Antonyms


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

  1. TRANSPARENT
    1. translucent
    2. opaque
    3. clear
    4. sharp

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    opaque (Adjective) : not clear enough to see through or allow light through ; difficult to understand; impenetrable
    transparent (Adjective) : obvious ; clear ; allowing you to see through it ; easy to understand
    translucent (Adjective) : allowing light to pass through but not transparent
    clear (Adjective) : obvious ; transparent
    sharp (Adjective) : having a fine edge or point

    Correct Option: B

    opaque (Adjective) : not clear enough to see through or allow light through ; difficult to understand; impenetrable
    transparent (Adjective) : obvious ; clear ; allowing you to see through it ; easy to understand
    translucent (Adjective) : allowing light to pass through but not transparent
    clear (Adjective) : obvious ; transparent
    sharp (Adjective) : having a fine edge or point


  1. DESPAIR
    1. sneer
    2. compliment
    3. irony
    4. hope

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    hope (Noun) : a feeling that something you want will happen
    despair (Noun) : the feeling of losing all hope
    sneer (Noun) : an unpleasant look, smile or comment
    compliment (Noun) : a remark that expresses praise/admiration
    irony (Noun) : the amusing/ strange aspect of a situation that is very different from what you expect

    Correct Option: D

    hope (Noun) : a feeling that something you want will happen
    despair (Noun) : the feeling of losing all hope
    sneer (Noun) : an unpleasant look, smile or comment
    compliment (Noun) : a remark that expresses praise/admiration
    irony (Noun) : the amusing/ strange aspect of a situation that is very different from what you expect



  1. ERUDITE
    1. illiterate
    2. crude
    3. boring
    4. ignorant

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    ignorant (Adjective) : lacking knowledge/information
    erudite (Adjective) : having/ showing great knowledge that is gained from academic study ; learned
    illiterate (Adjective) : not educated ; not knowing how to read/write
    crude (Adjective) : simple and not very accurate; offensive/rude
    boring (Adjective) : not interesting

    Correct Option: D

    ignorant (Adjective) : lacking knowledge/information
    erudite (Adjective) : having/ showing great knowledge that is gained from academic study ; learned
    illiterate (Adjective) : not educated ; not knowing how to read/write
    crude (Adjective) : simple and not very accurate; offensive/rude
    boring (Adjective) : not interesting


  1. CHIVALROUS
    1. gallant
    2. dastardly
    3. amorous
    4. defiant

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    defiant (Adjective) : openly refusing to obey
    chivalrous (Adjective) : polite, kind and behaving with honour; gallant
    gallant (Adjective) : brave ; heroic dastardly (Adjective) : evil and cruel
    amorous (Adjective) : showing sexual desire and love towards somebody

    Correct Option: D

    defiant (Adjective) : openly refusing to obey
    chivalrous (Adjective) : polite, kind and behaving with honour; gallant
    gallant (Adjective) : brave ; heroic dastardly (Adjective) : evil and cruel
    amorous (Adjective) : showing sexual desire and love towards somebody



  1. DORMANT
    1. acute
    2. active
    3. able
    4. ablaze

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    active (Adjective) : always busy doing things
    dormant (Adjective) : not active; in active
    acute (Adjective) : very serious
    able (Adjective) : to have the skill, intelligence, opportunity, etc.
    ablaze (Adjective) : burning quickly and strongly

    Correct Option: B

    active (Adjective) : always busy doing things
    dormant (Adjective) : not active; in active
    acute (Adjective) : very serious
    able (Adjective) : to have the skill, intelligence, opportunity, etc.
    ablaze (Adjective) : burning quickly and strongly