Antonyms


Direction: In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. DETEST
    1. denounce
    2. ignore
    3. adore
    4. castigate

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    adore (V.) : to love somebody very much.
    detest (V.) : to hate somebody/ something very much; loathe.

    Correct Option: C

    adore (V.) : to love somebody very much.
    detest (V.) : to hate somebody/ something very much; loathe.


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

  1. HOSTILITY
    1. friendship
    2. partnership
    3. relationship
    4. enmity

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    friendship hostility (N.) : unfriendly or aggressive feelings or behaviour

    Correct Option: A

    friendship hostility (N.) : unfriendly or aggressive feelings or behaviour



  1. RELENTLESS
    1. sensitive
    2. yielding
    3. kind
    4. gentle

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    yielding (Adj.) : willing to do what other people want; soft.
    relentless (Adj.) : not stopping or getting less strong; unrelenting; refusing to give up; hard; harsh.

    Correct Option: B

    yielding (Adj.) : willing to do what other people want; soft.
    relentless (Adj.) : not stopping or getting less strong; unrelenting; refusing to give up; hard; harsh.


  1. EVASIVE
    1. indefinite
    2. explicit
    3. unclear
    4. categorical

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    categorical (Adj.) : expressed clearly ; definite.
    evasive (Adj.) : not willing to give clear answers to a question ; cagey.

    Correct Option: D

    categorical (Adj.) : expressed clearly ; definite.
    evasive (Adj.) : not willing to give clear answers to a question ; cagey.



  1. VIRTUE
    1. vice
    2. untrue
    3. defeat
    4. fool

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    vice (N.) : evil or immoral behaviour.
    virtue (N.) : behaviour or attitudes that show high moral standards.

    Correct Option: A

    vice (N.) : evil or immoral behaviour.
    virtue (N.) : behaviour or attitudes that show high moral standards.