Antonyms


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

  1. TRANQUILITY
    1. quiet
    2. serenity
    3. peace
    4. disturbance

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    disturbance (Noun) : actions that upset the normal state that something is in
    tranquility (Noun) : peace; serenity
    quiet (Adjective) : peaceful
    serenity (Noun) : peacefulness; calmness; tranquillity to listen to
    peace (Noun) : quietude

    Correct Option: D

    disturbance (Noun) : actions that upset the normal state that something is in
    tranquility (Noun) : peace; serenity
    quiet (Adjective) : peaceful
    serenity (Noun) : peacefulness; calmness; tranquillity to listen to
    peace (Noun) : quietude


  1. DORMANT
    1. inactive
    2. dorsal
    3. domestic
    4. active

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    active (Adjective) : busy
    dormant (Adjective) : inactive
    inactive (Adjective) : dormant
    dorsal (Adjective) : on or connected with the back of a fish/ an animal
    domestic (Adjective) : of a country; used in the home

    Correct Option: D

    active (Adjective) : busy
    dormant (Adjective) : inactive
    inactive (Adjective) : dormant
    dorsal (Adjective) : on or connected with the back of a fish/ an animal
    domestic (Adjective) : of a country; used in the home



  1. DWINDLE
    1. diminish
    2. shrink
    3. increase
    4. decrease

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    increase (Verb) : to be large in size
    dwindle (Verb) : to become gradually less/smaller; decrease; diminish
    diminish (Verb) : to become/ make something become smaller, weaker, etc.
    shrink (Verb) : to become smaller
    decrease (Verb) : to be less in size

    Correct Option: C

    increase (Verb) : to be large in size
    dwindle (Verb) : to become gradually less/smaller; decrease; diminish
    diminish (Verb) : to become/ make something become smaller, weaker, etc.
    shrink (Verb) : to become smaller
    decrease (Verb) : to be less in size


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

  1. LASSITUDE
    1. pleasure
    2. lustrous
    3. lethargy
    4. enthusiasm

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    enthusiasm (Noun) : a strong feeling of excitement and interest in something and a desire to become involved in it. lassitude (Noun) : a state of feeling very tired in mind/body; lack of energy
    measure (Noun) : a particular amount of something
    lustrous (Adjective) : soft and shining; glossy
    lethargy (Noun) :the state of not having any energy/enthusiasm for doing things

    Correct Option: D

    enthusiasm (Noun) : a strong feeling of excitement and interest in something and a desire to become involved in it. lassitude (Noun) : a state of feeling very tired in mind/body; lack of energy
    measure (Noun) : a particular amount of something
    lustrous (Adjective) : soft and shining; glossy
    lethargy (Noun) :the state of not having any energy/enthusiasm for doing things



  1. CAPRICIOUS
    1. fanciful
    2. reasonable
    3. intolerant
    4. indifferent

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    reasonable (Adjective) : fair, practical and sensible
    capricious (Adjective) : showing sudden changes in attitude/ behaviour ; changeable
    fanciful (Adjective) : based on imagination and not on facts/reason
    intolerant (Adjective) : not willing to accept ideas or ways of behaving that are different from your own
    indifferent (Adjective) : having/ showing no interest

    Correct Option: B

    reasonable (Adjective) : fair, practical and sensible
    capricious (Adjective) : showing sudden changes in attitude/ behaviour ; changeable
    fanciful (Adjective) : based on imagination and not on facts/reason
    intolerant (Adjective) : not willing to accept ideas or ways of behaving that are different from your own
    indifferent (Adjective) : having/ showing no interest