Antonyms


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

  1. CULMINATION
    1. completion
    2. climax
    3. conclusion
    4. beginning

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    beginning (Noun) : start
    culmination (Noun) : the highest point/end of something
    completion (Noun) : the act/ process of finishing
    climax (Noun) : the most exciting/important event/point in time
    conclusion (Noun) : the end ; completion

    Correct Option: D

    beginning (Noun) : start
    culmination (Noun) : the highest point/end of something
    completion (Noun) : the act/ process of finishing
    climax (Noun) : the most exciting/important event/point in time
    conclusion (Noun) : the end ; completion


  1. APPROACHED
    1. retreated
    2. reached
    3. arrived
    4. reproached

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    retreated (Verb) : to move away/back ; to retire ; to recede ; to escape
    approached (Verb) : to come near (in distance) ; to speak to somebody about something ; to come close to something in amount, level or quality
    reached (Verb) : to arrive at ; to increase to a particular level, speed, etc ; to achieve a particular aim
    arrived (Verb) : to get to a place; to reach
    reproached (Verb) : to blame/ criticize ; to feel guilty

    Correct Option: A

    retreated (Verb) : to move away/back ; to retire ; to recede ; to escape
    approached (Verb) : to come near (in distance) ; to speak to somebody about something ; to come close to something in amount, level or quality
    reached (Verb) : to arrive at ; to increase to a particular level, speed, etc ; to achieve a particular aim
    arrived (Verb) : to get to a place; to reach
    reproached (Verb) : to blame/ criticize ; to feel guilty



  1. IMPETUOUS
    1. agitated
    2. impulsive
    3. cautious
    4. reckless

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    cautious (Adjective) : being careful about what you say/do; avoiding danger/mistakes ; not taking any risks
    impetuous (Adjective) rash ; impulsive ; acting/done quickly, without thinking carefully about the results
    agitated (Adjective) : showing in your behaviour that you are anxious and nervous
    impulsive (Adjective) : rash ; impetuous ; acting suddenly without thinking carefully about the results
    reckless (Adjective) : rash ; showing a lack of care about danger and the possible results of the actions

    Correct Option: C

    cautious (Adjective) : being careful about what you say/do; avoiding danger/mistakes ; not taking any risks
    impetuous (Adjective) rash ; impulsive ; acting/done quickly, without thinking carefully about the results
    agitated (Adjective) : showing in your behaviour that you are anxious and nervous
    impulsive (Adjective) : rash ; impetuous ; acting suddenly without thinking carefully about the results
    reckless (Adjective) : rash ; showing a lack of care about danger and the possible results of the actions


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

  1. COMEDY
    1. tragedy
    2. trilogy
    3. limerick
    4. clergy

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    tragedy (Noun) : a very sad event/situation ; a play with a serious and sad ending
    comedy (Noun) : humour ; an amusing aspect ; play with a happy ending
    trilogy (Noun) : a group of three books/films/movies, etc. with the same subject/characters
    limerick (Noun) : a humorous verse form with a rhyme scheme aabba
    clergy (Noun) : the priests/ministers of a religion (Christianity)

    Correct Option: A

    tragedy (Noun) : a very sad event/situation ; a play with a serious and sad ending
    comedy (Noun) : humour ; an amusing aspect ; play with a happy ending
    trilogy (Noun) : a group of three books/films/movies, etc. with the same subject/characters
    limerick (Noun) : a humorous verse form with a rhyme scheme aabba
    clergy (Noun) : the priests/ministers of a religion (Christianity)



  1. ETERNAL
    1. usual
    2. active
    3. realistic
    4. temporary

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    temporary (Adjective) : not permanent ; lasting/intended to last or be used only for a short time
    eternal (Adjective) without an end; existing/continuing forever; happening often
    usual (Adjective) : normal; that happens/is done most of the time
    active (Adjective) : busy
    realistic (Adjective) : sensible and appropriate

    Correct Option: D

    temporary (Adjective) : not permanent ; lasting/intended to last or be used only for a short time
    eternal (Adjective) without an end; existing/continuing forever; happening often
    usual (Adjective) : normal; that happens/is done most of the time
    active (Adjective) : busy
    realistic (Adjective) : sensible and appropriate