Antonyms MCQ-52

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mephitic

(A) honest
(B) healthy
(C) simple
(D) rural

Explanation:-
mephitic means relating to a foul, noxious exhalation from the earth; a mephitic environment would be unhealthy, so healthy is its opposite

heartfelt

(A) loving
(B) insincere
(C) unhealthy
(D) humorous

Explanation:-
heartfelt means expressing genuine feeling, or sincere, so insincere is its opposite

pique

(A) value
(B) gully
(C) smooth
(D) soothe

Explanation:-
to pique means to excite or irritate; to soothe means to calm

supercilious

(A) unimportant
(B) relevant
(C) serious
(D) meek

Explanation:-
supercilious means coolly or patronizingly haughty; meek means enduring injury with patience and without resentment

fluid is most opposite to

(A) solid
(B) liquid
(C) afraid
(D) decent

Explanation:-
a fluid is a substance that flows; a solid does not flow

sullen is most opposite to

(A) dirty
(B) cheerful
(C) clean
(D) risen

Explanation:-
sullen means showing a disagreeable mood, or lacking cheer, therefore cheerful is the opposite

wanton is most opposite to

(A) merciful
(B) repast
(C) brilliant
(D) vicious

Explanation:-
one meaning of wanton is malicious or merciless, therefore merciful is the opposite

eclat is most opposite to

(A) apathy
(B) dullness
(C) silence
(D) disinterest

Explanation:-
eclat means a dazzling effect, or brilliance, therefore dullness is the opposite

prodigal

(A) thrifty
(B) secondary
(C) distant
(D) squalid

Explanation:-
prodigal means wasteful or extravagant; thrifty means thriving by industry and frugality

nebulous

(A) cloudy
(B) dim
(C) distinct
(D) desirable

Explanation:-
nebulous means vague or indistinct, therefore distinct is the opposite

cautious is most dissimilar to

(A) reasonable
(B) careful
(C) illogical
(D) reckless

Explanation:-
cautious means careful; reckless means lacking caution

insidious is most dissimilar to

(A) repellant
(B) pure
(C) charming
(D) delicious

Explanation:-
insidious means harmful but enticing or seductive; repellant means arousing aversion or disgust

permanent

(A) loose
(B) fierce
(C) fleeting
(D) unhappy

Explanation:-
permanent means lasting; fleeting means passing quickly or temporary

curtail

(A) remain
(B) detain
(C) placate
(D) prolong

Explanation:-
to curtail means to cut short; to prolong means to lengthen or extend

asperity

(A) moistness
(B) amenity
(C) sour
(D) generosity

Explanation:-
asperity means roughness of surface or manner; amenity means pleasantness or smoothness of manner

acquaint is most dissimilar to

(A) alienate
(B) luxurious
(C) bleach
(D) stall

Explanation:-
to acquaint means to get to know or to become friendly; to alienate means to cause unfriendliness or hostility

rancor is most dissimilar to

(A) ritual
(B) argument
(C) collect
(D) accord

Explanation:-
rancor means bitter ill-will; one meaning of accord is balanced interrelationship, or harmony

discalced is most dissimilar to

(A) calculated
(B) measured
(C) inclined
(D) shod

Explanation:-
discalced means barefoot; shod means wearing shoes

waive

(A) retain
(B) snub
(C) imprison
(D) display

Explanation:-
to waive means to give up voluntarily; to retain means to keep

callow

(A) kind
(B) urbane
(C) sensitive
(D) gentle

Explanation:-
callow means unsophisticated; urbane means sophisticated