Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, out of four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the opposite meaning of the word given in Capital Letters.

  1. APPARENT
    1. ambiguous
    2. clear
    3. visible
    4. conspicuous

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    ambiguous (Adjective) : that can be understood in more than one way ; having different meanings
    apparent (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; obvious
    clear (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; obvious; apparent
    visible (Adjective) : that can be seen; obvious
    conspicuous (Adjective) : easy to see or notice; likely to attract attention

    Correct Option: A

    ambiguous (Adjective) : that can be understood in more than one way ; having different meanings
    apparent (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; obvious
    clear (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; obvious; apparent
    visible (Adjective) : that can be seen; obvious
    conspicuous (Adjective) : easy to see or notice; likely to attract attention


  1. PACIFY
    1. threaten
    2. challenge
    3. quarrel
    4. enrage

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    enrage (Verb) : to make somebody very angry; infuriate
    pacify (Verb) : to make somebody who is angry or upset become calm and quiet
    threaten (Verb) : to say that you will cause trouble, etc. if you do not get what you want
    challenge (Verb) : to question whether a statement or an action is right, legal, etc. ; to refuse to accept; dispute
    quarrel (Noun) : an angry argument or disagreement

    Correct Option: D

    enrage (Verb) : to make somebody very angry; infuriate
    pacify (Verb) : to make somebody who is angry or upset become calm and quiet
    threaten (Verb) : to say that you will cause trouble, etc. if you do not get what you want
    challenge (Verb) : to question whether a statement or an action is right, legal, etc. ; to refuse to accept; dispute
    quarrel (Noun) : an angry argument or disagreement



  1. APPRECIATION
    1. appraisal
    2. antipathy
    3. admiration
    4. assessment

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    antipathy (Noun) : strong feeling of dislike; hostility
    appreciation (Noun) : the feeling of being grateful; full of sympathetic understanding; admiration; pleasure
    appraisal (Noun) : a judgement of the value, performance or nature; a meeting where an employee discusses about how well they have been doing their job
    admiration (Noun) : a feeling of respect and liking
    assessment (Noun) : an opinion or a judgement about somebody/ something that has been thought about very carefully; evaluation

    Correct Option: B

    antipathy (Noun) : strong feeling of dislike; hostility
    appreciation (Noun) : the feeling of being grateful; full of sympathetic understanding; admiration; pleasure
    appraisal (Noun) : a judgement of the value, performance or nature; a meeting where an employee discusses about how well they have been doing their job
    admiration (Noun) : a feeling of respect and liking
    assessment (Noun) : an opinion or a judgement about somebody/ something that has been thought about very carefully; evaluation


  1. JADE
    1. defend
    2. grasp
    3. cheer
    4. harass

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    cheer (Verb) : to make/ become happy/cheerful
    jade (Verb) : to get tired/exhausted/bored
    defend (Verb) : to protect from attack
    grasp (Verb) : to take a firm hold; grip; to understand completely
    harass (Verb) : to annoy or worry by putting pressure or saying or doing unpleasant things

    Correct Option: C

    cheer (Verb) : to make/ become happy/cheerful
    jade (Verb) : to get tired/exhausted/bored
    defend (Verb) : to protect from attack
    grasp (Verb) : to take a firm hold; grip; to understand completely
    harass (Verb) : to annoy or worry by putting pressure or saying or doing unpleasant things



  1. APPLAUD
    1. praise
    2. loud
    3. censure
    4. acclaim

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    censure (Verb) : to criticize somebody, severely and publicly; rebuke
    applaud (Verb) : to show your approval by clapping; to express praise
    praise (Verb) : to express approval or admiration; complement
    loud (Adjective) : making a lot of noise; too bright and lacking good taste; gaudy
    acclaim (Verb) : to praise or welcome publicly

    Correct Option: C

    censure (Verb) : to criticize somebody, severely and publicly; rebuke
    applaud (Verb) : to show your approval by clapping; to express praise
    praise (Verb) : to express approval or admiration; complement
    loud (Adjective) : making a lot of noise; too bright and lacking good taste; gaudy
    acclaim (Verb) : to praise or welcome publicly