SYNONYMS

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admonish = usurp (reprove) alienate = estrange (isolate) dispel = dissipate (dismiss) covet= crave (desire) solicit = beseech (seek) subside = wane (drop) hover = linger (stay close) heap = to pile (collect) veer = diverge (turn) caprice = whim (impulse) stifle = suffocate (smother) latent = potential (inactive) concur = acquiesce (accept) tranquil = serene (calm) lethargy = stupor (lazy) furtive= stealthy (secret) cargo = freight(load) efface = obliterate(wipe out) pretentious = ostentatious(affected) compunction = remorse (regret) cajole = coax (wheedle – sweet talk) Embrace = hug (hold-cuddle) Confiscate = appropriate (to take charge) lament = mourn obstinate = stubborn metamorphosis = transform annihilate = to destroy whet = sharpen adage = proverb ovation = applause Efface = obliterate

merry = gay instigate = incite belief = conviction belated = too late brim = border renounce= reject divulge = reveal adhesive = tenacious hamper = obstruct to merit= to deserve inert = passive latitude = scope momentary = transient admonish = cautious volume = quantity meager = scanty baffle = frustrate misery = distress discretion = prudence amiable = friendly incentive = provocation latent = potential emancipate = liberate confiscate = appropriate acumen = exactness scrutiny = close examination fuse = combine behest = request penitence = to repeat overt = obvious

TCS main Papers From Campus Recruitment at NIT Bhopal 003
You can refer to Barron’s most frequently used words list for a close recap.

Vocabulary Section:
Synonyms -

(Time : 28 mins)

1.Moribund – declining, dilapidated, waning 2.Repudiate – reject, disclaim, renounce, deny 3.Translucent – transparent, semi- transparent, lucid, lucent, clear, see through 4. Mitigate- alleviates, lessen, ease, alley, tune down, dull, Assuage

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5. Inundate – flood, overwhelm, swamp 6. Bilk – deceive, trick, swindle, con 7.Nettle – annoy, irritate, vex 8.Impugn – hold responsible, charge, censure, accuse 9.Mulch 10.Tenacity – stubbornness, resolve, firmness, persistence, insistence, determination 11.Sobriety – temperance, moderation, abstemiousness, soberness 12.Degrade – shame, disgrace, mortify, humiliate 13.Hidebound - narrow-minded, conservative, prejudiced 14.Waif – stray, sole, thing 15.Hamper – basket, hinder 16.Retrograde – nostalgic, retrospective, traditional and conservative 17.Despondent – hopeless, low, dejected 18.Debacle – disaster, tragedy, catastrophe 19.Nebulous – vague, hazy, unformulated, tenuous 20.Inconsistent – conflicting, contradictory, unreliable , incompatible, inhoherent 21.Paradox – inconsistency, irony, absurdity

Paper from Campus Recruitment in Jamshedpur 2003

synonym
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. dwindle – decrease, decline, fall, fall off, drop, drop off efface - wipe out, obliterate, eradicate, destroy inept – incompetent, inexpert, clumsy infirmity - ill-health, sickness candid- open, frank dangle - hang, swing, sway

Antonym
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Irksome * pleasant Jaunty * sorrowful, sad Nebulous * precise Misapprehension * comprehension * understanding Obese * thin Whimsical * ordinary

Paper from Campus Recruitment in NIT Durgapur 2003

Synonym and antonym
1.Harbinger – forerunner, portent, indication 2.Cacophony – dissonance, disharmony 3.Divulge – reveal, disclose 4.Clutch – grasp, grab, clasp, hold 5.Acronym – short form, contraction, ellipsis 6.Illustrious – memorable, well–known, famous 7.Prolific – productive, abundant 8.Divergent – different, deviating, conflicting

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9.Jaded – world-weary, tired, lackluster, worn-out, exhausted, bored, fed up 10. Mien – appearance, demeanor 11. Mitigate – alleviate, ease, lessen, soften, allay, moderate 12. Ambitious – determined, grand, striving 13. Aberration – deviation, abnormality, eccentricity, oddness 14. Foray – raid, sortie, incursion, attack, venture 15. Denounce – condemn, accuse, criticize

Campus Recruitment in Calicut REC 1997
VERBAL SECTION: Directions for questions 1-15:Find

the synonyms of the

following words. Synonyms: (Ref: Barron’s Synonyms and Antonyms)

