Synonyms Quiz – 01

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Amenable (adj.) - disposed or willing to comply. Synonyms: Manageable, Compliant, Responsive, Flexible, Susceptible, Responsive, Vulnerable etc. Usage: The tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment.


Ludicrous (adj.) - so foolish, unreasonable, or out of place as to be amusing. Synonyms: ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, foolish, laughable etc. Usage: It sounds ludicrous, but believe me: it will happen.


Brevity (n) - concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. Usage: But it offers volume and ambiguity instead of brevity and clarity.


Scorching - capable of causing burns. Usage: It was scorching hot.


Hinder (v) - hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of. Synonyms: impede, obstruct, foil, thwart, inhibit, retard etc. Usage: A political situation that hinders economic growth.


Lassitude (n) - a state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy. Synonyms: Lethargy, Languor, Enervation, Fatigue etc. Usage: The world was not made of energy and delight but of foulness, betrayal, and lassitude.


There is a difference between Censor & Censure: A censor hides information. A censure is harsh criticism. Synonyms of Censure: Criticism, Rebuke, Reprimand, Admonition, Condemnation etc.


Illicit (adj.) - forbidden by law, rules, or custom. Synonyms: Illegal, Unlawful, Illegitimate etc. Usage: This is done through several illicit means, including outright theft of funds, extortion and cryptocurrency mining.


Equivocal (Adj.) - open to more than one interpretation; ambiguous. Usage: The results of the investigation were equivocal.


Debacle (n) - a sudden and violent collapse. Usage: The collapse of the company was described as the greatest financial debacle in US history.

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