Antonyms MCQ-23

lambent is most dissimilar to

[A] praise
[B] present
[C] dull
[D] rough

Explanation:-
lambent means softly bright or radiant; dull means lacking in brightness or shine

countenance

[A] force
[B] genuine
[C] deny
[D] verify

Explanation:-
to countenance means to extend approval or sanction; to deny means to refuse to grant

conversant is most dissimilar to

[A] inexperienced
[B] unprepared
[C] shy
[D] unpretentious

Explanation:-
conversant means having knowledge or experience with, therefore inexperienced is the most dissimilar

dearth

[A] lack
[B] poverty
[C] abundance
[D] foreign

Explanation:-
dearth means an inadequate supply or lack of something; abundance means an ample quantity, or wealth

matutinal

[A] paternal
[B] crepuscular
[C] maritime
[D] marsupial

Explanation:-
matutinal means of or relating to the morning; crepuscular means relating to or resembling twilight

sullen is most opposite to

[A] dirty
[B] cheerful
[C] clean
[D] risen

Explanation:-
sullen means showing a disagreeable mood, or lacking cheer, therefore cheerful is the opposite

recondite is most opposite to

[A] manifest
[B] flexible
[C] provident
[D] sociable

Explanation:-
recondite means difficult for one of ordinary understanding to comprehend; manifest means easily understood or recognized

rough

[A] tumble
[B] sleek
[C] fast
[D] distant

Explanation:-
rough means having an uneven, coarse surface; sleek means having a smooth, bright surface

supernal

[A] nocturnal
[B] special
[C] despicable
[D] hellish

Explanation:-
supernal means coming from on high, or heavenly; infernal is a synonym for hellish

kinetic is most dissimilar to

[A] cold
[B] static
[C] lewd
[D] foolish

Explanation:-
kinetic means relating to motion, or dynamic; static means at rest, or stationary

attain

[A] crave
[B] lose
[C] harbor
[D] credit

Explanation:-
to attain means to achieve or to gain, therefore to lose is the most dissimilar

dubious

[A] reliable
[B] pleasing
[C] rhythmic
[D] careful

Explanation:-
dubious means questionable or unreliable, therefore reliable is the most dissimilar

forced is most dissimilar to

[A] quick
[B] solid
[C] trusting
[D] natural

Explanation:-
forced means produced with effort; natural means uncultivated or spontaneous

abound is most dissimilar to

[A] rest
[B] discourage
[C] bless
[D] dwindle

Explanation:-
to abound means to be present in great numbers; to dwindle means to become steadily less

subsequent

[A] aloof
[B] previous
[C] following
[D] dismissive

Explanation:-
subsequent means following in time or order; previous means going before in time or order

cachet

[A] release
[B] explanation
[C] thinness
[D] ignominy

Explanation:-
cachet means prestige; ignominy means disgrace

unctuous is most dissimilar to

[A] pliant
[B] cruel
[C] sincere
[D] rubbery

Explanation:-
unctuous means marked by a smug or false earnestness, or insincere, therefore sincere is the most dissimilar