Antonyms MCQ-60

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unctuous is most dissimilar to

(A) pliant
(B) cruel
(C) sincere
(D) rubbery

Explanation:-
unctuous means marked by a smug or false earnestness, or insincere, therefore sincere is the most dissimilar

brazen

(A) bashful
(B) boisterous
(C) noisy
(D) heated

Explanation:-
brazen means to be defiant or insolent; bashful means to be shy or timid

zenith

(A) worst
(B) apex
(C) nadir
(D) past

Explanation:-
zenith means the highest point or the apex; nadir means the lowest point

impecunious

(A) wealthy
(B) cautious
(C) hungry
(D) tardy

Explanation:-
impecunious means having little or no money, therefore wealthy is the 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

enigmatic is most opposite to

(A) healthy
(B) watchful
(C) disastrous
(D) obvious

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

parsimony is most opposite to

(A) generosity
(B) sinfulness
(C) verbosity
(D) tenderness

Explanation:-
parsimony means thrift or stinginess, therefore generosity is the opposite

extravagant

(A) unknown
(B) homebody
(C) punctual
(D) moderate

Explanation:-
extravagant means lacking in restraint and moderation, therefore moderate is the opposite

austere

(A) lavish
(B) unfavorable
(C) light
(D) devout

Explanation:-
austere means simple and unadorned; lavish means produced or expended in abundance

protean

(A) unformed
(B) unchanging
(C) elaborate
(D) selective

Explanation:-
protean means showing great diversity or variability, or versatile, therefore unchanging is the opposite

kinetic is most dissimilar to

(A) cold
(B) static
(C) lewd
(D) foolish

Explanation:-
kinetic means relating to motion, or dynamic; static means at rest, or stationary

tireless

(A) exhausted
(B) unfailing
(C) broke
(D) driving

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

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

mendacious

(A) bashful
(B) capacious
(C) veracious
(D) quiet

Explanation:-
mendacious means dishonest; veracious means truthful or honest

quixotic

(A) simple
(B) staid
(C) passe
(D) unpredictable

Explanation:-
quixotic means foolishly impractical and marked by extravagantly romantic ideals; staid means sedate and marked by prim self-restraint

tractable is most dissimilar to

(A) invisible
(B) stubborn
(C) unadvisable
(D) special

Explanation:-
tractable means easily handled or managed; stubborn means difficult to handle or manage

sagacity is most dissimilar to

(A) incredulity
(B) belligerence
(C) stupidity
(D) tolerance

Explanation:-
sagacity means wisdom; stupidity means a lack of wisdom

lambent is most dissimilar to

(A) praise
(B) present
(C) dull
(D) rough

Explanation:-
lambent means softly bright or radiant; dull means lacking in brightness or shine

bent

(A) curved
(B) disinclination
(C) careful
(D) lustrous

Explanation:-
a bent is a strong inclination or capacity; a disinclination is a slight aversion

halcyon

(A) obtrusive
(B) advanced
(C) tempestuous
(D) unscientific

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