Antonyms


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

  1. CAPRICIOUS
    1. firm
    2. fickle
    3. indefinite
    4. defian

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    firm (Adjective) : fairly hard; not easy to press into a different shape; not likely to change
    capricious (Adjective) : showing sudden changes in attitude or behaviour; unpredictable; changing suddenly and quickly; changeable
    fickle (Adjective) : changing often and suddenly
    indefinite (Adjective) : lasting for a period of time that has no fixed end; not clearly defined; imprecise
    defiant (Adjective) : openly refusing to obey

    Correct Option: A

    firm (Adjective) : fairly hard; not easy to press into a different shape; not likely to change
    capricious (Adjective) : showing sudden changes in attitude or behaviour; unpredictable; changing suddenly and quickly; changeable
    fickle (Adjective) : changing often and suddenly
    indefinite (Adjective) : lasting for a period of time that has no fixed end; not clearly defined; imprecise
    defiant (Adjective) : openly refusing to obey


  1. ELEGANCE
    1. pride
    2. beauty
    3. coarseness
    4. vulgarity

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    vulgarity (Noun) : the fact of being rude or not having good taste; a rude object, picture etc.
    elegance (Noun) : a quality of refined gracefulness and good taste
    pride (Noun) : a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction that you get when you or people close to you have done something well or own something that other people admire
    beauty (Noun) : the quality of being pleasing to the senses or to the mind
    coarseness (Noun) : the quality of being made of relatively large particles; looseness or roughness in texture

    Correct Option: D

    vulgarity (Noun) : the fact of being rude or not having good taste; a rude object, picture etc.
    elegance (Noun) : a quality of refined gracefulness and good taste
    pride (Noun) : a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction that you get when you or people close to you have done something well or own something that other people admire
    beauty (Noun) : the quality of being pleasing to the senses or to the mind
    coarseness (Noun) : the quality of being made of relatively large particles; looseness or roughness in texture



  1. HANDY
    1. cumbersome
    2. handful
    3. unwieldy
    4. heavy

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    heavy (Adjective) : weighing a lot; very busy; difficult to do
    handy (Adjective) : easy to use or to do; useful; skilful in using your hands; easy to reach
    cumbersome (Adjective) : large and heavy; heavy to carry; slow and complicated
    handful (Noun) : the amount of something that can he held in one hand; a small number of people or things
    unwieldy (Adjective) : difficult to move or control; cumbersome

    Correct Option: D

    heavy (Adjective) : weighing a lot; very busy; difficult to do
    handy (Adjective) : easy to use or to do; useful; skilful in using your hands; easy to reach
    cumbersome (Adjective) : large and heavy; heavy to carry; slow and complicated
    handful (Noun) : the amount of something that can he held in one hand; a small number of people or things
    unwieldy (Adjective) : difficult to move or control; cumbersome


  1. ENCOUNTERED
    1. avoided
    2. enriched
    3. faced
    4. overcome

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    avoided (Verb) : to prevent something bad from happening; to keep away; to try not to do
    encountered (Verb) : to experience something unpleasant or difficult; meet with; run into; come across
    enriched (Verb) : to improve the quality; to make somebody rich or richer
    faced (Verb) : to accept that a difficult situation exists; deal with something unpleasant; be opposite
    overcome (Verb) : to succeed in dealing with or controlling a problem that has been preventing you from achieving something

    Correct Option: A

    avoided (Verb) : to prevent something bad from happening; to keep away; to try not to do
    encountered (Verb) : to experience something unpleasant or difficult; meet with; run into; come across
    enriched (Verb) : to improve the quality; to make somebody rich or richer
    faced (Verb) : to accept that a difficult situation exists; deal with something unpleasant; be opposite
    overcome (Verb) : to succeed in dealing with or controlling a problem that has been preventing you from achieving something



  1. TRANSPARENT
    1. clear
    2. ambiguity
    3. opaque
    4. crystal

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    opaque (Adjective) : not clear enough to see through or allow light through ; not clean ; difficult to understand ; impenetrable
    transparent (Adjective) : allowing you to see through something; obvious ; easy to understand
    clear (Adjective) : easy to understand ; obvious ; having or feeling no doubt of confusion ; thinking in a sensible and logical way, easy to see/hear ; transparent
    ambiguity (Noun) : the state of having more than one meaning ; the state of being difficult to understand
    crystal (Noun) : a small piece of substance with many even sides, that is formed naturally when the substance becomes solid

    Correct Option: C

    opaque (Adjective) : not clear enough to see through or allow light through ; not clean ; difficult to understand ; impenetrable
    transparent (Adjective) : allowing you to see through something; obvious ; easy to understand
    clear (Adjective) : easy to understand ; obvious ; having or feeling no doubt of confusion ; thinking in a sensible and logical way, easy to see/hear ; transparent
    ambiguity (Noun) : the state of having more than one meaning ; the state of being difficult to understand
    crystal (Noun) : a small piece of substance with many even sides, that is formed naturally when the substance becomes solid