Antonyms


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

  1. INITIATED
    1. complicated
    2. simplified
    3. concluded
    4. commenced

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    concluded (Verb) : to put an end ; to finish
    initiated (Verb) : to start; to make something begin; set in motion
    complicated (Verb) : not easy to understand/deal/do
    simplified (Verb) : to make something easier to understand/deal/do
    commenced (Verb) : to start; to begin

    Correct Option: C

    concluded (Verb) : to put an end ; to finish
    initiated (Verb) : to start; to make something begin; set in motion
    complicated (Verb) : not easy to understand/deal/do
    simplified (Verb) : to make something easier to understand/deal/do
    commenced (Verb) : to start; to begin


  1. FLEXIBLE
    1. rigid
    2. cruel
    3. humble
    4. easy

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    rigid (Adjective) : inflexible; very stiff ; very strict and difficult to change
    flexible (Adjective) : able to bend easily without breaking ; able to change to suit new conditions
    cruel (Adjective) : unkind
    humble (Adjective) : polite; calm
    easy (Adjective) : not difficult

    Correct Option: A

    rigid (Adjective) : inflexible; very stiff ; very strict and difficult to change
    flexible (Adjective) : able to bend easily without breaking ; able to change to suit new conditions
    cruel (Adjective) : unkind
    humble (Adjective) : polite; calm
    easy (Adjective) : not difficult



  1. GENUINE
    1. general
    2. genie
    3. real
    4. fake

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    fake (Adjective) : unreal; ingenuine; counterfeit
    genuine (Adjective) : real; true; authentic ; sincere and honest
    general (Adjective) : normal; usual
    genie (Noun) : a spirit with magic powers, especially one that lives in a bottle or a lamp
    real (Adjective) : true; authentic

    Correct Option: D

    fake (Adjective) : unreal; ingenuine; counterfeit
    genuine (Adjective) : real; true; authentic ; sincere and honest
    general (Adjective) : normal; usual
    genie (Noun) : a spirit with magic powers, especially one that lives in a bottle or a lamp
    real (Adjective) : true; authentic


  1. CONSENSUS
    1. accept
    2. opinion
    3. disagreement
    4. permission

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    disagreement (Noun) : the state of not agreeing to something
    consensus (Noun) : an opinion that all members of a group agree to
    accept (Verb) : to take willingly something that is offered
    opinion (Noun) : your feeling or thoughts about somebody/ something, rather than a fact; view
    permission (Noun) : the act of allowing somebody to do something

    Correct Option: C

    disagreement (Noun) : the state of not agreeing to something
    consensus (Noun) : an opinion that all members of a group agree to
    accept (Verb) : to take willingly something that is offered
    opinion (Noun) : your feeling or thoughts about somebody/ something, rather than a fact; view
    permission (Noun) : the act of allowing somebody to do something



  1. FRUITLESS
    1. successful
    2. wasted
    3. useless
    4. insufficient

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    successful (Adjective) : achieving your aims or what was intended ; having become popular and/or make a lot of money
    fruitless (Adjective) : producing no useful results ; unproductive
    wasted (Adjective) : unsuccessful
    useless (Adjective) : of no use
    insufficient (Adjective) : not enough; inadequate

    Correct Option: A

    successful (Adjective) : achieving your aims or what was intended ; having become popular and/or make a lot of money
    fruitless (Adjective) : producing no useful results ; unproductive
    wasted (Adjective) : unsuccessful
    useless (Adjective) : of no use
    insufficient (Adjective) : not enough; inadequate