Daily Vocab Quiz-4-SEP-2020

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

1. Trite

(a) nitwit
(b) nascent
(c) impede
(d) singular
(e) invigorating

2. Eroded

(a) succinct
(b) Intact
(c) efit
(d) toggle
(e) nudge

3. Abandon

(a) Brisk
(b) Acclaim
(c) Terse
(d) Concise
(e) Retention

4. Aberration

(a) Adulation
(b) Flatulent
(c) Trickery
(d) veracity
(e) Regularity

5. Badger

(a) Assuage
(b) Feeble
(c) Mangle
(d) Murky
(e) Indolence


Sol.1. The correct answer is: E
Evanesce 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.

Sol.2. The correct answer is: B
succinct means briefly and clearly expressed.
efit means an electronic picture of the face of a person being sought by the police, created by a computer program from composite photographs of facial features.
toggle means a short rod of wood or plastic sewn to one side of a coat or other garment, pushed through a hole or loop on the other side and twisted so as to act as a fastener.
nudge means to push (someone) gently with your elbow in order to get that person’s attention
Eroded gradually wear away
Intact means not damaged or impaired in any way; complete.

Sol.3. The correct answer is: E
Brisk means active and energetic.
Acclaim means praise enthusiastically and publicly.
Terse means sparing in the use of words; abrupt.
Concise means giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words; brief but comprehensive.
Retention means the continued possession, use, or control of something.

Sol.4. The correct answer is: E
Adulation means excessive admiration or praise.
Flatulent means suffering from or marked by an accumulation of gas in the alimentary canal.
Trickery means the practice of deception.
veracity means conformity to facts; accuracy.
Regularity means the state or quality of being regular.

Sol. The correct answer is: A
Assuage means make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.
Feeble means lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness.
Mangle means destroy or severely damage by tearing or crushing.
Murky means dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist.
Indolence means avoidance of activity or exertion; laziness.


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