Synonyms for Railway NTPC, SSC CHSL

Directions (1-10): In the following questions a word is given followed by four alternatives. Select the alternative that conveys the same meaning as the word given.

                                            

Q1.  RESTRAINT
(a) misguide
(b) abandon
(c) encourage
(d) impound    

Q2. IMPLICATION
(a) indication 
(b) exclusion
(c) frivolity 
(d) demeanor

Q3. FORESTALLING 
(a) following 
(b) wondering
(c) amazing
(d) anticipating 
    
Q4. DECRYING
(a) maligning
(b) extolling 
(c) complimenting 
(d) puffing
    
Q5. PROVOCATION
(a) baulk 
(b) albatross
(c) instigation 
(d) deterrent
    
Q6.ENDANGER 
(a) threaten 
(b) befriend
(c) guardian
(d) allay 
    
Q7. SALIENT
(a) inconspicuous 
(b) notable
(c) insignificant 
(d) concealed
    
Q8. HERALD
(a) foretell 
(b) beneficiary
(c) comprehend
(d) ensue 
    
Q9. RETALIATORY
(a) considerate
(b) punitive 
(c) merciful 
(d) friendly 
    
Q10. PUNITIVE
(a) rewarding 
(b) acquitting
(c) vindictive 
(d) exculpatory

Answers
1-Ans.(d)  RESTRAINT ->a way of limiting, controlling, or stopping something
2. (a) IMPLICATION ->a possible future effect or result
3. (d)
Sol. FORESTALLING  ->to act before (someone else) in order to prevent something
4. (a)
Sol. DECRYING ->to say publicly and forcefully that you regard (something) as bad, wrong, etc.
5. (c)
Sol. PROVOCATION ->an action or occurrence that causes someone to become angry or to begin to do something
6. (a)
Sol. ENDANGER  ->to cause (someone or something) to be in a dangerous place or situation
7. (b)  SALIENT -> very important or noticeable
8. (a)
Sol. HERALD ->a sign that something will happen
9. (b)
Sol. RETALIATORY ->to do something bad to someone who has hurt you or treated you badly : to get revenge against someone
10. (c) PUNITIVE ->intended to punish someone or something





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