Antonyms


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

  1. TENACIOUS
    1. Convincing
    2. Resolute
    3. Vacillating
    4. Moderate

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    Tenacious means determined and comes from tenacity. The word is not related to tenuous. Vacillating (Indecisive) is an antonym.

    Correct Option: C

    Tenacious means determined and comes from tenacity. The word is not related to tenuous. Vacillating (Indecisive) is an antonym.


  1. DECOY
    1. Honesty
    2. Distraction
    3. Appearance
    4. Unemployment

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    Decoy is a distractor used for luring or deceiving someone. Honesty is an antonym.

    Correct Option: A

    Decoy is a distractor used for luring or deceiving someone. Honesty is an antonym.



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. NEBULOUS
    1. Concrete
    2. Unkind
    3. Undramatic
    4. Uninteresting

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    As we can say that ,
    Nebulous is indistinct something that does not have a clear outline, Concrete is solid and of definite shape.

    Correct Option: A

    As we can say that ,
    Nebulous is indistinct something that does not have a clear outline, Concrete is solid and of definite shape.
    Hence , Concrete is antonym ( opposite ) of Nebulous .


  1. TRANSIENT
    1. Urgent
    2. Youthful
    3. Original
    4. Eternal

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    As we know that ,
    Transient is something that is momentous or not fixed, which passes away with time, eternal is what lasts forever.

    Correct Option: D

    As we know that ,
    Transient is something that is momentous or not fixed, which passes away with time, eternal is what lasts forever.
    Hence , eternal is antonym word of Transient .



  1. PARTITION
    1. Maintain
    2. Enjoin
    3. Unify
    4. Break

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    As we can say that ,
    Partition is to divide,
    unify is to bring together,
    Enjoin means command or an order.

    Correct Option: C

    As we can say that ,
    Partition is to divide,
    unify is to bring together,
    Enjoin means command or an order.
    Therefore , unify is an opposite of Partition .