Solved Examples (Antonyms)
Directions: Each question below consists of a word followed by five words or phrases. Choose the word
or phrase that is most opposite in meaning to the word.
(B). Pathological here refers to a negative characteristic, the correct choice is positive, Healthy.
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(B). Detach means to separate or unfasten. The best opposite is choice Pack.
(A). Synchronized means occuring at the same time or occurring together.
The best opposite would be Arrhythmic.
(B). Chaotic is a negative word that means in a state of complete confusion or disorder.
Orderly is the positive word that is the best opposite.
(D). Bombastic is a very strong word that means boastful. Notice that it simply sounds like
a strong word. The best opposite here is Polite.
(D). Garrulous means talking too much. Only Deaf; who cannot speak is the right answer.
(C). "Elevated" means above the ground. "Grounded" means connected to the earth.
"Subterranean" means beneath the surface.
(A). Redundant means superfluous, extra, unneeded. But insufficient means
(B). Inane means silly or empty. But here serious means important.