Synonyms MCQ-49

sumptuous

(A) delirious
(B) gorgeous
(C) perilous
(D) luxurious

Explanation:-
sumptuous means excessively costly, rich, or luxurious

reel

(A) whirl
(B) fish
(C) hit
(D) mistake

Explanation:-
one meaning of reel is to move round and round, or to whirl

inscrutable

(A) difficult
(B) mysterious
(C) inflexible
(D) wary

Explanation:-
inscrutable means not easily interpreted or understood, or mysterious

appall

(A) delirious
(B) covered
(C) dismay
(D) confuse

Explanation:-
to appall is to overcome with shock, or to dismay

upright

(A) honorable
(B) horizontal
(C) humble
(D) supine

Explanation:-
upright can mean either honorable or vertical; horizontal and supine are both antonyms of upright

reverie

(A) palimpsest
(B) phantom
(C) daydream
(D) curio

Explanation:-
a reverie means the state of being lost in thought, or a daydream

loot

(A) destruction
(B) waste
(C) spoils
(D) cavort

Explanation:-
loot means goods seized in war, or spoils

loquacious

(A) talkative
(B) thirsty
(C) beautiful
(D) complicated

Explanation:-
loquacious means excessively talkative, or garrulous

chimera

(A) chimney
(B) protest
(C) illusion
(D) panache

Explanation:-
a chimera is a fabrication of the mind, or an illusion

temerity

(A) audacity
(B) fearfulness
(C) shyness
(D) stupidity

Explanation:-
temerity means unreasonable contempt for danger or recklessness, or audacity

educe

(A) demand
(B) elicit
(C) ideal
(D) unlawful

Explanation:-
to educe means to develop something potential or latent; to elicit means to draw out something hidden or latent

nabob

(A) bigwig
(B) doubter
(C) frolic
(D) converse

Explanation:-
a nabob is a person of great wealth or importance, or a bigwig

pall

(A) light
(B) satiate
(C) carry
(D) horror

Explanation:-
to pall can mean to deprive of pleasure in something by satiating

sacrosanct

(A) prayer
(B) sanctuary
(C) pious
(D) sacred

Explanation:-
sacrosanct means the most sacred, or holy

louche

(A) gauche
(B) fine
(C) brilliant
(D) indecent

Explanation:-
louche means not reputable, or indecent

stentorian

(A) violent
(B) misbegotten
(C) loud
(D) stealthy

Explanation:-
stentorian means loud and is usually used to imply a voice of great power and range

modest most nearly means

(A) attractive
(B) clever
(C) current
(D) humble

Explanation:-
modest means to be free of conceit or pretension, or humble

custom most nearly means

(A) dessert
(B) habit
(C) ethic
(D) deliver

Explanation:-
a custom means a long-established practice, or a habit

prolong most nearly means

(A) extend
(B) inquire
(C) relax
(D) wait

Explanation:-
to prolong means to lengthen in time, or to extend

hustle most nearly means

(A) dance
(B) hurry
(C) busy
(D) clean

Explanation:-
to hustle means to hurry