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Crash Course of SSC English Section: - Synonyms

Aug 10, 2016 17:43 IST

As far as the SSC examination is concerned, English Language is the mandatory and scoring part for the learned candidates. So, Jagranjosh.com has made an effort in this direction to present some questions out of important English topic.  This article will give you glimpse of what kind of questions are generally asked in the examination from Synonyms chapter.

Preparing and learning of synonyms not only makes vocabulary strong but also improve sentence formation and speaking skills.

synonym is a word or phrase that means nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language. Words that are synonyms are said to be synonymous, and the state of being a synonym is called synonymy.

A synonym can be of any part of speech: Verb, Adjective, adverb and preposition.

Verb:  Sell and Vend

Adjective:  small and Little

Adverb:  Certainly and undoubtedly

Preposition:  On and Upon

Directions: Given below are the alphabetically arranged words. Every word is followed by four options. You have to find out the word which is nearest in meaning to the given word.

1. Absolute
      (a) reasonable
      (b) narrow
      (c) limitless
      (d) reliable

2. Abandon
     (a) neglect
     (b) condense
     (c) discontinue
     (d) abscond

3. Affable
      (a) helpful
      (b) neutral
      (c) friendly
      (d) cheerful

4. Abash
      (a) acquit
      (b) confuse
      (c) blush
      (d) condemn

5. Accomplice
      (a) friend
      (b) abettor
      (c) criminal
      (d) thief

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1. Absolute

      (a) reasonable

      (b) narrow

      (c) limitless

      (d) reliable

 

2. Abandon

     (a) neglect

     (b) condense
     (c) discontinue

     (d) abscond

3. Affable

      (a) helpful

      (b) neutral
      (c) friendly

      (d) cheerful

4. Abash

      (a) acquit

      (b) confuse
      (c) blush

      (d) condemn

 

5. Accomplice

      (a) friend

      (b) abettor

      (c) criminal

      (d) thief

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