Antonyms


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

  1. OPULENCE
    1. luxury
    2. transparency
    3. wealth
    4. poverty

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    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor
    opulence (Noun) : luxury ; richness ; wealthiness
    luxury (Noun) : comfort; richness
    transparency (Noun) : permitting the free passage of light; the quality of being clear and transparent
    wealth (Noun) : riches

    Correct Option: D

    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor
    opulence (Noun) : luxury ; richness ; wealthiness
    luxury (Noun) : comfort; richness
    transparency (Noun) : permitting the free passage of light; the quality of being clear and transparent
    wealth (Noun) : riches


  1. PERNICIOUS
    1. prolonged
    2. ruinous
    3. ruthless
    4. beneficial

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    beneficial (Adjective) : favourable ; advantageous ; improving a situation ; having a useful or helpful effect
    pernicious (Adjective) : having a very harmful effect
    prolonged (Adjective) : relatively long in duration ; extended
    ruinous (Adjective) : extremely harmful
    ruthless (Adjective) : hard and cruel

    Correct Option: D

    beneficial (Adjective) : favourable ; advantageous ; improving a situation ; having a useful or helpful effect
    pernicious (Adjective) : having a very harmful effect
    prolonged (Adjective) : relatively long in duration ; extended
    ruinous (Adjective) : extremely harmful
    ruthless (Adjective) : hard and cruel



  1. KNACK
    1. talent
    2. dullness
    3. dexterity
    4. balance

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    dullness (Noun) : slowness in understanding ; stupidity
    knack (Noun) : a special skill/ ability that you have naturally or can learn ; dexterity ; a habit of doing something
    talent (Noun) : a natural ability to do something well
    dexterity (Noun) : skill in using your hands or your mind
    balance (Noun) : the ability to keep steady

    Correct Option: B

    dullness (Noun) : slowness in understanding ; stupidity
    knack (Noun) : a special skill/ ability that you have naturally or can learn ; dexterity ; a habit of doing something
    talent (Noun) : a natural ability to do something well
    dexterity (Noun) : skill in using your hands or your mind
    balance (Noun) : the ability to keep steady


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

  1. UNRULY
    1. uneven
    2. undue
    3. orderly
    4. dirty

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    orderly (Adjective) : behaving well ; arranged in a neat, careful or logical way
    unruly (Adjective) : difficult to control/manage ; disorderly
    uneven (Adjective) : not level, smooth or flat; irregular; unequal
    undue (Adjective) : more than you think is reasonable or necessary ; excessive
    dirty (Adjective) : not clean

    Correct Option: C

    orderly (Adjective) : behaving well ; arranged in a neat, careful or logical way
    unruly (Adjective) : difficult to control/manage ; disorderly
    uneven (Adjective) : not level, smooth or flat; irregular; unequal
    undue (Adjective) : more than you think is reasonable or necessary ; excessive
    dirty (Adjective) : not clean



  1. PERPETUAL
    1. intermittent
    2. frequent
    3. continuous
    4. rare

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    intermittent (Adjective) : sporadic ; stopping and starting often over a period of time, but not regularly
    perpetual (Adjective) : continuous ; continuing for a long period of time without interruption; continual
    frequent (Adjective) : often
    continuous (Adjective) : constant
    rare (Adjective) : not done, seen, happening etc. very often

    Correct Option: A

    intermittent (Adjective) : sporadic ; stopping and starting often over a period of time, but not regularly
    perpetual (Adjective) : continuous ; continuing for a long period of time without interruption; continual
    frequent (Adjective) : often
    continuous (Adjective) : constant
    rare (Adjective) : not done, seen, happening etc. very often