Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which is opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. DECEIT
    1. honesty
    2. natural
    3. sincere
    4. plainness

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    honesty (Noun) : the quality of being honest/true. questions with her usual honesty.
    deceit (Noun) : dishonest behaviour, deception.

    Correct Option: A

    honesty (Noun) : the quality of being honest/true. questions with her usual honesty.
    deceit (Noun) : dishonest behaviour, deception.


  1. AMATEURS
    1. actors
    2. promoters
    3. democrats
    4. professionals

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    professional (Noun/Adjective) : competent, connected with a skillful job.
    amateur (Noun) : a person who is not skilled; a person who takes part in activites for enjoyment not as job

    Correct Option: D

    professional (Noun/Adjective) : competent, connected with a skillful job.
    amateur (Noun) : a person who is not skilled; a person who takes part in activites for enjoyment not as job



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

  1. ZENITH
    1. nadir
    2. shallow
    3. low
    4. bottom

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    nadir (Noun): the worst moment of a particular situation
    zenith (Noun): the highest point; the time when something is strongest and most successful; peak.

    Correct Option: A

    nadir (Noun): the worst moment of a particular situation
    zenith (Noun): the highest point; the time when something is strongest and most successful; peak.


  1. ECCENTRIC
    1. normal
    2. carefree
    3. unusual
    4. peculiar

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    normal (Adjective) : typical, usual or ordinary.
    eccentric (Adjective): irregular, whimsical; to be strange or unusual ; peculiar.

    Correct Option: A

    normal (Adjective) : typical, usual or ordinary.
    eccentric (Adjective): irregular, whimsical; to be strange or unusual ; peculiar.



  1. ARROGANT
    1. proud
    2. selfish
    3. modest
    4. haughty

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    modest (Adjective) : not talking much about your own abilities or possessions.
    arrogant (Adjective) : behaving in a proud, unpleasant way ; showing little thought for other people.

    Correct Option: C

    modest (Adjective) : not talking much about your own abilities or possessions.
    arrogant (Adjective) : behaving in a proud, unpleasant way ; showing little thought for other people.