Antonyms MCQ-50

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withdraw

(A) reduce
(B) need
(C) advance
(D) want

Explanation:-
to withdraw means to remove or retreat; to advance is the opposite of retreat

malodorous

(A) acrid
(B) pungent
(C) fragrant
(D) delicious

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

irascible

(A) determined
(B) placid
(C) reasonable
(D) pliant

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

famous is most opposite to

(A) boring
(B) poor
(C) obscure
(D) untalented

Explanation:-
famous means widely known; obscure means little known

heal is most opposite to

(A) sew
(B) foot
(C) good
(D) maim

Explanation:-
to heal means to restore to health; to maim means to injure

obsequious is most opposite to

(A) clear
(B) clever
(C) domineering
(D) dandified

Explanation:-
obsequious means subservient or fawning; domineering means exercising overbearing control

spurious is most opposite to

(A) disingenuous
(B) thoughtless
(C) placid
(D) genuine

Explanation:-
spurious means lacking genuine qualities, or false, therefore genuine is the opposite

rough

(A) tumble
(B) sleek
(C) fast
(D) distant

Explanation:-
rough means having an uneven, coarse surface; sleek means having a smooth, bright surface

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

parvenu

(A) wallflower
(B) highway
(C) melody
(D) plan

Explanation:-
a parvenu is an upstart or a social climber; a wallflower is someone who refrains from socializing

rudimentary is most similar to

(A) crass
(B) gracious
(C) deliberate
(D) primitive

Explanation:-
rudimentary means crude or primitive

haste

(A) delay
(B) frugal
(C) debauchery
(D) solemnity

Explanation:-
haste means hurry; delay means postponement or procrastination

glower

(A) prairie
(B) smile
(C) raise
(D) throw

Explanation:-
glower means a sullen brooding look, therefore smile is the most dissimilar

verdant

(A) dishonest
(B) suspicious
(C) moldy
(D) arid

Explanation:-
one meaning of verdant is green, especially with plant life; arid means dry, or lacking enough rainfall for agriculture

prudent is most dissimilar to

(A) simple
(B) rapid
(C) foolish
(D) verbose

Explanation:-
prudent means marked by wisdom or good judgment; foolish means marked by a lack of good sense or prudence

aerate is most dissimilar to

(A) argue
(B) placate
(C) suffocate
(D) destroy

Explanation:-
to aerate means to supply with oxygen; to suffocate means to deprive of oxygen

unalloyed is most dissimilar to

(A) dismayed
(B) impure
(C) circumspect
(D) disastrous

Explanation:-
unalloyed means pure, therefore impure is the most dissimilar

abrupt

(A) continue
(B) laudable
(C) anticipated
(D) careless

Explanation:-
abrupt means occurring without warning, or sudden; anticipated means expected

disconsolate

(A) joyful
(B) inhospitable
(C) anguished
(D) rude

Explanation:-
disconsolate means cheerless or dejected, which is the opposite of joyful

odium

(A) fragrance
(B) ease
(C) admiration
(D) trust

Explanation:-
odium means hatred and condemnation; admiration means a feeling of delighted approval