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Directions: Choose the best alternative which expresses the SAME meaning as the given word.
[New India Insurance(AAO), 2011]
Hamper(Noun)= A basket or box containing food for a special occasion. It is similar to the word 'Hinder'
Synonym: Hobble, Obstruct, Hinder
Antonym: Expedite, Liberate, Advance
Sample sentence: There will be lots of extra prizes including a raffle for a hamper, bottles etc.
Despicable(Adj)= Deserving hatred and contempt. It is similar to the word 'Contemptible'
Synonym: Sordid, Detestable, Contemptible
Antonym: Virtuous, Worthy, Honourable
Sample sentence: I was a student, and the way they dealt with students was despicable.
[Allahabad Bank (po), 2011]
Limited(Adj)= Restricted in size, amount, or extent; few, small, or short. It is similar to the word 'Finite'
Synonym: Confined, Bound, Finite
Antonym: Extroverted, Unrestricted, Adequate
Sample sentence: The downside of this small size was the limited amount of tape inside the cartridge.
[Allahabad bank(po), 2011]
Excruciating(Adj)= Very embarrassing, awkward, or tedious. It is similar to the word 'Excruciating'
Synonym: Agonising, Excruciating, Painful
Antonym: Pleasing, Soothing, Facile
Sample sentence: They talked about pedicures and shopping in excruciating detail.
Concerns(Adj)= be relevant or important to; affect or involve. It is similar to the word 'Relations'
Synonym: Regard, Relations, Involvement
Antonym: Unconcern, Disregard, Disinterest
Sample sentence: His involvement made the event memorable for all concerned.
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