Ponderous – heavy, tedious, cumbersome Mundane – ordinary, dull, monotonous, dreary Icon – image, idol, emblem, symbol Brackish – salty, briny Mollify – placate, pacify, calm, appease, soothe Depreciation – reduction, decline Equanimity – composure, poise, calmness, self-control Gist – general idea, substance, essence Gaudy – garish, flashy, extravagant, loud, showy, colorful Awry – skewed, crooked, wrong Repartee – banter, joking, word play Boisterous – energetic, animated Ungainly – clumsy, awkward, ungraceful, miserly, mean, inelegant, gawky Whimsical – fanciful, unusual, quirky, capricious Asperity – roughness, severity, brusqueness Cavil – quibble, complain, niggle, split hairs, carp Quixotic – idealistic, romantic, dreamy, unrealistic, impracticable Profound – deep, intense, thoughtful, reflective, philosophical, weighty, insightful Incorrigible - habitual, persistent, inveterate, hopeless Musty – mildewed, moldy, stale, rank, fusty, stuffy Waif – stray, thing, lose, urchin, orphan Irk – displease, vex, annoy, trouble, bother, nag, rile Interdict – prohibit, veto, injunction, bar, embargo Cohere - hold together Rupture - break Moribund – dying, declining, waning Décolleté – low necked, revealing Callow – inexperienced, immature, youthful Balmy – mild, clement, pleasant recalcitrant – unruly, disobedient, obstinate, stubborn guile – cunningness, deviousness, slyness, cleverness, wiliness, astuteness

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Antonyms
1.Compose x disturb 2.Pristine x sullied 3.Turbid x limpid 4.Monetary x non-economical 5.Revere x threaten 6.Hamper x facilitate 7.Transient x permanence 8.Fascinate x mundane 9.Fickle x loyal 10.Contraband x legal goods 11.Repellent x attractive 12.Slur x grace 13.Protean x constant 14.Hidebound x broadminded 15.Precipitate x dilatory/contradictory

Sentence completion
A passage is given with multiple blanks. There was a passage abt Artists,abt Money mgmt,abt Cleanliness……

SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS. Censure – fault, criticize Optimum – best, most favorable Candid – frank, open, blunt, upfront, forth-right Cite – quote, name, mention, refer to, allude to Effusive – demonstrative, fussy, talkative, overenthusiastic, vociferous, extroverted Voluble – articulate, vociferous, talkative Banal – commonplace, trivial, predictable, trite, hackneyed Standing – rank, permanent, position, duration, status, reputation, eminence Nascent – budding, emerging, blossoming, embryonic Clutch – grasp, grab, hold Generic – general, basic, common Empirical – experimental, pragmatic, practical Anomaly – irregularity, glitch, difference Circuitous – roundabout, twisty, meandering, indirect, winding, tortuous Surveillance – observation, watch, shadowing Objective – aim, impartial, real, purpose, goal Raucous – rough, wild, hoarse, guttering Voracious – insatiable, avid, hungry, big, rapacious, greedy Pedigree – rare-breed, full-blooded, lineage Fidelity – loyalty, reliability Augment – supplement, boost, add to, bump up Precarious – unstable, shaky, risky, uncertain Derogatory – disparaging, critical, insulting, offensive Onus – responsibility, burden, obligation, duty

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Analogous - similar, akin, related Expedient – measure, convenient, device, maneuver Compliance – fulfillment, obedience Diffident – shy, insecure, timid Plaintive – mournful, sad, melancholic, nostalgic, lamenting Insinuate – imply, suggest, make-out, ingratiate yourself Misdemeanor – wrong, sin, crime, offense Exonerate – clear, forgive, absolve Gregarious – outgoing, extroverted, sociable, expressive, unreserved Benign – kind, benevolent, compassionate Attenuate – satisfy, calm, soothe, ease Sonorous – loud, deep, resonant, echoing Bolster – boost, strengthen, reinforce, encourage Heterodox – unorthodox, dissenting, contrary to accepted belief, heretical, deviating Restiveness – impatience, restlessness, nervousness Effigy – image, statue, model Retrograde – retrospective, traditional, conservative, nostalgic,forward-looking(antonym) Sacrosanct – sacred, holy, revered Dangle – hang down, sway, droop, swing, suspend Cryptic – mysterious, enigmatic, puzzling, hidden Debilitate – incapacitate, weaken, hamper, encumber, hinder Divulge – reveal, disclose Spendthrift – wastrel, squanderer, compulsive shopper Indigenous –native, original, local Erroneous – mistaken, flawed, incorrect Minion – follower, subordinate, underling, gofer Veracity – reality, truth, sincerity VERBAL REASONING SYNONYMS: 1. CIRCUMSPECT (i) CONDITION (ii) INSPECT (iii) CAUTIOUS (IV) RECKLESS 2. ABYSMAL - terrible (i) SLIGHT (ii) DEEP (iii) ILLUSTRIOUS (iv) PROLIFIC 3. DILIGENT – hardworking, industrious, meticulous, careful (i) INTELLIGENT (ii)…..(iii)……(iv)…… 4.VEHEMENT (i) PASSIONATE 5) IMPETUS (i) CONNECT (ii) CONFESY (iii) NOISY (iv) MOQULIS (iii) STIMULUS (iv) IMMEDIATE

