Antonyms


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

  1. UNSCRUPULOUS
    1. dedicated
    2. single–minded
    3. conscientious
    4. superfluous

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    conscientious (Adjective) : taking care to do things carefully and correctly.
    unscrupulous (Adjective) : without moral principles; not honest or fair.
    dedicated (Adj.) : working hard at something because it is very important to you ; committed

    Correct Option: C

    conscientious (Adjective) : taking care to do things carefully and correctly.
    unscrupulous (Adjective) : without moral principles; not honest or fair.
    dedicated (Adj.) : working hard at something because it is very important to you ; committed


  1. ENLARGE
    1. condense
    2. glorify
    3. amplify
    4. augment

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    condense (Verb) : reduce; to put something into fewer words.
    enlarge (Verb) : to make something bigger; to become bigger; augment.

    Correct Option: A

    condense (Verb) : reduce; to put something into fewer words.
    enlarge (Verb) : to make something bigger; to become bigger; augment.



  1. OBSEQUIOUS
    1. careful
    2. domineering
    3. opaque
    4. clever

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    domineering (Adjective) : trying to control other people without considering their opinions or feelings.
    obsequious (Adjective) : trying too hard to please somebody; servile.

    Correct Option: B

    domineering (Adjective) : trying to control other people without considering their opinions or feelings.
    obsequious (Adjective) : trying too hard to please somebody; servile.


  1. VACILLATE
    1. relieve
    2. injure
    3. decide
    4. repel

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    decide vacillate (Verb) : to keep changing your opinion or thoughts about something, waver.

    Correct Option: C

    decide vacillate (Verb) : to keep changing your opinion or thoughts about something, waver.



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

  1. PROVIDE
    1. ignore
    2. defy
    3. deceive
    4. deny

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    deny (Verb) : to refuse to admit or accept something.
    provide (Verb) : supply ; to give something to somebody or make it available ; stipulate
    defy (V.) : to refuse to obey/show respect for somebody in authority, a law, a rule, etc.

    Correct Option: D

    deny (Verb) : to refuse to admit or accept something.
    provide (Verb) : supply ; to give something to somebody or make it available ; stipulate
    defy (V.) : to refuse to obey/show respect for somebody in authority, a law, a rule, etc.