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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.

Synonyms Questions:

Q1. ACCLIMATIZE

A. develop
B. appease
C. appeal
D. accustom
E. placate

Q2. INCLINATION

A. penchant
B. skill
C. fame
D. favour
E. delight

Q3. TRIBUTE

A. declaration
B. accolade
C. criticism
D. anger
E. assertion

Q4. CONFEDERATE

A. friend
B. enemy
C. guide
D. companion
E. abettor

Q5. DEXTEROUS

A. adroit
B. avaricious
C. insightful
D. assiduous
E. clumsy

Q6. OUTFIT

A. organization
B. career
C. behaviour
D. employment
E. avocation

Q7. ACCREDIT

A. undermine
B. legalize
C. enlighten
D. authorize
E. believe

Q8. CAUSTIC

A. rude
B. acrimonious
C. brazen
D. polite
E. imposing

Q9. SUMMIT

A. discussion
B. deliberation
C. proclamation
D. argument
E. acme

Q10. ACOLYTE

A. assistant
B. learner
C. perpetrator
D. scholar
E. orator

Also read: English Awareness Questions

Answers:

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.

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