SYNONYMS
       6                                      SYNONYMS
     Directio ns (1-5) : In these           12. DILIGENT                                23. PRUDENT
questions, out of the four alternatives,         (1) industrious (2) indifferent             (1) skilled          (2) experienced
choose the one which best expresses              (3) intelligent (4) energetic               (3) cautious         (4) criminal
the meaning of the word given in bold.                                                  24. PANACEA
                                            13. CONTEMPLATION
                     (SSC Section Officer                                                    (1) flatter          (2) praise
                                                 (1) consideration
                      (Audit) Exam.1997)                                                     (3) inactivity       (4) cure-all
                                                 (2) meditation
  1. OBNOXIOUS                                                                          25. BENEVOLENCE
                                                 (3) deliberation
     (1) depressing       (2) disgusting                                                     (1) ill-will         (2) morbidity
                                                 (4) speculation
     (3) arrogant         (4) filthy                                                         (3) kindness         (4) vision
                                            14. ADULATION
  2. COVENANT                                                                           26. VINDICATE
                                                 (1) duration (2) argument
     (1) case        (2) coupon                                                              (1) open             (2) ventilate
                                                 (3) flattery     (4) institution
     (3) contract (4) settlement                                                             (3) justify          (4) recommend
                                            15. QUIVER
  3. DEFERENCE                                                                          27. OCCULT
                                                 (1) quarrel      (2) quicken
     (1) indifference (2) sympathy                                                           (1) religious        (2) unnatural
                                                 (3) waver        (4) tremble
     (3) respect       (4) flattery                                                          (3) supernatural (4) strong
                                                 Directio ns (16-20) : In the           28. MENACE
  4. ABROGATE                               following questions, out of the four
     (1) repeal      (2) destroy                                                             (1) request          (2) prayer
                                            alternatives, choose the one which best
     (3) delay       (4) dismiss            expresses the meaning of the word                (3) threat           (4) curse
                                            given in bold in each of the following      29. DELINEATE
  5. INTREPID
                                            questions :                                      (1) expand           (2) portray
     (1) ambitious (2) determined
                                                           (SSC Section Officer (Audit)      (3) explain          (4) argue
     (3) talkative (4) fearless
                                                                    Exam. 14.12.2003)   30. ABROGATE
     Directions (6-10) : Out of the four
                                            16. BEAUTIFUL                                    (1) elope            (2) gate-crash
alternatives, choose the one which
                                                 (1) handsome (2) alluring                   (3) abolish          (4) destroy
expresses the right meaning of the
word given in bold.                              (3) appealing (4) attractive                Directio ns (31-40) : In the
               (SSC Section Officer (Audit) 17. MOMENTOUS                               following questions out of the four
                                                 (1) important (2) temporary            alternatives, choose the one which best
                       Exam. 09.09.2001)
                                                 (3) fleeting     (4) monumental        expresses the meaning of the given
  6. GRANDEUR
                                            18. INFATUATION                             word.
     (1) magnificence (2) admiration                                                                    (SSC Section Officer (Audit)
     (3) happiness        (4) awe                (1) emotion         (2) passion
                                                                                                                Exam. 05.06.2005)
  7. INCEPTION                                   (3) imagination (4) compassion
                                                                                        31. SUCCESSIVE
     (1) initiative  (2) beginning          19. CONSIGNEE
                                                                                             (1) rapid            (2) victorious
     (3) initial     (4) origin                  (1) delegate
                                                                                             (3) beneficent (4) consecutive
  8. COLOSSAL                                    (2) representative
                                                                                        32. RAVAGE
     (1) famous      (2) vigorous                (3) nominee
                                                                                             (1) destroy          (2) break
     (3) energetic (4) enormous                  (4) messenger                               (3) demolish         (4) abolish
  9. PARADOX                                20. TRAMP                                   33. SUPERSTITIOUS
     (1) Paradise    (2) question                (1) wanderer        (2) cheat               (1) pious            (2) traditional
     (3) puzzle      (4) challenge               (3) traveller       (4) pilgrim             (3) irrational       (4) sacred
10. PROLIFERATE                                  Directio ns (21-30) : In the           34. MENTOR
     (1) progression      (2) prohibit      following questions, out of the four             (1) guide            (2) genius
     (3) stipulate        (4) reproduce     alternatives, choose the one which best          (3) stylist          (4) philosopher
                                            expresses the meaning of the given
     Direction s (11-15) : In the                                                       35. GARNISH
                                            bold word.
follwoing questions, out of the four                                                         (1) paint            (2) adorn
alternatives, choose the one which best            (SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
                                                   Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)         (3) garner           (4) banish
expresses the meaning of the given                                                      36. INFRUCTUOUS
word.                                       21. IRREVERENCE
                                                 (1) disrespect      (2) cruelty             (1) meaningless (2) unnecessary
               (SSC Section Officer (Audit)
                                                 (3) unkindness      (4) invalidity          (3) redundant (4) fruitless
                        Exam.16.11.2003)
                                            22. AMICABLE                                37. FIDELITY
11. CENSURE
                                                 (1) poisonous       (2) friendly            (1) affection        (2) allegiance
     (1) criticize   (2) appreciate
                                                 (3) satisfying      (4) heartening          (3) accuracy         (4) loyalty
     (3) blame       (4) abuse
                                                            SEE–499