Antonyms


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

  1. CANDID
    1. cunning
    2. diplomatic
    3. doubtful
    4. impertinent

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    cunning (Adjective) : crafty; wily; clever and skilful
    candid (Adjective) : saying what you think openly and honestly; not hiding your thoughts; frank and honest
    diplomatic (Adjective) : connected with managing relations between countries; having or showing skill in dealing with people in difficult situations; tactful
    doubtful (Adjective) : dubious; not sure; uncertain and feeling doubt
    impertinent (Adjective) : impolite; rude and not showing respect

    Correct Option: A

    cunning (Adjective) : crafty; wily; clever and skilful
    candid (Adjective) : saying what you think openly and honestly; not hiding your thoughts; frank and honest
    diplomatic (Adjective) : connected with managing relations between countries; having or showing skill in dealing with people in difficult situations; tactful
    doubtful (Adjective) : dubious; not sure; uncertain and feeling doubt
    impertinent (Adjective) : impolite; rude and not showing respect


  1. PRECISE
    1. indecent
    2. vague
    3. incorrect
    4. indistinct

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    vague (Adjective) : not clear in a person’s mind ; suggesting a lack of clear thought or attention; indistinct precise (Adjective) : clear and accurate ; exact ; meticulous
    indecent (Adjective) : thought to be morally offensive
    incorrect (Adjective) : not accurate or true
    indistinct (Adjective) : vague ; that cannot be seen, heard or remembered clearly

    Correct Option: B

    vague (Adjective) : not clear in a person’s mind ; suggesting a lack of clear thought or attention; indistinct precise (Adjective) : clear and accurate ; exact ; meticulous
    indecent (Adjective) : thought to be morally offensive
    incorrect (Adjective) : not accurate or true
    indistinct (Adjective) : vague ; that cannot be seen, heard or remembered clearly



  1. RETICENT
    1. forward
    2. developed
    3. sophisticated
    4. communicative

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    communicative (Adjective) : willing to talk and give information to other people
    reticent (Adjective) : unwilling to tell people about things; reserved; uncommunicative
    forward (Adjective) : moving towards front ; relating to the future; ahead in time
    developed (Adjective) : in an advanced state
    sophisticated (Adjective) : having a lot of experience of the world and knowing about fashion, culture, other things that people think are socially important; able to understand difficult or complicated ideas

    Correct Option: D

    communicative (Adjective) : willing to talk and give information to other people
    reticent (Adjective) : unwilling to tell people about things; reserved; uncommunicative
    forward (Adjective) : moving towards front ; relating to the future; ahead in time
    developed (Adjective) : in an advanced state
    sophisticated (Adjective) : having a lot of experience of the world and knowing about fashion, culture, other things that people think are socially important; able to understand difficult or complicated ideas


  1. AGONY
    1. pleasure
    2. laughter
    3. bliss
    4. ecstasy

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    pleasure (Noun) : a state of feeling or being happy or satisfied; enjoyment
    agony (Noun) : extreme physical or mental pain
    laughter (Noun) : the act of laughing
    bliss (Noun) : extreme happiness
    ecstasy (Noun) : a feeling or state of very great happiness; bliss

    Correct Option: A

    pleasure (Noun) : a state of feeling or being happy or satisfied; enjoyment
    agony (Noun) : extreme physical or mental pain
    laughter (Noun) : the act of laughing
    bliss (Noun) : extreme happiness
    ecstasy (Noun) : a feeling or state of very great happiness; bliss



  1. AGREEMENT
    1. dislocation
    2. discord
    3. turbulence
    4. fragmentation

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    discord (Noun) : disagreement ; arguing
    agreement (Noun) : an arrangement, a promise or a contract made with somebody ; the state of sharing the same opinion or feeling dislocation (Noun) : disrupt ; an event that results in a discontinuity
    turbulence (Noun) : a situation in which there is a lot of sudden, confusion, disagreement and sometimes violence ; upheaval
    fragmentation (Noun) : separation of something into fine particles

    Correct Option: B

    discord (Noun) : disagreement ; arguing
    agreement (Noun) : an arrangement, a promise or a contract made with somebody ; the state of sharing the same opinion or feeling dislocation (Noun) : disrupt ; an event that results in a discontinuity
    turbulence (Noun) : a situation in which there is a lot of sudden, confusion, disagreement and sometimes violence ; upheaval
    fragmentation (Noun) : separation of something into fine particles