(ii) CRUCIAL

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6) ACRONYM (i) ABBREVIATION

(ii) SIMILAR

7) DISSEMINATE (i) FORECAST (ii) SPREAD (iii) BRANSP 8) HARBINGER (i) NAVAL (ii) UNCOMMON (iii) FORE RUNNER ANTONYMS: 1) TRACTABLE (i) OBJECTIONABLE (ii) ENJOYABLE (iii) ADAPTABLE (iv) OBSTINATE 2) COVERT (i) MANIFEST (ii) INVISIBLE (iii) SCARED 3) PENSIVE (i) REPENTENT 4) MITIGATE (i) AGGRAVATE (ii) SAD (iv) ALTER (iv) CARELESS (iv) EXHUMAN (iv) GLORY

(iii) THOUGHTLESS (iii) ELEMINATE

(ii) RELIEVE

5) DIVERGENT (i) CONTRARY (iii) CONVERSANT

(ii) COMING TOGETHER (iv) CONTROVERSY (iv) SUSPICIOUS

6) DOGMATIC (i) SCEPTICAL (ii) RESILIENT (iii) STUBBORN 7) CLUTCH (i) HOLD (ii) GRAB (iii) RELEASE

(iv) SPREAD (iv) DIFFERENT (iv) DEVASTATE

8) MOTLEY (i) BULKY (ii) SPECKLED 9) RELINQUISH (i) PURSUE (ii) VANQUISH

(iii) HOMOGENEOUS (iii) DESTROY

10) TRANSIENT (i) PERMANENT

(ii) REMOVED

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Papers From Campus Recruitment at NIT Bhopal 2003 You can refer to Barron’s most frequently used words list for a close recap. Vocabulary Section: Work out the synonyms, antonyms of: (time 28 mins) 1.Physiognomy 2.Repudiate 3.Translucent 4. Mitigate 5. Inundate 6. Bilk 7.Nettle 8.Impugn 9.Mulch 10.Tenacity 11.Sobriety 12.Degrade 13.Misanthrope 14.Waif 15.Hamper 16.Retrograde 17.Despondent 18.Debacle 19.Tarry 20.Bilk 21.Incontinent. 22.Nebulous 23.Paradox 24.Hidebound 25.Lacklustre 26.Moribund. Paper from Campus Recruitment in Jamshedpur 2003 synonym dwindle efface indiginity inept infirmity candid dangle Antonym restivness Irksome

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Jaunty Nebulous Misapprehension Obese Obloquy Paper from Campus Recruitment in NIT Durgapur 2003 Synonym and antonym Harbinger Cacophony Divulge Clutch Acronym Illustrious Prolific Divergent Jaded Mien Mitigate Ambitious Aberration Transient(an)-permanence Buxom Foray Denounce One student got 7-8 words starting with “A” from high frequency word list.(barron’s guide) Campus Recruitment in Jadavpur university1999 SECTION I VOCABULARY (SYNONYMS) TIME :15 Min. MARKS: 20. DIRECT ANSWERS : ----------------------------------------------------------------- Freshersworld.com Admonish : usurp Meager :scanty Alienate : estrange Merry : gay Brim : Boarder obstinate : stubborn Pretention:pretentioius Tranquil:serene solicit : urge subside : wane furtive :stealthy misery : disstress volume :quantity 8

veer : diverge stiffle :sniths adhesive : --Hamper : obstruct belief : conviction lament : wail to merit :to deserve incentive : ---inert: passive Baffle : Frustrate Confiscate : appropriat Covet : crave Caprice : whim Concur :acquiesce Cargo :freight Dispel : Scatter Divulge : ----Discretion: prudence Emancipate : liberate Efface : obliterate Hover : linger Heap : to pile Instigate : incite latitude : scope latent : potential lethergy : stupor momentary : transient Campus Recruitment in Calicut REC 1997 VERBAL SECTION Directions for questions 1-15:Find the synonyms of the following words Freshersworld.com 1. Merry Ans. Gay,Happy 2. Alienate Ans. Estrange 3. Solicit Ans. To request 4.Heap Ans. To pile

