Antonyms


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

  1. ABRUPT
    1. sudden
    2. crisp
    3. spongy
    4. smooth

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    smooth (Adj.) : happening/ continuing without any problems
    abrupt (Adj.) : sudden and unexpected, often in an unpleasant way; rude

    Correct Option: D

    smooth (Adj.) : happening/ continuing without any problems
    abrupt (Adj.) : sudden and unexpected, often in an unpleasant way; rude


  1. EXAGGERATE
    1. extravagant
    2. understate
    3. abundance
    4. excerpt

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    understate (V.) : to state that something is smaller, less important than it really is.
    exaggerate (V.) : to make something seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is.

    Correct Option: B

    understate (V.) : to state that something is smaller, less important than it really is.
    exaggerate (V.) : to make something seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is.



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

  1. NASTY
    1. ugly
    2. pleasant
    3. unpleasant
    4. beautiful

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    Pleasant (Adjective) : enjoyable or attractive.
    nasty (Adjective) : very bad or unpleasant; unkind; mean.

    Correct Option: B

    Pleasant (Adjective) : enjoyable or attractive.
    nasty (Adjective) : very bad or unpleasant; unkind; mean.


  1. THOROUGH
    1. cursory
    2. detailed
    3. intensive
    4. utter

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    cursory (Adjective) : done quickly and without giving enough attention to details; brief; perfunctory.
    thorough (Adjective) : done completely; with great attention to detail.

    Correct Option: A

    cursory (Adjective) : done quickly and without giving enough attention to details; brief; perfunctory.
    thorough (Adjective) : done completely; with great attention to detail.



  1. FORMAL
    1. pitiable
    2. informal
    3. heedful
    4. plain

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    Informal formal (Adjective) : very correct and suitable for official or important occasions.

    Correct Option: B

    Informal formal (Adjective) : very correct and suitable for official or important occasions.