Verbal Ability - Antonyms

Exercise :: Antonyms - Section 2

Each sentences below consist of a word or a phrase which is bold. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or pharse which is closes to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the bold word or phrase.

16. 

The plantation workers were on a collision course before the labor officer intervened.

A. retaliatory
B. perfunctory
C. conciliatory
D. circuitous

Answer: Option C

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17. 

The result of the tournament gave them a sense of elation.

A. despondency
B. misery
C. disappointment
D. despair

Answer: Option D

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18. 

The officer asked the clerk to expedite the matter.

A. postpone
B. defer
C. adjourn
D. delay

Answer: Option D

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19. 

He is extremely intelligent but proud.

A. dull
B. weak
C. ignorant
D. simple

Answer: Option A

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20. 

I abhor the ideas he sometimes expresses

A. admire
B. respect
C. applaud
D. appreciate

Answer: Option A

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