Antonyms


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

  1. SHALLOW
    1. high
    2. long
    3. wide
    4. deep

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    deep (Adjective) : having a great distance from top to bottom
    shallow (Adjective) : not deep; not showing serious thoughts, feelings, etc.; superficial
    high (Adjective) : having a great distance from bottom to top
    long (Adjective) : covering a great length or distance
    wide (Adjective) : broad

    Correct Option: D

    deep (Adjective) : having a great distance from top to bottom
    shallow (Adjective) : not deep; not showing serious thoughts, feelings, etc.; superficial
    high (Adjective) : having a great distance from bottom to top
    long (Adjective) : covering a great length or distance
    wide (Adjective) : broad


  1. FASTIDIOUS
    1. fussy
    2. cooperative
    3. promising
    4. adjustable

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    adjustable (Adjective) : that can be moved to different positions/changed in shape or size
    fastidious (Adjective) : meticulous; being careful that every detail of something is correct; not liking things to be dirty or untidy; selective
    fussy (Adjective) : too concerned or worried about details or standards
    cooperative (Adjective) : involving doing something together or working together with others towards a shared aim
    promising (Adjective) : showing signs of being good/successful

    Correct Option: D

    adjustable (Adjective) : that can be moved to different positions/changed in shape or size
    fastidious (Adjective) : meticulous; being careful that every detail of something is correct; not liking things to be dirty or untidy; selective
    fussy (Adjective) : too concerned or worried about details or standards
    cooperative (Adjective) : involving doing something together or working together with others towards a shared aim
    promising (Adjective) : showing signs of being good/successful



  1. BLEAK
    1. dull
    2. dark
    3. bright
    4. exposure

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    bright (Adjective) : not dull
    bleak (Adjective) : not encouraging or giving any reason to have hope; cold and unpleasant; exposed, empty or with no pleasant features; pale; cheerless; gloomy
    dull (Adjective) : not bright
    dark (Adjective) : without light
    exposure (Noun) : the state of being in a place or situation where there is no protection from something harmful or unpleasant

    Correct Option: C

    bright (Adjective) : not dull
    bleak (Adjective) : not encouraging or giving any reason to have hope; cold and unpleasant; exposed, empty or with no pleasant features; pale; cheerless; gloomy
    dull (Adjective) : not bright
    dark (Adjective) : without light
    exposure (Noun) : the state of being in a place or situation where there is no protection from something harmful or unpleasant


  1. IMMUNE
    1. free
    2. vulnerable
    3. powerful
    4. weak

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    vulnerable (Adjective) : weak and easily hurt physically or emotionally
    immune (Adjective) : protected from something and therefore able to avoid it; exempt; not affected by something
    free (Adjective) : not dependent
    powerful (Adjective) : very strong
    weak (Adjective) : feeble

    Correct Option: D

    vulnerable (Adjective) : weak and easily hurt physically or emotionally
    immune (Adjective) : protected from something and therefore able to avoid it; exempt; not affected by something
    free (Adjective) : not dependent
    powerful (Adjective) : very strong
    weak (Adjective) : feeble



  1. EXPLICIT
    1. elusive
    2. allusive
    3. ambidextrous
    4. ambiguous

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    ambiguous (Adjective) :that can be understood in more than one way; having different meanings
    explicit (Adjective) : clean and easy to understand; frank
    elusive (Adjective) : difficult to find, define or achieve
    allusive (Adjective) : saying/ writing that refers to/mentions another person/subject in an indirect way
    ambidextrous (Adjective) : able to use both the hands equally well

    Correct Option: D

    ambiguous (Adjective) :that can be understood in more than one way; having different meanings
    explicit (Adjective) : clean and easy to understand; frank
    elusive (Adjective) : difficult to find, define or achieve
    allusive (Adjective) : saying/ writing that refers to/mentions another person/subject in an indirect way
    ambidextrous (Adjective) : able to use both the hands equally well