Synonyms MCQ-52

He takes every opportunity to calumniate his rivals.

(A) challenge
(B) slander
(C) insult
(D) call upon

The whole clutch of kittens invaded the kitchen.

(A) bevy
(B) ensemble
(C) brood
(D) hatch

Workers took up cudgelsfor wage revision.

(A) fight
(B) club
(C) weapons
(D) arguments

The government adopts dilatory tactics in taking unpalatable decision.

(A) procrastinating
(B) deferring
(C) prompt
(D) widening

The hall is adorned with factitious flowers.

(A) fictional
(B) artificial
(C) real
(D) factual

Inquisitive mind keeps on asking why.

(A) prying
(B) peeking
(C) curious
(D) uninterested

He was persuaded to perjure in the court.

(A) agreed
(B) induced
(C) dissuaded
(D) coaxed

His wayward son has become incorrigible.

(A) willful
(B) obedient
(C) astray
(D) capricious

He looked weary after long hours of work.

(A) tired
(B) interested
(C) energetic
(D) sad

Rejected by voters in the election, many small parties are in moribund state.

(A) discarded
(B) dying
(C) vivacious
(D) closure

The chief organizer delivered his salutatory speech.

(A) valedictory
(B) welcoming
(C) favorable
(D) beneficial

The grand old man adored his grandchildren.

(A) loved
(B) liked fervently
(C) worshipped
(D) disliked

Her presence animatedthe party.

(A) enlivened
(B) stimulated
(C) energized
(D) fortified

The guests were banqueted to sumptuous menu.

(A) honoured
(B) feasted
(C) regaled
(D) partied

Reduction in the rates of income tax was a bonanza granted by the government to the tax payers.

(A) bonus
(B) good gain
(C) windfall
(D) favours

Boatman caulked the seams between jointed planks.

(A) watertight
(B) closed
(C) filled the gap
(D) nagging

His property was confiscated so that the banks’ loans could be cleared.

(A) seized
(B) appropriated
(C) distrain
(D) forfeited

The defiled house was stinking.

(A) impure
(B) sullied
(C) impured
(D) immaculate

His egotism has alienated all his friends.

(A) egoism
(B) self-conceit
(C) humility
(D) selfishness

A hasty decision usually makes one repentant.

(A) precipitate
(B) testy
(C) deliberate
(D) quick