Verbal Ability - Synonyms

Exercise :: Synonyms - Section 2

In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold and can replaces it without altering the meaning of the sentence.

78. 

Some of the Asian countries have been enmeshed in an inescapable debt trap.

A. entangled
B. hit
C. struck
D. ensured

Answer: Option A

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79. 

She baffled all our attempts to find her.

A. defeated
B. thwarted
C. foiled
D. circumvented

Answer: Option C

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80. 

It is a scandal that the murderer was declared innocent.

A. silly notion
B. talk
C. rumour
D. disgraceful action

Answer: Option D

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81. 

Everybody likes him because he is an industrious student.

A. energetic
B. prompt
C. excellent
D. diligent

Answer: Option D

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82. 

The young man appears to be quite headstrong.

A. thick-headed
B. obstinate
C. robust
D. witty

Answer: Option B

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83. 

As soon as he finished his speech, there was spontaneous applause from the audience.

A. well-timed
B. willing
C. instinctive
D. instantaneous

Answer: Option C

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84. 

The president of the party deprecated the move of the Government to introduce electoral reforms in a haste.

A. welcomed
B. denied
C. protested
D. humiliated

Answer: Option C

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