Antonyms


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

  1. TIRADE
    1. Rant
    2. Lecture
    3. Robust
    4. Adoration

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    Tirade is a speech of criticism or denunciation, hence adoration is an antonym.

    Correct Option: D

    Tirade is a speech of criticism or denunciation, hence adoration is an antonym.


  1. PREVARICATE
    1. Candid
    2. Dither
    3. Preventive
    4. Embrace

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    To prevaricate is to avoid giving the right answer, hence candid is an antonym.

    Correct Option: A

    To prevaricate is to avoid giving the right answer, hence candid is an antonym.



  1. OSSIFIED
    1. Hardened
    2. Inflexible
    3. Adaptable
    4. Impulsive

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    To ossify is to harden or become inflexible, hence adaptable is an antonym.

    Correct Option: C

    To ossify is to harden or become inflexible, hence adaptable is an antonym.


  1. PRECURSOR
    1. Antecedent
    2. Successor
    3. Relief
    4. Benefactor

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    Precursor is someone or something that comes earlier, hence successor, which means something that comes later, is an antonym. Antecedent is a synonym.

    Correct Option: B

    Precursor is someone or something that comes earlier, hence successor, which means something that comes later, is an antonym. Antecedent is a synonym.



  1. COERCIVE
    1. Persuasive
    2. Daunting
    3. Deterring
    4. Conventional

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    Coercive is to use force/threat to make someone do something. Persuade is an antonym, which means to make somebody do something by convincing or coaxing.

    Correct Option: A

    Coercive is to use force/threat to make someone do something. Persuade is an antonym, which means to make somebody do something by convincing or coaxing.