Antonyms


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

  1. ARID
    1. cloudy
    2. juicy
    3. marshy
    4. wet

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    wet (Adjective) : moist ; damp ; drenched
    arid(Adjective) : having little or no rain; very dry ; with nothing new or interesting
    cloudy (Adjective) : covered with clouds
    juicy (Adjective) : full of juice
    marshy (Adjective) : full of marsh

    Correct Option: D

    wet (Adjective) : moist ; damp ; drenched
    arid(Adjective) : having little or no rain; very dry ; with nothing new or interesting
    cloudy (Adjective) : covered with clouds
    juicy (Adjective) : full of juice
    marshy (Adjective) : full of marsh


  1. CURTAIL
    1. detail
    2. enlarge
    3. promote
    4. exaggerate

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    enlarge (Verb) : to make something bigger ; to become bigger
    curtail (Verb) : to limit something or make it last for a shorter time
    detail (Verb) : to give a list of facts or the available information about something
    promote (Verb) : encourage ; to make to a higher rank/position
    exaggerate (Verb) : to make something seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is

    Correct Option: B

    enlarge (Verb) : to make something bigger ; to become bigger
    curtail (Verb) : to limit something or make it last for a shorter time
    detail (Verb) : to give a list of facts or the available information about something
    promote (Verb) : encourage ; to make to a higher rank/position
    exaggerate (Verb) : to make something seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is



  1. CONVICTED
    1. acquitted
    2. pardoned
    3. exempted
    4. liberated

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    acquitted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is not guilty of a crime
    convicted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is guilty of a crime
    pardoned (Adjective) : excused; forgave
    exempted (Verb) : to give or get somebody’s official permission not to do something or not to pay something he would normally have to do or pay
    liberated (Verb) : to free a country or a person from the control of somebody else

    Correct Option: A

    acquitted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is not guilty of a crime
    convicted (Verb) : to decide and state officially in court that somebody is guilty of a crime
    pardoned (Adjective) : excused; forgave
    exempted (Verb) : to give or get somebody’s official permission not to do something or not to pay something he would normally have to do or pay
    liberated (Verb) : to free a country or a person from the control of somebody else


  1. MIGRATE
    1. return
    2. rehabilitate
    3. transfer
    4. settle

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    return (Verb) : to come or go back from one place to another ; reappear
    migrate (Verb) : to move from one part of the world to another according to the season
    rehabilitate (Noun) : to help somebody to have a normal, useful life again after he has been very ill/sick or in a prison for a long time transfer (Verb) : to move from one place to another
    settle (Verb) : to put an end to an agreement; to make a place your permanent home

    Correct Option: A

    return (Verb) : to come or go back from one place to another ; reappear
    migrate (Verb) : to move from one part of the world to another according to the season
    rehabilitate (Noun) : to help somebody to have a normal, useful life again after he has been very ill/sick or in a prison for a long time transfer (Verb) : to move from one place to another
    settle (Verb) : to put an end to an agreement; to make a place your permanent home



  1. ABUNDANCE
    1. poverty
    2. wretchedness
    3. scarcity
    4. famine

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    scarcity (Noun) : shortage ; there is not enough of something and it is difficult to obtain it
    abundance (Noun) : a large quantity that is more than enough
    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor
    wretchedness (Noun) : the state of feeling ill/sick/unhappy/ awful/pitiful
    famine (Noun ) : lack of food during a long period of time in a region

    Correct Option: C

    scarcity (Noun) : shortage ; there is not enough of something and it is difficult to obtain it
    abundance (Noun) : a large quantity that is more than enough
    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor
    wretchedness (Noun) : the state of feeling ill/sick/unhappy/ awful/pitiful
    famine (Noun ) : lack of food during a long period of time in a region