# Recent questions tagged meaning

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Choose from the options the word most similar in meaning to the given one: Dramatic striking insignificant calm tedious
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Choose from the options the word most similar in meaning to the given one: Impulsive impetuous cautious cavernous impressive
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There was no doubt that their work was through. Which of the words below is closest in meaning to the underlined word above? pretty complete sloppy haphazard
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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word below$:$ Ephemeral effeminate ghostlike soft short-lived
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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word below$:$ Exhort urge condemn restrain scold
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"The increasing interest in tribal characters might be a mere coincidence, but the timing is of interest. None of this, though, is to say that the tribal hero has arrived in Hindi cinema, or that the new crop of characters represents the acceptance of the tribal ... does the word 'arrived' mean in the paragraph above? reached a terminus came to a conclusion attained a status went to a place
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"He found a $\underline{lucrative}$ assignment." Which of the following words is nearly same in the meaning as that of the underlined word? Good Profitable Excellent Significant'
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The ninth and the tenth of this month are Monday and Tuesday________. figuratively retrospectively respectively rightfully
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If you are looking for a history of India, or for an account of the rise and fall of the British Raj, or for all reason of the cleaving of the subcontinent into two mutually antagonistic parts and the effects this mutilation will have in ... needed for impartial recording of these matters . Here, the word antagonistic' is closest in meaning to, Impartial Argumentative Separated Hostile
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Choose the option with words that are not synonyms. aversion, dislike luminous, radiant plunder, loot yielding, resistant
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The Buddha said, "Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burnt." Select the word below which is closest in meaning to the word underlined above. Burning Igniting Clutching Flinging
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Choose the statement(s) where the underlined word is used correctly: A prone is a dried plum. He was lying prone on the floor. People who eat a lot of fat are prone to heart disease. (i) and (iii) only (iii) only (i) and (ii) only (ii) and (iii) only
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The policeman asked the victim of a theft, "What did you ___ ?" Loose Lose Loss Louse
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While receiving the award, the scientist said, "I feel vindicated". Which of the following is closest in meaning to the word 'vindicated'? Punished Substantiated Appreciated Chastened
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After the discussion, Tom said to me, 'Please revert!'. He expects me to __________. Retract Get back to him Move in reverse Retreat
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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word underlined in the sentence below? In a democracy, everybody has the freedom to disagree with the government. Dissent Descent Decent Decadent
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Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below? Latitude Eligibility Freedom Coercion Meticulousness
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Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below? Pacify Excite Soothe Deplete Tire
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The word similar in meaning to ‘dreary’ is cheerful dreamy hard dismal
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Which word is not a synonym for the word vernacular? regional indigenous indigent colloquial
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Choose the statement where underlined word is used correctly. The minister insured the victims that everything would be all right. He ensured that the company will not have to bear any loss. The actor got himself ensured against any accident. The teacher insured students of good results.
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Choose the statement where underlined word is used correctly. When the teacher eludes to different authors, he is being elusive. When the thief keeps eluding the police, he is being elusive. Matters that are difficult to understand, identify or remember are allusive. Mirages can be allusive, but a better way to express them is illusory.