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Antonyms MCQ-42

cachet

(A) release
(B) explanation
(C) thinness
(D) ignominy

Explanation:-
cachet means prestige; ignominy means disgrace

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

vainglorious

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

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

iniquitous

(A) virtuous
(B) complacent
(C) equal
(D) virulent

Explanation:-
iniquitous means wicked; virtuous means morally excellent

obstreperous

(A) short
(B) tame
(C) strict
(D) distant

Explanation:-
obstreperous means stubbornly resistant to control or unruly; tame means docile or submissive

ebullient

(A) aggressive
(B) acrid
(C) unjust
(D) glum

Explanation:-
ebullient means lively or enthusiastic; glum means dreary or gloomy

halcyon

(A) obtrusive
(B) advanced
(C) tempestuous
(D) unscientific

Explanation:-
halcyon means calm or peaceful; tempestuous means turbulent or stormy

imprimatur

(A) servant
(B) teacher
(C) disapproval
(D) rustic

Explanation:-
imprimatur means sanction or approval, therefore disapproval is the most dissimilar

odium

(A) fragrance
(B) ease
(C) admiration
(D) trust

Explanation:-
odium means hatred and condemnation; admiration means a feeling of delighted approval

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

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

facultative

(A) compulsory
(B) insipid
(C) pending
(D) decisive

Explanation:-
facultative means optional; compulsory means mandatory, or not optional

persiflage

(A) coddle
(B) admiration
(C) silence
(D) clarity

Explanation:-
persiflage means frivolous talk, therefore silence is the most dissimilar

earnest is most dissimilar to

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

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

accelerate is most dissimilar to

(A) delay
(B) risk
(C) monitor
(D) deny

Explanation:-
to accelerate means to cause to move faster; to delay means to move or act slowly

impervious is most dissimilar to

(A) kind
(B) disastrous
(C) prone
(D) perfect

Explanation:-
impervious means to be incapable of being affected or disturbed; prone means having a tendency or inclination, or being likely

conversant is most dissimilar to

(A) inexperienced
(B) unprepared
(C) shy
(D) unpretentious

Explanation:-
conversant means having knowledge or experience with, therefore inexperienced is the most dissimilar

unctuous is most dissimilar to

(A) pliant
(B) cruel
(C) sincere
(D) rubbery

Explanation:-
unctuous means marked by a smug or false earnestness, or insincere, therefore sincere is the most dissimilar

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

penurious is most dissimilar to

(A) generous
(B) lenient
(C) injurious
(D) relaxed

Explanation:-
penurious means given to extreme stinginess or frugality, which is the opposite of generous

fustigate is most dissimilar to

(A) inveigle
(B) investigate
(C) explain
(D) praise

Explanation:-
to fustigate means to criticize severely, which is the opposite of to praise