Daily Vocab Quiz-15-SEP-2020

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In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word same in meaning to the given word.

1. Gab

(a) Veil
(b) Doom
(c) Jabber
(d) Comport
(e) Humane

2. Facetious

(a) Jesting
(b) Devised
(c) Smug
(d) Tender
(e) Malignity

3. Flux

(a) Fluidity
(b) Rebuff
(c) Synod
(d) Annul
(e) Gratuity

4. Fabulous

(a) Composed
(b) Incredible
(c) Disavow
(d) Benefaction
(e) Inspected

5. Ebullient

(a) Painstaking
(b) Fetid
(c) Torpor
(d) Vivacious
(e) Noxious

Answers:-

1. Sol. The correct answer is: C
Gab means talk at length.
Veil means a piece of fine material worn by women to protect or conceal the face.
Doom means death, destruction, or some other terrible fate.
Jabber means talk in a rapid, excited, and often incomprehensible way.
Comport means conduct oneself; behave.
Humane means having or showing compassion or benevolence.

2. Sol. The correct answer is: A
Facetious means treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant.
Jesting means said or done for amusement; joking.
Devised means plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought.
Smug means having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
Tender means showing gentleness, kindness, and affection.
Malignity means the state or character of being ill will.

3. Sol. The correct answer is: A
Flux means the action or process of flowing or flowing out.
Fluidity means the ability of a substance to flow easily.
Rebuff means reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner.
Synod means an assembly of the clergy and sometimes also the laity in a diocese or other division of a particular Church.
Annul means declare invalid (an official agreement, decision, or result).

Gratuity means a tip given to a waiter, taxi driver, etc.

4. Sol. The correct answer is: B
Fabulous
means having no basis in reality; mythical.
Composed means having one’s feelings and expression under control; calm.
Incredible means impossible to believe.
Disavow means deny any responsibility or support for.
Benefaction means a donation or gift.
Inspected means To examine (someone or something)

5. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Ebullient
means cheerful and full of energy.
Painstaking means done with or employing great care and thoroughness.
Fetid means smelling extremely unpleasant.
Torpor means a state of physical or mental inactivity; lethargy.
Vivacious means (especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated.
Noxious means harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant.

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