Antonyms MCQ-14

enjoin is most dissimilar to

[A] sever
[B] dislike
[C] permit
[D] divorce

Explanation:-
enjoin means to forbid or prohibit, therefore permit is the opposite

plain

[A] meadow
[B] ugly
[C] lovely
[D] unadorned

Explanation:-
plain means lacking in beauty; lovely means beautiful

asperity

[A] moistness
[B] amenity
[C] sour
[D] generosity

Explanation:-
asperity means roughness of surface or manner; amenity means pleasantness or smoothness of manner

deviant is most dissimilar to

[A] winding
[B] careful
[C] normal
[D] sad

Explanation:-
deviant means departing from the established norm, or abnormal, therefore normal is the most dissimilar

unalloyed is most dissimilar to

[A] dismayed
[B] impure
[C] circumspect
[D] disastrous

Explanation:-
unalloyed means pure, therefore impure is the most dissimilar

dormant

[A] clever
[B] active
[C] dreamy
[D] invisible

Explanation:-
dormant means temporarily inactive, which is the opposite of active

halcyon

[A] obtrusive
[B] advanced
[C] tempestuous
[D] unscientific

Explanation:-
halcyon means calm or peaceful; tempestuous means turbulent or stormy

pit

[A] group
[B] peak
[C] select
[D] marry

Explanation:-
a pit is a hole and a peak is the top of a hill or mountain

germane

[A] irrelevant
[B] indifferent
[C] impartial
[D] improvident

Explanation:-
germane means to be appropriate or relevant, therefore irrelevant is the opposite

labor is most opposite to

[A] amuse
[B] cat
[C] rest
[D] strive

Explanation:-
to labor means to work; to rest means to cease working

droll is most opposite to

[A] forget
[B] charm
[C] sedate
[D] absurd

Explanation:-
droll means to have a humorous or odd quality; sedate means unruffled or serious

eclat is most opposite to

[A] apathy
[B] dullness
[C] silence
[D] disinterest

Explanation:-
eclat means a dazzling effect, or brilliance, therefore dullness is the opposite

placate

[A] appease
[B] strip
[C] tremendous
[D] enrage

Explanation:-
to placate means to soothe or calm; to enrage means to anger

parvenu

[A] wallflower
[B] highway
[C] melody
[D] plan

Explanation:-
a parvenu is an upstart or a social climber; a wallflower is someone who refrains from socializing

ecumenical is most dissimilar to

[A] spiritual
[B] humanistic
[C] secular
[D] parochial

Explanation:-
ecumenical means of or relating to the whole body of churches, or universal; parochial means of or relating to a parish, or limited in scope or range

denounce

[A] covet
[B] condemn
[C] blame
[D] deplore

Explanation:-
one meaning of to denounce is to speak out against; to covet means to wish for enviously