Antonyms MCQ-56

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earnest is most dissimilar to

(A) cheap
(B) frivolous
(C) release
(D) civilized   

Explanation:-
earnest means grave or serious; frivolous means lacking in seriousness

pit

(A) group
(B) peak
(C) select
(D) marry

Explanation:-
a pit is a hole and a peak is the top of a hill or mountain

abridge

(A) shorten
(B) extend
(C) stress
(D) easy

Explanation:-
to abridge means to shorten and to extend means to lengthen

quiescent

(A) lackadaisical
(B) active
(C) dull
(D) prescient

Explanation:-
quiescent means marked by inactivity or repose, therefore active is the opposite

fickle is most opposite to

(A) steady
(B) kind
(C) please
(D) finagle

Explanation:-
fickle means to lack steadiness, therefore steady is the opposite

ecstasy is most opposite to

(A) hate
(B) agony
(C) languor
(D) fatigue

Explanation:-
ecstasy means a state of rapturous delight; agony means intense pain of mind or body

elan is most opposite to

(A) inelegance
(B) stupidity
(C) obscure
(D) despair

Explanation:-
elan means vigorous spirit or enthusiasm; despair means an utter loss of hope

imaginative

(A) playful
(B) written
(C) small
(D) dull

Explanation:-
imaginative means having imagination; dull means lacking imagination

concede

(A) sit
(B) withstand
(C) dismiss
(D) elaborate

Explanation:-
to concede means to yield; to withstand means to successfully resist

reprobate

(A) sage
(B) elevated
(C) possess
(D) dismiss

Explanation:-
reprobate means morally debased or depraved; one meaning of elevated is to be on a moral or intellectual high plane

entice is most dissimilar to

(A) piece
(B) repulse
(C) attract
(D) repeat

Explanation:-
naive means unaffectedly simple, or unsophisticated

reconnoiter is most dissimilar to

(A) disarm
(B) disassemble
(C) distance
(D) disregard

Explanation:-
reconnoiter means to gain information or to explore; disregard means to pay no attention to

tedious

(A) unwavering
(B) frightening
(C) horrible
(D) pleasurable

Explanation:-
tedious means boring; pleasurable means enjoyable or delightful

fortuitous

(A) undefended
(B) gratuitous
(C) deliberate
(D) impoverished

Explanation:-
fortuitous means occurring by chance, or accidental; deliberate means resulting from careful consideration, or voluntary

spare

(A) rotund
(B) pacify
(C) impolite
(D) impose

Explanation:-
one meaning of spare is lean; rotund means round or fleshy

ample is most dissimilar to

(A) complete
(B) insufficient
(C) quiet
(D) supple

Explanation:-
ample means more than adequate in size, scope, or capacity, or sufficient, therefore, insufficient is the most dissimilar

abound is most dissimilar to

(A) rest
(B) discourage
(C) bless
(D) dwindle

Explanation:-
to abound means to be present in great numbers; to dwindle means to become steadily less

reliction is most dissimilar to

(A) dedication
(B) demolition
(C) flood
(D) problem

Explanation:-
reliction means the gradual recession of water leaving the land dry; flood means the rising and overflow of a body of water onto dry land

procrastinate

(A) lengthen
(B) soothe
(C) hurry
(D) demolish

Explanation:-
to procrastinate means to delay or put off, which is the opposite of to hurry

vainglorious

(A) horrible
(B) fierce
(C) greedy
(D) modest

Explanation:-
vainglorious means boastful, which is the opposite of modest