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5.Cargo Ans. Freight 6.Momentary Ans. Transient 7. Volume Ans.Quantity 8.Veer Ans.Diverge 9.Dispel Ans.Dissipate 10.Admonish Ans.Cautious 11.Meager Ans.Scanty 12.Latitude Ans.Scope 13.Latent Ans.Potential 14.Covet Ans.Crave 15.Discretion Ans. Prudence Papers Got from Students Who gone for Campus Interviews VERBAL SECTION Directions for questions 1-15:Find the synonyms of the following words Freshersworld.com 1. Depreciation Ans. Deflation, Depression, Devaluation, fall, slump in value 2. Deprecate Ans. Feel and express disapproval of

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3. Incentive Ans. Thing one encourages a person to do something 4. Echelon Ans. Level of authority or responsibility 5. Innovation Ans.To make changes or introduce new things 6. Intermittant Ans. Externally stopping and then starting 7. Detrimental Ans.Harmful 8. Aberration Ans. Deviation 9. Conciliation Ans.To make less angry or more friendly 10. Orthodox Ans.Conventional or superstitious 11. Fallible Ans.Liable to err 12. Volatile Ans.Ever changing 13. Manifestion Ans.Clear or obvious 14. Connotation Ans. Suggest in addition to the fundamental meaning 15. Reciprocal Ans. Reverse, Opposite Verbal :(ref Barrons) (Synonyms and Antonyms) Freshersworld.com Ponderous Hamper Nebulous 11

Mundane Icon Brackish Mollify Deprecation Equanimity Transient Mien Gist Gaudy Contraband(ant) Repellant(ant) Awry Doltish Frugality-Economy Repartee Boisterous Ungainly Whimsical(ant&syn) Asperity Cavil Quixotic Profound Incorrigible Musty Waif Irk Interdict-prohibit Cohere-hold together Rupture-break Moribund-dying Décolleté-low necked Callow-youthful Repugnance Compose x disturb Pristine x sullied Turbid x limpid Precipitate x dilatory/contradictory Freshersworld.com Revere x threaten Hamper x facilitate Slur x Protean x Fascinate x mundane Fickle x loyal 12

Synergy x Hidebound Monetary Incompatible Choices-Indifferent, Faulty Sentence completion A passage is given with multiple blanks. There was a passage abt Artists,abt Money mgmt,abt Cleanliness…… SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS. WHIMSICAL CENSURE. OPTIMUM. MISAPPREHENSION. CANDID TOROSE. CITE. EFFUSIVE. IRRADIATE. TENACIOUS VOLUBLE. BANAL. RUPTURE. STANDING. NASCENT. TRANSIENT. CLUTCH. GENERIC. EMPIRICAL. ANOMALY. CIRCUITOUS. HAMPER. SURVEILLANCE. OBJECTIVE. RAUCOUS. VORACIOUS. PEDIGREE. FIDELITY. AUGMENT. PRECARIOUS. TRANSIENT. ALACRITY. DEROGATORY.

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ONUS. ANALOGUE. EXPEDIENT. ANALOGOUS. ASSUAGE. COMPLIANCE. IRRADIATE. DIFFIDANT. PLAINTIVE. INCINUATE. MISDEMEANOR. EXONERATE. GREGARIOUS. ANATHEMATIZE. BENIGN. ATTENUATE. SONOROUS. BOLSTER. DIVERGENT. DECOLLATE HETERODOX RESTIVENESS IGNONIMOUS. PLAGARIOUS. EFFIGY. TENACIOUS. RETROGADE. SACROSANCT. DANGLE. ANOMALY. CRYPTIC. DEBILIATE. DIVULGE. SCEPTIC. SPENDTHRIFT. INDIGENOUS. ERRONIUS. RUPTURE. MINION. VERACITY. balmy-mild recalcitrant-stubborn

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guile-deci Ponderous Hamper Nebulous Mundane Icon Brackish Mollify Deprecation Equanimity Transient Mite Gist Gaudy Contraband (ant) Repellant (ant) Awry Coltish Frugality-Economy Repartee Boisterous Ungainly Whimsical (ant&syn) Asperity Cavil Quixotic Profound Incorrigible Musty Waif Irk Interdict-prohibit Cohere-hold together Rupture-break Moribund-dying Décolleté-low necked Callow-youthful Repugnance Compose x disturb Pristine x sullied Turbid x limpid Precipitate x dilatory/contradictory Revere x threaten 15

