Antonyms MCQ-33

labor is most opposite to

(A) amuse
(B) cat
(C) rest
(D) strive

to labor means to work; to rest means to cease working

brawny is most opposite to

(A) swift
(B) weak
(C) strong
(D) pale

brawny means muscled or strong, therefore weak is the opposite

fickle is most opposite to

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

fickle means to lack steadiness, therefore steady is the opposite

inept is most opposite to

(A) clumsy
(B) infer
(C) competent
(D) foolish

inept means to lack competence, therefore competent is the opposite

pivotal is most opposite to

(A) turning
(B) wavy
(C) unimportant
(D) clear

pivotal means very important, or crucial, therefore unimportant is the opposite

cursed is most opposite to

(A) swore
(B) pious
(C) unfortunate
(D) lucky

cursed means to be the subject of misfortune, or to be unlucky, therefore lucky is the opposite

candid is most opposite to

(A) unkind
(B) blunt
(C) valid
(D) dishonest

candid means to be frank, or honest, therefore dishonest is the opposite

flaunt is most opposite to

(A) regard
(B) sink
(C) hide
(D) propose

to flaunt means to display showily, or to show off, therefore hide is the opposite

heal is most opposite to

(A) sew
(B) foot
(C) good
(D) maim

to heal means to restore to health; to maim means to injure

pacify is most opposite to

(A) excite
(B) land
(C) coddle
(D) unhand

to pacify means to soothe, or calm, therefore excite is the opposite

sullen is most opposite to

(A) dirty
(B) cheerful
(C) clean
(D) risen

sullen means showing a disagreeable mood, or lacking cheer, therefore cheerful is the opposite

assure is most opposite to

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

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

fallacious is most opposite to

(A) perfect
(B) truthful
(C) accidental
(D) disarming

fallacious means tending to deceive; truthful means disposed to tell the truth

gumption is most opposite to

(A) seriousness
(B) apathy
(C) levity
(D) despair

gumption means initiative, or drive; apathy means a lack of interest or concern

ecstasy is most opposite to

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

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

astute is most opposite to

(A) distraught
(B) careful
(C) generous
(D) gullible

astute means shrewd or showing acute mental vision; gullible means easily duped or cheated

winsome is most opposite to

(A) dour
(B) attractive
(C) mysterious
(D) clever

winsome means cheerful and engaging; dour means gloomy or sullen

droll is most opposite to

(A) forget
(B) charm
(C) sedate
(D) absurd

droll means to have a humorous or odd quality; sedate means unruffled or serious

enigmatic is most opposite to

(A) healthy
(B) watchful
(C) disastrous
(D) obvious

enigmatic means mysterious or obscure, therefore obvious is the opposite

obtuse is most opposite to

(A) slim
(B) acute
(C) opaque
(D) thick

obtuse means insensitive or stupid; acute means marked by keen perception or shrewd