Daily Vocab Quiz-3-SEP-2020

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

1. Collateral

(a) Cardinal
(b) Auxiliary
(c) Brand
(d) Balk
(e) Coax

2. Consolidate

(a) Coalesce
(b) Peril
(c) Adjuvant
(d) Rend
(e) Fervour

3. Facade

(a) Candor
(b) Unnerve
(c) Apathy
(d) Consonance
(e) Sociable

4. Progress

(a) Slump
(b) Comatose
(c) Fervour
(d) Maudlin
(e)  Assort

5. Supportive

(a) Evanesce
(b) Regret
(c) Lofty
(d) impending
(e) Refute


Sol.1 The correct answer is: A
Collateral means additional but subordinate; secondary.
Cardinal means of the greatest importance; fundamental.
Auxiliary means providing supplementary or additional help and support.
Brand means a type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name.
Balk means hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking.
Coax means gently and persistently persuade (someone) to do something.

Sol.2 The correct answer is: D
Consolidate means make (something) physically stronger or more solid.
Coalesce means come together to form one mass or whole.
Peril means serious and immediate danger.
Adjuvant means a substance which enhances the body’s immune response to an antigen.
Rend means tear (something) into pieces.
Fervour means intense and passionate feeling.

Sol.3 The correct answer is: A
means the principal front of a building, that faces on to a street or open space.
Candor means the quality of being open and honest; frankness.
Unnerve means make (someone) lose courage or confidence.
Apathy means Apathy is a lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or concern about something
Consonance means agreement or compatibility between opinions or actions.
Sociable means willing to talk and engage in activities with other people; friendly.

Sol.4 The correct answer is: A
Slump means sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply.
Comatose means relating to or in a state of coma.
Fervour means intense and passionate feeling.
Maudlin means self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental.
Assort means to distribute into groups of a like kind

Sol.5 The correct answer is: E
means pass out of sight, memory, or existence.
Regret means feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over
Lofty means of imposing height.
impending means which is about to happen.
Refute means prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove.

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