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    In the following questions, a word is given at the top. From the given answer choices, select an appropriate synonym for this word.

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Question 1
Laconic
A
loquacious
B
concise
C
rambling
D
verbose
Question 1 Explanation:
Laconic means Brief and to the point; effectively cut short, and its synonym is concise.
Question 2
Knavish
A
honourable
B
noble
C
trustworthy
D
unscrupulous
Question 2 Explanation:
Knavish and unscrupulous mean dishonest.
Question 3
Assertive
A
unassertive
B
timorous
C
domineering
D
unobtrusive
Question 3 Explanation:
Assertive means expressing opinions with confidence. Its synonym is domineering, which means ‘Rule or exercise power over in an autocratic manner’.
Question 4
Capricious
A
whimsical
B
unmovable
C
decisive
D
stable
Question 4 Explanation:
Capricious means ‘Determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason’. Thus, its synonym is whimsical.
Question 5
Propensity
A
incompetence
B
gaucheness
C
penchant
D
ineptitude
Question 5 Explanation:
Propensity means ‘An inclination to do something’. Penchant means ‘A strong liking’.
Question 6
Obstinate
A
stubborn
B
pretty
C
silly
D
clever
Question 6 Explanation:
Obstinate means stubborn, tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield.
Question 7
VIGILANT:
A
hostile
B
watchful
C
brave
D
quick
Question 7 Explanation:
Vigilant means alert, which is the same as watchful.
Question 8
Accede
A
consent
B
access
C
assess
D
proceed
Question 8 Explanation:
Accede means to give approval, that is consent to something.
Question 9
Superannuated
A
experienced
B
accepted
C
retired
D
senile
Question 9 Explanation:
Superannuated means ‘Retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability’. Thus option C is the correct answer.
Question 10
Audacity
A
strength
B
boldness
C
asperity
D
fear
Question 10 Explanation:
Audacity means fearless daring. Boldness means the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger.
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