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English Questions – Synonyms Set 55 (SSC CGL)

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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in Here we are creating question sample in Synonyms, which is BASED ON IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other competitive exams.

  1. Delineate
    1) outcast
    2) loafer
    3) derelict
    4) explain
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: Delineate – describe or portray (something) precisely.
    Explain – what is meant by a word, text, concept, or action.

  2. Occult
    1) convulsion
    2) wanderer
    3) oscillation
    4) supernatural
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: Occult – mystical, supernatural, or magical powers, practices, or phenomena.
    supernatural – (of a manifestation or event) attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature.

  3. Menace
    1) guileless
    2) vagabond
    3) unacquainted
    4) threat
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: Menace – a person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger.
    threat – a statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action on someone in retribution for something done or not done.

  4. Gnome
    1) floater
    2) dwarf
    3) shiver
    4) balky
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: Gnome – a legendary dwarfish creature supposed to guard the earth’s treasures underground.
    dwarf – (in folklore or fantasy literature) a member of a mythical race of short, stocky human-like creatures who are generally skilled in mining and metalworking.

  5. Ostentation
    1) shudder
    2) pomp
    3) contrary
    4) adroitness
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: Ostentation – the pretentious or showy display of wealth and luxury, designed to impress.
    pomp – ceremony and splendid display.

  6. Enliven
    1) tremor
    2) tremble
    3) cheer
    4) presented
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: Enliven – make (something) more entertaining, interesting, or appealing.

  7. Obscene
    1) dilapidation
    2) vagrant
    3) fidgety
    4) indecent
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: Obscene – (of the portrayal or description of sexual matters) offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency.
    indecent – not conforming with generally accepted standards of behaviour, especially in relation to sexual matters.

  8. Trite
    1) fractious
    2) banal
    3) refractory
    4) jittery
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: Trite – (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse.
    banal – so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.

  9. Knave
    1) scoundrel
    2) ornery
    3) supervised
    4) recalcitrant
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: Knave – a dishonest or unscrupulous man.
    scoundrel – a dishonest or unscrupulous person; a rogue.

  10. Reverie
    1) criterion
    2) boneheaded
    3) birdbrained
    4) trance
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: Reverie – a state of being pleasantly lost in one’s thoughts; a daydream.
    trance – a half-conscious state characterized by an absence of response to external stimuli, typically as induced by hypnosis or entered by a medium.