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Q:

Name another word for friend?

A) playfellow B) enemy
C) rival D) foe
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) playfellow

Explanation:

Friend is a person with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically one exclusive of sexual or family relations.

 

Other names for friend are mate, bosom friend, classmate, buddy, ally,...

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Q:

Expedite is the opposite of

A) halt B) quicken
C) rush D) hasten
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) halt

Explanation:

Expedite means making an action fast or sooner i.e, to accomplish a work as quickly as possible.

 

Hence, halt means stop and it is opposite of Expedite.

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Q:

Lover of nature is called

A) Autophile B) Green panther
C) Dendrophile D) Petrichor
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Green panther

Explanation:

Lover of nature is called nature lover or Green Panther.

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Autophile is a person who loves being alone.

 

Dendrophile is a person who loves trees and forests.

 

Petrichor is an earthy smell that follows a rainfall.

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Q:

Solely means

A) exclude B) include
C) only D) rival
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) only

Explanation:

Solely means only, simply or merely.

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Q:

Which of these lines contains a metaphor?

A) You light up my life. B) She was fishing for compliments.
C) He broke my heart. D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

A metaphor is a figure of speech that is used to make a comparison between two things that aren't alike but do have something in common.

 

In all the given options we have Metaphors.

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Q:

A person who insists on something - one word substitute

A) Stickler B) Boaster
C) Disciplinarian D) Instantaneous
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Stickler

Explanation:
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Q:

English words with similar meaning

A) Relegate - Downgrade B) Beautiful - Ugly
C) Qualm - Confidence D) Generic - Branded
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Relegate - Downgrade

Explanation:

Relegate means Assigning an inferior rank or position to. That means, downgrading or pulling down, lower a person.

 

All other options have words with opposite in meaning.

 

Hence, Relegate is an English word which is similar in meaning to Downgrade.

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Q:

_ pompous he was an entertaining person.

A) Though B) Never
C) Despite D) Before
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Though

Explanation:

From the given options, Though is the only word which gives sense for the sentence. Hence, Though pompous he was an entertaining person.

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