Antonyms MCQ-53

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

platitudinous

(A) hilly
(B) exhilarating
(C) confounded
(D) advantageous

Explanation:-
platitudinous means full of or characterized by banal, trite remarks; exhilarating means refreshing or exciting

impartial

(A) hostile
(B) biased
(C) dislike
(D) worried

Explanation:-
impartial means to be without prejudice or bias, therefore biased is the opposite

abate

(A) free
(B) augment
(C) provoke
(D) wane

Explanation:-
to abate means to reduce in degree or intensity; to augment means to increase

improvident

(A) cautious
(B) fortunate
(C) proven
(D) intelligent

Explanation:-
improvident means lacking prudent foresight, or careless; cautious means to be wary or to exercise forethought

continue is most opposite to

(A) curve
(B) argue
(C) carry
(D) pause

Explanation:-
to continue means to act without interruption; to pause means to stop temporarily

assure is most opposite to

(A) alarm
(B) reassure
(C) quiet
(D) unsure

Explanation:-
to assure means to make sure by removing doubt or worry; alarm means to give warning or to arouse fear

banal is most opposite to

(A) sincere
(B) wealthy
(C) extraordinary
(D) trustworthy

Explanation:-
banal means trite or commonplace, therefore extraordinary is the opposite

gracious

(A) cordial
(B) rude
(C) furious
(D) tactile

Explanation:-
gracious means to be pleasant in a social situation, or cordial; rude means to be unpleasant

tacit

(A) grand
(B) dictated
(C) illicit
(D) messy

Explanation:-
tacit means unspoken, or implied; dictated means spoken

adroit

(A) clumsy
(B) left
(C) diplomatic
(D) unpersuasive

Explanation:-
adroit means skillful in the use of the hands, therefore clumsy is the opposite

perilous is most dissimilar to

(A) disciplined
(B) similar
(C) safe
(D) honest

Explanation:-
perilous means dangerous, therefore safe is the opposite

succor is most dissimilar to

(A) genius
(B) abet
(C) injure
(D) deciduous

Explanation:-
to succor means go to the aid of, or relieve; to injure means to harm

attain

(A) crave
(B) lose
(C) harbor
(D) credit

Explanation:-
to attain means to achieve or to gain, therefore to lose is the most dissimilar

eminent

(A) imminent
(B) obscure
(C) retire
(D) unsure

Explanation:-
eminent means prominent, or famous; obscure means not prominent, or unknown

epicurean

(A) ascetic
(B) slovenly
(C) imprecision
(D) providential

Explanation:-
epicurean means having sensitive and self-indulgent taste especially in food and wine; ascetic means practicing self-denial and austerity

expansive is most dissimilar to

(A) generous
(B) honest
(C) narrow
(D) troublesome

Explanation:-
expansive means sizeable or extensive; narrow means restricted

daunt is most dissimilar to

(A) calm
(B) believe
(C) inspirit
(D) dispel

Explanation:-
to daunt means to lessen the courage of; to inspirit means to give vigor or courage

scurrilous is most dissimilar to

(A) honest
(B) decent
(C) peaceful
(D) satisfactory

Explanation:-
scurrilous means given to using foul language, or crass; decent means conforming to standards of propriety

erode

(A) compost
(B) clarify
(C) ignore
(D) restore

Explanation:-
to erode means to wear away; to restore means to bring back to an original state

countenance

(A) force
(B) genuine
(C) deny
(D) verify

Explanation:-
to countenance means to extend approval or sanction; to deny means to refuse to grant