Antonyms


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

  1. BRAVERY
    1. savagery
    2. cowardice
    3. cowardly
    4. heroism

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    cowardice (Noun) : fear or lack of courage
    bravery (Noun) : courage; feeling of no fear
    savagery (Noun) : behaviour that is very cruel and violent; violence
    cowardly (Adjective) : lacking courage; fearful
    heroism (Noun) : very great courage

    Correct Option: B

    cowardice (Noun) : fear or lack of courage
    bravery (Noun) : courage; feeling of no fear
    savagery (Noun) : behaviour that is very cruel and violent; violence
    cowardly (Adjective) : lacking courage; fearful
    heroism (Noun) : very great courage


  1. KEEN
    1. blunt
    2. foolish
    3. insipid
    4. plain

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    blunt (Adjective) : without a sharp edge or point; very direct
    keen (Adjective) : wanting to do something; wanting something to happen very much; eager; sharp; enthusiastic; liking something foolish (Adjective) : silly; stupid
    insipid (Adjective) : having almost no taste or flavour; flavourless; not interesting or exciting; dull
    plain (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; clear

    Correct Option: A

    blunt (Adjective) : without a sharp edge or point; very direct
    keen (Adjective) : wanting to do something; wanting something to happen very much; eager; sharp; enthusiastic; liking something foolish (Adjective) : silly; stupid
    insipid (Adjective) : having almost no taste or flavour; flavourless; not interesting or exciting; dull
    plain (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; clear



  1. AMBIGUOUS
    1. concealed
    2. precise
    3. complete
    4. magnified

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    precise (Adjective) : clean and accurate; exact; meticulous; taking care to be exact and accurate, especially about small details
    ambiguous (Adjective) : that can be understood in more than one way; having different meanings; not clearly stated or defined concealed (Adjective) : not accessible to view; hidden
    complete (Adjective) : total; including all the parts, etc. that are necessary; finished
    magnified (Adjective) : enlarged; exaggerated

    Correct Option: C

    precise (Adjective) : clean and accurate; exact; meticulous; taking care to be exact and accurate, especially about small details
    ambiguous (Adjective) : that can be understood in more than one way; having different meanings; not clearly stated or defined concealed (Adjective) : not accessible to view; hidden
    complete (Adjective) : total; including all the parts, etc. that are necessary; finished
    magnified (Adjective) : enlarged; exaggerated


  1. OBSCURE
    1. vacant
    2. seldom
    3. distinct
    4. unusual

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    distinct (Adjective) : easily or clearly heard; definite
    obscure (Adjective) : not well– known; unknown; difficult to understand; indistinct
    vacant (Adjective) : empty; not being used; unoccupied
    seldom (Adjective) : not often; rarely
    unusual (Adjective) : strange; uncommon

    Correct Option: C

    distinct (Adjective) : easily or clearly heard; definite
    obscure (Adjective) : not well– known; unknown; difficult to understand; indistinct
    vacant (Adjective) : empty; not being used; unoccupied
    seldom (Adjective) : not often; rarely
    unusual (Adjective) : strange; uncommon



  1. AFFLUENT
    1. famous
    2. insignificant
    3. poor
    4. skilled

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    poor (Adjective) : having a very little money
    affluent (Adjective) : prosperous; wealthy; having a lot of money and a good standard of living
    famous (Adjective) : known by many people
    insignificant (Adjective) : not big or valuable enough to be considered important
    skilled (Adjective) : having enough ability, experience and knowledge to be able to do well

    Correct Option: C

    poor (Adjective) : having a very little money
    affluent (Adjective) : prosperous; wealthy; having a lot of money and a good standard of living
    famous (Adjective) : known by many people
    insignificant (Adjective) : not big or valuable enough to be considered important
    skilled (Adjective) : having enough ability, experience and knowledge to be able to do well