Here are some multiple-choice Civil Service exam reviewers on synonyms.
Choose the letter that corresponds to the word closest in meaning to the bold and italicized word in the sentence.
1.) It is paradoxical to say that one can be patriotic and not patriotic at the same time.
2.) Many false stories surfaced the author’s death but only those which are widely popular remained canonical.
3.) The five star general remained composed in his behaviour although a lot of logistical problems continued to fill his ranks.
4.) The football team remained enervated after the particularly difficult final match with the defending champions from Barotac.
5.) The chief operating officer suggested a more pragmatic approach in dealing with the situation, relying more on results and outcomes.