SSC English preparation: list of words & synonyms (set-4)

Apr 20, 2017 16:58 IST

In this article, we have enclosed an index of words with their belonging synonyms. There are approximately 2-3 questions asked in SSC CGL/CHSL and other SSC exams per year. That is why, it is very necessary to study for it on regular basis. We have accounted almost all familiar words with the utmost number of synonyms that are profusely asked in examination. This revision test is comprised of about 35 words. By practicing through these, you will realize the advancement in the following skills: -

  1. A good sightedness of English paragraph and comprehension
  2. Strong & hasty recalling of vocabulary
  3. Tracking of spelling mistakes
  4. Easy and quick recalling of their respective antonyms in mind

Let us take a glimpse of them in the following context -

  1. Little — tiny, cramped, limited, itsy-bitsy, microscopic, slight, petite, minute, small, diminutive, shrimp, runt, miniature, puny, exiguous, dinky
  2. Look — gaze, see, glance, watch, survey, study, seek, search for, peek, peep, glimpse, view, witness, perceive, spy, sight, discover, stare, contemplate, notice, recognize, peer, eye, gawk, peruse, explore, examine, gape, ogle, scrutinize, inspect, leer, behold, observe
  3. Love — like, admire, esteem, fancy, care for, cherish, adore, treasure, worship, appreciate, savor
  4. Make — create, originate, effect, execute, compose, perform, accomplish, earn, gain, obtain, acquire, get, invent, beget, form, construct, design, fabricate, manufacture, produce, build, develop, do
  5. Mark — label, tag, price, ticket, impress, effect, trace, imprint, stamp, brand, sign, note, heed, notice, designate
  6. Mischievous — prankish, playful, naughty, roguish, waggish, impish, sportive
  7. Move — plod, go, creep, crawl, inch, poke, drag, toddle, shuffle, trot, dawdle, walk, traipse, mosey, jog, plug, trudge, slump, lumber, trail, lag, run, sprint, trip, bound, hotfoot, high-tail, streak, stride, tear, breeze, whisk, rush, dash, dart, bolt, fling, scamper, scurry, skedaddle, scoot, scuttle, scramble, race, chase, hasten, hurry, hump, gallop, lope, accelerate, stir, budge, travel, wander, roam, journey, trek, ride, spin, slip, glide, slide, slither, coast, flow, sail, saunter, hobble, amble, stagger, paddle, slouch, prance, straggle, meander, perambulate, waddle, wobble, pace, swagger, promenade, lunge
  8. Moody — temperamental, changeable, short-tempered, glum, morose, sullen, mopish, irritable, testy, peevish, fretful, spiteful, sulky, touchy
  9. Neat — clean, orderly, tidy, trim, dapper, natty, smart, elegant, well-organized, super, desirable, spruce, shipshape, well-kept, shapely
  10. New — fresh, unique, original, unusual, novel, modern, current, recent
  11. Old — feeble, frail, ancient, weak, aged, used, worn, dilapidated, ragged, faded, broken-down, former, old-fashioned, outmoded, passe, veteran, mature, venerable, primitive, traditional, archaic, conventional, customary, stale, musty, obsolete, extinct
  12. Part — portion, share, piece, allotment, section, fraction, fragment
  13. Place — space, area, spot, plot, region, location, situation, position, residence, dwelling, set, site, station, status, state
  14. Plan — plot, scheme, design, draw, map, diagram, procedure, arrangement, intention, device, contrivance, method, way, blueprint
  15. Popular — well-liked, approved, accepted, favorite, celebrated, common, current
  16. Predicament — quandary, dilemma, pickle, problem, plight, spot, scrape, jam
  17. Put — place, set, attach, establish, assign, keep, save, set aside, effect, achieve, do, build
  18. Quiet — silent, still, soundless, mute, tranquil, peaceful, calm, restful
  19. Right — correct, accurate, factual, true, good, just, honest, upright, lawful, moral, proper, suitable, apt, legal, fair
  20. Run — race, speed, hurry, hasten, sprint, dash, rush, escape, elope, flee
  21. Say/Tell — inform, notify, advise, relate, recount, narrate, explain, reveal, disclose, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, enlighten, instruct, insist, teach, train, direct, issue, remark, converse, speak, affirm, boom, scream, shriek, screech, squawk, whine, philosophize, stammer, stutter, lisp, drawl, jabber, protest, announce, swear, vow, content,  suppose, utter, negate, express, verbalize, voice, articulate, pronounce, deliver, convey, impart, assert, state, allege, mutter, mumble, whisper, sigh, exclaim, yell, sing, yelp, snarl, hiss, grunt, snort, roar, bellow, thunder assure, deny, dispute
  22. Scared — afraid, frightened, alarmed, terrified, panicked, fearful, unnerved, insecure, timid, shy, skittish, jumpy, disquieted, worried, vexed, troubled, disturbed, horrified, terrorized, shocked, petrified, haunted, timorous, shrinking, tremulous, stupefied, paralyzed, stunned, apprehensive
  23. Show — display, exhibit, present, note, point to, indicate, explain, reveal, prove, demonstrate, expose
  24. Slow — unhurried, gradual, leisurely, late, behind, tedious, slack
  25. Stop — cease, halt, stay, pause, discontinue, conclude, end, finish, quit
  26. Story — tale, myth, legend, fable, yarn, account, narrative, chronicle, epic, sage, anecdote, record, memoir
  27. Strange — odd, peculiar, unusual, unfamiliar, uncommon, queer, weird, outlandish, curious, unique, exclusive, irregular
  28. Take — hold, catch, purchase, buy, retract, recall, assume, occupy, consume, seize, grasp, win, capture, acquire, pick, choose, select, prefer, remove, steal, lift, rob, engage, bewitch
  29. Tell — disclose, reveal, show, expose, uncover, relate, narrate, inform, advise, explain, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, recount, repeat
  30. Think — judge, deem, assume, believe, consider, contemplate, reflect, mediate
  31. Trouble — distress, grief, misfortune, difficulty, concern, pains, inconvenience, exertion, effort, anguish, anxiety, worry, wretchedness, pain, danger, peril, disaster
  32. True — accurate, right, proper, precise, exact, valid, genuine, real, actual, trusty, steady, loyal, dependable, sincere, staunch
  33. Ugly — hideous, frightful, frightening, shocking, horrible, unpleasant, monstrous, terrifying, gross, grisly, ghastly, horrid, unsightly, plain, homely, evil, repulsive, repugnant, gruesome
  34. Unhappy — miserable, uncomfortable, wretched, heart-broken, unfortunate, poor, downhearted
  35. Use — employ , sorrowful, depressed, dejected, melancholy, glum, gloomy, dismal, discouraged, sad, utilize, exhaust, spend, expend, consume, exercise

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