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SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS


Synonyms and Antonyms

Which of these words is closest in meaning to the word provided?
1. remote
  1. automatic
  2. distant
  3. savage
  4. mean
2. detest
  1. argue
  2. hate
  3. discover
  4. reveal
3. gracious
  1. pretty
  2. clever
  3. pleasant
  4. present
4. predict
  1. foretell
  2. decide
  3. prevent
  4. discover
5. kin
  1. exult
  2. twist
  3. friend
  4. relative
6. pensive
  1. oppressed
  2. caged
  3. thoughtful
  4. happy
7. banish
  1. exile
  2. hate
  3. fade
  4. clean
8. fraud
  1. malcontent
  2. argument
  3. imposter
  4. clown
9. saccharine
  1. leave
  2. sweet
  3. arid
  4. quit
10. drag
  1. sleepy
  2. crush
  3. proud
  4. pull
11. jovial
  1. incredulous
  2. merry
  3. revolting
  4. dizzy
12. indifferent
  1. neutral
  2. unkind
  3. precious
  4. mean
13. simulate
  1. excite
  2. imitate
  3. trick
  4. apelike
14. charisma
  1. ghost
  2.  force
  3. charm
  4. courage
15. apportion
  1. divide
  2. decide
  3. cut
  4. squabble
16. generic
  1. general
  2. cheap
  3. fresh
  4. elderly
17. qualm
  1. distress
  2. impunity
  3. persevere
  4. scruple
18. wary
  1. calm
  2. curved
  3. confused
  4. cautious
19. distort
  1. wrong
  2. evil
  3. deform
  4. harm
20. sumptuous
  1. delirious
  2. gorgeous
  3. perilous
  4. luxurious
21. reel
  1. whirl
  2. fish
  3. hit
  4. mistake
22. inscrutable
  1. difficult
  2. mysterious
23. appall
  1. delirious
  2. covered
  3. dismay
  4. confuse
24. upright
  1. honorable
  2. horizontal
  3. humble
  4. supine
25. reverie
  1. palimpsest
  2. phantom
  3. daydream
  4. curio
26. loot
  1. destruction
  2. waste
  3. spoils
  4. cavort
27. loquacious
  1. talkative
  2. thirsty
  3. beautiful
  4. complicated
28. chimera
  1. chimney
  2. protest
  3. illusion
  4. panache
29. temerity
  1. audacity
  2. fearfulness
  3. shyness
  4. stupidity
30. educe
  1. demand
  2. elicit
  3. ideal
  4. unlawful
31. nabob
  1. bigwig
  2. doubter
  3. frolic
  4. converse
32. pall
  1. light
  2. satiate
  3. carry
  4. horror
33. sacrosanct
  1. prayer
  2. sanctuary
  3. pious
  4. sacred
34. louche
  1. gauche
  2. fine
  3. brilliant
  4. indecent
35. stentorian
  1. violent
  2. misbegotten
  3. loud
  4. stealthy


Which of these words is most nearly the opposite of the word provided?
36. withdraw
  1. reduce
  2. need
  3. advance
  4. want
37. secret
  1. friendly
  2. covert
  3. hidden
  4. overt
38. heartfelt
  1. loving
  2. insincere
  3. unhealthy
  4. humorous
39. impartial
  1. hostile
  2. biased
  3. dislike
  4. worried
40. luminous
  1. clear
  2. dim
  3. brittle
  4. clever
41. awe
  1. borrow
  2. shallow
  3. low
  4. contempt
42. pit
  1. group
  2. peak
  3. select
  4. marry
43. rotund
  1. round
  2. unimportant
  3. thin
  4. dull
44. talent
  1. ungrateful
  2. silent
  3. show
  4. inability
45. common
  1. strange
  2. uneasy
  3. quick
  4. fast
46. brazen
  1. bashful
  2. boisterous
  3. noisy
  4. heated
47. expect
  1. attend
  2. regret
  3. despair
  4. loathe
48. malodorous
  1. acrid
  2. pungent
  3. fragrant
  4. delicious
49. expound
  1. besmirch
  2. confuse
  3. confine
  4. condemn
50. pique
  1. value
  2. gully
  3. smooth
  4. soothe
51. abate
  1. free
  2. augment
  3. provoke
  4. wane
52. dearth
  1. lack
  2. poverty
  3. abundance
  4. foreign
53. peaked
  1. tired
  2. arrogant
  3. pointy
  4. ruddy
54.abridge
  1. shorten
  2. extend
  3. stress
  4. easy
55. kindle
  1. smother
  2. detest
  3. enemy
  4. discourage
56. meager
  1. kind
  2. generous
  3. thoughtful
  4. copious
57. philistine
  1. novice
  2. intellectual
  3. pious
  4. debutante
58. zenith
  1. worst
  2. apex
  3. nadir
  4. past
59. germane
  1. irrelevant
  2. indifferent
  3. impartial
  4. improvident
60. irascible
  1. determined
  2. placid
  3. reasonable
  4. pliant
61. approbate
  1. ingratitude
  2. condemn
  3. dissatisfaction
  4. master
62. supercilious
  1. unimportant
  2. relevant
  3. serious
  4. meek
63. improvident
  1. cautious
  2. fortunate
  3. proven
  4. intelligent
64. demur
  1. embrace
  2. crude
  3. boisterous
  4. falter
65. fatuous
  1. crafty
  2. frugal
  3. sensible
  4. inane
66. quiescent
  1. lackadaisical
  2. active
  3. dull
  4. prescient
67. sartorial
  1. cheerful
  2. sincere
  3. inelegant
  4. homespun
68. sapient
  1. hunched
  2. strong
  3. simple
  4. simian
69. matutinal
  1. paternal
  2. crepuscular
  3. maritime
  4. marsupial
70. impecunious
  1. wealthy
  2. cautious
  3. hungry
  4. tardy
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Solution:
1  to  35  SYNONYMS

