Antonyms


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

  1. DEVIATE
    1. attract
    2. continue
    3. concentrate
    4. attend

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    concentrate (Verb) : to bring something together in one place ; to pay all attention to something and not to anything else deviate (Verb) : to be different from something ; to do something in a different way
    attract (Verb) : to appeal
    continue (Verb) : to keep on doing
    attend (Verb) : to be present at an event

    Correct Option: C

    concentrate (Verb) : to bring something together in one place ; to pay all attention to something and not to anything else deviate (Verb) : to be different from something ; to do something in a different way
    attract (Verb) : to appeal
    continue (Verb) : to keep on doing
    attend (Verb) : to be present at an event


  1. CREDIT
    1. discredit
    2. debit
    3. honesty
    4. failure

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    debit (Noun) : money taken from a bank account
    credit (Noun) : money borrowed; money in account
    discredit (Noun) : damage to somebody's reputation ; loss of respect
    honesty (Noun) : truthfulness
    failure (Noun) : lack of success

    Correct Option: B

    debit (Noun) : money taken from a bank account
    credit (Noun) : money borrowed; money in account
    discredit (Noun) : damage to somebody's reputation ; loss of respect
    honesty (Noun) : truthfulness
    failure (Noun) : lack of success



  1. AUDACITY
    1. quivering
    2. cowardice
    3. bravado
    4. conciseness

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    cowardice (Noun) : fear or lack of courage
    audacity (Noun) : brave but rude or shocking behaviour
    quivering (Verb) : trembling
    bravado (Noun) : a confident way of behaving that is intended to impress people, sometimes as a way of hiding a lack of confidence
    conciseness (Noun) : the act of using a few words and yet giving all the necessary information

    Correct Option: B

    cowardice (Noun) : fear or lack of courage
    audacity (Noun) : brave but rude or shocking behaviour
    quivering (Verb) : trembling
    bravado (Noun) : a confident way of behaving that is intended to impress people, sometimes as a way of hiding a lack of confidence
    conciseness (Noun) : the act of using a few words and yet giving all the necessary information


  1. ROBUST
    1. lean
    2. strong
    3. flexible
    4. feeble

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    feeble (Adjective) : very weak ; not effective
    robust (Adjective) : strong and healthy ; sturdy ; vigorous
    lean (Adjective) : thin and fit
    strong (Adjective) : powerful
    flexible (Adjective) : that can be changed

    Correct Option: D

    feeble (Adjective) : very weak ; not effective
    robust (Adjective) : strong and healthy ; sturdy ; vigorous
    lean (Adjective) : thin and fit
    strong (Adjective) : powerful
    flexible (Adjective) : that can be changed



  1. AFFIRM
    1. refuse
    2. reject
    3. deny
    4. disagree

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    disagree (Verb) : not to agree
    affirm (Verb) : to state firmly/ publicly that something is true/ that you support something strongly ; confirm
    refuse (Verb) : to deny
    reject (Verb) : to refuse
    deny (Verb) : to refuse

    Correct Option: D

    disagree (Verb) : not to agree
    affirm (Verb) : to state firmly/ publicly that something is true/ that you support something strongly ; confirm
    refuse (Verb) : to deny
    reject (Verb) : to refuse
    deny (Verb) : to refuse