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Synonyms MCQ-51

fetter most nearly means

(A) rancid
(B) praise
(C) hamper
(D) persist

Explanation:-
to fetter means to hamper, or to restrain

flagrant most nearly means

(A) vibrant
(B) glaring
(C) vicious
(D) pleasant

Explanation:-
flagrant means obviously wrong or immoral; glaring means painfully obvious

mitigate most nearly means

(A) relieve
(B) blend
(C) defend
(D) confuse

Explanation:-
mitigate means to make less severe or painful, or to relieve

rail most nearly means

(A) scold
(B) push
(C) try
(D) punish

Explanation:-
to rail means to scold in harsh, abusive language

meld most nearly means

(A) character
(B) distinction
(C) blend
(D) firmness

Explanation:-
to meld means to merge or to blend

rally most nearly means

(A) demonstrate
(B) muster
(C) course
(D) truly

Explanation:-
to rally means to arouse for action, or to muster

abject most nearly means

(A) indigent
(B) desire
(C) despondent
(D) extreme

Explanation:-
abject means cast down in spirit, or utterly hopeless; despondent means having lost all hope

bespoke most nearly means

(A) gentle
(B) quiet
(C) tailored
(D) handsome

Explanation:-
bespoke means custom-made; tailored also means custom-made

diffident most nearly means

(A) apathetic
(B) shy
(C) arrogant
(D) quarrelsome

Explanation:-
diffident means shy or lacking in confidence

proffer most nearly means

(A) mendicant
(B) wastrel
(C) predict
(D) tender

Explanation:-
to proffer means to put something forward for acceptance, or to tender

mordant most nearly means

(A) dead
(B) gruesome
(C) fetid
(D) caustic

Explanation:-
mordant means biting or caustic in means or speech

churlish most nearly means

(A) childish
(B) boorish
(C) tempestuous
(D) disorderly

Explanation:-
churlish means resembling an ill-bred or vulgar person, or boorish

antediluvian most nearly means

(A) antiquated
(B) parched
(C) nonsectarian
(D) nonsensical

Explanation:-
antediluvian means so ancient that it could have come before the time of the flood and Noah’s ark, or antiquated

picayune most nearly means

(A) petty
(B) spicy
(C) paltry
(D) southern

Explanation:-
picayune means trivial or of little value; paltry means trivial or meager

smite most nearly means

(A) flee
(B) speck
(C) dirt
(D) strike

Explanation:-
smite means to strike heavily especially with the hand

winnow most nearly means

(A) carve
(B) wind
(C) weed
(D) carry

Explanation:-
to winnow means to sift or get rid of, like weed, it is often used with “out’’

deplete

(A) decorate
(B) beg
(C) exhaust
(D) hurry

Explanation:-
deplete means to reduce or deprive or something essential; exhaust means to empty completely

voluntary

(A) willing
(B) charity
(C) prisoner
(D) careless

Explanation:-
voluntary means done by one’s own will, or willing

refute

(A) garbage
(B) deny
(C) offer
(D) difficult

Explanation:-
to refute means to prove wrong, or to deny the truth of

cheat

(A) stingy
(B) argue
(C) freckle
(D) defraud

Explanation:-
to cheat means to influence by means of trickery, or to defraud