Verbal Ability - Antonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Antonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.82)

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

82. 

ADHERENT

[A]. Detractor
[B]. Enemy
[C]. Alien
[D]. Rival

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Sai said: (Sep 12, 2011)  
ADHERENT - supporter.

Manish said: (Jan 9, 2012)  
Answer should be detractor.

Detractor - critical of someone or something.

Harshal said: (Sep 25, 2014)  
ADHERENT - friend.

So enemy is correct.

Jamirul Islam said: (Feb 15, 2018)  
Detractor: one who disparages or belittles the worth of something. Synonyms : disparager, depreciator, knocker.

Ellie said: (Jun 19, 2020)  
@Manish.

It can't be detractor it means critical of someone and enemy means the person who is actively opposed or hostile to someone. Of course the answer will be option B. Enemy.

Jay said: (Sep 12, 2020)  
Why not rival?

Piyush Rajput said: (Sep 22, 2020)  
Adherent means someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas.

So it's opposite is enemy.

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