Antonyms MCQ-15

epicurean

[A] ascetic
[B] slovenly
[C] imprecision
[D] providential

Explanation:-
epicurean means having sensitive and self-indulgent taste especially in food and wine; ascetic means practicing self-denial and austerity

abolish is most dissimilar to

[A] vote
[B] punish
[C] avoid
[D] establish

Explanation:-
to abolish means to do away with entirely; to establish means to bring into existence

banner is most dissimilar to

[A] forgettable
[B] casual
[C] unrestrained
[D] unwitting

Explanation:-
banner means distinguished from all others in excellence, or unforgettable, therefore forgettable is the most dissimilar

procrastinate

[A] lengthen
[B] soothe
[C] hurry
[D] demolish

Explanation:-
to procrastinate means to delay or put off, which is the opposite of to hurry

imprimatur

[A] servant
[B] teacher
[C] disapproval
[D] rustic

Explanation:-
imprimatur means sanction or approval, therefore disapproval is the most dissimilar

rotund

[A] round
[B] unimportant
[C] thin
[D] dull

Explanation:-
rotund means rounded or plump, therefore thin is the opposite

irascible

[A] determined
[B] placid
[C] reasonable
[D] pliant

Explanation:-
irascible means easily angered; placid means calm or serene

brawny is most opposite to

[A] swift
[B] weak
[C] strong
[D] pale

Explanation:-
brawny means muscled or strong, therefore weak is the opposite

enigmatic is most opposite to

[A] healthy
[B] watchful
[C] disastrous
[D] obvious

Explanation:-
enigmatic means mysterious or obscure, therefore obvious is the opposite

gracious

[A] cordial
[B] rude
[C] furious
[D] tactile

Explanation:-
gracious means to be pleasant in a social situation, or cordial; rude means to be unpleasant

popular

[A] empty
[B] uncommon
[C] famous
[D] feisty

Explanation:-
popular means frequently encountered or accepted, or common, therefore uncommon is the opposite

lapidarian

[A] square
[B] secular
[C] pasture
[D] inelegant

Explanation:-
lapidarian means having elegance or precision and comes from the word lapidary, which means a cutter or engraver of precious stones, therefore inelegant is the opposite

reconnoiter is most dissimilar to

[A] disarm
[B] disassemble
[C] distance
[D] disregard

Explanation:-
reconnoiter means to gain information or to explore; disregard means to pay no attention to

contrary

[A] urbane
[B] agreeable
[C] unpleasant
[D] despicable

Explanation:-
contrary means unwilling to accept control or advice; agreeable means ready or willing to agree

traduce

[A] deduce
[B] laud
[C] presuppose
[D] converge

Explanation:-
to traduce means to expose to shame or blame; to laud means to praise or extol

forsake is most dissimilar to

[A] craft
[B] embrace
[C] shun
[D] infer

Explanation:-
to forsake means to renounce; one meaning of to embrace is to welcome or include