Antonyms


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

  1. ARROGANT
    1. simple
    2. timid
    3. civilized
    4. modest

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    modest (Adjective) : not very large, expensive, important, etc.; not talking much about your own abilities or possessions arrogant (Adjective) : behaving in a proud, unpleasant way; showing little thought for other people
    simple (Adjective) : easy ; not complicated ; easy to understand or do
    timid (Adjective) : shy and nervous ; not brave
    civilized (Adjective) : well–organized socially with a very developed culture and way of life

    Correct Option: D

    modest (Adjective) : not very large, expensive, important, etc.; not talking much about your own abilities or possessions arrogant (Adjective) : behaving in a proud, unpleasant way; showing little thought for other people
    simple (Adjective) : easy ; not complicated ; easy to understand or do
    timid (Adjective) : shy and nervous ; not brave
    civilized (Adjective) : well–organized socially with a very developed culture and way of life


  1. AUDACIOUS
    1. meek
    2. cowardly
    3. mild
    4. gentle

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    cowardly (Adjective) : not brave; not willing to take risks
    audacious (Adjective) : willing to take risks ; daring
    meek (Adjective) : quiet, gentle and always ready to do what other people want
    mild (Adjective) : not severe or sound ; gentle and kind
    gentle (Adjective) : calm and kind ; not steep or sharp

    Correct Option: B

    cowardly (Adjective) : not brave; not willing to take risks
    audacious (Adjective) : willing to take risks ; daring
    meek (Adjective) : quiet, gentle and always ready to do what other people want
    mild (Adjective) : not severe or sound ; gentle and kind
    gentle (Adjective) : calm and kind ; not steep or sharp



  1. FUTILE
    1. upright
    2. costly
    3. eminent
    4. worthy

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    worthy (Adjective) : deserving; having the qualities that deserve somebody/something
    futile (Adjective) : having no purpose because there is no chance of success ; pointless
    upright (Adjective) : not lying down and with the back straight rather than bent ; behaving in a moral and honest way
    costly (Adjective) : expensive
    eminent (Adjective) : famous and respected ; unusual ; excellent

    Correct Option: D

    worthy (Adjective) : deserving; having the qualities that deserve somebody/something
    futile (Adjective) : having no purpose because there is no chance of success ; pointless
    upright (Adjective) : not lying down and with the back straight rather than bent ; behaving in a moral and honest way
    costly (Adjective) : expensive
    eminent (Adjective) : famous and respected ; unusual ; excellent


  1. ALIEN
    1. native
    2. domiciled
    3. natural
    4. resident

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    native (Adjective) : connected with the place where you were born and lived for the first years of your life ; indigenous ; innate
    alien (Adjective) : strange and frightening ; hostile; from another country or society ; not usual or acceptable ; connected with creatures from another world
    domiciled (Adjective) : living in a particular place
    natural (Adjective) : existing in Nature ; not made or caused by humans
    resident (Adjective) : living in a particular place

    Correct Option: A

    native (Adjective) : connected with the place where you were born and lived for the first years of your life ; indigenous ; innate
    alien (Adjective) : strange and frightening ; hostile; from another country or society ; not usual or acceptable ; connected with creatures from another world
    domiciled (Adjective) : living in a particular place
    natural (Adjective) : existing in Nature ; not made or caused by humans
    resident (Adjective) : living in a particular place



  1. APPARENT
    1. illegible
    2. hidden
    3. mysterious
    4. remote

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    hidden (Adjective) : that cannot be seen ; secret ; concealed
    apparent (Adjective) : easy to see or understand ; obvious ; that seems to be real or true but may not be ; seeming
    illegible (Adjective) : difficult or impossible to read
    mysterious (Adjective) : difficult to understand or explain ; strange; enigmatic
    remote (Adjective) : isolated ; distant ; aloof ; far away from places where other people live

    Correct Option: B

    hidden (Adjective) : that cannot be seen ; secret ; concealed
    apparent (Adjective) : easy to see or understand ; obvious ; that seems to be real or true but may not be ; seeming
    illegible (Adjective) : difficult or impossible to read
    mysterious (Adjective) : difficult to understand or explain ; strange; enigmatic
    remote (Adjective) : isolated ; distant ; aloof ; far away from places where other people live