Antonyms


Direction: A word in capital letters is followed by four words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters.

  1. SALUTATORY
    1. Sad
    2. Valedictory
    3. Derivative
    4. Promising

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    As we know that ,
    Salutatory is the welcome speech and valedictory is a farewell speech, derivative means something that has been derived from another.

    Correct Option: A

    As we know that ,
    Salutatory is the welcome speech and valedictory is a farewell speech, derivative means something that has been derived from another.
    Hence , Sad is antonym of word Salutatory .


  1. GRISLY
    1. Fragrant
    2. Haggard
    3. Pleasant
    4. Shapely

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    As we know that ,
    Grisly means unpleasant, fragrant is something that smells pleasant, haggard is very thin and lean.

    Correct Option: C

    As we know that ,
    Grisly means unpleasant, fragrant is something that smells pleasant, haggard is very thin and lean.
    Hence , pleasant is antonym word of Grisly .



  1. RAMPANT
    1. Furious
    2. Stylish
    3. Restrained
    4. Healthy

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    As we know that ,
    Rampant is widespread, something that can’t be controlled or kept in limits, furious is angry and restrained is controlled, kept in limits.

    Correct Option: C

    As we know that ,
    Rampant is widespread, something that can’t be controlled or kept in limits, furious is angry and restrained is controlled, kept in limits.
    Hence , Restrained is opposite word of Rampant .


  1. TRITE
    1. Hackneyed
    2. Correct
    3. Original
    4. Certain

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    As we know that ,
    Trite and hackneyed mean something that has been overused and thus has lost its impact, original on the other hand is the get unused new in character, being the first form of something still has its impact.

    Correct Option: C

    As we know that ,
    Trite and hackneyed mean something that has been overused and thus has lost its impact, original on the other hand is the get unused new in character, being the first form of something still has its impact.
    Thus , original is antonym word of Trite .



  1. PREDILECTION
    1. Antipathy
    2. Ignorance
    3. Dissonance
    4. Disharmony

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    As we know that ,
    Predilection means a special liking for someone. Antipathy means hate for someone or a strong dislike. Dissonance is difference of opinion.

    Correct Option: A

    As we know that ,
    Predilection means a special liking for someone. Antipathy means hate for someone or a strong dislike. Dissonance is difference of opinion.
    Thus , Antipathy is opposite word of Predilection .