Antonyms


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

  1. SUSCEPTIBLE
    1. incredible
    2. immune
    3. predictable
    4. unpredictable

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    immune (Adjective) : not affected by something ; protected from something ; that cannot catch or be affected by a particular disease/illness
    susceptible (Adjective) : very likely to be influenced, harmed/ affected ; capable of something; impressionable
    incredible (Adjective) : unbelievable
    predictable (Adjective) : possible to foretell
    unpredictable (Adjective) : impossible to foretell

    Correct Option: B

    immune (Adjective) : not affected by something ; protected from something ; that cannot catch or be affected by a particular disease/illness
    susceptible (Adjective) : very likely to be influenced, harmed/ affected ; capable of something; impressionable
    incredible (Adjective) : unbelievable
    predictable (Adjective) : possible to foretell
    unpredictable (Adjective) : impossible to foretell


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

  1. SACRED
    1. profuse
    2. prolific
    3. profound
    4. profane

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    profane (Adjective) : having/ showing a lack of respect for God/holy things
    sacred (Adjective) : holy ; connected with God ; venerable; dedicated ; sacrosanct ; very important and treated with great respect profuse (Adjective) : produced in large amounts
    prolific (Adjective) : producing many works ; existing in large numbers
    profound (Adjective) : very great; felt or experienced very strongly

    Correct Option: D

    profane (Adjective) : having/ showing a lack of respect for God/holy things
    sacred (Adjective) : holy ; connected with God ; venerable; dedicated ; sacrosanct ; very important and treated with great respect profuse (Adjective) : produced in large amounts
    prolific (Adjective) : producing many works ; existing in large numbers
    profound (Adjective) : very great; felt or experienced very strongly



  1. TARDY
    1. prompt
    2. gradual
    3. late
    4. quick

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    prompt (Adjective) : done without delay ; immediate ; punctual
    tardy (Adjective) : slow to act, move or happen ; late in happening or arriving
    gradual (Adjective) : happening slowly over a long period; not sudden
    late (Adjective) : near the end of a period of time
    quick (Adjective) : fast and prompt

    Correct Option: C

    prompt (Adjective) : done without delay ; immediate ; punctual
    tardy (Adjective) : slow to act, move or happen ; late in happening or arriving
    gradual (Adjective) : happening slowly over a long period; not sudden
    late (Adjective) : near the end of a period of time
    quick (Adjective) : fast and prompt


  1. FOMENT
    1. repulse
    2. cease
    3. control
    4. quell

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    quell (Verb) : to stop violent behaviour or protests
    foment (Verb) : incite; to create trouble/violence/make it worse
    repulse (Verb) : repel; to make somebody feel disgust/a strong dislike
    cease (Verb) : to stop happening/ existing
    control (Verb) : to limit; to have power over a person, company, country etc.

    Correct Option: D

    quell (Verb) : to stop violent behaviour or protests
    foment (Verb) : incite; to create trouble/violence/make it worse
    repulse (Verb) : repel; to make somebody feel disgust/a strong dislike
    cease (Verb) : to stop happening/ existing
    control (Verb) : to limit; to have power over a person, company, country etc.



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

  1. PROMINENT
    1. notorious
    2. obscure
    3. wicked
    4. hostile

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    obscure (Adjective) : not well–known ; unknown ; difficult to understand
    prominent (Adjective) : important/well–known ; noticeable
    notorious (Adjective) : well– known for being bad
    wicked (Adjective) : cruel
    hostile (Adjective) : very unfriendly/aggressive and ready to fight/argue

    Correct Option: B

    obscure (Adjective) : not well–known ; unknown ; difficult to understand
    prominent (Adjective) : important/well–known ; noticeable
    notorious (Adjective) : well– known for being bad
    wicked (Adjective) : cruel
    hostile (Adjective) : very unfriendly/aggressive and ready to fight/argue