Antonyms


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

  1. SACRIFICE
    1. assimilate
    2. abandon
    3. acquire
    4. absorb

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    acquire (Verb) : to gain something by your own efforts, ability or behaviour ; to obtain something by buying
    sacrifice (Verb) : to give up something that is important or valuable to you ; to offer something to God (kill an animal/ person)
    assimilate (Verb) : to fully understand an idea or some information so that you may be able to use it yourself
    abandon (Verb) : to leave somebody, you are responsible for; to leave a thing/place because it is impossible/ dangerous to stay
    absorb (Verb) : take in; engross

    Correct Option: C

    acquire (Verb) : to gain something by your own efforts, ability or behaviour ; to obtain something by buying
    sacrifice (Verb) : to give up something that is important or valuable to you ; to offer something to God (kill an animal/ person)
    assimilate (Verb) : to fully understand an idea or some information so that you may be able to use it yourself
    abandon (Verb) : to leave somebody, you are responsible for; to leave a thing/place because it is impossible/ dangerous to stay
    absorb (Verb) : take in; engross


  1. EXHAUSTIVE
    1. interesting
    2. short
    3. incomplete
    4. complete

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    incomplete (Adjective) : not complete/finished
    exhaustive (Adjective) : including everything possible; very thorough or complete
    interesting (Adjective) : attracting your attention because it is special
    short (Adjective) : concise
    complete (Adjective) : total

    Correct Option: C

    incomplete (Adjective) : not complete/finished
    exhaustive (Adjective) : including everything possible; very thorough or complete
    interesting (Adjective) : attracting your attention because it is special
    short (Adjective) : concise
    complete (Adjective) : total



  1. ACQUITTED
    1. jailed
    2. exonerated
    3. convicted
    4. accused

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    convicted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is guilty of a crime
    acquitted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is not guilty of a crime
    jailed (Verb) : to put somebody in prison/jail
    exonerated (Verb) : to officially state that somebody is not responsible for something that he has been blamed for
    accused (Verb) : to say that somebody has done something wrong or is guilty of something

    Correct Option: C

    convicted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is guilty of a crime
    acquitted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is not guilty of a crime
    jailed (Verb) : to put somebody in prison/jail
    exonerated (Verb) : to officially state that somebody is not responsible for something that he has been blamed for
    accused (Verb) : to say that somebody has done something wrong or is guilty of something


  1. FICTITIOUS
    1. real
    2. ambitious
    3. unbelievable
    4. imaginary

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    real (Adjective) : genuine
    fictitious (Adjective) : invented by somebody rather than true
    ambitious (Adjective) : determined to be rich, powerful, successful etc.
    unbelievable (Adjective) : that cannot be believed ; incredible
    imaginary (Adjective) : existing only in your mind or imagination

    Correct Option: A

    real (Adjective) : genuine
    fictitious (Adjective) : invented by somebody rather than true
    ambitious (Adjective) : determined to be rich, powerful, successful etc.
    unbelievable (Adjective) : that cannot be believed ; incredible
    imaginary (Adjective) : existing only in your mind or imagination



  1. STATIONARY
    1. standing
    2. speedy
    3. moving
    4. fast

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    moving (Adjective) : changing from place to another; causing you to have deep feelings of sadness/sympathy
    stationary (Adjective) : not moving; not intended to be moved; not changing in quantity or condition; static
    standing (Adjective) : not moving or flowing
    speedy (Adjective) : rapid; happening or done quickly or without delay; moving/working very quickly
    fast (Adjective) : very quick

    Correct Option: C

    moving (Adjective) : changing from place to another; causing you to have deep feelings of sadness/sympathy
    stationary (Adjective) : not moving; not intended to be moved; not changing in quantity or condition; static
    standing (Adjective) : not moving or flowing
    speedy (Adjective) : rapid; happening or done quickly or without delay; moving/working very quickly
    fast (Adjective) : very quick