Antonyms


Direction: Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

  1. LAMENT
    1. rejoice
    2. rejuvenate
    3. complain
    4. cry

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    rejoice (Verb) : to express great happiness
    lament (Verb) : to feel or express great sadness or disappointment
    rejuvenate (Verb) : to make somebody or something look or feel younger or more lively
    complain (Verb) : to say that you are annoyed, unhappy or not satisfied
    cry (Verb) : to yell loudly

    Correct Option: A

    rejoice (Verb) : to express great happiness
    lament (Verb) : to feel or express great sadness or disappointment
    rejuvenate (Verb) : to make somebody or something look or feel younger or more lively
    complain (Verb) : to say that you are annoyed, unhappy or not satisfied
    cry (Verb) : to yell loudly


  1. MUTILATE
    1. instruct
    2. induct
    3. conduct
    4. mend

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    mend (Verb) : to repair something that has been damaged or broken
    mutilate (Verb) : to damage somebody’s body very severely
    instruct (Verb) : to tell somebody to do something in a formal or an official way
    induct (Verb) : to formally give somebody a job or position of authority
    conduct (Verb) : to organise as a particular activity

    Correct Option: D

    mend (Verb) : to repair something that has been damaged or broken
    mutilate (Verb) : to damage somebody’s body very severely
    instruct (Verb) : to tell somebody to do something in a formal or an official way
    induct (Verb) : to formally give somebody a job or position of authority
    conduct (Verb) : to organise as a particular activity



  1. RELUCTANTLY
    1. pleasingly
    2. willingly
    3. satisfactorily
    4. happily

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    willingly (Adverb) : doing/ saying something in a willing manner
    reluctantly (Adverb) : doing/ saying something hesitatingly/not willingly
    pleasingly (Adverb) : doing/ saying something happily or with pleasure or satisfaction
    satisfactorily (Adverb) : doing something in a satisfactory manner
    happily (Adverb) : in a cheerful way

    Correct Option: B

    willingly (Adverb) : doing/ saying something in a willing manner
    reluctantly (Adverb) : doing/ saying something hesitatingly/not willingly
    pleasingly (Adverb) : doing/ saying something happily or with pleasure or satisfaction
    satisfactorily (Adverb) : doing something in a satisfactory manner
    happily (Adverb) : in a cheerful way


  1. MYTH
    1. truth
    2. fact
    3. falsehood
    4. story

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    fact (Noun) : a situation that exists myth (Noun) : something that many people believe but that does not exist or is false ; fallacy
    truth (Noun) : the true facts about something
    falsehood (Noun) : the state of not being true
    story (Noun) : a description of events and people that the writer or speaker has invented in order to entertain people

    Correct Option: B

    fact (Noun) : a situation that exists myth (Noun) : something that many people believe but that does not exist or is false ; fallacy
    truth (Noun) : the true facts about something
    falsehood (Noun) : the state of not being true
    story (Noun) : a description of events and people that the writer or speaker has invented in order to entertain people



  1. CONCILIATION
    1. dispute
    2. irritation
    3. separation
    4. confrontation

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    confrontation (Noun) : a situation in which there is angry disagreement
    conciliation (Noun) : the act of pacifying ; the act of making somebody less angry or more friendly
    dispute (Noun) : an argument or a disagreement
    irritation (Noun) : the act of annoying somebody
    separation (Noun) : the act of separating people or things

    Correct Option: D

    confrontation (Noun) : a situation in which there is angry disagreement
    conciliation (Noun) : the act of pacifying ; the act of making somebody less angry or more friendly
    dispute (Noun) : an argument or a disagreement
    irritation (Noun) : the act of annoying somebody
    separation (Noun) : the act of separating people or things