Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word : Exercise – 1

Directions (1-20) : In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

1. Flaunt

(1) cut
(2) deceive
(3) exhibit
(4) blame

2. Subjugate

(1) capitulate
(2) conquer
(3) strike
(4) confuse

3. Behavior

(1) conduct
(2) blessing
(3) character
(4) response

4. Stringent

(1) flexible
(2) inflexible
(3) staunch
(4) tough

5. Deliberately

(1) spontaneously
(2) inadvertently
(3) intentionally
(4) naturally

Answers 1 to 5

1. (3) 2. (2) 3. (1) 4. (4) 5. (3)


6. Imaginary

(1) fabulous
(2) fictitious
(3) factitious
(4) fallacious

7. Tranquil

(1) tremendous
(2) dynamic
(3) treacherous
(4) peaceful

8. Sordid

(1) sore
(2) unpleasant
(3) splendid
(4) dissatisfied

9. Nefarious

(1) docile
(2) natural
(3) neurotic
(4) wicked

10. Mellow

(1) melodious
(2) dramatic
(3) genial
(4) fruity

Answers 6 to 10

6. (2) 7. (4) 8. (2) 9. (4) 10. (3)


11. Boisterous

(1) boyish
(2) huge
(3) sound
(4) noisy

12. Shines

(1) glows
(2) dazzles
(3) blazes
(4) glitters

13. Circuitous

(1) short
(2) roundabout
(3) circular
(4) different

14. Insensitive

(1) repulsive
(2) revolting
(3) cunning
(4) callous

15. Dearth

(1) scarcity
(2) familiarity
(3) closeness
(4) relation

Answers 11 to 15

11. (4) 12. (4) 13. (2) 14. (4) 15. (1)


16. CAJOLE

(1) insist
(2) persuade
(3) flatter
(4) recommend

17. FRAGRANCE

(1) taste
(2) aroma
(3) sight
(4) touch

18. FICTITIOUS

(1) false
(2) frail
(3) foul
(4)flattering

19. OBSCENE

(1) dirty
(2) unhealthy
(3) indecent
(4) unwanted

20. IMITATE

(1) follow
(2) copy
(3) think
(4) allude

Answers 16 to 20

16. (3) 17. (2) 18. (1) 19. (3) 20. (2)


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