Antonyms


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

  1. AFFLUENCE
    1. poverty
    2. influence
    3. neglect
    4. semblance

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    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor
    affluence(Noun) : prosperity ; the state of being wealthy/rich
    influence (Noun) : the effect that somebody/something has on the way a person thinks or behaves or on the way that something works/develops
    neglect (Noun) : to fail to take care of ; not to give enough attention
    semblance (Noun) : a situation in which something seems to exist although this may not, in fact, be the case

    Correct Option: A

    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor
    affluence(Noun) : prosperity ; the state of being wealthy/rich
    influence (Noun) : the effect that somebody/something has on the way a person thinks or behaves or on the way that something works/develops
    neglect (Noun) : to fail to take care of ; not to give enough attention
    semblance (Noun) : a situation in which something seems to exist although this may not, in fact, be the case


  1. INQUISITIVE
    1. inadequate
    2. immature
    3. uncomfortable
    4. unconcerned

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    unconcerned (Adjective) : not worried or anxious about something; not interested in something
    inquisitive(Adjective) : curious; enquiring; asking too many questions; very interested in learning about many different things
    inadequate (Adjective) : not enough ; insufficient ; incomplete
    immature (Adjective) : not fully developed or grown; behaving in a way that is not sensible and is typical of people who are much younger
    uncomfortable (Adjective) : not comfortable

    Correct Option: D

    unconcerned (Adjective) : not worried or anxious about something; not interested in something
    inquisitive(Adjective) : curious; enquiring; asking too many questions; very interested in learning about many different things
    inadequate (Adjective) : not enough ; insufficient ; incomplete
    immature (Adjective) : not fully developed or grown; behaving in a way that is not sensible and is typical of people who are much younger
    uncomfortable (Adjective) : not comfortable



  1. TREACHEROUS
    1. tactful
    2. violent
    3. faithful
    4. false

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    faithful (Adjective) : loyal; true and accurate; not changing anything; staying with or supporting a particular person
    treacherous (Adjective) : deceitful ; that cannot be trusted ; intending to harm you ; unfaithful
    tactful (Adjective) : diplomatic; careful not to say or do anything that will annoy/upset other people
    violent (Adjective) : intense; severe; showing or caused by very strong emotion; very strong and sudden
    false (Adjective) : incorrect; wrong; untrue

    Correct Option: C

    faithful (Adjective) : loyal; true and accurate; not changing anything; staying with or supporting a particular person
    treacherous (Adjective) : deceitful ; that cannot be trusted ; intending to harm you ; unfaithful
    tactful (Adjective) : diplomatic; careful not to say or do anything that will annoy/upset other people
    violent (Adjective) : intense; severe; showing or caused by very strong emotion; very strong and sudden
    false (Adjective) : incorrect; wrong; untrue


  1. COMPLY
    1. challenge
    2. complain
    3. conform
    4. compete

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    challenge (Verb) : to refuse to accept something; dispute ; to question whether a statement or an action is right, legal, etc. comply (Verb) : to obey a rule, an order, etc.
    complain (Verb) : to say that you are unhappy, annoyed or not satisfied
    conform (Verb) : to obey a rule, an order, etc; to comply
    compete (Verb) : to take part in a contest/game

    Correct Option: A

    challenge (Verb) : to refuse to accept something; dispute ; to question whether a statement or an action is right, legal, etc. comply (Verb) : to obey a rule, an order, etc.
    complain (Verb) : to say that you are unhappy, annoyed or not satisfied
    conform (Verb) : to obey a rule, an order, etc; to comply
    compete (Verb) : to take part in a contest/game



  1. DIMINISH
    1. increase
    2. improve
    3. introduce
    4. decrease

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    increase (Verb) : to become larger
    diminish (verb) : to decrease; to become/make smaller, weaker, etc.
    improve (Verb) : to become/ make better than before
    introduce (Verb) : to make someone learn about something
    decrease (Verb) : to diminish

    Correct Option: A

    increase (Verb) : to become larger
    diminish (verb) : to decrease; to become/make smaller, weaker, etc.
    improve (Verb) : to become/ make better than before
    introduce (Verb) : to make someone learn about something
    decrease (Verb) : to diminish