Antonyms


Direction: Choose the option closest in meaning to the OPPOSITE of the word given in capitals.

  1. ENGENDER
    1. Cause
    2. Subdue
    3. Conserve
    4. Impound

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    Engender is to cause or create.

    Correct Option: D

    Engender is to cause or create.


  1. OBVIATE
    1. Unclear
    2. Remove
    3. Disrespect
    4. Include

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    Obviate is to make something unnecessary, hence include is the closest antonym.

    Correct Option: D

    Obviate is to make something unnecessary, hence include is the closest antonym.



  1. VACUOUS
    1. Blank
    2. Subsist
    3. Bright
    4. Inane

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    Vacuous is lacking in ideas, intelligence and so on. Hence, bright is an antonym.

    Correct Option: C

    Vacuous is lacking in ideas, intelligence and so on. Hence, bright is an antonym.


  1. PROPITIATE
    1. Provoke
    2. Placate
    3. Disproportionate
    4. Broadcast

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    Appease and placate are synonyms of propitiate.

    Correct Option: A

    Appease and placate are synonyms of propitiate.



  1. OBDURATE
    1. Famous
    2. Murky
    3. Compliant
    4. Homage

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    Obdurate means obstinate or stubborn, hence compliant is the antonym.

    Correct Option: C

    Obdurate means obstinate or stubborn, hence compliant is the antonym.