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 Antonyms :

What are Antonyms?

 A word which is opposite in meaning to the given word is called its Antonym.

 Example: The word ‘Autonomy’ means ‘Independence’.

                  So, its antonym would be ‘Dependence’.

 TYPE 1 : CHOOSING THE CORRECT ANTONYM OF THE GIVEN WORD

             In this type of questions, generally a word is given, followed by four or five alternatives.  The candidate is required to choose the word which is nearest to the opposite in meaning of the given word.

 Example:  Choose the correct antonym of the given word :    OBSCURE

            (a) Pedantic                 (b)  Implicit                 (c)  Explicit                 (d)  Obnoxious

 Solution: ‘Obscure’ means ‘secret’. So, the antonym would be ‘Explicit’.

                  Hence, the answer is (c).




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Instruction:

  • Total No. of Questions : 5
  • Time alloted : 5 minutes
  • Each question carry 1 mark, no negative marks

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