Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

  1. CONJECTURE
    1. critic
    2. gathering
    3. strife
    4. guess

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    guess conjecture (N.) : an opinion or idea that is not based on definite knowledge ; guess.
    strife (N.) : bitter conflict; lack of agreement/harmony

    Correct Option: D

    guess conjecture (N.) : an opinion or idea that is not based on definite knowledge ; guess.
    strife (N.) : bitter conflict; lack of agreement/harmony


  1. CONTENTIOUS
    1. precious
    2. controversial
    3. benevolent
    4. extravagant

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    controversial contentious (Adj.): controversial; likely to cause disagreement.

    Correct Option: B

    controversial contentious (Adj.): controversial; likely to cause disagreement.



  1. JINX
    1. taunt
    2. juncture
    3. tour
    4. spell

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    spell jinx (N.) : bad luck ; spell ; something that is thought to bring bad luck mysteriously.
    taunt (N.) : mocking/criticizing
    juncture (N.) : an event that occurs at a critical time

    Correct Option: D

    spell jinx (N.) : bad luck ; spell ; something that is thought to bring bad luck mysteriously.
    taunt (N.) : mocking/criticizing
    juncture (N.) : an event that occurs at a critical time


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

  1. UNAPPROACHABLE
    1. unclear
    2. accessible
    3. withdrawn
    4. casual

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    accessible unapproachable (Adj.): unfriendly and not easy to talk to ; inaccessible.

    Correct Option: B

    accessible unapproachable (Adj.): unfriendly and not easy to talk to ; inaccessible.



  1. OSTRACIZE
    1. crucify
    2. shun
    3. discard
    4. patronize

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    patronize (V.) : to treat somebody in a way that seems friendly.
    ostracize (V.) : to refuse to meet somebody ; shun.

    Correct Option: A

    patronize (V.) : to treat somebody in a way that seems friendly.
    ostracize (V.) : to refuse to meet somebody ; shun.