Hamper x facilitate Slur x Protean x Fascinate x mundane Fickle x loyal Synergy x Hidebound Monetary Incompatible Choices-Indifferent, Faulty VERBAL REASONING SYNONYMS: --------------1. CIRCUMSPECT (i)CONDITION (ii)INSPECT (iii)CAUTIOUS (IV)RECKLESS 2. ABYSMAL 1.SLIGHT 2.DEEP 3. ILLUSTRIOUS 4. PROLIFIC 5. DILIGENT 1.INTELLIGENT 2..... 6. VEHEMENT 1.PASSIONATE 2.CONFESY 3.NOISY 4.MOQULIS 7. IMPETUS 1.CONNECT 2. CRUCIAL 3.STIMULUS 4. IMMEDIATE 8. ACRONYM 1. ABBREVIATION 2. SIMILAR 9. DISSEMINATE 1.FORECAST 2.SPREAD 3.BRANSP 10. HARBINGER 1.NAVAL 2. UNCOMMON 3.FORE RUNNER 4.GLORY ANTONYMS: ----------------11. TRACTABLE 1.OBJECTIONABLE 2.ENJOYABLE 3.ADAPTABLE 4.OBSTINATE 12. COVERT 1.MANIFEST 2.INVISIBLE 3.SCARED 4.ALTER 13. PENSIVE 1.REPENTENT 2.SAD 3. THOUGHTLESS 4.CARELESS ANS: 3 14. MITIGATE

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1.AGGRAVATE 2.RELIEVE 3.ELEMINATE 4.EXHUMAN 15. DIVERGENT 1.CONTRARY 2.COMING TOGETHER 3.CONVERSANT 4.CONTROVERSY 16. DOGMATIC 1.SCEPTICAL 2.RESILIENT 3.STUBBORN 4.SUSPICIOUS 17. CLUTCH 1. HOLD 2. GRAB 3.RELEASE 4.SPREAD 18. MOTLEY 1.BULKY 2. SPECKLED 3.HOMOGENEOUS 4.DIFFERENT 19. RELINQUISH 1.PURSUE 2.VANQUISH 3.DESTROY 4.DEVASTATE 20. TRANSIENT 1.PERMANENT 2.REMOVED

20- 26 FILL IN THE APPROPRIATE SENTENCES BETWEEN THE PASSAGE 27-32 READ THE PASSAGE AND ANSWER THE QUESTION

Vocabulary for TCS test

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Word Abysmal acronym admonish Circumspect Conciliation Connotation

Meaning Adj. Bottomless Use : His arrogance is exceeded only by his abysmal ignorance n. A word formed by the initial letters of a multi-word name v. warn strongly, reprove Use: He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways v. Investigation before acting, Use: She tried always to be circumspect n. the act of placating

Synonyms Terrible, awful, dreadful, appalling, very bad, Contraction, ellipsis, Reprove, reprimand, chide, rebuke, usurp

Antonyms Superb

Approve reckless Incitement

covert

Covetous

Deprecate

Diligence

Discretion

dispel

Cautious, prudent, careful, guarded, wary, judicious, vigilant, Appeasement, pacification, propitiation n. Suggested or implied meaning of an Nuance, suggestion, expression. Use: Foreigners frequently implication, undertone, are unaware of the connotations of the overtone, subtext, words they use. Adj. secret or hidden, not openly Clandestine, concealed, practiced or vowed n. a covering that stealthy, underground, serves to conceal or shelter something copse, wood, thicket Use: Investigations of CIA reveal that such covert operations can get out of control Adj. avaricious, eagerly desirous of envious, jealous, Use: The child was covetous by nature desirous, greedy and wanted to take the toys belonging to his classmates v. express disapproval of, protest Denounce, deplore, against, belittle Use: A firm believer of condemn, censure, old-fashioned courtesy, Miss Post, denigrate, decry, deprecated the modern tendency to belittle. address new acquaintances by their first names. n. care and perseverance in carrying Hard-working, out tasks. Use : Her employers were assiduousness, greatly impressed by her diligence and meticulousness, offered her a partnership in the firm conscientiousness, painstakingness n. ability to adjust action to Prudence, caution, circumstances Use: Use your acumen, predilection, discretion in this matter and do not sagacity, wariness, discuss the matter with anyone. volition v. scatter, drive away, cause to vanish Disperse

Open

Generous, temperate Approve

Laziness, carelessness, negligence Indiscretion

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Use: The bright sunlight eventually dispelled the morning mist Dissemination v. Opening to public discussion or debate, the act of spreading something, Use:By their use of the internet, propagandists, have been able to disseminate their pet doctrines to new audiences around the globe Dogmatic Adj. Opinionated Use: We tried to discourage him from being so dogmatic, but nothing could convince him that his opinions might be wrong echelon n. A body of troops arranged in a line fallible Harbinger Adj. Liable to err. Use: I Know I am fallible, but I feel confident that I am right this time n. an indication of the approach of something or someone, forerunner v. fore shadow or presage Use: The crocus is an early harbinger of spring Adj. Widely known and esteemed

