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SSC English preparation: list of words & synonyms (set-4)

Apr 20, 2017 16:58 IST

    In this article, we have enclosed an index of words with their belonging synonyms. There are approximately 2-3 questions asked in SSC CGL/CHSL and other SSC exams per year. That is why, it is very necessary to study for it on regular basis. We have accounted almost all familiar words with the utmost number of synonyms that are profusely asked in examination. This revision test is comprised of about 35 words. By practicing through these, you will realize the advancement in the following skills: -

    1. A good sightedness of English paragraph and comprehension
    2. Strong & hasty recalling of vocabulary
    3. Tracking of spelling mistakes
    4. Easy and quick recalling of their respective antonyms in mind

    Let us take a glimpse of them in the following context -

    1. Little — tiny, cramped, limited, itsy-bitsy, microscopic, slight, petite, minute, small, diminutive, shrimp, runt, miniature, puny, exiguous, dinky
    2. Look — gaze, see, glance, watch, survey, study, seek, search for, peek, peep, glimpse, view, witness, perceive, spy, sight, discover, stare, contemplate, notice, recognize, peer, eye, gawk, peruse, explore, examine, gape, ogle, scrutinize, inspect, leer, behold, observe
    3. Love — like, admire, esteem, fancy, care for, cherish, adore, treasure, worship, appreciate, savor
    4. Make — create, originate, effect, execute, compose, perform, accomplish, earn, gain, obtain, acquire, get, invent, beget, form, construct, design, fabricate, manufacture, produce, build, develop, do
    5. Mark — label, tag, price, ticket, impress, effect, trace, imprint, stamp, brand, sign, note, heed, notice, designate
    6. Mischievous — prankish, playful, naughty, roguish, waggish, impish, sportive
    7. Move — plod, go, creep, crawl, inch, poke, drag, toddle, shuffle, trot, dawdle, walk, traipse, mosey, jog, plug, trudge, slump, lumber, trail, lag, run, sprint, trip, bound, hotfoot, high-tail, streak, stride, tear, breeze, whisk, rush, dash, dart, bolt, fling, scamper, scurry, skedaddle, scoot, scuttle, scramble, race, chase, hasten, hurry, hump, gallop, lope, accelerate, stir, budge, travel, wander, roam, journey, trek, ride, spin, slip, glide, slide, slither, coast, flow, sail, saunter, hobble, amble, stagger, paddle, slouch, prance, straggle, meander, perambulate, waddle, wobble, pace, swagger, promenade, lunge
    8. Moody — temperamental, changeable, short-tempered, glum, morose, sullen, mopish, irritable, testy, peevish, fretful, spiteful, sulky, touchy
    9. Neat — clean, orderly, tidy, trim, dapper, natty, smart, elegant, well-organized, super, desirable, spruce, shipshape, well-kept, shapely
    10. New — fresh, unique, original, unusual, novel, modern, current, recent
    11. Old — feeble, frail, ancient, weak, aged, used, worn, dilapidated, ragged, faded, broken-down, former, old-fashioned, outmoded, passe, veteran, mature, venerable, primitive, traditional, archaic, conventional, customary, stale, musty, obsolete, extinct
    12. Part — portion, share, piece, allotment, section, fraction, fragment
    13. Place — space, area, spot, plot, region, location, situation, position, residence, dwelling, set, site, station, status, state
    14. Plan — plot, scheme, design, draw, map, diagram, procedure, arrangement, intention, device, contrivance, method, way, blueprint
    15. Popular — well-liked, approved, accepted, favorite, celebrated, common, current
    16. Predicament — quandary, dilemma, pickle, problem, plight, spot, scrape, jam
    17. Put — place, set, attach, establish, assign, keep, save, set aside, effect, achieve, do, build
    18. Quiet — silent, still, soundless, mute, tranquil, peaceful, calm, restful
    19. Right — correct, accurate, factual, true, good, just, honest, upright, lawful, moral, proper, suitable, apt, legal, fair
    20. Run — race, speed, hurry, hasten, sprint, dash, rush, escape, elope, flee
    21. Say/Tell — inform, notify, advise, relate, recount, narrate, explain, reveal, disclose, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, enlighten, instruct, insist, teach, train, direct, issue, remark, converse, speak, affirm, boom, scream, shriek, screech, squawk, whine, philosophize, stammer, stutter, lisp, drawl, jabber, protest, announce, swear, vow, content,  suppose, utter, negate, express, verbalize, voice, articulate, pronounce, deliver, convey, impart, assert, state, allege, mutter, mumble, whisper, sigh, exclaim, yell, sing, yelp, snarl, hiss, grunt, snort, roar, bellow, thunder assure, deny, dispute
    22. Scared — afraid, frightened, alarmed, terrified, panicked, fearful, unnerved, insecure, timid, shy, skittish, jumpy, disquieted, worried, vexed, troubled, disturbed, horrified, terrorized, shocked, petrified, haunted, timorous, shrinking, tremulous, stupefied, paralyzed, stunned, apprehensive
    23. Show — display, exhibit, present, note, point to, indicate, explain, reveal, prove, demonstrate, expose
    24. Slow — unhurried, gradual, leisurely, late, behind, tedious, slack
    25. Stop — cease, halt, stay, pause, discontinue, conclude, end, finish, quit
    26. Story — tale, myth, legend, fable, yarn, account, narrative, chronicle, epic, sage, anecdote, record, memoir
    27. Strange — odd, peculiar, unusual, unfamiliar, uncommon, queer, weird, outlandish, curious, unique, exclusive, irregular
    28. Take — hold, catch, purchase, buy, retract, recall, assume, occupy, consume, seize, grasp, win, capture, acquire, pick, choose, select, prefer, remove, steal, lift, rob, engage, bewitch
    29. Tell — disclose, reveal, show, expose, uncover, relate, narrate, inform, advise, explain, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, recount, repeat
    30. Think — judge, deem, assume, believe, consider, contemplate, reflect, mediate
    31. Trouble — distress, grief, misfortune, difficulty, concern, pains, inconvenience, exertion, effort, anguish, anxiety, worry, wretchedness, pain, danger, peril, disaster
    32. True — accurate, right, proper, precise, exact, valid, genuine, real, actual, trusty, steady, loyal, dependable, sincere, staunch
    33. Ugly — hideous, frightful, frightening, shocking, horrible, unpleasant, monstrous, terrifying, gross, grisly, ghastly, horrid, unsightly, plain, homely, evil, repulsive, repugnant, gruesome
    34. Unhappy — miserable, uncomfortable, wretched, heart-broken, unfortunate, poor, downhearted
    35. Use — employ , sorrowful, depressed, dejected, melancholy, glum, gloomy, dismal, discouraged, sad, utilize, exhaust, spend, expend, consume, exercise

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