Antonyms


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

  1. ALWAYS
    1. never
    2. sometimes
    3. anytime
    4. seldom

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    always (Adverb) : at all time ; on every occasion
    seldom (Adverb) : not often ; rarely

    Correct Option: A

    always (Adverb) : at all time ; on every occasion
    seldom (Adverb) : not often ; rarely


  1. RANCID
    1. sweet
    2. stale
    3. fresh
    4. sour

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    fresh rancid (Adjective) : unpleasant taste ; stale ; not fresh ; sour. If a food containing fat is rancid, it tastes/smells unpleasant because it is no longer fresh.

    Correct Option: C

    fresh rancid (Adjective) : unpleasant taste ; stale ; not fresh ; sour. If a food containing fat is rancid, it tastes/smells unpleasant because it is no longer fresh.



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

  1. CACOPHONY
    1. noise
    2. discord
    3. disharmony
    4. harmony

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    harmony (Noun) : a state of peaceful existence and agreement ; a pleasant sound.
    cacophony (Noun) : noise ; a mixture of loud unpleasant sounds.

    Correct Option: D

    harmony (Noun) : a state of peaceful existence and agreement ; a pleasant sound.
    cacophony (Noun) : noise ; a mixture of loud unpleasant sounds.


  1. APPROPRIATE
    1. undeserved
    2. regardless
    3. prempted
    4. usurped

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    undeserved (Adjective) : that somebody does not deserve and therefore unfair.
    appropriate (Adjective) : suitable, acceptable or correct for the particular circumstances.

    Correct Option: A

    undeserved (Adjective) : that somebody does not deserve and therefore unfair.
    appropriate (Adjective) : suitable, acceptable or correct for the particular circumstances.



  1. TAINT
    1. construct
    2. clear
    3. purify
    4. repair

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    purify (Verb) : to make something pure.
    taint (Verb) : to damage or spoil the quality of something.

    Correct Option: C

    purify (Verb) : to make something pure.
    taint (Verb) : to damage or spoil the quality of something.