Synonyms

1

Abundant food was available for the soldiers in the mess.

  1. little
  2. plentiful
  3. delicious
  4. wholesome
2

The government’s new policies will come into force from the next fiscal year.

  1. calendar
  2. academic
  3. financial
  4. leap
3

He spends his money lavishly.

  1. hesitatingly
  2. generously
  3. foolishly
  4. carefully
4

The confusion on the interlocutor’s face was gratifying.

  1. government officer
  2. party worker
  3. dialogist
  4. revolutionary
5

Weather conditions have been improving over the past few days.

  1. mending
  2. amending
  3. becoming better
  4. advancing
6

The growth and development of the peasant movement was indissolubly linked with the national struggle for freedom.

  1. firmly
  2. vaguely
  3. individually
  4. steadily
7

A local court granted bail to the criminal on Thursday.

  1. confessed
  2. donated
  3. allowed
  4. yielded
8

The judge told that he would analyze the evidence and then deliver the verdict.

  1. liberate
  2. surrender
  3. transfer
  4. pronounce
9

In India, it has become easy to attack cultural artefacts these days.

  1. beckon
  2. assault
  3. belch
  4. appreciate
10

I do not want you to lead a life of sycophancy as you did during the foreign rule.

  1. admiration
  2. love
  3. appreciation
  4. flattery
11

He gave me a COUNTERFEIT coin.

  1. rare
  2. fake
  3. unmatured
  4. inferior
12

At the end of the marathon everybody was EXHAUSTED.

  1. weakened
  2. honoured
  3. satisfied
  4. tired
13

This is his MAIDEN appearance on the screen.

  1. first
  2. last
  3. girlish
  4. shy
14

The decision of the Union Government to REPEAL the Urban Land Ceiling Act has been welcomed by all.

  1. suppress
  2. amend
  3. cancel
  4. withhold
15

The experts’ MINUTE examination brought to light some important clues.

  1. quick
  2. detailed
  3. superficial
  4. prolonged
16

He is extremely METICULOUS in his approach.

  1. simple
  2. careful
  3. fair
  4. reasonable
17

We must adopt DRASTIC measures to control population growth.

  1. simple
  2. dramatic
  3. realistic
  4. severe
18

The police officer tried to INTIMIDATE the witness but in vain.

  1. inform
  2. reward
  3. frighten
  4. persuade
19

His candid opinions have won him many friends.

  1. kind
  2. courteous
  3. generous
  4. frank
20

Businessmen who lack acumen cannot be expected to be very successful.

  1. fairness
  2. sharpness
  3. boldness
  4. righteousness
21

The police fired indiscriminately at the crowd, killing many innocent women and children.

  1. continuously
  2. without distinguishing
  3. foolishly
  4. rapidly
22

Bad tendencies are to be countered by good ones until all that is evil disappears.

  1. Opposed
  2. balanced
  3. reduced
  4. bypassed
23

It is unwise to sever diplomatic relations with a neighbouring country over small matters.

  1. engage
  2. estrange
  3. cut off
  4. twist
24

He was EXHILARATED at the outcome of the election results.

  1. Overjoyed
  2. Disappointed
  3. Surprised
  4. Satisfied
25

Avaricious

  1. Jealous
  2. Angry
  3. Wicked
  4. Greedy
26

Ecstatic

  1. Bewildered
  2. Enraptured
  3. Illful
  4. Animated
27

Commensurate

  1. Measurable
  2. Beginning
  3. Appropriate
  4. Proportionate
28

Incredible

  1. Considerable
  2. Unsatisfactory
  3. Hard to believe
  4. Inconsistent
29

Harbinger

  1. Steward
  2. Forerunner
  3. Messenger
  4. Pilot
30

Knave

  1. Hero
  2. Signify
  3. Errant
  4. Dishonest Person
31

Jovial

  1. Quantity
  2. Gloomy
  3. Mirthful
  4. Stupid
32

Philanthropy

  1. Perjury
  2. Flaunting
  3. Generosity
  4. Perversity
33

Unabated

  1. Unexpected
  2. Unaltered
  3. Unparalleled
  4. Unsympathetic
34

Quip

  1. Silly
  2. Require
  3. Witticism
  4. Quash
35

She is a woman of STERLING qualities.

  1. interesting
  2. exciting
  3. irritating
  4. genuine
36

Ambiguous

  1. connivance
  2. wilful
  3. contrasting
  4. vague
37

Feline

  1. Cat-like
  2. Ferocious
  3. Feminine
  4. Ugly & Clumsy
38

Although the boys in his class were naughty, he never resorted to CORPORAL punishment.

  1. unjust
  2. physical
  3. general
  4. harsh
39

Devious

  1. Straight
  2. Short cut
  3. Difficult
  4. Winding
40

Inebriate

  1. Drunken
  2. Unsteady
  3. Stupefied
  4. Dreamy
41

Gratify

  1. Pacify
  2. Frank
  3. Appreciate
  4. Indulge
42

Lynch

  1. Kill
  2. Hang
  3. Shoot
  4. Madden
43

Nimble

  1. Quick
  2. Clumsy
  3. Frank
  4. Open
44

Obstinate

  1. Pensile
  2. Hidden
  3. Apparent
  4. Unyielding
45

Timid

  1. Fast
  2. Slow
  3. Shy
  4. Medium
46

Zany

  1. Thief
  2. Clown
  3. Magician
  4. Pet
47

Trivial

  1. Unimportant
  2. Unexpected
  3. Important
  4. Transparent
48

Voracious

  1. Truthful
  2. Funny
  3. Gluttonous
  4. Venturous
49

Scintillating

  1. Glittering
  2. Touching
  3. Smouldering
  4. Warming
50

Synopsis

  1. Index
  2. Puzzles
  3. Mixture
  4. Summary