Antonyms


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

  1. PROFUSE
    1. sparse
    2. miserly
    3. brief
    4. immoderate

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    sparse (Adj.) : only present in small amounts or numbers.
    profuse (Adj.) : produced in large amounts.

    Correct Option: A

    sparse (Adj.) : only present in small amounts or numbers.
    profuse (Adj.) : produced in large amounts.


  1. TURBULENT
    1. harmony
    2. gusty
    3. calm
    4. windy

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    calm (Adj.) : not upset; not excited or nervous.
    turbulent (Adj.) : unruly; changing direction suddenly and violently; a situation in which there is a lot of sudden change, confusion, disagreement etc.

    Correct Option: C

    calm (Adj.) : not upset; not excited or nervous.
    turbulent (Adj.) : unruly; changing direction suddenly and violently; a situation in which there is a lot of sudden change, confusion, disagreement etc.



  1. TRADITIONAL
    1. avant-garde
    2. present
    3. unusual
    4. fresh

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    unusual (Adj.) : different from what is usual or normal; uncommon; exceptional.
    traditional (Adj.) : conventional; following older methods and ideas. the
    avant-garde (N) :new and very modern ideas that are sometimes surprising or shocking.

    Correct Option: C

    unusual (Adj.) : different from what is usual or normal; uncommon; exceptional.
    traditional (Adj.) : conventional; following older methods and ideas. the
    avant-garde (N) :new and very modern ideas that are sometimes surprising or shocking.


  1. PRUDENT
    1. dunce
    2. silly
    3. foolish
    4. careless

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    careless prudent (Adjective) : sensible and careful when you make judgement and decisions ; avoiding unnecesary risks. dunce (N.) : a person, especially a child at school, who is stupid/ slow to learn

    Correct Option: D

    careless prudent (Adjective) : sensible and careful when you make judgement and decisions ; avoiding unnecesary risks. dunce (N.) : a person, especially a child at school, who is stupid/ slow to learn



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

  1. SQUANDERING
    1. discarding
    2. saving
    3. boarding
    4. collecting

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    saving : an amount of something such as time or money that you do not need to spend.
    squandering (N) : wastage of money, time etc. in a stupid or careless way.

    Correct Option: B

    saving : an amount of something such as time or money that you do not need to spend.
    squandering (N) : wastage of money, time etc. in a stupid or careless way.