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Antonyms solved Practice Set 8


1. Superficial
A) Artificial      B) Deep
C) Shallow      D) Real

2. Effete
A) Adamant      B) Strong
C) Courageous      D) Bold

3. Indigenous
A) Genuine      B) Foreign
C) Indigent      D) Indignant

4. Serene
A) Jovial      B) Moving
C) Agitated       D) Nervous

5. Antipathy
A) Fondness      B) Obedience
C) Agreement     D) Admiration

6. Dauntless
A) Cautious      B) Thoughtful
C) Weak      D) Adventurous

7. Tragic
A) Funny      B) Comic
C) Light      D) Humorous

8. Exodus
A) Restoration      B) Return
C) Home-Coming      D) Influx

9. Prevent
A) Excite      B) Support
C) Invite      D) Incite

10. Furtive
A) Straight      B) Obvious
C) Unambiguous      D) Open

11. Frail
A) Strong      B) Big
C) Old      D) Weak

12. Edification
A) Lamentation      B) Annotation
C) Corruption      D) Segregation

13. Innocent
A) Sinful      B) Guilty
C) Deadly      D) Corruption

14. Pacific
A) Quarrel      B) Challenge
C) Threaten      D) Darken

15. Forbid
A) Forgive      B) Allow
C) Refuse      D) Deprive

16. Ambiguous
A) Definite      B) Constant
C) Shapeless      D) Determined

17. Counterfeit
A) Destructive      B) Genuine
C) Affirm      D) Harmonize

18. Fusion
A) Melting      B) Fixture
C) Amendment      D) Separation

19. Escalate
A) Bring Down      B) Isolate
C) Slope Down      D) Reject

20. Gravitate
A) Meditate      B) Become
C) Deteriorate      D) Retreat


1. B 2. B 3. B 4. C 5. A 6. A 7. B 8. D 9. B 10. D
11. A 12. C 13. B 14. A 15. B 16. A 17. B 18. D 19. A 20. D

Solution with explanation

1. Option ‘B’ (Deep). SUPERFICIAL = existing or occurring at or on the surface; e.g.

The building suffered only superficial damage.

4. Option ‘C’ (Agitated). AGITATED = feeling or appearing troubled

7. Option ‘B’ (Comic). COMIC = funny and making you want to laugh; e.g.

The speech had several comic touches.

8. Option ‘D’ (Influx). INFLUX = the fact of a large number of people or things arriving at the same time; e.g.

India is expecting an influx of several thousand refugees over the next few days.

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