Antonyms MCQ-18

improvident

[A] cautious
[B] fortunate
[C] proven
[D] intelligent

Explanation:-
improvident means lacking prudent foresight, or careless; cautious means to be wary or to exercise forethought

pivotal is most opposite to

[A] turning
[B] wavy
[C] unimportant
[D] clear

Explanation:-
pivotal means very important, or crucial, therefore unimportant is the opposite

doleful is most opposite to

[A] empty
[B] rich
[C] witty
[D] vivacious

Explanation:-
doleful means full of grief or cheerless; vivacious means full of life and spirit

imaginative

[A] playful
[B] written
[C] small
[D] dull

Explanation:-
imaginative means having imagination; dull means lacking imagination

insipid

[A] cold
[B] brave
[C] exciting
[D] bashful

Explanation:-
insipid means lacking in qualities that interest or excite, therefore exciting is the opposite

punctual is most dissimilar to

[A] close
[B] tardy
[C] sloppy
[D] precious

Explanation:-
punctual means on time; tardy means late

able

[A] willful
[B] inept
[C] careful
[D] feasible

Explanation:-
able means having skill or ability; inept means lacking skill

curtail

[A] remain
[B] detain
[C] placate
[D] prolong

Explanation:-
to curtail means to cut short; to prolong means to lengthen or extend

proclivity

[A] calm
[B] antipathy
[C] desire
[D] dearth

Explanation:-
proclivity means inclination or predisposition; antipathy means settled aversion or dislike

aerate is most dissimilar to

[A] argue
[B] placate
[C] suffocate
[D] destroy

Explanation:-
to aerate means to supply with oxygen; to suffocate means to deprive of oxygen

dyspeptic is most dissimilar to

[A] trusting
[B] functional
[C] euphoric
[D] talented

Explanation:-
dyspeptic means showing a sour disposition; euphoric means marked by feeling or well-being

bent

[A] curved
[B] disinclination
[C] careful
[D] lustrous

Explanation:-
a bent is a strong inclination or capacity; a disinclination is a slight aversion

facultative

[A] compulsory
[B] insipid
[C] pending
[D] decisive

Explanation:-
facultative means optional; compulsory means mandatory, or not optional

expect

[A] attend
[B] regret
[C] despair
[D] loathe

Explanation:-
to expect is to wait for or to look forward to; to despair is to lose all hope

demur

[A] embrace
[B] crude
[C] boisterous
[D] falter

Explanation:-
to demur means to delay or hesitate; to embrace means to accept readily or gladly; demure means coy

cursed is most opposite to

[A] swore
[B] pious
[C] unfortunate
[D] lucky

Explanation:-
cursed means to be the subject of misfortune, or to be unlucky, therefore lucky is the opposite