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. ASSET
    1. Credibility
    2. Liability
    3. Poverty
    4. Prosperity

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    As we know that ,
    Liability is opposite word of Asset

    Correct Option: B

    As we know that ,
    Asset means a useful property of a person, liability means a debt or an obligation, credibility means believable, prosperity means progress.
    Hence , Liability is opposite word of Asset .


  1. CONFIDANT
    1. Turncoat
    2. Arrogant
    3. Confederate
    4. Firm

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    As we can say that ,
    Turncoat is antonym word of Confident .

    Correct Option: A

    As we can say that ,
    Confident is the person you tell your secrets and who keeps that secret, turncoat is a person who changes allegience from one to another and does not remain loyal, arrogant means rude, firm means strict and strong, confederate means joined by a treaty or agreement.
    Hence , Turncoat is antonym word of Confident .



  1. SCRIMP
    1. Lavish
    2. Parsimonious
    3. Meticulous
    4. Polite

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    As we know that ,
    Lavish is opposite word of Scrimp .

    Correct Option: A

    As we know that ,
    Scrimp means to live on very little money and Lavish is to live extravagantly, i.e., spending a lot of money, parsimonious are means for making money.
    Therefore , Lavish is opposite word of Scrimp .


  1. RUDIMENTARY
    1. Developed
    2. Polite
    3. Pale
    4. Weak

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    As we can say that ,
    developed is opposite word of Rudimentary .

    Correct Option: A

    As we can say that ,
    Rudimentary means still in the initial stage, developed will be opposite to this.
    Hence , developed is opposite word of Rudimentary .



  1. COMPASSIONATE
    1. Indecisive
    2. Unsympathetic
    3. Unlawful
    4. Untrustworthy

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    As we can say that ,
    Unsympathetic is an opposite word of Compassionate .

    Correct Option: B

    As we can say that ,
    Compassionate is someone who cares or is concerned about another person, unsympathetic is one who does not care or understand another’s condition or position. Indecisive means someone who cannot take decisions easily, unlawful is something against law, and Untrustworthy is someone who cannot be trusted.
    From above it is clear that Unsympathetic is an opposite word of Compassionate .