Search Placementyogi.com
 

Antonyms - GRE antonyms and common antonym words Set-2

  :: Topics ::

1

Castigate

A.

reward

B.

diminish

C.

misjudge

D.

compare

E.

imitate

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : A
Explanation

Castigate : to inflict severe punishment on

Reward : give something to (someone) in recognition of their services, efforts, or achievements

Diminish : make or become less

Misjudge : form a wrong opinion or conclusion about

Compare : estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between

Imitate : take or follow as a model

 
2

Paltry

A.

obsolete

B.

cautious

C.

munificent

D.

random

E.

improvident

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : C
Explanation

Paltry : lacking in importance or worth

Obsolete : no longer produced or used; out of date

Cautious : (of a person) careful to avoid potential problems or dangers

Munificent : very liberal in giving; generous

Random : odd, unusual, or unexpected

Improvident : not having or showing foresight; spendthrift or thoughtless

 
3

Luminary

A.

braggart

B.

impostor

C.

nonentity

D.

pilgrim

E.

mutineer

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : C
Explanation

Luminary (n) : a person who inspires or influences others, especially one prominent in a particular sphere
Braggart : a person who boasts about their achievements or possessions
Impostor : a person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others, especially for fraudulent gain
Nonentity : a person or thing with no special or interesting qualities; an unimportant person or thing
Pilgrim : a person who journeys to a sacred place for religious reasons
Mutineer : a person, especially a soldier or sailor, who rebels or refuses to obey the orders of a person in authority

 
4

Admonition

A.

escape

B.

premonition

C.

hallucination

D.

trepidation

E.

commendation

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : E
Explanation

Admonition : a firm warning or reprimand
Escape : an act of breaking free from confinement or control
Premonition : a strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant
Hallucination : an experience involving the apparent perception of something not present.
Trepidation : a feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen
Commendation : formal or official praise

 
5

Censure

A.

commend

B.

reform

C.

augment

D.

eradicate

E.

enthrall

See Answer & Explanation Lets Discuss
Correct answer is : A
Explanation

Censure (v) : express severe disapproval of (someone or something), especially in a formal statement
Commend : praise formally or officially
Reform : make changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it
Augment : make (something) greater by adding to it; increase
Eradicate : destroy completely; put an end to
Enthrall : capture the fascinated attention of

 
 

Banner to LogicGuns.com

Hide Page Information

Antonym - GRE Antonym words collection for TOEFL, IELTS

We have a huge collection of GRE Antonyms words for students preparing for GRE (Graduate Record Examination)

GRE Antonyms questions sets for online preparation

GRE exam has a lot of good questions on Antonyms which are tough if you are not prepared for it.

Prepare for GRE Antonyms questions only on placementyogi.com

Prepare for GRE Exam Antonym questions here which are selected from various GRE Antonyms question papers GRE Antonyms are asked in various other exams too

  • Antonyms for IBPS
  • Antonym questions for GATE
  • Questions for Antonyms based different exams