In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word same in meaning to the given word.
1. Sol. The correct answer is: A
Accentuate means make more noticeable or prominent.
Affirm means state emphatically or publicly.
Remiss means lacking care or attention to duty; negligent.
Annals means a record of events year by year.
Essay means an attempt or effort.
Mellow means pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness.
2. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Accessary means a thing which can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive.
Conscious means aware of and responding to one’s surroundings.
Looming means appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening.
Concocted means make (a dish or meal) by combining various ingredients.
Associate means connect (someone or something) with something else in one’s mind.
3. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Accessory means someone who gives assistance to the perpetrator of a crime without taking part in it.
Guileless means devoid of guile; innocent and without deception.
Sparse means thinly dispersed or scattered.
Voracious means wanting or devouring great quantities of food.
4. Sol. The correct answer is: B
Accolade means an award or privilege granted as a special honour or as an acknowledgement of merit.
Arcane means understood by few; mysterious or secret.
Torpid means mentally or physically inactive; lethargic.
Sentient means able to perceive or feel things.
5. Sol. The correct answer is: C
Accomplice means a person wo helps another commit a crime.
Callous means showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
Ravenous means extremely hungry.
Beggared means reduce (someone) to poverty.
Propertied means a person or group) owning property and land, especially in large amounts.