Antonyms MCQ-19

wanton is most opposite to

[A] merciful
[B] repast
[C] brilliant
[D] vicious

Explanation:-
one meaning of wanton is malicious or merciless, therefore merciful is the opposite

knowing

[A] wasteful
[B] dense
[C] clumsy
[D] fast

Explanation:-
knowing means having information or knowledge; dense means dull or stupid

wastrel

[A] sober
[B] spendthrift
[C] mute
[D] miser

Explanation:-
a wastrel is someone who spends foolishly or self-indulgently; a miser is someone who hoards his or her wealth

delude is most dissimilar to

[A] drought
[B] clever
[C] enlighten
[D] enrage

Explanation:-
to delude means to mislead the judgment of someone, or to trick; to enlighten means to give knowledge to someone

tireless

[A] exhausted
[B] unfailing
[C] broke
[D] driving

Explanation:-
tireless means filled with energy; exhausted means depleted of energy

eminent

[A] imminent
[B] obscure
[C] retire
[D] unsure

Explanation:-
eminent means prominent, or famous; obscure means not prominent, or unknown

vituperation

[A] alacrity
[B] alertness
[C] reparation
[D] acclaim

Explanation:-
vituperation means bitter condemnation; acclaim means praise

venerable is most dissimilar to

[A] impervious
[B] constant
[C] sophomoric
[D] infirm

Explanation:-
venerable means impressive by reason of age; sophomoric means poorly informed and immature

reliction is most dissimilar to

[A] dedication
[B] demolition
[C] flood
[D] problem

Explanation:-
reliction means the gradual recession of water leaving the land dry; flood means the rising and overflow of a body of water onto dry land

solvent

[A] soggy
[B] confusing
[C] broke
[D] critical

Explanation:-
one meaning of solvent is able to pay all debts; broke means penniless

persiflage

[A] coddle
[B] admiration
[C] silence
[D] clarity

Explanation:-
persiflage means frivolous talk, therefore silence is the most dissimilar

malodorous

[A] acrid
[B] pungent
[C] fragrant
[D] delicious

Explanation:-
malodorous means to have a bad smell; fragrant means smelling sweet or delicate

fatuous

[A] crafty
[B] frugal
[C] sensible
[D] inane

Explanation:-
fatuous means inanely foolish; sensible is its nearest opposite

candid is most opposite to

[A] unkind
[B] blunt
[C] valid
[D] dishonest

Explanation:-
candid means to be frank, or honest, therefore dishonest is the opposite

banal is most opposite to

[A] sincere
[B] wealthy
[C] extraordinary
[D] trustworthy

Explanation:-
banal means trite or commonplace, therefore extraordinary is the opposite

animosity

[A] love
[B] plantlike
[C] barren
[D] tiny

Explanation:-
animosity means resentment or hostility, therefore love is the opposite