Synonyms and Antonyms

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:

What is the antonym of: lazy

A)
Idle

B)
Active

C)
Slow

D)
Unemployed


Correct Answer :

Active

What is the synonym of: curious

A)
Inquiring

B)
Ordinary

C)
Indifferent

D)
Common


Correct Answer :

Inquiring

What is the antonym: cruel (medium)

A)
Inhuman

B)
Merciless

C)
Kind

D)
Pitiless


Correct Answer :

Kind

What is the synonym of: torture

A)
Agony

B)
Soothe

C)
Ease

D)
Comfort


Correct Answer :

Agony


Explanation :

agony - extreme physical or mental suffering.

What is the antonym of: praise

A)
Approval

B)
Cheers

C)
Compliment

D)
Abuse


Correct Answer :

Abuse

What is the synonym of: merit

A)
Worth

B)
Value

C)
Flaw

D)
Excellence


Correct Answer :

Excellence

The antonym of the word ‘CONTENT’ is:

A)
happy

B)
matter

C)
enclosure

D)
dissatisfied


Correct Answer :

dissatisfied

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