Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. ORAL
    1. written
    2. correct
    3. mental
    4. verbal

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    written (Adjective) : not oral
    oral (Adjective) : spoken rather than written; connected with mouth
    correct (Adjective) : right and accurate
    mental (Adjective) : connected with mind
    verbal (Adjective) : relating to words ; spoken ; relating to verbs

    Correct Option: A

    written (Adjective) : not oral
    oral (Adjective) : spoken rather than written; connected with mouth
    correct (Adjective) : right and accurate
    mental (Adjective) : connected with mind
    verbal (Adjective) : relating to words ; spoken ; relating to verbs


  1. HONEST
    1. infect
    2. cleanse
    3. corrupt
    4. pollute

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    corrupt (Verb) : not honest
    honest (Adjective) : trustworthy
    infect (Verb) : to make a disease or an illness spread
    cleanse (Verb) : to clean your skin/or a wound
    pollute (Verb) : to add dirty or harmful substances to air land, water etc. so that it may no longer be pleasant or safe to use

    Correct Option: C

    corrupt (Verb) : not honest
    honest (Adjective) : trustworthy
    infect (Verb) : to make a disease or an illness spread
    cleanse (Verb) : to clean your skin/or a wound
    pollute (Verb) : to add dirty or harmful substances to air land, water etc. so that it may no longer be pleasant or safe to use



  1. ADAMANT
    1. satisfied
    2. comfortable
    3. yielding
    4. luxurious

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    yielding (Adjective) : willing to do what other people want
    adamant (Adjective) : determined not to change your mind or to be persuaded about something
    satisfied (Adjective) : full of satisfaction
    comfortable (Adjective) : full of comfort
    luxurious (Adjective) : comfortable ; containing expensive and enjoyable things

    Correct Option: C

    yielding (Adjective) : willing to do what other people want
    adamant (Adjective) : determined not to change your mind or to be persuaded about something
    satisfied (Adjective) : full of satisfaction
    comfortable (Adjective) : full of comfort
    luxurious (Adjective) : comfortable ; containing expensive and enjoyable things


  1. COMPULSORY
    1. easy
    2. optional
    3. unnecessary
    4. mandatory

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    optional (Adjective) : that you can choose to do or have if you want to
    compulsory (Adjective) : mandatory; that must be done because of a law/a rule
    easy (Adjective) : that is simple to do
    unnecessary (Adjective) : not required/needed; not necessary
    mandatory (Adjective) : compulsory; required by law

    Correct Option: B

    optional (Adjective) : that you can choose to do or have if you want to
    compulsory (Adjective) : mandatory; that must be done because of a law/a rule
    easy (Adjective) : that is simple to do
    unnecessary (Adjective) : not required/needed; not necessary
    mandatory (Adjective) : compulsory; required by law



  1. TENTATIVE
    1. definite
    2. insufficient
    3. plentiful
    4. active

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    definite (Adjective) : fixed
    tentative (Adjective) : not definite/certain because you may want to change it later ; hesitant ; provisional ; experimental insufficient (Adjective) : not sufficient; not enough
    plentiful (Adjective) : abundant; available/existing in large amounts/numbers
    active (Adjective) : always busy

    Correct Option: A

    definite (Adjective) : fixed
    tentative (Adjective) : not definite/certain because you may want to change it later ; hesitant ; provisional ; experimental insufficient (Adjective) : not sufficient; not enough
    plentiful (Adjective) : abundant; available/existing in large amounts/numbers
    active (Adjective) : always busy