Antonyms


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

  1. CEASE
    1. abandon
    2. initiate
    3. confront
    4. confiscate

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    initiate (Verb) : to make something begin; set in motion
    cease (Verb) : to stop happening/ existing
    confront (V.) : to appear and need to be dealt with by somebody (of problems/a difficult situation)
    confiscate (V.) : to officially take something away from somebody, especially as a punishment

    Correct Option: B

    initiate (Verb) : to make something begin; set in motion
    cease (Verb) : to stop happening/ existing
    confront (V.) : to appear and need to be dealt with by somebody (of problems/a difficult situation)
    confiscate (V.) : to officially take something away from somebody, especially as a punishment


  1. DENOUNCE
    1. signify
    2. confirm
    3. grant
    4. praise

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    praise (V) : compliment ; to express your approval or admiration.
    denounce (V) : to strongly criticise somebody/something.

    Correct Option: D

    praise (V) : compliment ; to express your approval or admiration.
    denounce (V) : to strongly criticise somebody/something.



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

  1. INDICT
    1. accuse
    2. exonerate
    3. incriminate
    4. impeach

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    exonerate (Verb) : to free from blame or charges
    indict (Verb) : to officially charge somebody with a crime; accuse
    incriminate (V.) : to make it seem as if somebody has done something wrong/illegal
    impeach (V.) : to charge an important public figure with a serious crime

    Correct Option: B

    exonerate (Verb) : to free from blame or charges
    indict (Verb) : to officially charge somebody with a crime; accuse
    incriminate (V.) : to make it seem as if somebody has done something wrong/illegal
    impeach (V.) : to charge an important public figure with a serious crime


  1. VOCAL
    1. voluble
    2. calm
    3. quite
    4. silent

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    silent (Adjective) : not talkative; not speaking; quiet
    vocal (Adjective) : talkative; protesting loudly and with confidence
    voluble (Adj.) : talking a lot, and with enthusiasm, about a subject

    Correct Option: D

    silent (Adjective) : not talkative; not speaking; quiet
    vocal (Adjective) : talkative; protesting loudly and with confidence
    voluble (Adj.) : talking a lot, and with enthusiasm, about a subject



  1. SUPPRESS
    1. reveal
    2. increase
    3. open
    4. explain

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    reveal (V) : to make something known; disclose.
    suppress (V) : crush; abolish, keep secret; to prevent something from being published or made known.

    Correct Option: A

    reveal (V) : to make something known; disclose.
    suppress (V) : crush; abolish, keep secret; to prevent something from being published or made known.