Broadcasting, diffusion, propagation,

Arbitrary, doctrinal, unbending, inflexible, authoritarian, Level, stratum, rank, height Imperfect, unsound, mortal, weak, frail, Forerunner, herald, potent, omen,

Flexible

Perfect

illustrious impetus

Intermittent

Latent

Latitude Manifestation

Memorable, wellknown, famous n. A force that moves something along, Momentum, thrust, incentive, stimulus Use: A new federal motivation highway program would create jobs and will give added impetus to our economic recovery Adj. Periodic Use: The outdoor Alternating, sporadic wedding reception had to be shifted indoor to avoid the intermittent showers that fell on and of all afternoon. Adj. Potentially existing, but not Dormant, embryonic, presently evident or realized Use: suppressed, Polaroid pictures are popular at the undeveloped, parties because you can see the latent photographic image gradually appear before your eyes n. freedom from narrow limitations Leeway, freedom, Use: I think you have permitted your autonomy, liberty, son too much latitude in this manner room, rope n. outward demonstration, indication Sign, demonstration, Use: Mozart’s early attraction to the expression, symptom, harpsichord was the first manifestation of his pronounced musical bent

Inglorious, shameful inertia

Constant

Overt

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mitigate

motley

pensive

prolific relinquish

solicit tractable

veer Vehement

Caprice

stifle

concur

v. lessen or try to lessen the seriousness or extent of Use: Nothing he could do to mitigate her anger, she refused to forgive him Adj. Multicolored or mixed Use: he wore a motley tunic, red and green and blue and gold all patched together haphazardly Adj. Dreamily thoughtful, thoughtful with a hint of sadness Use: The pensive lover gazed at the portrait of his beloved and sighed deeply. Adj. Abundantly fruitful Use: She was a prolific writer, who produced as meany as three books a years v. give up something with reluctance, yield Use: once you get used to fringes like expense account meal and company car, it is very difficult to relinquish them v. request earnestly, seek Use: The Mayor telephoned all the member of the city council to solicit their votes Adj. Docile, easily managed, susceptible to suggestion Use: Although Susan seemed to be a tractable young woman, she had a stubborn streak of independence v. change in direction Use: After what seemed to be en eternity, the wind veered to the east and the storm abated Adj. Forceful, intensely emotional; with marked vigor Use: He became so Vehement in describing what had happened with him that he started jumping up and down n. whim, a sudden desire. Use: She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of consequences v. suppress, extinguish, inhibit Use: Halfway through the boring picture, Laura gave up trying to stifle he yawns. v. agree Use: Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it

Appease, alleviate, allay, assuage, mollify, extenuate, palliate Assorted, diversed, mixed, dissimilar, Brooding, pondering, meditative, contemplative Productive, abundant, fecund Surrender, renounce, abandon, repudiate, cede, Importune, implore, crave, beseech, Obedient, dutiful, wellmannered

Aggrevate, exacerbate Uniform, homogenous, monochrome

Unproductive, scarce Vanquish, retain,

Grant Disobedient, intractable

Turn, swerve Fervent, passionate, Apathetic

Whim, impulse, quirk, fad, fancy, notion Smother, asphyxiate, choke, suffocate, strangle, curb, restrain, repress, Agre, harmonize, coincide, assent, Let out

Conflict, resist

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lethargy Furtive

efface Pretentious

compunction

unfair? v. lack of vitality or energy Use: A complete days work left him in a state of lethargy Adj. stealthy, sneaky, secret and sly or sordid Use: noticing the furtive glance the customer gave the diamond bracelet on the counter, the jeweler wondered whether he had a potential shoplifter in his hands v. wipe out or make dim Use: The coin had been handled so many times that its date had been effaced Adj. Intended to attract notice and impress others, making unjustified claims, overambitious Use: The other prize winner isn’t wearing her medal.; isn’t it a bit pretentious of you to wear yours? n. a feeling of deep regret (usually of some misdeed) Use: The judge was especially sever in his sentencing as the criminal had shown no compunction for his heinous crime

acquiesce Stupor, indolence, weariness Surreptitious, clandestine

Get-up-andgo open

Obliterate, eradicate, Ostentatious, pompous, conceited

Engrave Down-toearth

Regret, scruple, qualm, guilt, reluctance, hesitation,

confiscate 1] Depreciation = deflation,depression,devaluation,fall,slump 2] Depricate = feel and express disapproval 3] Incentive = thing one encourages one to do 4] Echelon = level of authority or responsibility 5] Innovation = make changes or introduce new things 6] Intermittant = externally stopping and then starting 7] Detrimental = harmful 8] Mesotiate = ... 9] Conciliation = make less angry or more friendly 10] Orthodox = conventional or superstitious 11] Fallible = liable to err 12] Volatile = ever changing 13] Manifestion = clear or obvious 14] Connotation = 15] Reciprocal = reverse, opposite 16] Agrarian = related to agriculture 17] Vacillate = undecided or dilemma 18] Experdent = fitting proper , desirable 19] Simulate = produce artificially resembling an existing one 20] Access = to approach

