A) to manage                        (B) move

 (C) slide                                  (D) drag one’s feet

10. Lest

 (A) unless                               (B) but

 (C) fear                                   (D) anything but that

11. Cite

 (A) to memorise                    (B) see clearly

 (C) point out with a finger  (D) quote

12. Satellite

 (A) sparkling                         (B) rules

 (C) a servile attendant         (D) gem

13. Respite

(A) reform                               (B) fatigue

 (C) ill will                               (D) short break

14. Incite

 (A) to cut off                          (B) arouse or stir up

(C) commence                        (D) perceive the inner nature of a thing

15. Parasite

 (A) disease                            (B) a loss of motion

 (C) one that clings               (D) exterminator

Answers:-

1.A                  2.B

3.A                  4.C

5.B                  6.C

7.C                  8.C

9.B                  10.A

11.D                12.C

13.D                14.B

15.C

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