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SSC English study material: words and their synonyms (set- 2)

Apr 3, 2017 16:14 IST

    In this blog, we have embodied a list of words with their respective synonyms. Almost 2-3 questions are usually asked in SSC CGL/CHSL and other exams every year. Therefore, it is very essential to study for it on regular basis. We have included almost all common words that are frequently inquired in examination with the maximum number of synonyms. This practice test contains 30 words exactly. By going through these, you will attain the improvement in following skills set: -

    1. Quick reciting of English paragraph and comprehension
    2. Strong vocabulary
    3. Quick recalling of their respective antonyms
    4. Understanding of spellings

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

    • Amazing — incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary
    • Anger — enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden
    • Angry — mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed
    • Answer — reply, respond, retort, acknowledge
    • Ask– — question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz
    • Awful — dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant
    • Bad — evil, immoral, wicked, corrupt, sinful, depraved, rotten, contaminated, spoiled, tainted, harmful, injurious, unfavorable, defective, inferior, imperfect, substandard, faulty, improper, inappropriate, unsuitable, disagreeable, unpleasant, cross, nasty, unfriendly, irascible, horrible, atrocious, outrageous, scandalous, infamous, wrong, noxious, sinister, putrid, snide, deplorable, dismal, gross, heinous, nefarious, base, obnoxious, detestable, despicable, contemptible, foul, rank, ghastly, execrable
    • Beautiful — pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive, gorgeous, dazzling, splendid, magnificent, comely, fair, ravishing, graceful, elegant, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, pleasing, shapely, delicate, stunning, glorious, heavenly, resplendent, radiant, glowing, blooming, sparkling
    • Begin — start, open, launch, initiate, commence, inaugurate, originate
    • Big — enormous, huge, immense, gigantic, vast, colossal, gargantuan, large, sizable, grand, great, tall, substantial, mammoth, astronomical, ample, broad, expansive, spacious, stout, tremendous, titanic, mountainous
    • Brave — courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid, plucky, daring, heroic, valorous, audacious, bold, gallant, valiant, doughty, mettlesome
    • Break — fracture, rupture, shatter, smash, wreck, crash, demolish, atomize
    • Bright — shining, shiny, gleaming, brilliant, sparkling, shimmering, radiant, vivid, colorful, lustrous, luminous, incandescent, intelligent, knowing, quick-witted, smart, intellectual
    • Calm — quiet, peaceful, still, tranquil, mild, serene, smooth, composed, collected, unruffled, level-headed, unexcited, detached, aloof
    • Come — approach, advance, near, arrive, reach
    • Cool — chilly, cold, frosty, wintry, icy, frigid
    • Crooked — bent, twisted, curved, hooked, zigzag
    • Cry — shout, yell, yowl, scream, roar, bellow, weep, wail, sob, bawl
    • Cut — gash, slash, prick, nick, sever, slice, carve, cleave, slit, chop, crop, lop, reduce
    • Dangerous — perilous, hazardous, risky, uncertain, unsafe
    • Dark — shadowy, unlit, murky, gloomy, dim, dusky, shaded, sunless, black, dismal, sad
    • Decide — determine, settle, choose, resolve
    • Definite — certain, sure, positive, determined, clear, distinct, obvious
    • Delicious — savory, delectable, appetizing, luscious, scrumptious, palatable, delightful, enjoyable, toothsome, exquisite
    • Describe — portray, characterize, picture, narrate, relate, recount, represent, report, record
    • Destroy — ruin, demolish, raze, waste, kill, slay, end, extinguish
    • Difference — disagreement, inequity, contrast, dissimilarity, incompatibility
    • Do — execute, enact, carry out, finish, conclude, effect, accomplish, achieve, attain
    • Dull — boring, tiring, tiresome, uninteresting, slow, dumb, stupid, unimaginative, lifeless, dead, insensible, tedious, wearisome, listless, expressionless, plain, monotonous, humdrum, dreary
    • Eager — keen, fervent, enthusiastic, involved, interested, alive to

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