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Antonyms MCQ-35

animosity

(A) love
(B) plantlike
(C) barren
(D) tiny

Explanation:-
animosity means resentment or hostility, therefore love is the opposite

exact

(A) join
(B) sympathetic
(C) incorrect
(D) whole

Explanation:-
exact means in complete accordance with fact, or correct, therefore incorrect is the opposite

extravagant

(A) unknown
(B) homebody
(C) punctual
(D) moderate

Explanation:-
extravagant means lacking in restraint and moderation, therefore moderate is the opposite

stamina

(A) weakness
(B) clear
(C) decisive
(D) calmness

Explanation:-
stamina means strength or endurance, therefore weakness 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

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

prodigal

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

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

tacit

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

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

repudiate

(A) argue
(B) soften
(C) slander
(D) admit

Explanation:-
to repudiate means to reject or deny, therefore to admit is the opposite

pristine

(A) free
(B) sullied
(C) wide
(D) thorough

Explanation:-
pristine means unspoiled or pure; sullied means spoiled or tarnished

concede

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

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

placate

(A) appease
(B) strip
(C) tremendous
(D) enrage

Explanation:-
to placate means to soothe or calm; to enrage means to anger

popular

(A) empty
(B) uncommon
(C) famous
(D) feisty

Explanation:-
popular means frequently encountered or accepted, or common, therefore uncommon is the opposite

felicitous

(A) morbid
(B) boorish
(C) inopportune
(D) delightful

Explanation:-
felicitous means very well-suited or apt; inopportune means inconvenient or not well-suited

austere

(A) lavish
(B) unfavorable
(C) light
(D) devout

Explanation:-
austere means simple and unadorned; lavish means produced or expended in abundance

insipid

(A) cold
(B) brave
(C) exciting
(D) bashful

Explanation:-
insipid means lacking in qualities that interest or excite, therefore exciting is the opposite

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

temperate

(A) Celsius
(B) inordinate
(C) lukewarm
(D) safely

Explanation:-
temperate means moderate; inordinate means excessive or immoderate

nebulous

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

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

adroit

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

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