Antonyms


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

  1. ORTHODOX
    1. revolutionary
    2. heretical
    3. anarchist
    4. generous

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    heretical (Adjective) : characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    orthodox (Adjective) : generally accepted or approved of ; traditional
    revolutionary (Adjective) : connected with political revolution ; involving a great or complete change
    anarchist (Noun) : a person who believes that law and government are not necessary
    generous (Adjective) : giving or willing to give freely

    Correct Option: B

    heretical (Adjective) : characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    orthodox (Adjective) : generally accepted or approved of ; traditional
    revolutionary (Adjective) : connected with political revolution ; involving a great or complete change
    anarchist (Noun) : a person who believes that law and government are not necessary
    generous (Adjective) : giving or willing to give freely


  1. SUBSEQUENT
    1. eventual
    2. succeeding
    3. prior
    4. comparative

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    prior (Adjective) : happening or existing before something else or before a particular time
    subsequent (Adjective) : happening or coming after something else
    eventual (Adjective) : happening at the end of a period of time or of a process
    succeeding (Adjective) : coming after or following
    comparative (Adjective) : connected with studying things to find out how similar or different they are

    Correct Option: C

    prior (Adjective) : happening or existing before something else or before a particular time
    subsequent (Adjective) : happening or coming after something else
    eventual (Adjective) : happening at the end of a period of time or of a process
    succeeding (Adjective) : coming after or following
    comparative (Adjective) : connected with studying things to find out how similar or different they are



  1. FIENDISH
    1. diabolical
    2. devilish
    3. angelic
    4. friendly

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    friendly (Adjective) : behaving in a kind and pleasant way
    fiendish (Adjective) : cruel and unpleasant ; extremely clever and complicated ; extremely difficult
    diabolical (Adjective) : extremely bad or annoying ; terrible
    devilish (Adjective) : cruel or evil ; morally bad
    angelic (Adjective) : good, kind or beautiful ; like an angel

    Correct Option: D

    friendly (Adjective) : behaving in a kind and pleasant way
    fiendish (Adjective) : cruel and unpleasant ; extremely clever and complicated ; extremely difficult
    diabolical (Adjective) : extremely bad or annoying ; terrible
    devilish (Adjective) : cruel or evil ; morally bad
    angelic (Adjective) : good, kind or beautiful ; like an angel


  1. EXTINCT
    1. recent
    2. distinct
    3. alive
    4. ancient

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    alive (Adjective) : living ; not dead
    extinct (Adjective) : no longer in existence ; no longer active
    recent (Adjective) : began only a short time ago
    distinct (Adjective) : easily or clearly heard ; of a different kind ; definite
    ancient (Adjective) : very old ; having existed for a very long time

    Correct Option: C

    alive (Adjective) : living ; not dead
    extinct (Adjective) : no longer in existence ; no longer active
    recent (Adjective) : began only a short time ago
    distinct (Adjective) : easily or clearly heard ; of a different kind ; definite
    ancient (Adjective) : very old ; having existed for a very long time



  1. SOBRIETY
    1. moderation
    2. drunkenness
    3. dizziness
    4. stupidity

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    drunkenness (Noun) : drunk or getting drunk
    sobriety (Noun) : the state of being sober; not being drunk ; the fact of being sensible and serious
    moderation (Noun) : the quality of being reasonable and not being extreme
    dizziness (Noun) : feeling of giddiness; a reeling sensation
    stupidity (Noun) : behaviour that shows a lack of thought or good judgement

    Correct Option: B

    drunkenness (Noun) : drunk or getting drunk
    sobriety (Noun) : the state of being sober; not being drunk ; the fact of being sensible and serious
    moderation (Noun) : the quality of being reasonable and not being extreme
    dizziness (Noun) : feeling of giddiness; a reeling sensation
    stupidity (Noun) : behaviour that shows a lack of thought or good judgement