Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word as your answer.

  1. REPEL
    1. drag
    2. coax
    3. attract
    4. annoy

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    attract (Verb) : If you are attracted by something; it interests you; arouse interest.
    repel (Verb): to push, drive, keep something away.

    Correct Option: C

    attract (Verb) : If you are attracted by something; it interests you; arouse interest.
    repel (Verb): to push, drive, keep something away.


  1. DETEST
    1. injure
    2. assist
    3. adore
    4. withhold

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

    Correct Option: C

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



  1. TRAITOR
    1. migrant
    2. member
    3. patriot
    4. officer

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    patriot (Noun) : a person who loves their country and is ready to defend against an enemy.
    traitor (Noun) : a person who gives away secrets about their country; one who betrays; renegade; back-stabber.

    Correct Option: C

    patriot (Noun) : a person who loves their country and is ready to defend against an enemy.
    traitor (Noun) : a person who gives away secrets about their country; one who betrays; renegade; back-stabber.


  1. ASCEND
    1. rise
    2. descend
    3. soar
    4. climb

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    descend (Verb) : to come or go down from a higher to a lower level.
    ascend (Verb) : to rise; to go up; to climb up.

    Correct Option: B

    descend (Verb) : to come or go down from a higher to a lower level.
    ascend (Verb) : to rise; to go up; to climb up.



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

  1. APPOINT
    1. dismiss
    2. reward
    3. yield
    4. disunite

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    dismiss (Verb) : to officially remove somebody from job ; fire; sack.
    appoint (Verb) : to choose somebody for a job or position of responsibility.

    Correct Option: A

    dismiss (Verb) : to officially remove somebody from job ; fire; sack.
    appoint (Verb) : to choose somebody for a job or position of responsibility.