Synonyms MCQ-28

gaudy

[A] massive
[B] mindful
[C] tasteful
[D] flashy

Explanation:-
gaudy means ostentatiously or tastelessly ornamented; flashy means ostentatious or showy

aplomb

[A] mine
[B] clumsiness
[C] complication
[D] poise

Explanation:-
aplomb means complete composure or self-assurance, or poise

engross is most similar to

[A] fatten
[B] absorb
[C] disgust
[D] destroy

Explanation:-
to engross means to occupy completely; one meaning of to absorb is to engage or engross wholly

indifferent

[A] neutral
[B] unkind
[C] precious
[D] mean

Explanation:-
to be indifferent is to be marked by impartiality or to be neutral

chimera

[A] chimney
[B] protest
[C] illusion
[D] panache

Explanation:-
a chimera is a fabrication of the mind, or an illusion

flare most nearly means

[A] judicial
[B] temper
[C] style
[D] blaze fl

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fire or

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lent or style Explanation:-
flazre meazns az fire or bzlazze usedz to signazl; flazir meazns tazlent or style

fetter most nearly means

[A] rancid
[B] praise
[C] hamper
[D] persist

Explanation:-
to fetter means to hamper, or to restrain

deplete

[A] decorate
[B] beg
[C] exhaust
[D] hurry

Explanation:-
deplete means to reduce or deprive or something essential; exhaust means to empty completely

wretched

[A] twisted
[B] forced
[C] miserable
[D] increased

Explanation:-
wretched means extremely distressed, or miserable

turpitude

[A] lethargy
[B] honor
[C] belligerence
[D] depravity

Explanation:-
turpitude means wickedness, or depravity

pitched is most similar to

[A] undone
[B] retracted
[C] heated
[D] lovely

Explanation:-
pitched means intensely fought; one meaning of heated is marked by anger

tangle

[A] snarl
[B] growl
[C] dance
[D] shiver

Explanation:-
a tangle is a twisted, knotted mass, or a snarl

grapple

[A] struggle
[B] trap
[C] laugh
[D] intend

Explanation:-
to grapple means to come to grips with, or to struggle

factious

[A] sham
[B] unreliable
[C] seditious
[D] argumentative

Explanation:-
factious means inclined to form factions; seditious means disposed to insurrection

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

bumptious is most similar to

[A] backward
[B] arrogant
[C] clumsy
[D] rugged

Explanation:-
bumptious means noisily self-assertive; arrogant means disposed to exaggerate one’s own worth