Daily Vocab Quiz-18-SEP-2020

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word same in meaning to the given word.

1. Abeyance

(a) Decrepit
(b) Furtive
(c) Diminutive
(d) Atrocious
(e) Adjournment

2. Impervious

(a) Cavernous
(b) Dangle
(c) Melee
(d) uncouth
(e) Pristine

3. Lure

(a) Skirmish
(b) Incriminating
(c) Wheedle
(d) Delphic
(e) Unravel

4. Damning

(a) Affray
(b) Inconclusive
(c) Rigid
(d) Grit
(e) Condemnatory

5. Consent

(a) Interdict
(b) Inundate
(c) ensue
(d) Ennui
(e) Brook


1. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Decrepit means worn out or ruined
Furtive means attempting to avoid notice or attention
Diminutive means extremely or unusually small.
Atrocious means horrifyingly wicked.
Adjournment means to suspend

2. Sol. The correct answer is: A
Impervious means not allowing fluid to pass through.
Cavernous means like a cavern in size, shape, or atmosphere, large
Dangle means hang or swing loosely.
Melee means a confused fight or scuffle.
uncouth means lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
Pristine means in its original condition; unspoilt.

3. Sol. The correct answer is: C
Skirmish means a fight or battle
Incriminating means making someone appear guilty of a crime or wrongdoing.
wheedle means to use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone
Delphic means deliberately obscure or ambiguous.
Unravel means to undo (twisted, knitted, or woven threads).

4. Sol. The correct answer is: B
Damning means a circumstance or piece of evidence strongly suggesting guilt or error.
Affray means an instance of group fighting in a public place that disturbs the peace.
Inconclusive means not leading to a firm conclusion or result; not ending doubt or dispute.
Rigid means unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible.
Grit means small loose particles of stone or sand.
Condemnatory means expressing strong disapproval; censorious.

5. Sol. The correct answer is: E
Interdict means an authoritative prohibition.
Inundate means overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with.
ensue means happen or occur afterwards or as a result.
Ennui means a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.
Brook means to tolerate or allow (something, typically dissent or opposition).

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