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Vocabulary in News

Choose the option that is most similar in meaning to the capitalized word.

1. HALO:
(a) corona
(b) rotation
(c) pedestal
(d) barrier

2. EN ROUTE:
(a) on the way to some place
(b) overlapping in duration
(c) in a joyous manner
(d) with knowledge or intention

3. PACIFIC:
(a) particular
(b) nonviolent
(c) unpopular
(d) predictable

4. DEGENERATE:
(a) Corrupt
(b) Clumsy
(c) Nosy
(d) Familiar

5. ERRONEOUS:
(a) Ineffective
(b) Questionable
(c) Cooperative
(d) Incorrect

6. CHICANERY:
(a) Feature
(b) Dishonesty
(c) Attitude
(d) Punishment


7. Circumspect:
(a) Warm
(b) Dressy
(c) Cautious
(d) Ordinary

8. CORUSCATE:
(a) Sparkle
(b) Blind
(c) Burn
(d) Fade

9. COALESCE:
(a) Guarantee
(b) Combine
(c) Teach
(d) imagine

10. NOTORIOUS:
(a) Well known for some bad quality
(b) Generous
(c) Gentleman
(d) Idealistic

11. CONSUMMATE:
(a) Novice
(b) Ambiguous
(c) Perfect
(d) Imperfect

12. INCORRIGIBLE:
(a) Corrigible
(b) Beyond reform
(c) Orphan
(d) Greedy

13. CONGENIAL:
(a) Unhygienic
(b) Old age
(c) Suitable
(d) Unsuitable

14. CONGENITAL:
(a) Existing at birth
(b) Existing after death
(c) Existing since adolescence
(d) Premature

15. MYOPIC:
(a) Long sighted
(b) Short sighted
(c) Blind
(d) Color blind

16. CHRONIC:
(a) Lasting a long time
(b) Occasionally
(c) Recently
(d) After death

17. PSYCHOPATHIC:
(a) Muscular disorder
(b) Cardiac arrest
(c) short sightedness
(d) mentally or emotionally diseased

18. UNCONSCIONABLE:
(a) Without pangs of conscience
(b) Disrespectful
(c) Over smart
(d) Guilty

19. GLIB:
(a) Stammer
(b) Fluent
(c) Tragic
(d) Dull

20. DISPARAGE:
(a) Abuse
(b) Scold
(c) Exaggerate
(d) Play down, belittle

21. TITILLATE:
(a) Tickle
(b) Waver
(c) Whisper
(d) Shiver

22. ADULATE:
(a) Prohibit
(b) Disparage
(c) Flatter lavishly
(d) Sleepy

23. PROSCRIBE:
(a)  Prohibit
(b)  To let free
(c)  Prescribe
(d)  Begin

24. OBVIATE:
(a) Useful
(b) Negligible
(c) Failure
(d) Avoid

25. MILITATE:
(a) To support
(b) Work against influence
(c) Take up arms
(d) Peace

26. MALIGN:
(a) Benign
(b) Curtail
(c) Slander
(d) Eager

27. PLACATE:
(a) To conciliate
(b) To disapprove
(c) Stubborn
(d) Predict

28. SEDUCE:
(a) Reduce
(b) To abhor
(c) To entice
(d) Good will

29. SINGE:
(a) Downpour
(b) Benumb
(c) Recollect
(d) To burn on the surface

 

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