Directions (1-10): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Sol. ‘thrashing’ -an act of physically beating someone; a beating.
Hence option C is correct.
Sol. ‘famished’ -extremely hungry. Hence ‘starved’ is the correct option.
Sol. ‘Elegantly’ and ‘Gracefully’ are synonyms to each other.
Sol. ‘succulent’- (of food) tender, juicy, and tasty.
Hence ‘Succulent’ and ‘luscious’ are synonyms to each other.
Sol. ‘obstreperous’-noisy and difficult to control.
Hence option A is correct.
Sol. ‘dependent’ and ‘reliant’ are synonyms to each other.
Sol. ‘bouffant’- (of a person’s hair) styled so as to stand out from the head in a rounded shape. Hence Bouffant and Braid are synonyms to each other.
Q8. To preside
(a) to acquiesce
(b) to concur
(c) to officiate
(d) to accord
Sol. ‘to preside’-be in the position of authority in a meeting or other gathering, play (a musical instrument, especially a keyboard instrument) at a public gathering. Hence
To officiate- act as an official in charge of something, especially a sporting event. Hence option C is correct.
Sol. ‘snarl’- (of an animal such as a dog) make an aggressive growl with bared teeth, an act or sound of snarling. Hence snarl and growl are synonyms to each other.
Sol. ‘inheritance’-a thing that is inherited, the action of inheriting.
‘bequest’- the action of bequeathing something. Hence Option D is correct.