Antonyms


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

  1. CULPABLE
    1. defendable
    2. blameless
    3. careless
    4. irresponsible

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    blameless (Adjective) : innocent ; doing no wrong ; free from responsibility for doing something bad
    culpable (Adjective) : responsible and deserving blame for having done something wrong
    defendable (Adjective) : capable of being protected from attack
    careless (Adjective) : casual ; not giving enough attention and thought to what you are doing
    irresponsible (Adjective) : not thinking enough about the effects of what one does

    Correct Option: B

    blameless (Adjective) : innocent ; doing no wrong ; free from responsibility for doing something bad
    culpable (Adjective) : responsible and deserving blame for having done something wrong
    defendable (Adjective) : capable of being protected from attack
    careless (Adjective) : casual ; not giving enough attention and thought to what you are doing
    irresponsible (Adjective) : not thinking enough about the effects of what one does


  1. NADIR
    1. modernity
    2. zenith
    3. liberty
    4. progress

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    zenith (Noun) : the time when something is the strongest and most successful; peak
    nadir (Noun) : the worst moment of a particular situation
    modernity (Noun) : the condition of being new and modern
    liberty (Noun) : freedom to live as you choose without too many restrictions from government or authority
    progress (Noun) : the process of improving or developing

    Correct Option: B

    zenith (Noun) : the time when something is the strongest and most successful; peak
    nadir (Noun) : the worst moment of a particular situation
    modernity (Noun) : the condition of being new and modern
    liberty (Noun) : freedom to live as you choose without too many restrictions from government or authority
    progress (Noun) : the process of improving or developing



  1. CANDID
    1. outspoken
    2. frank
    3. devious
    4. disguised

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    devious (Adjective) : behaving in a dishonest or indirect way, or tricking people ; deceitful
    candid (Adjective) : saying what you think openly and honestly ; not hiding your thoughts
    outspoken (Adjective) : saying exactly what you think ; blunt
    frank (Adjective) : honest and direct in what you say
    disguised (Adjective) : having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading

    Correct Option: C

    devious (Adjective) : behaving in a dishonest or indirect way, or tricking people ; deceitful
    candid (Adjective) : saying what you think openly and honestly ; not hiding your thoughts
    outspoken (Adjective) : saying exactly what you think ; blunt
    frank (Adjective) : honest and direct in what you say
    disguised (Adjective) : having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading


  1. INQUISITIVE
    1. insincere
    2. indifferent
    3. insensitive
    4. insulting

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    indifferent (Adjective) : having or showing no interest; not caring about others
    inquisitive (Adjective) : asking too many questions and trying to find out about what other people are doing, etc; curious
    insincere (Adjective) : saying or doing something that you do not really mean or believe
    insensitive (Adjective) : unsympathetic
    insulting (Adjective) : causing or intending to cause somebody to feel offended

    Correct Option: B

    indifferent (Adjective) : having or showing no interest; not caring about others
    inquisitive (Adjective) : asking too many questions and trying to find out about what other people are doing, etc; curious
    insincere (Adjective) : saying or doing something that you do not really mean or believe
    insensitive (Adjective) : unsympathetic
    insulting (Adjective) : causing or intending to cause somebody to feel offended



  1. EXODUS
    1. influx
    2. home-coming
    3. return
    4. restoration

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    influx (Noun) : a lot of people, money or things arriving somewhere
    exodus (Noun) : a situation in which many people leave a place at the same time
    homecoming (Noun) : the act of returning to your home after being away for a long time
    return (Noun) : the action of arriving in or coming back to a place that you were in
    before; reappearance restoration (Noun) : the act of repairing, cleaning, bringing back a system, a law, etc.; returning something to its correct place, condition or owner

    Correct Option: A

    influx (Noun) : a lot of people, money or things arriving somewhere
    exodus (Noun) : a situation in which many people leave a place at the same time
    homecoming (Noun) : the act of returning to your home after being away for a long time
    return (Noun) : the action of arriving in or coming back to a place that you were in
    before; reappearance restoration (Noun) : the act of repairing, cleaning, bringing back a system, a law, etc.; returning something to its correct place, condition or owner