Antonyms


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

  1. Perspicuity
    1. Vagueness
    2. Dullness
    3. Unfairness
    4. Unwillingness

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    The word Perspicuity (Noun) means: clarity. The word vagueness (Noun) means: no clarity in a person’s mind.

    Correct Option: A

    The word Perspicuity (Noun) means: clarity. The word vagueness (Noun) means: no clarity in a person’s mind.
    Hence, the words perspicuity and Vagueness are antonymous.


  1. Jettison
    1. Accept
    2. Reward
    3. Preserve
    4. Consent

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    The word Jettison (Verb) means : to throw something; abandon; to reject an idea.

    Correct Option: A

    The word Jettison (Verb) means : to throw something; abandon; to reject an idea.
    Hence, the words jettison and accept are antonymous.



  1. Devious
    1. Straight
    2. Obvious
    3. Simple
    4. Superficial

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    The word Devious (Adjective) means : behaving in a dishonest way : a route that is not straight.

    Correct Option: A

    The word Devious (Adjective) means : behaving in a dishonest way : a route that is not straight.
    Hence, the words devious and straight are antonymous.


  1. Impertinent
    1. Insolent
    2. Impudent
    3. Cheeky
    4. Courteous

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    The meaning of word Impertinent (Adjective) is : ill mannered, disrespectful.

    Correct Option: D

    The meaning of word Impertinent (Adjective) is : ill mannered, disrespectful. It’s antonym should be : courteous.



  1. Supple
    1. Pliant
    2. Pliable
    3. Rigid
    4. Flexible

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    The meaning of word Supple (Adjective) is : Flexible.

    Correct Option: C

    The meaning of word Supple (Adjective) is : Flexible.
    It’s Antonym should be : Rigid.