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21] Compensation= salary 22] Truncate = shorten by cutting 23] Adherance = stick 24] Heterogenous = non-similar things 25] Surplus = excessive 26] Assess = determine the amount or value 27] Cognizance = knowledge 28] Retrospective = review 29] Naive = innocent , rustic 30] Equivocate = tallying on both sides 31] Postulate = frame a theory 32] Latent = dormant, secret 33] Fluctuate = wavering 34] Eliminate = to reduce 35] Affinity = strong liking 36] Expedite = hasten 37] Console = to show sympathy 38] Adversary = opposition 39] Affable = lovable, approchable 40] Decomposable = rotten 41] Agregious = apart from crowd,especially bad 42] Conglomeration = group 43] Aberration = deviation 44] Erudite = wise, profound 45] Augury = prediction 46] Credibility = ability to common belief,quality of being credible 47] Coincident = incidentally 48] Constituent = accompanying 49] Differential = having or showing or making use of 50] Distention = act out,strtching out ,swelling out 51] Litigation = engaging in a law suite 52] Moratorium = legally or officially determined period of delay before the fulfilment of the agrement or payment of debts 53] Negotiate = discuss or bargain 54] Preparation = act of preparing 55] Preponderant = superiority of power or quality 56] Relevance = quality of being relevant 57] Apparatus = appliance 58] Ignorance = blindness or inexperiance 59] Obsession = complex enthusiasm 60] Precipitate = Quicken.

Synonyms
1) Choleric = Hot Tempered, Irritate

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2) Waif 3) Florid 4) Servility 5) Tepid 6) Melee 7) Aplomb 8) Mawkish 9) Voracious 10) Cliché 11) Pithy 12) Celibacy 13) Retrograde 14) Foil 15) Chaste 16) Furtive 17) Paradox 18) Alacrity 19) Remiss 20) Repartee 21) Mundane 22) Moribund 23) Banal 24) Tarry 26) Cleft 27) Virulent 28) Indulgent 29) Tantamount 30) Repudiate 31) Reprobate 32) Acclivity

= Urchin, Abandoned Person = Ornate, Showy = Surrender = Luke warm, Half hearted = Fight, Combat = Self-confidence, composure = Over emotional, weepy = Hungry, eager, greedy = Commonplace, Truism = Strong = Chastity, State of not being married = Worsen, Move backward = metal sheet, Layer of aluminum paper = Pure, Modest = Secret, Stealthy = Contradiction = Eagerness, Readiness = Careless = Witty Report = Normal = Dying, Expiring = Stale, Common place, Usual = Delay = Split = Poisonous, Dangerous = Obliging, Complaint = Equivalent = Reject, Deny, Renounce = Degenerate = an upward slope

25) Misapprehension = Improper Understanding

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33) Baneful 34) Chide 35) Circuitous 36) Churlish 37) Latitude 38) Jettison

= Destructive, Harmful = Scold = Indirect in action or language = Brutish, Cruel, Rude = Freedom, Liberty = throw away, get rid of

Antonyms
1) Mollify 2) Inundate 3) Equanimity 4) Gauche 5) Exhume 6) Baleful 8) Enigmatic 9) Pariah 10) Turbid × Enrage, Provoke × Drain × Agitation × Tactful × Inter × Beneficent × Unambiguous × Idol × Limpid

7) Anathematize × Bless

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timid - lack of self confidence VORACIOUS -ravenous, glutonous, insatiable, avid, hungry, greedy awry-crooked Irksome -annoying, tiresome,exaspirating remonstrate - protest; whimsical -capricious, un-predictable, unusual retrograde -move backward,degenerate. veracious - truthfull glib - fluent rubble - broken stone. quixotic - extravagantly idealistic; impractical ameliorate - improve misanthrope - hater of humanity, pessimist platitude - trite remark Foray -raid,incursion,venture,sortie,attack,assault scatny - meager,insufficient Frugality - Economy multilingal - many languages arid - dry cognizant - knowledge latitude - freedom from narrow limitations inimical - adverse,hostile cliche - trite _expression

