In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
1. Sol. The correct answer is: B
Idle means avoiding work
Fraught means filled with or likely to result in
Industrious means diligent and hard-working.
Forlorn means pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.
Tranquil means free from disturbance
Flexible means capable of bending easily without breaking.
2. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Ignite means catch fire or cause to catch fire
Despise means feel contempt
Animate means bring to life.
Gorge means a narrow valley between hills or mountains
Quench means satisfy (one’s thirst) by drinking
Unveil means remove a veil or covering from
3. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Jaded means bored or lacking enthusiasm
Annihilated means destroy utterly
Sinister means giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen
Benign means gentle and kind.
Inspirited means encourage and enliven
Exterminated means destroy completely.
4. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Jeopardise means put into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
Gobble means eat hurriedly and noisily
Devour means eat hungrily or quickly.
Balmy means characterized by pleasantly warm weather.
Conserve means protect from harm or destruction.
Assorted means of various sorts put together; miscellaneous.
5. Sol. The correct answer is: A
Catatonia means a state of immobility and stupor.
Mirth means amusement
Shackles means a pair of fetters connected together by a chain
Profuse means very plentiful.
Veteran means a person who has had long experience in a particular field
Ninny means a foolish and weak person.