GATE | GATE-CS-2015 (Set 1) | Question 65

Which one of the following combinations is incorrect?
(A) Acquiescence – Submission
(B) Wheedle – Roundabout
(C) Flippancy – Lightness
(D) Profligate – Extravagant


Answer: (B)

Explanation:

Flippancy     ---> lack of respect or seriousness.
Acquiescence  ---> the reluctant acceptance of 
                   something without protest.
Wheedle      --->  use endearments or flattery to 
                   persuade someone to do something or 
Profligate   ---> recklessly extravagant 


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