SYNONYMS
38. GRUFF                                   52. DILATE                                  66. ENLIVEN
     (1) hard            (2) rough               (1) spin          (2) weaken                (1) dampen          (2) cheer
     (3) tough           (4) sturdy              (3) widen         (4) push                  (3) depress         (4) subdue
39. DOLEFUL                                 53. DUPLICATION                             67. HAUGHTY
     (1) mournful        (2) sober               (1) breed         (2) reproduction          (1) humble          (2) subservient
     (3) regretful       (4) cheerless           (3) print         (4) copying               (3) meek            (4) conceited
40. FATAL                                   54. PRIORITY                                68. DEMENTED
     (1) terrible        (2) deadly              (1) urgency       (2) protocol              (1) reasonable (2) sensible
     (3) poisonous (4) wrong                     (3) precedence (4) necessity                (3) idiotic         (4) lucid
     Direction s (41-50) : In the           55. FLUTTER                                 69. ILL-BRED
following questions out of the four              (1) soar          (2) agitate               (1) uncouth         (2) well-bred
alternatives, choose the one which best          (3) change        (4) float                 (3) courteous (4) mannerly
expresses the meaning of the given               Directio ns (56-65) : In the           70. KNACK
word.                                       following questions, out of the four             (1) dexterity      (2) awkwardness
             (SSC Statistical Investigators alternatives, choose the one which best          (3) clumsiness (4) disability
                Grade-IV Exam. 31.7.2005)   expresses the meaning of the given
                                                                                        71. LACONIC
41. ELUDE                                   word.
                                                                                             (1) loquacious (2) concise
     (1) allure          (2) leave                         (SSC Tax Assistant (Income
                                                                Tax & Central Excise)        (3) rambling         (4) verbose
     (3) deceive         (4) escape                                                     72. KNAVISH
                                                                    Exam.11.12.2005)
42. PREMONITION                                                                              (1) honourable (2) noble
     (1) insight         (2) uncertainty    56. COMMAND
                                                 (1) lead          (2) instruct              (3) trustworthy (4) unscrupulous
     (3) forewarning(4) scope                                                                         (SSC Statistical Investigators
43. DEROGATORY                                   (3) manage        (4) supervise
                                                                                                        Grade-IV Exam.13.08.2006)
     (1) injurious       (2) shattering     57. GNOME
                                                                                        73. ASSERTIVE
     (3) destructive (4) disparaging             (1) giant         (2) dwarf
                                                                                             (1) unassertive (2) timorous
44. NOMADIC                                      (3) native        (4) alien
                                                                                             (3) domineering (4) unobtrusive
     (1) fighting       (2) rare            58. ABLUTION
                                                                                                      (SSC Statistical Investigators
                                                 (1) censure       (2) forgiveness
     (3) strange        (4) wandering                                                                  Grade-IV Exam. 13.08.2006)
                                                 (3) absolution (4) washing
45. RESTIVE                                                                             74. CAPRICIOUS
                                            59. SURMOUNT
     (1) rested         (2) restless                                                         (1) whimsical        (2) unmovable
                                                 (1) discount      (2) surround
     (3) limited        (4) limitless                                                        (3) decisive         (4) stable
                                                 (3) overcome      (4) capture
46. ERRONEOUSLY                                                                                       (SSC Statistical Investigators
                                            60. TORPID
     (1) previously (2) effectively                                                                    Grade-IV Exam. 13.08.2006)
                                                 (1) insipid       (2) stupid
     (3) wrongly        (4) evidently                                                   75. DEXTERITY
                                                 (3) sensitive     (4) inactive
47. ESTRANGED                                                                                (1) incompetence(2) gaucheness
                                            61. SELECTION
     (1) jealous        (2) angry                                                            (3) adroitness (4) ineptitude
                                                 (1) denial        (2) preference
     (3) separated (4) suspicious                                                                     (SSC Statistical Investigators
                                                 (3) refusal       (4) display                         Grade-IV Exam. 13.08.2006)
48. CAPITULATE
                                            62. OSTENTATION                                  Directio ns (76–85) : In the
     (1) repeat         (2) execute
                                                 (1) pomp          (2) pretence         following questions, out of the four
     (3) summarize (4) surrender
                                                 (3) abundance (4) plenty               alternatives, choose the one which best
49. PROPITIATE
                                            63. CONVICT                                 expresses the meaning of the given
     (1) conform        (2) appease
                                                 (1) adventurer (2) fugitive            word.
     (3) influence      (4) approach
                                                 (3) criminal      (4) impostor                         (SSC Tax Assistant (Income
50. CEREMONIAL
                                            64. ITINERANT                                                    Tax & Central Excise)
     (1) religious      (2) formal
                                                 (1) frequent use of the word ‘it’                               Exam. 12.11.2006)
     (3) official       (4) pompous
                                                 (2) anything involving repetition      76. OBSTINATE
     Directions (51–55) : In the
                                                 (3) plan for a proposed journey             (1) stubborn         (2) pretty
following questions out of the four
                                                 (4) travelling from place to place          (3) silly            (4) clever
alternatives, choose the one which best
expresses the meaning of the given          65. TRANSPARENT                             77. ALERT
word.                                            (1) verbose       (2) involved              (1) hostile          (2) watchful
  (SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit)        (3) witty         (4) lucid                 (3) brave            (4) quick
                        Exam. 25.09.2005)        Directio ns (66-75) : In the           78. ACCEDE
51. OBSESSION                               following questions, out of the four             (1) consent          (2) access
                                            alternatives, choose the one which best          (3) assess           (4) proceed
     (1) pre-occupation
                                            expresses the right meaning of the
     (2) suspicion                                                                      79. SUPERANNUATED
                                            word given in Capital Letters.
     (3) frustration                                                                         (1) experienced (2)      accepted
                                                         (SSC Statistical Investigators
     (4) dejection                                         Grade-IV Exam.13.08.2006)         (3) retired          (4) senile
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