Vocabulary Test – 6

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A word in capital letters is followed by four words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters.

 

1. TRANSIENT
(a) Urgent (b) Youthful
(c) Original (d) Eternal

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Transient is something that is momentous or not fixed, which passes away with time, eternal is what lasts forever.

2. SUBLIME
(a) Base (b) Concise
(c) Partial (d) Insist

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Sublime is magnificent and great, base is anything low, ordinary, concise means short or compact, partial is not complete, and Insist is to make a request.

 

3. MANSION
(a) Castle (b) Hovel
(c) House (d) Hotel

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Mansion is a very big house, while hovel is a small, dingy house, castle is a large fortified residence.

 

4. PARTITION
(a) Maintain (b) Enjoin
(c) Unify (d) Break

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Partition is to divide, unify is to bring together, enjoin means command or an order.

 

5. PRIMITIVE
(a) Polite (b) Naive
(c) Weak (d) Sophisticated

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Primitive means of the very old time, and thus not very developed or refined, sophisticated is well-refined and well mannered, Naive means inexperienced.

 

6. TERMAGANT
(a) Charming (b) Turbulent
(c) Brawling (d) Shrewish

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Termagant means quarrelsome or someone who always quarrels while charming is the one who pleases. Turbulent means agitated. Brawling is to fight and create noise, shrewish also means quarrelsome.

 

7. TRANSIENT
(a) Transitory (b) Fleeting
(c) Permanent (d) Momentary

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Transient is what doesn’t last forever, i.e. what is not permanent. Transitory, fleeting, momentary all means the same as transient.

 

8. REGRESSION
(a) Reverse (b) Relapse
(c) Regenerate (d) Retreat

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Regression means to go back or return; reverse, relapse and retreat all mean going back. Regenerate on the other hand means to create a new life, go ahead. Thus is the antonym.

 

9. VENGEFUL
(a) Forgiving (b) Revenge
(c) Vindictive (d) Vicious

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Vengeful is full of vengeance, i.e., anger and revenge; forgiving will be opposite to taking revenge; Vindictive is to attack and Vicious is something evil.

 

10. TIRADE
(a) Censure (b) Declamation
(c) Discredit (d) Eulogy

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Tirade is a formal and strong criticism, Censure, declamation and discredit are synonymous to Tirade, analogy means excessive praise.

 

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