Antonyms MCQ-55

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persiflage

(A) coddle
(B) admiration
(C) silence
(D) clarity

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

awe

(A) borrow
(B) shallow
(C) low
(D) contempt

Explanation:-
awe means a sense of deep respect or veneration; contempt means a lack of respect, or disdain

peaked

(A) tired
(B) arrogant
(C) pointy
(D) ruddy

Explanation:-
to be peaked is to appear pale or wan; to be ruddy is to have a healthy, red complexion

fatuous

(A) crafty
(B) frugal
(C) sensible
(D) inane

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

brawny is most opposite to

(A) swift
(B) weak
(C) strong
(D) pale

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

gumption is most opposite to

(A) seriousness
(B) apathy
(C) levity
(D) despair

Explanation:-
gumption means initiative, or drive; apathy means a lack of interest or concern

perspicacious is most opposite to

(A) calm
(B) easy
(C) dull
(D) winsome

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

severe

(A) lenient
(B) cautious
(C) join
(D) one

Explanation:-
one meaning of severe is strict; lenient means mild or indulgent

pristine

(A) free
(B) sullied
(C) wide
(D) thorough

Explanation:-
pristine means unspoiled or pure; sullied means spoiled or tarnished

supernal

(A) nocturnal
(B) special
(C) despicable
(D) hellish

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

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

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

belittle

(A) plain
(B) detract
(C) magnify
(D) torment

Explanation:-
to belittle means to make seem little or less; to magnify means to enlarge

indolent

(A) industrious
(B) complimentary
(C) native
(D) smooth

Explanation:-
indolent means lazy; industrious means hardworking

bridle

(A) heckle
(B) dissuade
(C) vent
(D) persist

Explanation:-
to bridle means to restrain or keep under control; to vent means to relieve by means of an outlet

foster is most dissimilar to

(A) discourage
(B) believe
(C) heal
(D) brag

Explanation:-
to foster means to encourage; to discourage means to deprive of courage or confidence

heedless is most dissimilar to

(A) heartless
(B) attentive
(C) speedy
(D) unaware

Explanation:-
heedless means inconsiderate or thoughtless; attentive means heedful or mindful of the comfort of others

dyspeptic is most dissimilar to

(A) trusting
(B) functional
(C) euphoric
(D) talented

Explanation:-
dyspeptic means showing a sour disposition; euphoric means marked by feeling or well-being

dormant

(A) clever
(B) active
(C) dreamy
(D) invisible

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

evince

(A) convince
(B) hallow
(C) hide
(D) interpret

Explanation:-
to evince means to display clearly or reveal, which is the opposite of to hide