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. TRANSIENT
    1. Transitory
    2. Fleeting
    3. Permanent
    4. Momentary

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    As we know say that ,
    Transient is what doesn’t last forever, i.e. what is not permanent. Transitory, fleeting, momentary all means the same as transient.

    Correct Option: C

    As we know say that ,
    Transient is what doesn’t last forever, i.e. what is not permanent. Transitory, fleeting, momentary all means the same as transient.
    Therefore ,Permanent is an opposite word of Transient .


  1. TIRADE
    1. Censure
    2. Declamation
    3. Discredit
    4. Eulogy

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    As we know that ,
    Tirade is a formal and strong criticism, Censure, declamation and discredit are synonymous to Tirade, analogy means excessive praise.

    Correct Option: D

    As we know that ,
    Tirade is a formal and strong criticism, Censure, declamation and discredit are synonymous to Tirade, analogy means excessive praise.
    Thus , Eulogy is opposite word of Tirade .



  1. CYNICAL
    1. Trusting
    2. Gallant
    3. Brazen
    4. Tiresome

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    Cynical is a person who believes the motives and intentions of other people are always bad or evil, i.e., he always suspects, doubts mistrusts, as opposite to a trusting person. Gallant is very brave, brazen means shameless and Tiresome is long and tiring work.

    Correct Option: A

    As per the given above word , we can say that
    Cynical is a person who believes the motives and intentions of other people are always bad or evil, i.e., he always suspects, doubts mistrusts, as opposite to a trusting person. Gallant is very brave, brazen means shameless and Tiresome is long and tiring work.
    Therefore , Trusting is opposite word of Cynical .


  1. SOLICITIOUS
    1. Concerned
    2. Indifferent
    3. Eager
    4. Noisy

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    As per the above given word , we can say that
    Solicitous is someone who is anxious about a person’s welfare, concerned will be a synonym to solicitous. Indifferent is one who does not care, eager is full of desire.

    Correct Option: B

    As per the above given word , we can say that
    Solicitous is someone who is anxious about a person’s welfare, concerned will be a synonym to solicitous. Indifferent is one who does not care, eager is full of desire.
    Hence , Indifferent is an opposite word of Solicitous .



  1. SEQUESTER
    1. Slump
    2. Isolate
    3. Unify
    4. Simple

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    As per the given above word , we can say that
    Sequester is to isolate or confiscate and Unify means to bring together. Slump is a sudden fall down in an economy. Isolate will be a synonym to sequester.

    Correct Option: C

    As per the given above word , we can say that
    Sequester is to isolate or confiscate and Unify means to bring together. Slump is a sudden fall down in an economy. Isolate will be a synonym to sequester.
    Hence , Unify is an opposite word of Sequester .