CAT 2022 Preparation: Test Your Knowledge & Enhance Your Vocabulary

CAT 2022 Preparation : Enhance your vocabulary

Seniors, CAT experts, mentors, and peers- everyone holds the same opinion when it comes to the significance of vocabulary enhancement for CAT preparation. But more than this reminder, the aspirants require guidance in the right direction. 

You cannot learn all the important words in the world or memorize thousands of words which will actually help you during the exam. However, a list of words can definitely make your journey of vocabulary enhancement a cakewalk. Now it may seem challenging to learn and add them to your vocabulary in a day in such a manner that they are retained well. But it’s also true that when challenged the right way, the human brain can work in phenomenal ways! 

We have an incomplete table awaiting you. It’s time to test your knowledge and see how far you have come in your journey.

Also, this table with blanks will serve as an effective tool to enhance your vocabulary because when you know the answers, you feel elated and motivated to march forward. And when you don’t know the right answers, you make the effort to get them right. 

So, let’s get started!

WORDMEANINGSYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Bereft Deprived of or LackingWanting, Short of, Cut off from_____
      EquipoiseBalance of forces or interests_____Imbalance, Changeability, Fluctuation
Incisive_____Penetrating, Acute, Sharp-wittedRambling, Vague
Tread_____Walk, Step, Stride, TrudgeGo, Rise, Precede
Perpetual____________Transitory, Temporary, Intermittently
DisquietudeA state of uneasiness or anxiety_____Unconcern, Contentment
BourgeoisieThe middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes. Property-owing, middle-class, propertied_____
SequestrateTake legal possession of until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met.Confiscate, Seize, Commandeer____
Drenched_____Soak, Saturate, Swamp, Inundate____
Diktat_____Pronouncement, Proclamation, Injunction, Behest, EdictEntreaty, Recommendation, Plea
Raunchy_____Bawdy, Risque, Racy, Provocative, UninhibitedInnocent, Clean, Decent
ImperiousArrogant and domineeringPeremptory, Imperial, Domineering_____
WaxBecome larger or stronger____.Wane, Decrease
Ecstasy____Rapture, Bliss, Elation, Euphoria, ExultationMisery
SuspicionA feeling or thought that something is possible, likely, or true._____Certainty
Clamor_____Tumult, Racket, Uproar, ClangorSilence
ImpenetrableImpossible to pass through or enter. Impassable, Unpassable, Sparse, Accessible_____
RhetoricThe art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing_____Concise, Simple
Piqued__________Allay, Appalling
Pitted______Blemished, Pockmarked, Scarred_____
Resurrectrevive or revitalize (something that is inactive, disused, or forgotten).Restore, Revive, Breathe new life into______
LachrymoseTearful or given to weeping._____Cheerful, Happy
AridHaving little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation.Dry, Parched, Scorched_____
Servile_____Obsequious, Sycophantic Rebellious, Assertive, Bossy
RetrogradeDirected or moving backwards._____Forward
Omniscient______All-seeing, All-knowing, All-wiseStupid, Unknowing
Inquest_____Inquiry, Investigation, ScrutinyAbstention, Ignorance
GarrulousExcessively talkative, especially on trivial matters._____Reticent, Taciturn
Maze_____Labyrinth, Web, TangleCertainty
Boisterous_____Lively, Animated, Spirited, Exuberant______
Fret_____Perturb, Worry, TroubleComfort
SiphonDraw off or transfer over a period of time, especially illegally or unfairly._______Save

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Enhancing your vocabulary is not an overnight process; it takes time to climb this ladder, one step at a time. This list aims at helping you take some significant steps today. And like this, we will gradually take you to the top.

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Ridhima Arora

Ridhima is a Content Writer at PrepLadder. She aims at making a significant difference in the academic journeys of Medical PG, NEET SS, and CAT aspirants through her content.