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Antonyms - GRE antonyms and common antonym words Set-1

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Seedy

A.

tranquil

B.

intricate

C.

elegant

D.

slow

E.

irregular

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Correct answer is : C
Explanation

Seedy : shabby or unseemly in appearance

Tranquil : free from disturbance, calm

Intricate : very complicated or detailed

Elegant : graceful and stylish in appearance or manner

Slow not quick or fast

Irregular : not even or balanced in shape or arrangement

 
12

Nettle

A.

disentangle

B.

recompense

C.

muffle

D.

mollify

E.

magnify

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Correct answer is : D
Explanation

Nettle irritate or annoy (someone)

Disentangle : free (something or someone) from something that they are entangled with

Recompense : compensate

Muffle : wrap or cover for warmth

Mollify : appease the anger or anxiety of (someone), lessen in intensity or temper

Magnify : make (something) appear larger than it is, especially with a lens or microscope

 
13

Disjointed

A.

connected

B.

useful

C.

responsible

D.

imprecise

E.

implied

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Correct answer is : A
Explanation

Disjointed : lacking a coherent sequence or connection

Connected : associated or linked or related

Useful : able to be used for a practical purpose or in several ways

Responsible : having an obligation to do something or having control over or care for someone as part of one's job or role

Imprecise : lacking exactness and accuracy of expression or detail

Implied : hinted at or suggested, not directly expressed

Hence, antonym of Disjointed  is Connected.

 
14

Industry

A.

promptness

B.

pragmatism

C.

cleanliness

D.

sloth

E.

abasement

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Correct answer is : D
Explanation

Industry : hard work

Promptness : the characteristic of doing things without delay

Pragmatism : a practical, matter-of-fact way of approaching or assessing situations or of solving problems

Cleanliness : the habit of keeping free of superficial imperfections

Sloth : reluctance to work or make an effort; laziness

Abasement : humiliation or degradation

 
15

Grandiose

A.

light in weight

B.

docile

C.

unlikely to occur

D.

uncommunicative

E.

simple and unimposing

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Correct answer is : E
Explanation

Grandiose : extravagantly or pretentiously imposing in appearance or style

Docile : ready to accept control or instruction; submissive

Clearly antonym of Grandiose would be option E Simple and unimposing.

 
 

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