Daily Vocab Quiz-5-SEP-2020

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

1. Baffled

(a) Rogue
(b) Potent
(c) Patent
(d) Patient
(e) Relieved

2. Cadaverous

(a) Copious
(b) verbose
(c) Compendious
(d) Plump
(e) Cautious

3. Cajole

(a) Eschew
(b) Venture
(c) Droll
(d) Gratify
(e) Force

4. Dabble

(a) Parch
(b) Bother
(c) Reproach
(d) Retrogress
(e) Condemn

5. Dainty

(a) Choler
(b) Exasperate
(c) Poise
(d) Inferior
(e) Irksome


Sol.1 The correct answer is: D
Baffled means totally bewilder or perplex.
Rogue means a dishonest or unprincipled man.
Potent means having great power, influence, or effect.
Patent means easily recognizable; obvious.
Patient means a person receiving or registered to receive medical treatment.
Relieved means no longer feeling distressed or anxious; reassured.

Sol.2 The correct answer is: D
Cadaverous means very pale, thin, or bony.
Copious means abundant in supply or quantity.
verbose means using or expressed in more words than are needed.
Compendious means containing or presenting the essential facts of something in a comprehensive but concise way.
Plump means having a full rounded shape.
Cautious means a person careful to avoid potential problems or dangers.

Sol.3 The correct answer is: E
means persuade (someone) to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery.
Eschew means deliberately avoid using; abstain from.
Venture means a risky or daring journey or undertaking.
Droll means curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.
Gratify means give (someone) pleasure or satisfaction.
Force means strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement.

Sol.4 The correct answer is: A
means immerse (one’s hands or feet) partially in water and move them around gently.
Parch means make or become dry through intense heat.
Bother means take the trouble to do something.
Reproach means express to (someone) one’s disapproval of or disappointment in their actions.
Retrogress means go back to an earlier state, typically a worse one.
Condemn means express complete disapproval of; censure.

Sol.5 The correct answer is: D
means delicately small and pretty.
Choler means anger or irascibility.
Exasperate means irritate and frustrate (someone) intensely.
Poise means graceful and elegant bearing in a person.
Inferior means lower in rank, status, or quality.
Irksome means irritating; annoying.

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