Antonyms


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

  1. ADVERSITY
    1. prosperity
    2. curiosity
    3. animosity
    4. sincerity

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    prosperity (Noun) : the state of being successful; affluence
    adversity (Noun) : a difficult/ unpleasant situation
    animosity (N.) : a strong feeling of opposition, anger/hatred

    Correct Option: A

    prosperity (Noun) : the state of being successful; affluence
    adversity (Noun) : a difficult/ unpleasant situation
    animosity (N.) : a strong feeling of opposition, anger/hatred


  1. FLUENT
    1. inappropriate
    2. halting
    3. degrading
    4. insensitive

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    halting (Adj.) : stopping and starting often; hesitant.
    fluent (Adj.) : able to speak, read or write a language easily and well; done smoothly and skilfully.

    Correct Option: B

    halting (Adj.) : stopping and starting often; hesitant.
    fluent (Adj.) : able to speak, read or write a language easily and well; done smoothly and skilfully.



  1. ELOQUENT
    1. elegant
    2. lucid
    3. articulate
    4. inarticulate

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    in articulate (Adjective) : not able to express ideas/ feelings clearly
    eloquent (Adjective) : able to express a feeling; able to use language and express well; articulate
    lucid (Adj.) : clearly expressed ; easy to understand

    Correct Option: D

    in articulate (Adjective) : not able to express ideas/ feelings clearly
    eloquent (Adjective) : able to express a feeling; able to use language and express well; articulate
    lucid (Adj.) : clearly expressed ; easy to understand


  1. NOVEL
    1. naughty
    2. novelist
    3. banal
    4. nasty

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    banal (Adj.) : very ordinary and containing nothing that is interesting or important.
    novel (Adj.) : different form anything known before; new; interesting seeming slightly strange.

    Correct Option: C

    banal (Adj.) : very ordinary and containing nothing that is interesting or important.
    novel (Adj.) : different form anything known before; new; interesting seeming slightly strange.



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

  1. PAUCITY
    1. paragon
    2. pronounce
    3. plethora
    4. persuade

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    plethora (Noun) : an amount that is greater than is needed; excess
    paucity (Noun) : a small amount of something ; less than enough of something
    paragon (N.) : a person who is perfect or who is a perfect example of a particular good quality

    Correct Option: C

    plethora (Noun) : an amount that is greater than is needed; excess
    paucity (Noun) : a small amount of something ; less than enough of something
    paragon (N.) : a person who is perfect or who is a perfect example of a particular good quality