Antonyms


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

  1. SUPERFLUOUS
    1. essential
    2. excess
    3. unwanted
    4. necessary

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    superfluous (Adj.) : unnecessary; more than you need or want ; excess.
    essential (Adj.) : necessary, vital.

    Correct Option: D

    superfluous (Adj.) : unnecessary; more than you need or want ; excess.
    essential (Adj.) : necessary, vital.


  1. VETERAN
    1. activist
    2. enthusiast
    3. novice
    4. master

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    novice (N) : a person who is new and has little experience in a job.
    veteran (N) : a person who has a lot of experience in a particular area.

    Correct Option: C

    novice (N) : a person who is new and has little experience in a job.
    veteran (N) : a person who has a lot of experience in a particular area.



  1. FOCUS
    1. disappear
    2. disperse
    3. link
    4. layer

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    disperse (V) = to spread over a wide area; scatter.
    focus (V.) : to give attention, effort to one particular subject etc; link.

    Correct Option: B

    disperse (V) = to spread over a wide area; scatter.
    focus (V.) : to give attention, effort to one particular subject etc; link.


  1. IMMORTAL
    1. eternal
    2. permanent
    3. deathly
    4. temporary

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    temporary (Adj.) : lasting for a short time; not permanent.
    immortal (Adj.) : that lives or lasts for ever; eternal; permanent.

    Correct Option: D

    temporary (Adj.) : lasting for a short time; not permanent.
    immortal (Adj.) : that lives or lasts for ever; eternal; permanent.



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

  1. RELUCTANT
    1. hesitant
    2. reserved
    3. anxious
    4. willing

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    willing (Adj.) : ready; having no reason for not doing something
    reluctant (Adj.) : hesitating before doing some thing.

    Correct Option: D

    willing (Adj.) : ready; having no reason for not doing something
    reluctant (Adj.) : hesitating before doing some thing.