Directions : In each of the following questions, out of the given alternative, choose the one which can replace the word printed in bold in the sentence without changing the meaning of the sentence.
She is really a fantastic girl.
In present day society, money plays the only dominant role in almost all transactions.
The old man was fond of giving homilies whenever we went to him with a problem.
He enjoyed the salubrious> climate of the place.
The soldier displayed exceptional courage and saved the Major from the enemy’s hand.
The house cannot accommodate more people.
If you want the quality of your writings to improve, then avoid redurdant words.
Catching snakes can be hazardous for people untrained in the art.
In order to tarnish the public image of his opponent, he has got a mendacious story planted in the local newspaper,
The sentiments expressed by him in the speech were odious.
A civilized Roman banquet was a thing of great richness, style and decorum.
The troops were mobilized to take control of the tensed situation,
(A) Organized into platoons
(B) summoned to headquarters
(C) prepared for active service
(D) collected hurriedly
He listened to her mellifluous music under the genial influence of wine.
His lascivious habits brought him nothing but bad name.
The fishing boat pulled away from the wharf and chugged smoothly down the bay.
The people attending the carnival looked gay and happy,
The aberration in the Indian economy can be attributed to short-sightedness of its political masters.
Feeling drowsy may be a side effect of too many antibiotics,
India has too often to fulminate against Pakistan’s role in aiding and abetting acts of militancy on her soil,
Everyone was listening to the news of earthquake with mounting anxiety.
The accident occurred due to his lapse.
Courtesy does riot cost one anything.
It was incumbent on him to report the matter at once.
The intruders strangled the lady to death.
Only my neighbour succoured me during my illness.