Synonyms & Antonyms

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SYNONYMS
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admonish = usurp (reprove)merry = gay
alienate = estrange (isolate)instigate = incite
dispel = dissipate (dismiss)belief = conviction
covet= crave (desire)belated = too late
solicit = beseech (seek)brim = border
subside = wane (drop)renounce= reject
hover = linger (stay close)divulge = reveal
heap = to pile (collect)adhesive = tenacious
veer = diverge (turn)hamper = obstruct
caprice = whim (impulse)to merit= to deserve
stifle = suffocate (smother)inert = passive
latent = potential (inactive)latitude = scope
concur = acquiesce (accept) momentary = transient
tranquil = serene (calm)admonish = cautious
lethargy = stupor (lazy)volume = quantity
furtive= stealthy (secret) meager = scanty
cargo = freight(load)baffle = frustrate
efface = obliterate(wipe out) misery = distress
pretentious = ostentatious(affected)discretion = prudence compunction = remorse (regret)amiable = friendly
cajole = coax (wheedle – sweet talk)incentive = provocation Embrace = hug (hold-cuddle) latent = potential
Confiscate = appropriate (to take charge)emancipate = liberate lament = mournconfiscate = appropriate
obstinate = stubbornacumen = exactness
metamorphosis = transformscrutiny = close examination
annihilate = to destroy fuse = combine
whet = sharpenbehest = request
adage = proverbpenitence = to repeat
ovation = applause overt = obvious
Efface = obliterate

TCS main Papers From Campus Recruitment at NIT Bhopal 003 You can refer to Barron’s most frequently used words list for a close recap. Vocabulary Section: (Time : 28 mins)
Synonyms -
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

Paper from Campus Recruitment in Jamshedpur 2003

synonym

1. dwindle – decrease, decline, fall, fall off, drop, drop off 2. efface - wipe out, obliterate, eradicate, destroy
3. inept – incompetent, inexpert, clumsy
4. infirmity - ill-health, sickness
5. candid- open, frank
6. dangle - hang, swing, sway
Antonym
1. Irksome * pleasant
2. Jaunty * sorrowful, sad
3. Nebulous * precise
4. Misapprehension * comprehension * understanding
5. Obese * thin
6. Whimsical * ordinary

Paper from Campus Recruitment in NIT Durgapur 2003
Synonym and antonym
1.Harbinger – forerunner, portent, indication
2.Cacophony – dissonance, disharmony
3.Divulge – reveal, disclose
4.Clutch – grasp, grab, clasp, hold
5.Acronym – short form, contraction, ellipsis
6.Illustrious – memorable, well–known, famous
7.Prolific – productive, abundant
8.Divergent – different, deviating, conflicting
9.Jaded – world-weary, tired, lackluster, worn-out, exhausted, bored, fed up 10. Mien – appearance, demeanor
11. Mitigate – alleviate, ease, lessen, soften, allay, moderate 12. Ambitious – determined, grand, striving
13. Aberration – deviation,...
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