Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, choose the correct antonym of the given word.

  1. GARRULOUS
    1. talkative
    2. frank
    3. enlightening
    4. taciturn

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    taciturn (Adj.) : tending not to say very much.
    garrulous (Adj.) : talkative ; talking a lot.

    Correct Option: D

    taciturn (Adj.) : tending not to say very much.
    garrulous (Adj.) : talkative ; talking a lot.


  1. PROFOUND
    1. superficial
    2. obscure
    3. intense
    4. hidden

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    superficial (Adj.) : not serious ; shallow.
    profound (Adj.) : very great ; very serious ; wise

    Correct Option: A

    superficial (Adj.) : not serious ; shallow.
    profound (Adj.) : very great ; very serious ; wise



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

  1. FICKLE
    1. debilitating
    2. firm
    3. repulsive
    4. yielding

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    firm (Adj.) : not likely to change; strongly fixed.
    fickle (Adj.) : changing frequently, especially as regards one’s loyalties or affections; changeable; variable
    debilitating (V.) : to make somebody’s body/mind weaker
    repulsive (Adj.) : prossessing the ability to repel
    yielding (Adj.) : tending to give in/surrender/agree

    Correct Option: B

    firm (Adj.) : not likely to change; strongly fixed.
    fickle (Adj.) : changing frequently, especially as regards one’s loyalties or affections; changeable; variable
    debilitating (V.) : to make somebody’s body/mind weaker
    repulsive (Adj.) : prossessing the ability to repel
    yielding (Adj.) : tending to give in/surrender/agree


  1. DIFFIDENT
    1. reserved
    2. happy
    3. confident
    4. strong

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    confident (Adj.) : feeling sure about your own ability to do things, feeling certain.
    diffident (Adj.) : not having much confidence in yourself; shy

    Correct Option: C

    confident (Adj.) : feeling sure about your own ability to do things, feeling certain.
    diffident (Adj.) : not having much confidence in yourself; shy



  1. ACCUMULATED
    1. squandered
    2. receded
    3. collected
    4. garnered

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    squander (V.) : misuse; waste something especially money or time in a reckless manner;
    accumulate (V.) : to gradually get more and more of something over a period of time; amass.

    Correct Option: A

    squander (V.) : misuse; waste something especially money or time in a reckless manner;
    accumulate (V.) : to gradually get more and more of something over a period of time; amass.