Antonyms


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

  1. RESIST
    1. remain
    2. decline
    3. yield
    4. adjust

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    yield (Verb) : to stop resisting; give way; surrender.
    resist (Verb) : oppose; to refuse to accept something; to fight back when attacked; to use force.

    Correct Option: C

    yield (Verb) : to stop resisting; give way; surrender.
    resist (Verb) : oppose; to refuse to accept something; to fight back when attacked; to use force.


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

  1. DESCENT
    1. discern
    2. dissent
    3. assent
    4. ascent

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    ascent (Noun) : the act of climbing or moving up ; an upward journey.
    descent (Noun) : an action of coming or going down.

    Correct Option: C

    ascent (Noun) : the act of climbing or moving up ; an upward journey.
    descent (Noun) : an action of coming or going down.



  1. NOTORIOUS
    1. infamous
    2. honourable
    3. prominent
    4. reputed

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    reputed (Adjective) : known; generally thought to be something.
    notorious (Adjective) : well known for being bad ; infamous.

    Correct Option: D

    reputed (Adjective) : known; generally thought to be something.
    notorious (Adjective) : well known for being bad ; infamous.


  1. DEMAND
    1. request
    2. supply
    3. petition
    4. claim

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    supply (Noun) : an amount of something that is provided or available to be used.
    demand (Noun) : a very firm request for something.

    Correct Option: B

    supply (Noun) : an amount of something that is provided or available to be used.
    demand (Noun) : a very firm request for something.



  1. ILLICIT
    1. approved
    2. noble
    3. legal
    4. correct

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    legal illicit (Adjective) : not allowed by the law; illegal ; not approved of the normal rules of society.

    Correct Option: C

    legal illicit (Adjective) : not allowed by the law; illegal ; not approved of the normal rules of society.