Antonyms


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

  1. SUSPICION
    1. doubt
    2. whim
    3. indifference
    4. trust

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    trust (Noun) : the belief that somebody/something is good
    suspicion (Noun) : a feeling that somebody has done something wrong, illegal or dishonest; hint
    doubt (Noun) : hint
    whim (Noun) : a sudden wish to do/have something
    indifference (Noun) : a lack of interest

    Correct Option: D

    trust (Noun) : the belief that somebody/something is good
    suspicion (Noun) : a feeling that somebody has done something wrong, illegal or dishonest; hint
    doubt (Noun) : hint
    whim (Noun) : a sudden wish to do/have something
    indifference (Noun) : a lack of interest


  1. STERN
    1. lenient
    2. crabby
    3. polite
    4. unreasonable

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    lenient (Adjective) : not so strict as expected while punishing somebody
    stern (Adjective) : serious ; strict; difficult
    crabby (Adjective) : bad- tempered and unpleasant(of people)
    polite (Adjective) : gentle
    unreasonable (Adjective) : not fair; expecting too much

    Correct Option: A

    lenient (Adjective) : not so strict as expected while punishing somebody
    stern (Adjective) : serious ; strict; difficult
    crabby (Adjective) : bad- tempered and unpleasant(of people)
    polite (Adjective) : gentle
    unreasonable (Adjective) : not fair; expecting too much



  1. UNPREDICTABLE
    1. dependable
    2. nature
    3. laudable
    4. compliant

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    dependable (Adjective) : reliable
    unpredictable (Adjective) : that cannot be predicted because it changes a lot ; undependable
    nature (Noun) : a person’s tendency
    laudable (Adjective) : deserving to be praised; commendable
    compliant (Adjective) : too willing to agree with other people or to obey rules

    Correct Option: A

    dependable (Adjective) : reliable
    unpredictable (Adjective) : that cannot be predicted because it changes a lot ; undependable
    nature (Noun) : a person’s tendency
    laudable (Adjective) : deserving to be praised; commendable
    compliant (Adjective) : too willing to agree with other people or to obey rules


  1. RELINQUISH
    1. reinstate
    2. displace
    3. reclaim
    4. retain

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    retain (Verb) : preserve ; to keep something
    relinquish (Verb) : give up ; to stop having something
    reinstate (Verb) : restore ; to return something to its previous position/status
    displace (Verb) : replace ; to take the place of somebody/something
    reclaim (Verb) : to get something back or to ask to have it back after it has been lost, taken away, etc.

    Correct Option: D

    retain (Verb) : preserve ; to keep something
    relinquish (Verb) : give up ; to stop having something
    reinstate (Verb) : restore ; to return something to its previous position/status
    displace (Verb) : replace ; to take the place of somebody/something
    reclaim (Verb) : to get something back or to ask to have it back after it has been lost, taken away, etc.



  1. CONTRADICTION
    1. opposition
    2. adjustment
    3. confirmation
    4. agreement

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    agreement (Noun) : consensus
    contradiction (Noun) : a lack of agreement between facts, opinions, actions, etc.
    opposition (Noun) : the act of strongly disagreeing
    adjustment (Noun) : a small change made to something in order to correct or improve it
    confirmation (Noun) : a statement, letter etc. that shows that something is true, correct or definite

    Correct Option: D

    agreement (Noun) : consensus
    contradiction (Noun) : a lack of agreement between facts, opinions, actions, etc.
    opposition (Noun) : the act of strongly disagreeing
    adjustment (Noun) : a small change made to something in order to correct or improve it
    confirmation (Noun) : a statement, letter etc. that shows that something is true, correct or definite