This is the verbal ability questions and answers section on “Synonyms” with explanation for various interview, competitive examination and entrance test. Solved examples with detailed answer description, explanation are given and it would be easy to understand.
Q1: D (accustom)
Explanation: The words acclimatize and accustom are synonymous.
Q2: A (penchant)
Explanation: Inclination means penchant or predilection.
Q3: B (accolade)
Explanation: Tribute and accolade (praise) are synonymous.
Q4: E (abettor)
Explanation: Confederate means an accomplice or abettor.
Q5: A (adroit)
Explanation: Dexterous means skilful or adroit.
Q6: A (organization)
Explanation: The secondary meaning of the word outfit is a group of people undertaking a particular activity together. The word organization also means the same.
Q7: D (authorize)
Explanation: Accredit means to give official authorization to.
Q8: B (acrimonious)
Explanation: Caustic means sharp or sarcastic in a hurtful way. Acrimonious also means the same.
Q9: E (acme)
Explanation: Summit (highest point, peak) and acme are synonymous.
Q10: A (assistant)
Explanation: Acolyte is an assistant or follower.