Antonyms


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

  1. INCESSANT
    1. continuous
    2. intermittent
    3. unceasing
    4. constant

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    intermittent (Adjective) : stopping and starting often over a period of time, but not regularly ; sporadic
    incessant (Adjective) : never stopping; constant
    continuous (Adjective) : going on ever
    unceasing (Adjective) : incessant; continuing all the time
    constant (Adjective) : continuous

    Correct Option: B

    intermittent (Adjective) : stopping and starting often over a period of time, but not regularly ; sporadic
    incessant (Adjective) : never stopping; constant
    continuous (Adjective) : going on ever
    unceasing (Adjective) : incessant; continuing all the time
    constant (Adjective) : continuous


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

  1. HARSH
    1. strict
    2. gentle
    3. jovial
    4. somber

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    gentle (Adjective) : calm and kind; doing things in a quiet and careful way
    harsh (Adjective) : cruel; severe and unkind; strict
    strict (Adjective) : very severe
    jovial (Adjective) : very cheerful and friendly
    somber (Adjective) : lacking brightness or colour; dull

    Correct Option: B

    gentle (Adjective) : calm and kind; doing things in a quiet and careful way
    harsh (Adjective) : cruel; severe and unkind; strict
    strict (Adjective) : very severe
    jovial (Adjective) : very cheerful and friendly
    somber (Adjective) : lacking brightness or colour; dull



  1. INSIPID
    1. bland
    2. flavourless
    3. flat
    4. tasty

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    tasty (Adjective) : delicious
    insipid (Adjective) : flavour less; having almost no taste/flavour ; dull ; not interesting
    bland (Adjective) : with little colour, excitement or interest
    flavourless (Adjective) : without any flavour
    flat (Adjective) : not curved or sloping

    Correct Option: D

    tasty (Adjective) : delicious
    insipid (Adjective) : flavour less; having almost no taste/flavour ; dull ; not interesting
    bland (Adjective) : with little colour, excitement or interest
    flavourless (Adjective) : without any flavour
    flat (Adjective) : not curved or sloping


  1. FILIPPANT
    1. shallow
    2. successful
    3. serious
    4. strong

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    serious (Adjective) : sombre
    flippant (Adjective) : showing that you do not take something so seriously as other people think you should
    shallow (Adjective) : not deep
    successful (Adjective) : achieving your aims or what was intended
    strong (Adjective) : powerful

    Correct Option: C

    serious (Adjective) : sombre
    flippant (Adjective) : showing that you do not take something so seriously as other people think you should
    shallow (Adjective) : not deep
    successful (Adjective) : achieving your aims or what was intended
    strong (Adjective) : powerful



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

  1. REVEAL
    1. conceal
    2. insert
    3. excavate
    4. absolve

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    conceal (Verb) : to hide
    reveal (Verb) : to disclose; to display; to make something known to somebody
    insert (Verb) : to put/introduce into something
    excavate (Verb) : to dig in the ground to look for old buildings or objects that have been buried for a long time
    absolve (Verb) : to state formally that somebody is not guilty or responsible for something

    Correct Option: A

    conceal (Verb) : to hide
    reveal (Verb) : to disclose; to display; to make something known to somebody
    insert (Verb) : to put/introduce into something
    excavate (Verb) : to dig in the ground to look for old buildings or objects that have been buried for a long time
    absolve (Verb) : to state formally that somebody is not guilty or responsible for something