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Verbal
ACUMEN a. exactness b. potential c. shrewdness d. bluntness e. None of these BEHEST a. behavior b. hold down c. hold up d. relieve e. condemn DISCRETION a. prudence b. consistency c. precipice d. disturbance e. distemper ORDAIN a. arrange b. command c. contribute d. establish e. control FLORID a. ornate b. thriving c. artistic d. elegant e. None of these PENITENCE a. liking b. insightful c. attractive d. penetrable e. compunction WHET a. stimulate MORTIFY a. make a cavity b. displease c. humiliate d. relapse e. murder ADAGE a. advice b. proverb c. enlargement d. advantage e. usage TO DISPEL a. to dissipate b. to dissent c. to distort d. to disfigure e. to dissect ERRATIC a. unromantic b. free c. popular d. steady e. unknown TO MERIT a. to embrace b. to devote c. to deserve d. to combine e. to display RAPT a. lively b. concealed c. engrossed d. prototype e. None of these TO HEAP a. to pile ABODE a. clay b. obstacle c. dwelling d. bind e. to beguile POTENTIAL a. latent b. hysterical c. conventional d. symmetrical e. conscientious EXTRICATE a. terminate b. isolate c. liberate d. simplify e. frustrate DISPARITY a. inequality b. impartiality c. unfairness d. twist e. None of these TO CONFISCATE a. to harass b. to repulse c. to console d. to appropriate e. to congregate PIOUS a. historic b. devout c. multiple d. fortunate e. authoritative LETHARGY a. reminiscence 26

b. humorous c. inculate d. dampen e. None of these INCENTIVE a. reflex b. amplitude c. inflection d. provocation e. escutcheon LATITUDE a. scope b. segment c. globule d. legislature e. lamentation

b. to forbid c. to proceed d. to share e. to stoop CAJOLE a. coax b. motivate c. profound d. mollify e. evade OVULATE a. penury b. immunize c. fertilize d. reproduce e. incisions

b. category c. fallacy d. unanimity e. stupor CARGO a. cabbage b. camel c. lance d. freight e. flax OVATION a. oration b. gesture c. emulation d. applause e. nourish

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SYNONYMS & ANTONYMS Pillage – steal , loot , plunder Cleft - split , crack Incesment – Brazen - bold , shameless Awry - skewed , twisted , crooked Remiss – careless , negligent Defection - desertion Ensue - follow Avid - keen , eager Rupidiate Repudiate - reject,deny Gauche - clumsy, vulgar Intrinsic - essential Gaudy – flashy , showy Hidebound – narrow minded Incognitent Intermittent – irregular,broken Clastrophobia - fear Contraband – illegal trade Pagm concealed rapt Voracious – avid,hunger,greedy Seedy – sleazy,seamy Omniscience – knowing all Diatribe – attack,criticism Slack - loose, relaxed Felicitous – fortunate,luck Relish – enjoy,savor Aloofness – unfriendliness, remoteness Ambiguity - unknown Pattry Baleful – threatening, malevolent Pattry Baleful – threatening, malevolentLapidarian Gambol - skip High handed – dominant,imperious Retrospection - perception Antithe Pagan Genuflect – kneel,bow coerce – force,compel Indubitably – undoubtedly, certainly Extraneous – irrelevant , unrelated Corpulent – fat,pump Transient – momentary Spurious – false,fake Whimsical - fancy Braggadocio -

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SYNONYMS & ANTONYMS Chimerical Callow – inexperience,naive Menial – unskilled,boring Indigenous – native,original Ambiguity Foil – frustrate,halt Antonyms: Awry Consensus * disagreement Retrograde * forward looking Galleon Chide * praise Depravity * goodness,righteousness Paradox * consistency Stilted * natural Levity * gravity Fritty Genry Synonym 1. Insimate 2. Banal 3. misdemeanour 4. bombastic 5. tenacious 6. repellent 7. ensue 8. reprobate 9. acerbity 10. gambol 11. ameliorate 12. confiscate 13. quixotic 14. foray 15. fidelity 16. inimical 17. stoic 18. haggard 19. cacophony 20. discord 21. fledgling

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SYNONYMS & ANTONYMS 22. incongruous 23. ingenious 24. estrange 25. clandestine Antonym 1. loutish 2. prevaricate 3. Hilary 4. admonition 5. boonish 6. dangle 7. spur 8. apex 9. aplomb 10. veracious 11. cliché 12. muggy 13. bouillon 14. incocus 15. proximity 16. indement 17. whimsical 18. distal 19. transient 20. predominant 21. mockish 22. misanthrope 23. miscanprehencia 24. doltish 25. mullet 26. gadfly 27. ignominious 28. hidebound 29. reticence 30. tantamount

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