Antonyms


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

  1. IMMACULATE
    1. flawless
    2. filthy
    3. weak
    4. strong

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    filthy (Adjective) : very dirty and unpleasant.
    immaculate (Adjective) : flawless; spotless; extremely clean and tidy; perfect.

    Correct Option: B

    filthy (Adjective) : very dirty and unpleasant.
    immaculate (Adjective) : flawless; spotless; extremely clean and tidy; perfect.


  1. AUTONOMY
    1. subordination
    2. dependence
    3. slavery
    4. conformity

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    dependence (N.) : the state of needing the help and support of somebody/something in order to survive or be successful autonomy (Noun) : freedom; independence ; the ability to act without being controlled by anyone else.
    Slavery (Noun) : state of being a slave.
    subordination (N.) : the act of treating somebody/something as less important than somebody/ something else
    conformity (N.) : behaviour/actions that follow the accepted rules of society

    Correct Option: B

    dependence (N.) : the state of needing the help and support of somebody/something in order to survive or be successful autonomy (Noun) : freedom; independence ; the ability to act without being controlled by anyone else.
    Slavery (Noun) : state of being a slave.
    subordination (N.) : the act of treating somebody/something as less important than somebody/ something else
    conformity (N.) : behaviour/actions that follow the accepted rules of society



  1. ACCELERATE
    1. delay
    2. quicken
    3. diminish
    4. descent

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    delay (Verb) : to make/ do late
    accelerate (Verb) : to happen faster or earlier than expected.

    Correct Option: A

    delay (Verb) : to make/ do late
    accelerate (Verb) : to happen faster or earlier than expected.


  1. ABRUPT
    1. obscure
    2. gradual
    3. concrete
    4. rapid

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    Gradual (Adjective) : happening slowly over a long period.
    abrupt (Adjective) : sudden and unexpected.
    obscure (Adj.) : not well-known
    concrete (Adj.) : based on facts, not on ideas/guesses
    rapid (Adj.) : happening in a short period of time

    Correct Option: B

    Gradual (Adjective) : happening slowly over a long period.
    abrupt (Adjective) : sudden and unexpected.
    obscure (Adj.) : not well-known
    concrete (Adj.) : based on facts, not on ideas/guesses
    rapid (Adj.) : happening in a short period of time



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

  1. TRANQUIL
    1. unruffled
    2. perpetual
    3. temporal
    4. disturbed

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    disturbed (Adjective) : unhappy and full of shocking experiences.
    tranquil (Adjective) : quiet and peaceful; serene; unruffled.
    unruffled (Adj.) : calm
    perpetual (Adj.) : continuous
    temporal (Adj.) : connected with/limited by time

    Correct Option: D

    disturbed (Adjective) : unhappy and full of shocking experiences.
    tranquil (Adjective) : quiet and peaceful; serene; unruffled.
    unruffled (Adj.) : calm
    perpetual (Adj.) : continuous
    temporal (Adj.) : connected with/limited by time