Synonyms asked in exam UPSC CDS I feb 2016 :

Direction:- Each item in this section consists of a word in letters followed by four words or groups of words. Select the word or groups of words that is most similar in meaning to the word in capital letters

  1. AMBIGUOUS
    (a) contrasting
    (b) connivance
    (c) vague
    (d) wilful
  2. MONOTONOUS
    (a) clarify
    (b) calculate
    (c) summarise
    (d) update
  3. KINDLE
    (a) make fun of
    (b) excite
    (c) very kind
    (d) kind-hearted
  4. PALATIAL
    (a) very clean
    (b) very special
    (c) sense of taste
    (d) magnificent
  5. PALAYIAL
    (a) very clean
    (b) very special
    (c) sense of state
    (d) magnificent
  6. TACTFUL
    (a) diplomatic
    (b) indifferent
    (c) intelligent
    (d) deceitful
  7. VORACIOUS
    (a) very had
    (b) insatiable
    (c) stingy
    (d) malicious
  8. STRICTURE
    (a) strictness
    (b) stinging
    (c) discipline
    (d) censure
  9. OBEISANCE
    (a) homage
    (b) pilgrimage
    (c) subjugation
    (d) obligation
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 18th February 2016 in English.
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    1. (c) vague
    2. (a) clarify
    3. (b) excite
    4. (c) sense of taste 
    5. (a) diplomatic
    6. (b) insatiable
    7. (b) stinging
    8. (d) obligation
    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 18th February 2016.
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