QOTD-Verbal Reasoning-Choose the option most similar to the word

2019-07-11 | Team PendulumEdu


   A. Reject

   B. Accept

   C. Suggest

   D. Except

   E. Expect

Solution: The meaning of the word ‘OPINE’ is “holding or giving one’s opinion”.

Let us look at the meaning of the words provided to see which word is similar to the word in question.

  • Reject means to dismiss as inadequate, unacceptable, or faulty
  • Accept is to agree to something
  • Suggest means to state or express an opinion indirectly
  • Except means other than something
  • Expect is to think or believe something will happen, or someone will arrive

From the above meanings, we can see that the word closest in meaning to the word in question is “SUGGEST”. The other words can therefore, be eliminated.

Hence, (C) is the correct answer.

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