Aptitude Papers English Questions 2021- (Part 4 of 11)

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Vocabulary Section: (Time: 28 mins)

Synonym

  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
  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

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