Verbal Ability - Antonyms

Exercise :: Antonyms - Section 1

In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.

9. 

OBEYING

A. Ordering
B. Following
C. Refusing
D. Contradicting

Answer: Option A

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10. 

FRAUDULENT

A. Candid
B. Direct
C. Forthright
D. Genuine

Answer: Option D

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11. 

FLAGITIOUS

A. Innocent
B. Vapid
C. Ignorant
D. Frivolous

Answer: Option A

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12. 

BELITTLE

A. Criticize
B. Flatter
C. Exaggerate
D. Adore

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Main Entry: belittle

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: detract

Synonyms: bad-mouth, blister, criticize, cut down to size, cut to the quick, decry, deprecate, depreciate, deride, derogate, diminish, discount, discredit, disparage, dispraise, downgrade, downplay, dump on, knock*, lower, minimize, pan, pooh pooh, poor mouth, put down, rip*, roast, run down, scoff at, scorch*, scorn, shoot down, shoot full of holes, slam*, smear, sneer at, sour grapes, squash, squelch, take a swipe at, take down, take down a peg, tear down, underestimate, underrate, undervalue, write off.

Antonyms: build up, exaggerate, praise, value


13. 

STARTLED

A. Amused
B. Relaxed
C. Endless
D. Astonished

Answer: Option B

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14. 

BUSY

A. Occupied
B. Engrossed
C. Relaxed
D. Engaged

Answer: Option C

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15. 

FRESH

A. Faulty
B. Sluggish
C. Disgraceful
D. Stale

Answer: Option D

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16. 

CULPABLE

A. Defendable
B. Blameless
C. Careless
D. Irresponsible

Answer: Option B

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