Most commonly used Words - Synonyms C - E - MCQS Study Notes

Most commonly used Words – Synonyms C – E

Most frequently used words with synonyms c – e for vocabulary building for CSS, PMS, NTS, PST, PPSC & FPSC tests and other exams.

Word – C

1.          cadge beg, bum, mooch, panhandle

2.          calculate compute, reckon, cipher, figure
3.          call convene, convoke, muster, summon
4.          calm tranquil, placid, serene, halcyon, peaceful
5.          campaign crusade, drive, push
6.          caprice whim, whimsy, vagary, freak
7.          care charge, custody, keeping, supervision, trust
8.          careful heedful, mindful, observant, watchful
9.          careless heedless, thoughtless, inadvertent
10.      caress cuddle, fondle, pet
11.      caricature burlesque, parody, travesty, satire, lampoon
12.      casuistry fallacy, sophistry, spuriousness, speciousness, sophism
13.      catalyst ferment, leaven, leavening, yeast
14.      catch enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entrap, snare, tangle, trap
15.      cause reason, occasions, antecedent
16.      celebrity hero, luminary, name, notable, personage
17.      center focus, headquarters, heart, hub, seat
18.      certain inescapable, inevitable, sure, unavoidable
19.      certainty certitude, assurance, conviction
20.      chafe abrade, excoriate, fret, gall
21.      chance random, casual, haphazard, desultory
22.      charge freight, imbue, impregnate, permeate, pervade, saturate, suffuse
23.      charm beguile, bewitch, captivate, enchant, entrance, fascinate
24.      choice altenative, option, preference, selection, election
25.      choose select, elect, pick
26.      chronic confirmed, habitual, inveterate
27.      circle coterie, set, clique
28.      circumference circuit, compass, perimeter, periphery
29.      citizen national, subject
30.      claim pretense, pretension, title
31.      clean antiseptic, cleanly, immaculate, spotless
32.      clear limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparent
33.      clever ingenious, shrewd
34.      cliche bromide, commonplace, platitude, truism
35.      close immediate, near, nearby, nigh, proximate
36.      clothe cloak, drape, mantle, robe
37.      coagulate clot, congeal, curdle, jell, jelly, set
38.      coarse gross, indelicate, vulgar, obscene, ribald
39.      cold artic, chilly, cool, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, icy
40.      collision concussion, crash, impact, jar, jolt, shock
41.      comfort console, solace
42.      comfortable cozy, snug, restful
43.      comment observation, remark
44.      commit consign, entrust, confide, relegate
45.      complex complicated, intricate, involved, tangled, knotty
46.      conceit amour-propre, egoism, egotism, narcissism, vanity [HUMILITY]
47.      condemn damn, doom, sentence
48.      confer consult, parley, treat
49.      confidence assurance, aplomb, self-confidence, self-possession
50.      confirm corroborate, substantiate, authenticate, validate, verify
51.      conflict contest, combat, fight, affray
52.      confuse addle, befuddle, discombobulate, fuddle, muddle, throw
53.      conjecture surmise, guess, speculate, infer
54.      consider deem, regard, account, reckon
55.      conspiracy plot, machination, collusion, intrigue, cabal
56.      contain hold, accommodate
57.      contaminate befoul, foul, poison, pollute, taint
58.      contemporary contemporaneous, simultaneous, synchronous, concurrent,
59.      coincident, concomitant
60.      continual continuous, constant, ceaseless, incessant, perpetual, eternal,
61.      perennial, interminable
62.      contract condense, compress, constrict, shrink
63.      contrary balky, perverse, wayward, ornery
64.      convert metamorphose, transfigure, transform, transmogrify, transmute
65.      cool composed, collected, unruffled, nonchalant, impertubable, detached
66.      correct rectify, remedy, redress, reform, revise, amend
67.      corrupt debase, debauch, deprave, pervert, vitiate
68.      count import, matter, signify, weigh
69.      couple pair, brace, yoke
70.      crisis crossroad, exigency, head, juncture, pass
71.      critical captious, censorious, faultfinding [UNCRITICAL]
72.      criticize blame, reprehend, censure, condemn, denounce
73.      crowd crush, flock, horde, mob, press, throng
74.      crude native, raw
75.      cruel fierce, ferocious, barbarous, inhuman, savage, vicious
76.      crush mash, pulp, smash, squash
77.      cry weep, wail, keen, whimper, sob, blubber
78.      cure heal, remedy

