Antonyms MCQ-13

pristine

[A] free
[B] sullied
[C] wide
[D] thorough

Explanation:-
pristine means unspoiled or pure; sullied means spoiled or tarnished

protean

[A] unformed
[B] unchanging
[C] elaborate
[D] selective

Explanation:-
protean means showing great diversity or variability, or versatile, therefore unchanging is the opposite

succor is most dissimilar to

[A] genius
[B] abet
[C] injure
[D] deciduous

Explanation:-
to succor means go to the aid of, or relieve; to injure means to harm

frivolous

[A] pious
[B] inexpensive
[C] serious
[D] contemptuous

Explanation:-
frivolous means lacking seriousness, therefore serious is the most dissimilar

ductile

[A] unfeeling
[B] arrogant
[C] precious
[D] rigid

Explanation:-
one meaning of ductile is easily led or influenced; one meaning of rigid is inflexible, set in opinion

ample is most dissimilar to

[A] complete
[B] insufficient
[C] quiet
[D] supple

Explanation:-
ample means more than adequate in size, scope, or capacity, or sufficient, therefore, insufficient is the most dissimilar

dilettante is most dissimilar to

[A] puritan
[B] professional
[C] aesthete
[D] conniver

Explanation:-
a dilettante is a person having a superficial interest in an art or branch or knowledge; a professional is a person who engages in a pursuit as a profession

recall

[A] rebate
[B] demonstrate
[C] forget
[D] despise

Explanation:-
to recall means to remember, which is the opposite of to forget

ebullient

[A] aggressive
[B] acrid
[C] unjust
[D] glum

Explanation:-
ebullient means lively or enthusiastic; glum means dreary or gloomy

awe

[A] borrow
[B] shallow
[C] low
[D] contempt

Explanation:-
awe means a sense of deep respect or veneration; contempt means a lack of respect, or disdain

zenith

[A] worst
[B] apex
[C] nadir
[D] past

Explanation:-
zenith means the highest point or the apex; nadir means the lowest point

continue is most opposite to

[A] curve
[B] argue
[C] carry
[D] pause

Explanation:-
to continue means to act without interruption; to pause means to stop temporarily

winsome is most opposite to

[A] dour
[B] attractive
[C] mysterious
[D] clever

Explanation:-
winsome means cheerful and engaging; dour means gloomy or sullen

welter is most opposite to

[A] order
[B] freeze
[C] patron
[D] sustain

Explanation:-
welter means a state of wild disorder, or turmoil, therefore order is the opposite

concede

[A] sit
[B] withstand
[C] dismiss
[D] elaborate

Explanation:-
to concede means to yield; to withstand means to successfully resist

vertiginous

[A] horizontal
[B] litigious
[C] constant
[D] lowly

Explanation:-
vertiginous means inclined to frequent change, or inconstant, therefore constant is the opposite