In this CSE reviewer, you are presented with an underlined word and are required to choose the word that has a similar or equivalent meaning.
The purpose is to assess the depth of your vocabulary and ability to use simple words when speaking and writing.
CSE English Reviewer on Synonyms
Question 1. We should never be apathetic towards other people for we have a social responsibility to fulfill.
Question 2. A good leader should be cognizant of the numerous issues that affect his constituents.
Question 3. Always be careful not to issue any disparaging remarks against other people.
Question 4. Flowers are ephemeral; they bloom yet wither a week or so later.
Question 5. A fastidious person will never find true happiness.
Question 6. The Ortigas Center is filled with gargantuan buildings, some having up to 50 floors.
B. old and weak
C. first class
Question 7. Nobody like haughty Monty who kept bragging about his riches.
Question 8. The corrupt policeman was discharged from service due to his ignominious act of accepting bribes.
Question 9. The impudent child was scolded for answering back to older people.
Question 10. Spores are infinitesimal reproductive units of fungi and lower plants.
Question 11. Never trust an insidious person because you’ll never know what goes on in his mind.
Question 12. Jessica is an irascible girl who frequently has tantrums.
Question 13. Surgeons should be meticulous, especially when performing operations.
Question 14. Christ teaches us to be concerned about putting up riches in heaven and not to be obsessed with mundane things.
Question 15. Rochelle has difficulty seeing things from afar because she is myopic.
Question 16. Regina, being a child of three, is oblivious to the world around her.
Question 17. Man can never be omniscient like God.
Question 18. The piquant mouse was able to find its way out of the maze in a short while.
Question 19. It is now plausible to say that someday, interplanetary travel will no longer be impossible.
Question 20. A prudent person is not easily deceived.
Question 21. “Spare the rod and spoil the child” is a common aphorism.
B. battle cry
Question 22. Charmaine’s deportment is highly commendable.
Question 23. For enmity and hate are contrary to friendship and concord.
B. mutual hatred✅
Question 24. The Filipino’s fortitude is the reason why he seldom complains.
Question 25. Poverty should never be viewed as an impediment to attaining a good education.
Question 26. The students were upbraided for misbehaving during the assembly.
Question 27. Urbane people are appalled by rude behavior.
Question 28. Clowns are never vapid but the sick usually are.
A. lively and energetic
B. lacking spirit and liveliness✅
Question 29. The client was asked to verify the veracity of the statement of accounts issued.
Question 30. Dentists believe that babies should be weaned from feeding bottles as soon as possible to prevent malformation of the infant’s erupting teeth.
A. get used to
B. develop hatred for
C. free from dependence✅
D. make more dependent
Question 31. Some people believe that Balete Drive is haunted because a wraith of a woman appears there.
Question 32. She looks unkempt with her wavy coarse hair falling freely behind her back.
C. prim and proper
Question 33. The room is topsy-turvy as if a hurricane just passed through.
Question 34. Sherlock Holmes is a famous sleuth.
Question 35. Mindy rummaged through the chest of old clothes for something usable to donate.
A. searched through✅
B. wandered through
C. passed through
Question 36. Only a ruffian could do such a heinous act of killing a helpless child.
A. an insane person
B. a brutal person✅
C. a lovable person
D. a confused person
Question 37. To augment the policemen’s income, the government allowed them to take part-time jobs.
Question 38. A person’s reputation is very important to be very careful not to calumniate anybody.
Question 39. The footprints were effaced when the floor was mopped.
Question 40. The plane overshot the runway and landed in a ditch.
A. passed through
B. passed by
C. went beyond✅
D. did not reach