Antonyms


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

  1. INSIPID
    1. colourful
    2. colourless
    3. dull
    4. tasty

  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    tasty (Adjective) : delicious
    insipid (Adjective) : having almost no taste/flavour; flavourless; dull
    colourful (Adjective) : bright
    colourless (Adjective) : dull
    dull (Adjective) : not bright

    Correct Option: D

    tasty (Adjective) : delicious
    insipid (Adjective) : having almost no taste/flavour; flavourless; dull
    colourful (Adjective) : bright
    colourless (Adjective) : dull
    dull (Adjective) : not bright


  1. RELINQUISH
    1. continue
    2. vanish
    3. quench
    4. relish

  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    continue (Verb) : to keep existing or happening without stopping
    relinquish (Verb) : to stop having something; give up
    vanish (Verb) : disappear
    quench (Verb) : to drink so that you no longer feel thirsty
    relish (Verb) : to enjoy; to get great pleasure from something

    Correct Option: A

    continue (Verb) : to keep existing or happening without stopping
    relinquish (Verb) : to stop having something; give up
    vanish (Verb) : disappear
    quench (Verb) : to drink so that you no longer feel thirsty
    relish (Verb) : to enjoy; to get great pleasure from something



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

  1. EFFICACIOUS
    1. productive
    2. ineffective
    3. improper
    4. urgent

  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    ineffective (Adjective) : not achieving what you want to achieve
    efficacious (Adjective) : effective; producing the result that was wanted or intended
    productive (Adjective) : doing or achieving a lot; fruitful
    improper (Adjective) : not proper
    urgent (Adjective) : that needs to be dealt with or happens immediately

    Correct Option: B

    ineffective (Adjective) : not achieving what you want to achieve
    efficacious (Adjective) : effective; producing the result that was wanted or intended
    productive (Adjective) : doing or achieving a lot; fruitful
    improper (Adjective) : not proper
    urgent (Adjective) : that needs to be dealt with or happens immediately


  1. OUTRAGEOUS
    1. justifiable
    2. lusty
    3. jolly
    4. wicked

  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    jolly (Adjective) : happy and cheerful
    outrageous (Adjective) : very shocking and unacceptable; scandalous
    justifiable (Adjective) : existing or done for a good reason; legitimate
    lusty (Adjective) : healthy and strong; vigorous
    wicked (Adjective) : cruel

    Correct Option: C

    jolly (Adjective) : happy and cheerful
    outrageous (Adjective) : very shocking and unacceptable; scandalous
    justifiable (Adjective) : existing or done for a good reason; legitimate
    lusty (Adjective) : healthy and strong; vigorous
    wicked (Adjective) : cruel



  1. PERSUADE
    1. promote
    2. pervade
    3. dissolve
    4. dissuade

  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    dissuade (Verb) : to persuade not to do something
    persuade (Verb) : to convince; to make somebody do something by giving him good reasons for doing it
    promote (Verb) : to encourage; to help something to happen/ develop
    pervade (Verb) : to spread through
    dissolve (Verb) : to cause to go into a solution

    Correct Option: D

    dissuade (Verb) : to persuade not to do something
    persuade (Verb) : to convince; to make somebody do something by giving him good reasons for doing it
    promote (Verb) : to encourage; to help something to happen/ develop
    pervade (Verb) : to spread through
    dissolve (Verb) : to cause to go into a solution