Antonyms


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

  1. SUCCESSOR
    1. failure
    2. loser
    3. predecessor
    4. predator

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    predecessor (Noun) : a person/thing that comes before somebody/something else
    successor (Noun) : a person/ thing that comes after somebody/something else and takes his/its place
    failure (Noun) : lack of success
    loser (Noun) : one who loses
    predator (Noun) : a person or an organisation that uses weaker people for his/its own advantage

    Correct Option: C

    predecessor (Noun) : a person/thing that comes before somebody/something else
    successor (Noun) : a person/ thing that comes after somebody/something else and takes his/its place
    failure (Noun) : lack of success
    loser (Noun) : one who loses
    predator (Noun) : a person or an organisation that uses weaker people for his/its own advantage


  1. RAPIDLY
    1. lazily
    2. secretly
    3. slowly
    4. firmly

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    slowly (Adverb) : not fast
    rapidly (Adverb) : very quickly; happening in a short period of time
    lazily (Adverb) : in lazy manner
    secretly (Adverb) : done with secrecy
    firmly (Adverb) : with determination

    Correct Option: C

    slowly (Adverb) : not fast
    rapidly (Adverb) : very quickly; happening in a short period of time
    lazily (Adverb) : in lazy manner
    secretly (Adverb) : done with secrecy
    firmly (Adverb) : with determination



  1. TERMINATE
    1. hasten
    2. depart
    3. begin
    4. change

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    begin (Verb) : to start
    terminate (Verb) : to end ; to make something end
    hasten (Verb) : to hurry ; to say/ do something without delay
    depart (Verb) : to leave a place/ job
    change (Verb) : to alter

    Correct Option: C

    begin (Verb) : to start
    terminate (Verb) : to end ; to make something end
    hasten (Verb) : to hurry ; to say/ do something without delay
    depart (Verb) : to leave a place/ job
    change (Verb) : to alter


  1. PRAISE
    1. heckle
    2. accuse
    3. hate
    4. scold

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    accuse (Verb) : to blame
    praise (Verb) : to complement ; to express admiration
    heckle (Verb) : to interrupt a speaker at a public meeting ; barrack
    hate (Verb) : to dislike very much
    scold (Verb) : to speak angrily to somebody, because he has done something wrong

    Correct Option: B

    accuse (Verb) : to blame
    praise (Verb) : to complement ; to express admiration
    heckle (Verb) : to interrupt a speaker at a public meeting ; barrack
    hate (Verb) : to dislike very much
    scold (Verb) : to speak angrily to somebody, because he has done something wrong



  1. MAKE
    1. liberate
    2. break
    3. emancipate
    4. bind

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    break (Verb) : to damage
    make (Verb) : to create
    liberate (Verb) : to free a country/person from the control of somebody else
    emancipate (Verb) : set free; to free somebody from legal, political or social restrictions
    bind (Verb) : to unite people; to live/work together more happily/ effectively

    Correct Option: B

    break (Verb) : to damage
    make (Verb) : to create
    liberate (Verb) : to free a country/person from the control of somebody else
    emancipate (Verb) : set free; to free somebody from legal, political or social restrictions
    bind (Verb) : to unite people; to live/work together more happily/ effectively