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Synonyms MCQ-57

outlandish is most similar to

(A) distant
(B) absurd
(C) pastoral
(D) belligerent

Explanation:-
outlandish means extremely out of the ordinary; absurd means ridiculously unreasonable

pine is most similar to

(A) clean
(B) hate
(C) resolve
(D) crave

Explanation:-
to pine means to long for, or to crave

exploit is most similar to

(A) answer
(B) feat
(C) accident
(D) persuade

Explanation:-
an exploit is a notable or heroic act; a feat is a courageous deed

culmination is most similar to

(A) realization
(B) disaster
(C) serendipity
(D) persuasion

Explanation:-
culmination means the act of reaching the highest point, or decisive action; realization means the act of bringing into concrete existence

feign is most similar to

(A) jab
(B) swoon
(C) pretend
(D) dread

Explanation:-
to feign means to assert as if true, or to pretend

auspicious is most similar to

(A) deceitful
(B) foreboding
(C) favorable
(D) dangerous

Explanation:-
auspicious means marked by favorable signs

gambit is most similar to

(A) frolic
(B) ploy
(C) testimony
(D) sentence

Explanation:-
one meaning of gambit is a calculated move; a ploy is a tactic

voracious is most similar to

(A) ravenous
(B) violent
(C) voluble
(D) rambunctious

Explanation:-
voracious and ravenous mean having a huge appetite

exploit is most similar to

(A) ability
(B) section
(C) vindictive
(D) glib

Explanation:-
facile means easily achieved and often lacking sincerity; glib means marked by ease and lacking depth and substance

eschew is most similar to

(A) revert
(B) accompany
(C) admire
(D) abstain

Explanation:-
to eschew means to avoid habitually, or to abstain

abscond is most similar to

(A) rob
(B) obscure
(C) flee
(D) absolve

Explanation:-
to abscond means to depart secretly; to flee means to run away

knack is most similar to

(A) bruise
(B) ability
(C) keepsake
(D) scoundrel

Explanation:-
a knack is a special ability

apropos is most similar to

(A) opportune
(B) unexpected
(C) misspoken
(D) idea

Explanation:-
apropos means being both relevant and appropriate; opportune means occurring at an appropriate time

veritable is most similar to

(A) deep
(B) authentic
(C) ancient
(D) irascible

Explanation:-
veritable means not false or imagined, or authentic

unmitigated is most similar to

(A) audacious
(B) unpersuasive
(C) utter
(D) dense

Explanation:-
unmitigated means offering little chance of change or relief, or absolute; utter means total or absolute

epitome is most similar to

(A) volume
(B) essence
(C) summit
(D) deliverance

Explanation:-
an epitome is a typical or ideal example; essence is the real or very basic nature of something

edict is most similar to

(A) decree
(B) vacate
(C) correction
(D) destiny

Explanation:-
an edict is an official proclamation; a decree is an order with the force of the law

extol is most similar to

(A) praise
(B) tax
(C) burden
(D) berate

Explanation:-
to extol means to praise highly

abeyant is most similar to

(A) FALSE
(B) disgusting
(C) pending
(D) novice

Explanation:-
abeyant means in a period of temporary inactivity, or pending

knell is most similar to

(A) copse
(B) hill
(C) toll
(D) rattle

Explanation:-
to knell means to sound in an ominous manner; to toll means to sound in long measured strokes; both words are used to describe the ringing of bells