79.      curious inquisitive, snoopy, nosy

Word – D

80.      dark dim, murky, dusky, obscure, opaque, shady, shadowy
81.      daze bemuse, benumb, stun, stupefy
82.      dead deceased, departed, extinct, lifeless, inanimate
83.      decay rot, putrefy, spoil, crumble, molder, disintegrate, decompose
84.      deceive betray, mislead, beguile, delude, dupe, hoodwink, bamboozle, double-cross
85.      decide determine, settle, rule, conclude, resolve
86.      decision conclusion, determination
87.      decisive conclusive, crucial, definitive, determinative
88.      decrease lessen, reduce, dwindle, abate, diminish, subside
89.      decry disparage, depreciate, derogate, belittle, minimize, downgrade
90.      deep abysmal, profound [SHALLOW]
91.      defeat conquer, vanquish, beat, rout, subdue, subjugate, overcome
92.      defend protect, guard, preserve, shield, safeguard
93.      defer postpone, shelve, stay, suspend
94.      defy beard, brave, challenge, dare, face, front
95.      degrade abase, debase, demean, humble, humiliate
96.      delay slow, retard, detain
97.      delicate choice, dainty, elegant, exquisite, fine
98.      delicious ambrosial, delectable, luscious, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy
99.      demand claim, exact, require
100.  demote break, bust, degrade, downgrade, reduce
101.  deny contradict, contravene, disaffirm, gainsay, negate, negative, traversedependent conditional, contingent, relative, subject
102.  deplete drain, exhaust, impoverish, enervate
103.  depressed blue, dejected, dispirited, downcast, downhearted
104.  describe narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report
105.  desire covet, crave, want, wish
106.  despair hopelessness, desperation, despondency, discouragement
107.  despise contemn, disdain, scorn, scout
108.  despondent despairing, forlorn, hopeless [HOPEFUL]
109.  detailed circumstantial, minute, particular
110.  development evolution, progress
111.  deviation aberration, divergence
112.  devote dedicate, consecrate, pledge
113.  dexterous deft, adroit, handy, nimble
114.  dialect vernacular, jargon, cant, argot, lingo, patois
115.  dictate decree, impose, ordain, prescribe
116.  dictatorial authoritarian, dogmatic, doctrinaire, imperious, overbearing
117.  diction wording, vocabulary, phraseology, phrasing
118.  differ disagree, vary
119.  difference dissimilarity, unlikeness, divergence, variation, distinction, discrepancy
120.  difficulty hardship, rigor, vicissitude
121.  dip douse, duck, drunk, imerse, souse, submerge
122.  dirty filthy, foul, nasty, squalid, grimy
123.  disadvantage detriment, drawback, handicap [ADVANTAGE]
124.  disappear evanesce, evaporate, fade, vanish
125.  disaster calamity, catastrophe, cataclysm
126.  discord strife, contention, dissention, conflict, clash, variance
127.  discourage dishearten, dispirit [ENCOURAGE]
128.  discover ascertain, determine, learn
129.  discuss argue, debate, dispute, contend
130.  disgrace dishonor, shame, infamy, ignomity, odium, obloquy, opprobrium,
131.  disrepute, discredit
132.  disguise camouflage, cloak, dissemble, dissimulate, mask
133.  disgust nauseate, repel, revolt, sicken
134.  dishonest lying, untruthful, deceitful, mendacious
135.  dismay appall, daunt, horrify, shake
136.  dismiss boot, bounce, can, cashier, discharge, drop, fire, sack
137.  display array, panoply, parade, pomp
138.  disposition temperament, character, personality, nature
139.  dissuade deter, discourage [PERSUADE]
140.  distant far, far-off, faraway, remote, removed
141.  distinct discrete, separate, several
142.  distort twist, deform, contort, warp
143.  distribute divide, dispense, dole, deal, ration
144.  doctrine dogma, tenet
145.  dominant predominant, preponderant, paramount, preeminent
146.  doubtful dubious, questionable
147.  dramatic histrionic, melodramatic, stagy, theatrical
148.  dry dehydrate, desiccate, parch [MOISTEN]
149.  dull colorless, drab, humdrum, lackluster, pedestrian, stodgy, uninspired
150.  dumb inarticulate, mute, speechless

Word – E

151.  eager avid, keen, agog
152.  earn deserve, merit, rate, win
153.  easy simple, facile, effortless, smooth, light
154.  eat consume, devour, ingest
155.  eccentricity idiosyncracy, quirk
156.  echo reecho, reflect, resound, reverberate
157.  ecstasy rapture, transport, exaltation
158.  effect consequence, result, outcome, upshot, sequel
159.  effective effectual, efficacious, efficient
160.  effort exertion, endeavor, application, pains, trouble
161.  eject expel, evict, dismiss, oust
162.  elaborate complicated, intricate [SIMPLE]
163.  elderly old, aged, venerable, superannuated
164.  elegance grace, polish, urbanity
165.  element component, constituent, factor, ingredient
166.  elevation altitude, height
167.  eliminate eradicate, liquidate, purge
168.  embarrass abash, chagrin, discomfit, disconcert, faze, rattle
169.  emphasis accent, stress
170.  empty vacant, blank, void, vacuous, bare, barren
171.  enclose cape, coop, fence, hem, pen, wall
172.  encomium eulogy, panegyric, tribute, citation
173.  encourage animate, cheer, embolden, hearten, inspirit
174.  endanger hazard, imperil, jeopardize, risk
175.  enforce implement, invoke
176.  engagement appointment, assignation, date, rendezvous, tryst
177.  enmity hostility, antagonism, animosity, rancor, antipathy, animus
178.  enormous immense, huge, gigantic, colossal, mammoth, tremendous,
179.  stupendous, gargantuan, vast
180.  enrapture entrance, ravish, thrill, transport
181.  envy begrudge, covet
182.  equanimity composure, sang-froid, serenity
183.  equipment apparatus, gear, materiel, outfit, paraphernalia, rig, tackle
184.  erase expunge, efface, delete, cancel
185.  error mistake, oversight
186.  escape avoid, shun, eschew, evade, elude
187.  estimate appraise, assess, assay, evaluate, rate
188.  estrange alienate, disaffect
189.  etiquette propriety, protocol, decomrum
190.  evoke educe, elicit
191.  exaggerate inflate, magnify, overstate
192.  example instance, case, illustration, sample, specimen
193.  excel surpass, exceed, transcend, outdo, outstrip
194.  excessive exorbitant, extravagant, immoderate, inordinate, extreme, unreasonable
195.  existence actuality, being [NONEXISTENCE]
196.  expect anticipate, hope, await
197.  experience suffer, sustain, taste, undergo
198.  explain elucidate, expound, explicate, interpret, construe
199.  explicit categorical, definite, express, specific
200.  expressive eloquent, meaningful, significant
201.  extemporaneous extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhand, unrehearsed,
         unpremeditated, ad-libextricate disengage, disentangle, untangle
202. extrinsic extraneous, foreign, alien

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