1. b. remote means faraway, or distant

2. b. to detest means to feel intense or violent dislike, or to hate

3. c. gracious means to be pleasant or considerate in social interactions

4. a. to predict means to declare in advance or to foretell

5. d. kin means people with common ancestors, or relatives

6. c. pensive means moodily or dreamily thoughtful

7. a. to banish means to drive out from home or country, or to exile

8. c. a fraud is someone who is not what he or she pretends to be, or an imposter

9. b. saccharine means overly sweet

10. d. to drag is to pull, or to cause movement in a direction with applied force

11. b. jovial means good humored or merry

12. a. to be indifferent is to be marked by impartiality or to be neutral

13. b. to simulate is to assume the outward appearance of, or to imitate

14. c. charisma is magnetic charm or appeal

15. a. to apportion is to divide and share out

16. a. generic means having the characteristic of a whole group, or general

17. d. a qualm is a feeling of uneasiness about a moral issue, or a scruple

18. d. wary means to be attentive especially to danger, or to be cautious

19. c. to distort means to twist out of a normal state, or to deform

20. d. sumptuous means excessively costly, rich, or luxurious

21. a. one meaning of reel is to move round and round, or to whirl

22. b. inscrutable means not easily interpreted or understood, or mysterious

23. c. to appall is to overcome with shock, or to dismay

24. a. upright can mean either honorable or vertical; horizontal and supine are both antonyms of upright

25. c. a reverie means the state of being lost in thought, or a daydream

26. c. loot means goods seized in war, or spoils

27. a. loquacious means excessively talkative, or garrulous

28. c. a chimera is a fabrication of the mind, or an illusion

29. a. temerity means unreasonable contempt for danger or recklessness, or audacity

30. b. to educe means to develop something potential or latent; to

elicit means to draw out something hidden or latent

31. a. a nabob is a person of great wealth or importance, or a bigwig

32. b. to pall can mean to deprive of pleasure in something by Satiating

33. d. sacrosanct means the most sacred, or holy

34. d. louche means not reputable, or indecent

35. c. stentorian means loud and is usually used to imply a voice of great power and range
ANTONYMS

36. c. to withdraw means to remove or retreat; to advance is the opposite of retreat

37. d. secret means hidden or covert; overt means open to view

38. b. heartfelt means expressing genuine feeling, or sincere, so insincere is its opposite

39. b. impartial means to be without prejudice or bias, therefore biased is the opposite

40. b. luminous means radiating or reflecting light, or glowing; dim means dark or dull

41. d. awe means a sense of deep respect or veneration; contempt means a lack of respect, or disdain

42. b. a pit is a hole and a peak is the top of a hill or mountain

43. c. rotund means rounded or plump, therefore thin is the opposite

44. d. a talent is a special creative or artistic ability, therefore inability is the opposite

45. a. common means ordinary or familiar; strange means unfamiliar

46. a. brazen means to be defiant or insolent; bashful means to be shy or timid

47. c. to expect is to wait for or to look forward to; to despair is to lose all hope

48. c. malodorous means to have a bad smell; fragrant means smelling sweet or delicate

49. b. to expound means to explain; to confuse, or confound, is the opposite of expound

50. d. to pique means to excite or irritate; to soothe means to calm

51. b. to abate means to reduce in degree or intensity; to augment  means to increase

52. c. dearth means an inadequate supply or lack of something; abundance means an ample quantity, or wealth

53. d. to be peaked is to appear pale or wan; to be ruddy is to have a healthy, red complexion

54. b. to abridge means to shorten and to extend means to lengthen

55. a. to kindle means to start burning or ignite; to smother means to stifle or suppress

56. d. meager means lacking in quality or quantity; copious means present in large quantity, or abundant

57. b. philistine is used disparagingly to describe a person guided by material rather than intellectual values; an intellectual is a person who engages in creative use of his or her intellect

58. a. zenith means the highest point or the apex; nadir means the lowest point

59. a. germane means to be appropriate or relevant, therefore irrelevant is the opposite

60. b. irascible means easily angered; placid means calm or serene

61. b. to approbate means to approve or sanction; to condemn means to declare wrong or to convict

62. d. supercilious means coolly or patronizingly haughty; meek means enduring injury with patience and without resentment

63. a. improvident means lacking prudent foresight, or careless; cautious means to be wary or to exercise forethought

64. a. to demur means to delay or hesitate; to embrace means to accept readily or gladly; demure means coy

65. c. fatuous means inanely foolish; sensible is its nearest opposite

66. b. quiescent means marked by inactivity or repose, therefore active is the opposite

67. a. sartorial means of or relating to tailored clothes; homespun means homemade

68. c. sapient means possessing great wisdom, or sage; one meaning of simple is deficient in intelligence

69. b. matutinal means of or relating to the morning; crepuscular means relating to or resembling twilight

70. a. impecunious means having little or no money, therefore wealthy is the opposite
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