Synonyms and Antonyms

Find the word which is opposite to the highlighted word from the given options.
Belief

A)
Faith

B)
Credit

C)
Doubt

D)
Custom


Correct Answer :

Doubt


Explanation :

belief
n. an acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof. Ø a firmly held opinion or conviction. Ø a religious conviction

doubt
n. a feeling of uncertainty or lack of conviction.
v.1 feel uncertain about. Ø question the truth or fact of. Ø disbelieve (someone).

Find the word which is opposite to the highlighted word from the given options.
Blessing

A)
Benediction

B)
Praise

C)
Boon

D)
Curse


Correct Answer :

Curse


Explanation :

Blessing
n. God's favour and protection.

Curse
n. a solemn appeal to a supernatural power to inflict harm on someone or something. Ø a cause of harm or misery.

Find the word which is opposite to the highlighted word from the given options.
Bold

A)
Adventurous

B)
Timid

C)
Brave

D)
Daring


Correct Answer :

Timid


Explanation :

bold
· adj. confident and daring or courageous. Ø dated audacious; impudent.

timid
· adj. (timider, timidest) lacking in courage or confidence.

Find the word which is opposite to the highlighted word from the given options.
Broad

A)
Shallow

B)
Narrow

C)
Wide

D)
Thick


Correct Answer :

Narrow


Explanation :

broad
· adj. having a distance larger than usual from side to side; wide. Ø of a specified distance wide.

narrow
· adj. (narrower, narrowest) of small width in comparison to length.

Find the word which is opposite to the highlighted word from the given options.
Care

A)
Effort

B)
Neglect

C)
Need

D)
Carefulness


Correct Answer :

Neglect


Explanation :

Care
v. feel concern or interest. Ø feel affection or liking

neglect
· v. fail to give proper care or attention to. Ø fail to do something.

Find the word which is most similar in meaning to the given word.
Scandal

A)
Praise

B)
Disgrace

C)
Admiration

D)

Flattery



Correct Answer :

Disgrace


Explanation :

scandal
· n. an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage.

disgrace
· n. loss of reputation as the result of a dishonourable action

Find the word which is most similar in meaning to the given word.
Stain

A)
Pure

B)
Blemish

C)
Innocent

D)

Virtuous



Correct Answer :

Blemish


Explanation :

stain
· v. mark or discolour with something that is not easily removed.

blemish
· n. a small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something.

Find the word which is most similar in meaning to the given word.
Stern

A)
Mild

B)
Harsh

C)
Gentle

D)

Lenient



Correct Answer :

Harsh


Explanation :

stern
· adj. grimly serious or strict, especially in the exercise of discipline.

harsh
· adj. unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses.

Find the antonym of the underlined word.
Although Ramesh is experienced, he is proficient in accounts.

A)
Adroit

B)
Competent

C)
Clumsy

D)
Ingenious


Correct Answer :

Quit


Explanation :

proficient
adj. competent; skilled.
clumsy
adj. (clumsier, clumsiest) awkward in movement or performance.

Choose the appropriate synonym of the underlined word:
Do you know about the traditional attire of Japan?

A)
New

B)
Conventional

C)
Logical

D)
Beautiful


Correct Answer :

Conventional

Choose the appropriate synonym of the underlined word:
Many politicians are candid?

A)
Vague

B)
Experienced

C)
Outspoken

D)
Anxious


Correct Answer :

Outspoken


Explanation :

candid
· adj. truthful and straightforward; frank.

outspoken
· adj. frank in stating one’s opinions

Choose the appropriate synonym of the underlined word:
The gist contains the main parts of the report?

A)
Explanation

B)
Style

C)
Title

D)
Summary


Correct Answer :

Summary


Explanation :

gist
· n. the substance or essence of a speech or text

summary
· n. a brief statement of the main points of something.

Choose the appropriate antonym of the underlined word:
I have postponed my journey.

A)
Prompted

B)
Delayed

C)
Overdue

D)
Cancelled


Correct Answer :

Prompted


Explanation :

postpone
· v. arrange for (something) to take place at a time later than that first scheduled.

prompt
· v. cause or bring about. Ø (prompt someone to/to do something) cause someone to take a course of action.

Choose the appropriate antonym of the underlined word:
It's pretty late, children must retire to bed..

A)
Shout

B)
Sleep

C)
Call

D)
Rise


Correct Answer :

Rise


Explanation :

retire
· v. leave one’s job and cease to work, especially because one has reached a particular age. cease to play competitively.

rise
· v. (past rose; past part. risen) come or go up. reach a higher social or professional position.

Choose the appropriate antonym of the underlined word:
Soldiers discharge their duties in difficult circumstances.

A)
Pretend

B)
Loose

C)
Avoid

D)
Serve


Correct Answer :

Avoid


Explanation :

discharge
· v. allow to go, especially from hospital. Ø dismiss from a job. Ø release from the custody or restraint of the law.

avoid
· v. keep away or refrain from. Ø prevent from doing or happening.

What is the synonym of: dirty

A)
Pure

B)
Filthy

C)
Clean

D)
Unsoiled


Correct Answer :

Filthy


Explanation :

filthy definition: extremely or unpleasantly dirty:

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