English for Bank PO Examinations: Vocabulary →Synonyms
For each of the following questions, select the option which is CLOSEST in meaning to the capitalized word.
Commotion means an disorderly outburst or tumult. Its most close to tubulence which means unstable flow of a liquid or gas. Turbulence also refers to a state of disturbance
Other synonyms are prorogue, put off, set back, shelve
An adage is a proverb or byword
Ensue is a verb which means to happen afterwards as a consequence or result. Example of use as adjective is “the ensuant response to his appeal”
Zenith means summit, top, celestial point.
Hypothetical means something based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence. Other synonyms are conjectural, divinatory, suppositious.
Superficial means something shallow, not deep intelacttually or emotionlly. Trivial is another synonym.
Disparage means to express negative impression about something.Belittle is closest synonym. Disparagement is communication that belittles somebody
or something. When you dispraise or derogate somebdoy, you are disparaging.
Protagonist is somebody who backs a politician or a team etc. Protagonist can be champion of some cause. The opposite of protagonist is antagonist.
Ludicrous is something which invites ridicule. Something absurd. Other synonyms are farcical, derisory, idiotic, laughable, nonsensical.