Antonyms


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

  1. ASSENT
    1. confusion
    2. dissent
    3. self-interest
    4. separation

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    dissent (N.) : the fact of expressing opinions that are different from those that are accepted.
    assent (N.) : the official agreement to or approval of something.

    Correct Option: B

    dissent (N.) : the fact of expressing opinions that are different from those that are accepted.
    assent (N.) : the official agreement to or approval of something.


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

  1. DEBAUCHED
    1. dissipated
    2. deprived
    3. honourable
    4. unrestrained

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    honourable (Adj.) : deserving respect and admiration.
    debauched (Adj.) : immoral ; depraved, dissolute.
    dissipated (Adj.) : enjoying activities that are harmful such as drinking too much alcohol
    depraved (Adj.) : morally bad
    unrestrained (Adj.) : not controlled

    Correct Option: C

    honourable (Adj.) : deserving respect and admiration.
    debauched (Adj.) : immoral ; depraved, dissolute.
    dissipated (Adj.) : enjoying activities that are harmful such as drinking too much alcohol
    depraved (Adj.) : morally bad
    unrestrained (Adj.) : not controlled



  1. ACCENTUATE
    1. disparage
    2. enunciate
    3. aggrandize
    4. exacerbate

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    disparage (V.) : belittle ; to suggest that something is not important or valuable.
    accentuate (V.) : to emphasize something or make it more noticeable.
    enunciate (V.) : to express an idea clearly and exactly
    aggrandize (V.) : add details to
    exacerbate (V.) : make worse

    Correct Option: A

    disparage (V.) : belittle ; to suggest that something is not important or valuable.
    accentuate (V.) : to emphasize something or make it more noticeable.
    enunciate (V.) : to express an idea clearly and exactly
    aggrandize (V.) : add details to
    exacerbate (V.) : make worse


  1. PENURIOUS
    1. destitute
    2. impoverished
    3. impecunious
    4. opulent

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    opulent (Adj.) : luxurious; wealthy; extremely rich.
    penurious (Adj.) : very poor ; destitute ; penniless.

    Correct Option: D

    opulent (Adj.) : luxurious; wealthy; extremely rich.
    penurious (Adj.) : very poor ; destitute ; penniless.



  1. APPARITION
    1. realness
    2. perceptible
    3. illusion
    4. undetectable

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    realness (N.) : the true situation and the problems that usually exist in life ; existing as fact ; actual rather than imaginary. apparition (N.) : a ghost or an image of a person who is dead; appearance ; emergence.
    perceptible (Adj.) : noticeable illusion (N.) : a false idea/belief
    undetectable (Adj.): impossible to see/find

    Correct Option: A

    realness (N.) : the true situation and the problems that usually exist in life ; existing as fact ; actual rather than imaginary. apparition (N.) : a ghost or an image of a person who is dead; appearance ; emergence.
    perceptible (Adj.) : noticeable illusion (N.) : a false idea/belief
    undetectable (Adj.): impossible to see/find