Antonyms


Direction: A word in capital letters is followed by four words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters.

  1. TRACTABLE
    1. Irreligious
    2. Incapable
    3. Unmanageable
    4. Unreal

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    As we can say that ,
    Unmanageable is opposite word of Tractable

    Correct Option: C

    As we can say that ,
    Tractable is something that can be managed easily, i.e., manageable.
    From above it is clear that Unmanageable is opposite word of Tractable .


  1. CADAVEROUS
    1. Skilful
    2. Obese
    3. Lucid
    4. Inquisitive

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    As we can say that ,
    Obese is antonym word of Cadaverous .

    Correct Option: B

    As we can say that ,
    Cadaverous is very slim or thin, obese is very fat, lucid means clearly expressed, inquisitive is to be very curious, and Skilful is someone who shows great skill.
    Thus , Obese is antonym word of Cadaverous .



  1. PROLIFIC
    1. Barren
    2. Backward
    3. Reckless
    4. Profound

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    As we can say that ,
    Barren is antonym word of Prolific

    Correct Option: A

    As we can say that ,
    Prolific means fecund or very productive, Barren means unproductive, reckless is wildly impulsive, profound is something with much depth (of meaning).
    Therefore , Barren is antonym word of Prolific .


  1. DOCILE
    1. Unmanageable
    2. Dutiful
    3. Submissive
    4. Painful

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    As per the given above word , we can say that
    Unmanageable is antonym word of Docile .

    Correct Option: A

    As per the given above word , we can say that
    Docile means submissive and therefore can be controlled very easily, unmanageable is someone or something that cannot be controlled or managed easily.
    From above it is clear that Unmanageable is antonym word of Docile .



  1. TANGIBLE
    1. Gentle
    2. Elusive
    3. Refined
    4. Palpable

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    As we can say that ,
    Elusive is antonym word of Tangible .

    Correct Option: B

    As we can say that ,
    Tangible means available physically, concretely, elusive is something that eludes, i.e, is difficult to catch, touch or understand, palpable is a synonym to tangible.
    Hence , Elusive is antonym word of Tangible .