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Question 36

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Give the antonyms of the following word:

Rational

Question 37

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Give the antonyms of the following word:

Encourage

Question 38

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Write the antonyms of the following: 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

Sterile

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The antonym of Sterile is fertile

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or opposite, meanings. Like so much of the English language, “antonym” is rooted in the Gr…

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Question 39

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Write the antonyms of the following: 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

Straight

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The antonym of Straight is curved

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or opposite, meanings. Like so much of the English language, “antonym” is rooted in the Gr…

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Question 40

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Write the antonyms of the following: 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

Partial

Explanation

The antonym of Partial is impartial

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or opposite, meanings. Like so much of the English language, “antonym” is rooted in the …

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Question 41

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Write the antonyms of the following: 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

Loyal

Explanation

The antonym of noble is ignoble.

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or opposite, meanings. Like so much of the English language, “antonym” is rooted in the Gre…

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Question 42

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the antonyms of the following:

Dormant

Explanation

The antonym of Dormant is active

Dormant means inactive, sleepy, not working etc. The words opposite to it are active and awake.

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasti…

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Question 43

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the antonyms of the following:

Attenuate

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The antonym of Attenuate is strengthen

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or opposite, meanings. Like so much of the English language, “antonym” is rooted in t…

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Question 44

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the antonyms of the following:

Sagacious

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The antonym of Sagaciousis is stupid

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or opposite, meanings. Like so much of the English language, “antonym” is rooted in the…

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Question 45

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the antonyms of the following:

Dunce

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The antonym of Dunce is genius

A dunce is a person who is slow in learning. Genius is one who is bright in learning.

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or oppos…

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Question 46

Synonyms and Antonyms
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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the antonyms of the following:

Bawdy

Explanation

The antonym of Bawdy is clean

Bawdy means dealing with sexual matters in a comical manner, humorously indecent. Its antonyms are clean and decent.

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

Antonyms are words t…

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