Antonyms MCQ-61

English Language Antonyms Bank Exams,SSC,IBPS Clerks,RRB,SBI Pos

bemuse is most dissimilar to

(A) depress
(B) inspire
(C) clarify
(D) desire

Explanation:-
to bemuse means to make confused, or to bewilder; to clarify means to make free from confusion

expect

(A) attend
(B) regret
(C) despair
(D) loathe

Explanation:-
to expect is to wait for or to look forward to; to despair is to lose all hope

germane

(A) irrelevant
(B) indifferent
(C) impartial
(D) improvident

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

detain is most opposite to

(A) release
(B) silence
(C) forget
(D) prosper

Explanation:-
to detain means to hold or keep back; to release means to let go

flaunt is most opposite to

(A) regard
(B) sink
(C) hide
(D) propose

Explanation:-
to flaunt means to display showily, or to show off, therefore hide is the opposite

obtuse is most opposite to

(A) slim
(B) acute
(C) opaque
(D) thick

Explanation:-
obtuse means insensitive or stupid; acute means marked by keen perception or shrewd

truculent is most opposite to

(A) faltering
(B) gentle
(C) facile
(D) submissive

Explanation:-
truculent means cruel or savage, therefore gentle is the opposite

stamina

(A) weakness
(B) clear
(C) decisive
(D) calmness

Explanation:-
stamina means strength or endurance, therefore weakness is the opposite

insipid

(A) cold
(B) brave
(C) exciting
(D) bashful

Explanation:-
insipid means lacking in qualities that interest or excite, therefore exciting is the opposite

vertiginous

(A) horizontal
(B) litigious
(C) constant
(D) lowly

Explanation:-
vertiginous means inclined to frequent change, or inconstant, therefore constant is the opposite

kowtow is most dissimilar to

(A) snub
(B) pull
(C) fawn
(D) forage

Explanation:-
to kowtow means to show fawning deference; to snub means to treat with contempt

wean

(A) flourish
(B) flush
(C) strengthen
(D) addict

Explanation:-
to wean means to detach from a dependence; to addict means to make dependent

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

lassitude

(A) release
(B) demure
(C) fatigue
(D) vigor

Explanation:-
lassitude means weariness; vigor means strength or force

lachrymose

(A) quick
(B) loquacious
(C) blithe
(D) plentiful

Explanation:-
lachrymose means given to weeping, or morose; blithe means of a happy or lighthearted character, or merry

dexterous is most dissimilar to

(A) clumsy
(B) saline
(C) cunning
(D) precious

Explanation:-
dexterous means skillful with the hands; clumsy means lacking dexterity, nimbleness, or grace

dilettante is most dissimilar to

(A) puritan
(B) professional
(C) aesthete
(D) conniver

Explanation:-
a dilettante is a person having a superficial interest in an art or branch or knowledge; a professional is a person who engages in a pursuit as a profession

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

solvent

(A) soggy
(B) confusing
(C) broke
(D) critical

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

imprimatur

(A) servant
(B) teacher
(C) disapproval
(D) rustic

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

penurious is most dissimilar to

(A) generous
(B) lenient
(C) injurious
(D) relaxed

Explanation:-
penurious means given to extreme stinginess or frugality, which is the opposite of generous