Antonyms Dictionary, Examples and Exercises No. -37

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Exercise-37

Directions: Each of the following questions consists of a word or phrase within a bracket. It is followed by certain words or phrases as options. Select the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning of the word or phrase within a bracket.

1. She was (sceptical) about the safety of the new drug. (C.D.S. 1994)

 (a) sanguine            (b) hopeful          (c) certain                (d) doubtful

2. The members of the Board were impressed by the candidate’s (urbane)

 (a) rural                  (b) indifferent       (c) rude                    (d) negative

3. (Infringement) of law has to be prevented in order to maintain peace and order in the country.

 (a) Review           (b) Revision             (c) Relaxation         (d) Obedience

4. He puts on airs and claims himself to be (omniscient). (I. Tax & Central Excise, 1993)

 (a) ignorant        (b) uneducated       (c) unqualified       (d) backward

5. It was (altercation) throughout and there was no discussion.

 (a) resonance    (b) alternative         (c) consonance       (d) inconsistency

6. Anarchy (emerges) out of the wars of succession.

 (a) disappears   (b) sinks                   (c) falls                       (d) drowns

7. Unlike in Bihar Board, English is an (optional) subject in the U.P. Board. (Clerks’ Grade, 1993)

 (a) elementary (b) compulsory       (c) voluntary            (d) necessary

8. He was really (delighted) to see me.

 (a) scared         (b) disturbed             (c) surprised             (d) displeased

9. This offer has come as a great (boon) to me.

 (a) misfortune (b) blemish               (c) curse                     (d) trouble

10. The committee set about making (provisional) arrangements for the annual conference. (N.D.A. 1995)

 (a) unconditional   (b) abiding       (c) permanent          (d) lasting

11. This painting is full of (radiant).

 (a) delicate       (b) dull                      (c) bright                   (d) rare

12. She began to (babel) in front of the guests.

 (a) quiet            (b) din                       (c) mourn                  (d) cry

13. She used to (disparage) her neighbour every now and then. (C.D.S. 1993)

 (a) denigrate   (b) belittle                (c) praise                   (d) please

14. Soon the boys realised his (peevish) ways and began to avoid him.

 (a) amiable     (b) unpleasant         (c) snappish              (d) authoritative

15. The priest would not allow anyone to (desecrate) the sanctity of the temple.

 (a) desist        (b) integrate              (c) intensify              (d) consecrate

16. His (vindictive) nature often came up for comment among his friends. (Railways, 1994)

 (a) timid         (b) obedient             (c) forgiving              (d) forgetful

17. It’s not fair to leave dogs (loose).

 (a) closed       (b) chained              (c) tight                       (d) locked

18. She was born rich and had a (sophisticated).

 (a) vigorous   (b) simple                (c) artificial                (d) superficial

19. His (servility) makes him detestable. (C.D.S. 1994)

 (a) bravery    (b) prudence            (c) insolence              (d) slavery

20. (Recession) causes unemployment (A.A.O. 1995)

 (a) Poverty    (b) Computerisation (c) Education          (d) Inflation

Answers:-

1. (c)          2.  (c)      

3. (d)          4. (a)       

5. (c)          6. (a)       

7. (b)          8. (d)      

9. (c)          10.  (c)

11. (b)       12.  (a)            

13. (c)       14.  (a)            

15. (a)       16.  (c)            

17. (b)       18.  (b)            

19. (c)       20.  (d)

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Antonyms Dictionary, Examples and Exercises No. -37

Directions: Each of the following questions consists of a word or phrase within a bracket. It is followed by certain words or phrases as options. Select the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning of the word or phrase within a bracket.

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