Antonyms MCQ-21

haste

[A] delay
[B] frugal
[C] debauchery
[D] solemnity

Explanation:-
haste means hurry; delay means postponement or procrastination

indolent

[A] industrious
[B] complimentary
[C] native
[D] smooth

Explanation:-
indolent means lazy; industrious means hardworking

quixotic

[A] simple
[B] staid
[C] passe
[D] unpredictable

Explanation:-
quixotic means foolishly impractical and marked by extravagantly romantic ideals; staid means sedate and marked by prim self-restraint

daunt is most dissimilar to

[A] calm
[B] believe
[C] inspirit
[D] dispel

Explanation:-
to daunt means to lessen the courage of; to inspirit means to give vigor or courage

craven is most dissimilar to

[A] stalwart
[B] release
[C] distinguished
[D] comfortable

Explanation:-
craven means cowardly; stalwart means marked by outstanding strength or vigor

brusque

[A] cold
[B] opulent
[C] gracious
[D] suspect

Explanation:-
brusque means blunt in manner or speech to the point of being ungracious; gracious means marked by charm and good taste

accelerate is most dissimilar to

[A] delay
[B] risk
[C] monitor
[D] deny

Explanation:-
to accelerate means to cause to move faster; to delay means to move or act slowly

pique

[A] value
[B] gully
[C] smooth
[D] soothe

Explanation:-
to pique means to excite or irritate; to soothe means to calm

sartorial

[A] cheerful
[B] sincere
[C] inelegant
[D] homespun

Explanation:-
sartorial means of or relating to tailored clothes; homespun means homemade

heal is most opposite to

[A] sew
[B] foot
[C] good
[D] maim

Explanation:-
to heal means to restore to health; to maim means to injure

perspicacious is most opposite to

[A] calm
[B] easy
[C] dull
[D] winsome

Explanation:-
perspicacious means keen or astute, therefore dull is the opposite

extravagant

[A] unknown
[B] homebody
[C] punctual
[D] moderate

Explanation:-
extravagant means lacking in restraint and moderation, therefore moderate is the opposite

adroit

[A] clumsy
[B] left
[C] diplomatic
[D] unpersuasive

Explanation:-
adroit means skillful in the use of the hands, therefore clumsy is the opposite

resilient is most dissimilar to

[A] stubborn
[B] careless
[C] substantial
[D] flimsy

Explanation:-
to malign means to speak false or harmful things of, or to slander

malice

[A] goodwill
[B] bitterness
[C] coddle
[D] distress

Explanation:-
malice means a desire to see another suffer; goodwill means desire to see another benefit

fortuitous

[A] undefended
[B] gratuitous
[C] deliberate
[D] impoverished

Explanation:-
fortuitous means occurring by chance, or accidental; deliberate means resulting from careful consideration, or voluntary