Antonyms


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

  1. TRANSIENCE
    1. eternity
    2. shallow
    3. slow
    4. rest

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    eternity (N) : time without limit especially life continuing without end after death.
    transience (N) : continuing for a short time ; fleeting ; temporariness.

    Correct Option: A

    eternity (N) : time without limit especially life continuing without end after death.
    transience (N) : continuing for a short time ; fleeting ; temporariness.


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

  1. ALIGHT
    1. disembark
    2. embark
    3. embalm
    4. align

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    embark (Verb) : to get onto a ship
    alight (Verb) : to get out of a bus, a train or other vehicle
    disembark (V.) : to leave a vehicle, especially a ship/an aircraft, at the end of a journey
    embalm (V.) : to prevent and preserve a dead body from decaying by treating it with special substances
    align (V.) : to arrange something in the correct position, or to be in the correct position, in relation to something else, especially in a straight line

    Correct Option: B

    embark (Verb) : to get onto a ship
    alight (Verb) : to get out of a bus, a train or other vehicle
    disembark (V.) : to leave a vehicle, especially a ship/an aircraft, at the end of a journey
    embalm (V.) : to prevent and preserve a dead body from decaying by treating it with special substances
    align (V.) : to arrange something in the correct position, or to be in the correct position, in relation to something else, especially in a straight line



  1. NOURISH
    1. starve
    2. foster
    3. sustain
    4. strengthen

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    starve (Verb) : to suffer/ die becuase you do not have enough food to eat
    nourish (Verb) : to keep a person/ plant alive and healthy with food
    foster (V.) : to encourage something to develop
    sustain (V.) : to provide enough of what somebody/something needs in order to live/exist

    Correct Option: A

    starve (Verb) : to suffer/ die becuase you do not have enough food to eat
    nourish (Verb) : to keep a person/ plant alive and healthy with food
    foster (V.) : to encourage something to develop
    sustain (V.) : to provide enough of what somebody/something needs in order to live/exist


  1. CONTROVERSIAL
    1. uncertain
    2. dubious
    3. undisputed
    4. questionable

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    undisputed (Adj.) : irrefutable that can’t be questioned or disputed.
    controversial (Adj.) : causing a lot of angry public discussion and disagreement.

    Correct Option: C

    undisputed (Adj.) : irrefutable that can’t be questioned or disputed.
    controversial (Adj.) : causing a lot of angry public discussion and disagreement.



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

  1. Mitigate
    1. appease
    2. enhance
    3. allay
    4. relieve

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    enhance (Verb) : to increase/ further improve
    mitigate (Verb) : to make something less harmful, serious, etc.; alleviate; allay
    appease (V.) : to make somebody calmer/less angry by giving him what he wants
    allay (V.) : to make something, especially a feeling, less strong

    Correct Option: B

    enhance (Verb) : to increase/ further improve
    mitigate (Verb) : to make something less harmful, serious, etc.; alleviate; allay
    appease (V.) : to make somebody calmer/less angry by giving him what he wants
    allay (V.) : to make something, especially a feeling, less strong