Daily Vocab Quiz-2-SEP-2020

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


(a) Recondite
(b) Derogatory
(c) Jocular
(d) Abstruse
(e) Tranquillity

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


Sol.1. The correct answer is: E
Fracas = disturbance
Recondite means little known; abstruse.
Derogatory means showing a critical or disrespectful attitude.
Jocular means fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful.
Tranquillity means the quality or state of being tranquil; calm.
Abstruse means difficult to understand; obscure.

Sol.2. 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.

Sol.3. The correct answer is: C
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).

Sol.4. The correct answer is: B
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.

Sol.5. The correct answer is: E
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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