Synonyms MCQ-24

tame

[A] lost
[B] evasive
[C] pushy
[D] submissive

Explanation:-
tame means deficient in spirit or courage, or submissive

travesty

[A] confusion
[B] mockery
[C] disaster
[D] speculation

Explanation:-
a travesty is a distorted or grossly inferior imitation; a mockery is an insincere or contemptible imitation

plutocrat

[A] banker
[B] priest
[C] judge
[D] astronomer

Explanation:-
a plutocrat is one who rules by virtue of wealth; a banker is one who engages in the business of finance

fraud

[A] malcontent
[B] argument
[C] imposter
[D] clown

Explanation:-
a fraud is someone who is not what he or she pretends to be, or an imposter

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

solemn most nearly means

[A] amusing
[B] harmful
[C] speech
[D] serious solemn me

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solemn meazns mazrkedz bzy grazve sobzriety, or serious

reside most nearly means

[A] remain
[B] home
[C] dwell
[D] sediment

Explanation:-
to reside means to occupy a place as one’s home, or to dwell

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

imperial

[A] bratty
[B] oppressive
[C] regal
[D] beautiful

Explanation:-
imperial means befitting or suggesting an emperor; regal means befitting or suggesting a king

exigent

[A] urgent
[B] treatise
[C] miser
[D] expedient

Explanation:-
exigent means demanding immediate attention, or urgent

solemnity is most similar to

[A] lightheartedness
[B] gravity
[C] diligence
[D] sleepiness

Explanation:-
to entice means attract seductively, or to lure; to repulse means to cause aversion to, or to disgust

pompous

[A] arrogant
[B] supportive
[C] busy
[D] gaudy

Explanation:-
pompous means self-important, or arrogant

mirth

[A] anger
[B] glee
[C] sarcasm
[D] mistrust

Explanation:-
mirth means gladness expressed with laughter, or glee

preternatural

[A] immature
[B] extraordinary
[C] removed
[D] unearned

Explanation:-
preternatural means exceeding what is natural, or extraordinary

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

soporific is most similar to

[A] juvenile
[B] drunken
[C] delightful
[D] hypnotic

Explanation:-
soporific means causing sleep; hypnotic means tending to produce sleep