Synonym test B

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Synonym test B is a series of 20 questions designed to test your knowledge of the language and your ability to quickly identify words that have the same or very similar meanings. In each case choose just the two words from the six words provided that are closest in meaning.

You have 20 minutes in which to solve the 20 questions.

1 .chop, gnaw, grate, sever, chew, destroy

2. inimitable, corresponding, matchless, surpassed, mature, imposing

3. delegate, advise, identify, recruit, adjust, mobilise

4. boorish, unchaste, stable, impure, unjust, bizarre

5. workaday, prosaic, feasible, easy, special, effective

6. unassailable, kind, inveterate, entrenched, contrary, convoluted

7. truncate, abandon, misuse, relinquish, rectify, denounce

8. snappish, ordinary, cursory, shrewd, sardonic, hurried

9. severe, opinionated, crude, dogmatic, unprincipled, vocal

10. progress, orbit, travel, run, encircle, align

11. orchestrate, display, employ, defeat, sustain, score

12. conspicuous, virulent, wild, profane, noxious, rancorous

13. just, somewhat, yet, once, now, moreover

14. elegant, serene, sophistic, shameful, sincere, fallacious

15. alter, assist, educate, facilitate, dream, cultivate

16. horizontal, unconscious, encompassed, submissive, supine, feral

17. farm, fare, style, food, firm, variety

18. guide, shepherd, farmer, shelter, carry, relocate

19. retreat, conclude, alight, circulate, call, getaway

20. intellect, symbol, rank, savour, genre, type


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