Synonyms MCQ-25

irk

[A] shrug
[B] irritate
[C] devour
[D] avoid

Explanation:-
to irk means to annoy or irritate

bristle

[A] aloof
[B] seethe
[C] wave
[D] doubt

Explanation:-
to bristle is to take on an aggressive or angry appearance; to seethe means to experience violent internal agitation

beckon is most similar to

[A] light
[B] beg
[C] motion
[D] hear   

Explanation:-
to beckon means to signal or summon with a wave or a nod; to motion means to gesture

saccharine

[A] leave
[B] sweet
[C] arid
[D] quit

Explanation:-
saccharine means overly sweet

reverie

[A] palimpsest
[B] phantom
[C] daydream
[D] curio

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

imply most nearly means

[A] suggest
[B] stab
[C] thick
[D] destroy to imply me

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tly, or to suggest Explanation:-
to imply meazns to express indzirecztly, or to suggest

covetous most nearly means

[A] quiet
[B] sneaky
[C] lurking
[D] greedy

Explanation:-
covetous means having an inordinate desire for wealth, or greedy

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

diffuse

[A] difficult
[B] scatter
[C] incomprehensible
[D] unplug

Explanation:-
to diffuse means to break up or spread out, or to scatter

fervid

[A] delightful
[B] difficult
[C] obstinate
[D] ardent

Explanation:-
fervid means ardent or passionate

malign is most similar to

[A] evil
[B] malicious
[C] slander
[D] grandiose

Explanation:-
one meaning of liberal is giving freely, or generous; stingy means lacking generosity

prevalent

[A] wind
[B] servile
[C] widespread
[D] rare

Explanation:-
prevalent means generally accepted, or widespread

drudgery

[A] silliness
[B] labor
[C] evil
[D] investigation

Explanation:-
drudgery means uninspiring or menial labor

pernicious

[A] noxious
[B] illicit
[C] open
[D] undecided

Explanation:-
pernicious means highly injurious or deadly, or noxious

auspicious is most similar to

[A] deceitful
[B] foreboding
[C] favorable
[D] dangerous

Explanation:-
auspicious means marked by favorable signs

iterate is most similar to

[A] unsettled
[B] repeat
[C] impoverish
[D] announce

Explanation:-
to iterate means to say or do again, or to repeat