Antonyms


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

  1. EVANESCENT
    1. imminent
    2. permanent
    3. pervasive
    4. immanent

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    permanent (Adjective) : lasting for a long time or for all time in the future
    evanescent (Adjective) : disappearing quickly from sight or memory
    imminent (Adjective) : likely to happen very soon
    pervasive (Adjective) : existing in all parts of a place or thing
    immanent (Adjective) : present everywhere

    Correct Option: B

    permanent (Adjective) : lasting for a long time or for all time in the future
    evanescent (Adjective) : disappearing quickly from sight or memory
    imminent (Adjective) : likely to happen very soon
    pervasive (Adjective) : existing in all parts of a place or thing
    immanent (Adjective) : present everywhere


  1. DEVIOUS
    1. straight
    2. obvious
    3. simple
    4. superficial

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    permanent (Adjective) : lasting for a long time or for all time in the future
    evanescent (Adjective) : disappearing quickly from sight or memory
    imminent (Adjective) : likely to happen very soon
    pervasive (Adjective) : existing in all parts of a place or thing
    immanent (Adjective) : present everywhere

    Correct Option: A

    permanent (Adjective) : lasting for a long time or for all time in the future
    evanescent (Adjective) : disappearing quickly from sight or memory
    imminent (Adjective) : likely to happen very soon
    pervasive (Adjective) : existing in all parts of a place or thing
    immanent (Adjective) : present everywhere



  1. GROTESQUE
    1. natural
    2. odd
    3. whimsical
    4. sinful

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    natural (Adjective) : existing in Nature
    grotesque (Adjective) : strange in a way that is unpleasant or offensive; unusual
    odd (Adjective) : strange or unusual
    whimsical (Adjective) : unusual; amusing and annoying
    sinful (Adjective) : morally wrong or evil; immoral

    Correct Option: A

    natural (Adjective) : existing in Nature
    grotesque (Adjective) : strange in a way that is unpleasant or offensive; unusual
    odd (Adjective) : strange or unusual
    whimsical (Adjective) : unusual; amusing and annoying
    sinful (Adjective) : morally wrong or evil; immoral


  1. AMELIORATE
    1. improve
    2. depend
    3. soften
    4. worsen

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    worsen (Verb) : to make or become worse than it was before
    ameliorated (Verb) : to make something better
    improve (verb) : to make/ become better than before
    depend (Verb) : to rely and be able to trust; to be sure and expect that something will happen
    soften (Verb) : to make or become softer, less bright, rough or strong; to become or make more sympathetic and less severe or critical

    Correct Option: D

    worsen (Verb) : to make or become worse than it was before
    ameliorated (Verb) : to make something better
    improve (verb) : to make/ become better than before
    depend (Verb) : to rely and be able to trust; to be sure and expect that something will happen
    soften (Verb) : to make or become softer, less bright, rough or strong; to become or make more sympathetic and less severe or critical



  1. JETTISON
    1. accept
    2. reward
    3. preserve
    4. consent

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    accept (Verb) : to take willingly that is offered; to say ‘yes’ to an offer, invitation, etc.
    jettison (Verb) : to throw out of a moving plane or ship to make it lighter; abandon; to reject an idea
    reward (Verb) : to give something to somebody because he has done something good, worked, etc.
    preserve (Verb) : to keep in original state or in good condition; to present; save; to keep alive/safe from harm or danger
    consent (Verb) : to agree; to give permission

    Correct Option: A

    accept (Verb) : to take willingly that is offered; to say ‘yes’ to an offer, invitation, etc.
    jettison (Verb) : to throw out of a moving plane or ship to make it lighter; abandon; to reject an idea
    reward (Verb) : to give something to somebody because he has done something good, worked, etc.
    preserve (Verb) : to keep in original state or in good condition; to present; save; to keep alive/safe from harm or danger
    consent (Verb) : to agree; to give permission