Antonyms MCQ-9

withdraw

[A] reduce
[B] need
[C] advance
[D] want

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

peaked

[A] tired
[B] arrogant
[C] pointy
[D] ruddy

Explanation:-
to be peaked is to appear pale or wan; to be ruddy is to have a healthy, red complexion

impecunious

[A] wealthy
[B] cautious
[C] hungry
[D] tardy

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

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

gainsay is most opposite to

[A] regret
[B] own
[C] prudent
[D] prude

Explanation:-
to gainsay means to deny; one meaning of to own is to admit

garner

[A] unravel
[B] mar
[C] squander
[D] tarnish

Explanation:-
to garner means to gather or to store; to squander means to cause to disperse or to scatter

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

kowtow is most dissimilar to

[A] snub
[B] pull
[C] fawn
[D] forage

Explanation:-
to kowtow means to show fawning deference; to snub means to treat with contempt

taint

[A] cheer
[B] worry
[C] clear
[D] purify

Explanation:-
to taint means to contaminate or corrupt; to purify means to make pure

interdict

[A] continue
[B] abstain
[C] wallow
[D] sanction

Explanation:-
to interdict means to forbid; to sanction means to approve

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

confederate is most dissimilar to

[A] enemy
[B] confuse
[C] wander
[D] cluster

Explanation:-
a confederate is an ally or accomplice; an enemy is an opponent

abrupt

[A] continue
[B] laudable
[C] anticipated
[D] careless

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

evince

[A] convince
[B] hallow
[C] hide
[D] interpret

Explanation:-
to evince means to display clearly or reveal, which is the opposite of to hide

bemuse is most dissimilar to

[A] depress
[B] inspire
[C] clarify
[D] desire

Explanation:-
to bemuse means to make confused, or to bewilder; to clarify means to make free from confusion

secret

[A] friendly
[B] covert
[C] hidden
[D] overt

Explanation:-
secret means hidden or covert; overt means open to view