Antonyms MCQ-11

famous is most opposite to

[A] boring
[B] poor
[C] obscure
[D] untalented

Explanation:-
famous means widely known; obscure means little known

gumption is most opposite to

[A] seriousness
[B] apathy
[C] levity
[D] despair

Explanation:-
gumption means initiative, or drive; apathy means a lack of interest or concern

parsimony is most opposite to

[A] generosity
[B] sinfulness
[C] verbosity
[D] tenderness

Explanation:-
parsimony means thrift or stinginess, therefore generosity is the opposite

tacit

[A] grand
[B] dictated
[C] illicit
[D] messy

Explanation:-
tacit means unspoken, or implied; dictated means spoken

effete

[A] conquer
[B] proper
[C] prosperous
[D] civilized

Explanation:-
effete means weak or decadent; one meaning of proper is virtuous or respectable

tepid is most dissimilar to

[A] dispassionate
[B] scalding
[C] crisp
[D] clever

Explanation:-
tepid means lukewarm; scalding means boiling hot

tedious

[A] unwavering
[B] frightening
[C] horrible
[D] pleasurable

Explanation:-
tedious means boring; pleasurable means enjoyable or delightful

lassitude

[A] release
[B] demure
[C] fatigue
[D] vigor

Explanation:-
lassitude means weariness; vigor means strength or force

benign is most dissimilar to

[A] malignant
[B] converse
[C] cautious
[D] malicious

Explanation:-
one meaning of benign is of a gentle disposition; malicious means marked by mischievous impulse

onerous is most dissimilar to

[A] permissive
[B] easy
[C] unforgiving
[D] public

Explanation:-
onerous means burdensome or troublesome, therefore easy is the most dissimilar

waive

[A] retain
[B] snub
[C] imprison
[D] display

Explanation:-
to waive means to give up voluntarily; to retain means to keep

iniquitous

[A] virtuous
[B] complacent
[C] equal
[D] virulent

Explanation:-
iniquitous means wicked; virtuous means morally excellent

fustigate is most dissimilar to

[A] inveigle
[B] investigate
[C] explain
[D] praise

Explanation:-
to fustigate means to criticize severely, which is the opposite of to praise

impartial

[A] hostile
[B] biased
[C] dislike
[D] worried

Explanation:-
impartial means to be without prejudice or bias, therefore biased is the opposite

meager

[A] kind
[B] generous
[C] thoughtful
[D] copious

Explanation:-
meager means lacking in quality or quantity; copious means present in large quantity, or abundant

colossal is most opposite to

[A] easy
[B] tiny
[C] graceful
[D] roof

Explanation:-
colossal means incredibly large, therefore tiny is the opposite