ANTONYMS
     Directions (41-50) : In the             55. MYOPIC                                 68. APALLING
following questions, choose the word             (1) short-sighted                          (1) shocking      (2) consoling
opposite in meani1ng to the given word.          (2) feeble-minded                          (3) scaring       (4) horrifying
             (SSC Statistical Investigators      (3) fore-sighted                       69. JEST
               Grade-IV Exam. 31.7.2005)         (4) far-sighted                            (1) gravity       (2) grim
 41. SURVIVAL                                    Directions (56-65) : In the                (3) genial        (4) sport
     (1) evolution       (2) development    following questions, choose the word        70. CURTAIL
     (3) creation        (4) extinction     opposite in meaning to the given word.          (1) lengthen      (2) shorten
 42. INSERT                                        (SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &         (3) entail        (4) close
     (1) depict          (2) extract                Central Excise) Exam.11.12.2005)    71. APPLAUD
                                             56. PRUDENT                                    (1) praise        (2) loud
     (3) defame          (4) enhance
                                                 (1) silly           (2) unwise             (3) censure       (4) acclaim
 43. INCONGRUOUS
                                                 (3) idiotic         (4) poor           72. JADE
     (1) conflicting                                                                        (1) defend        (2) grasp
                                             57. CONCISE
     (2) contradictory                                                                      (3) cheer         (4) harass
                                                 (1) extended        (2) lengthy
     (3) ill-matched                                                                    73. APPRECIATION
                                                 (3) protracted (4) elongated
     (4) harmonious                                                                         (1) appraisal     (2) antipathy
                                             58. AFFIRMATION
 44. DEMENTED                                    (1) denial          (2) refusal            (3) admiration (4) assessment
     (1) sensible        (2) sensitive           (3) opposition (4) obstruction         74. PACIFY
     (3) sensual         (4) sensuous        59. CURTAIL                                    (1) threaten      (2) challenge
 45. IMPROMPTU                                   (1) arrive          (2) continue           (3) quarrel       (4) enrage
     (1) prompt          (2) forced              (3) resume          (4) start          75. APPARENT
     (3) premeditated(4) inordinate          60. AFFLUENCE                                  (1) ambiguous (2) clear
                                                 (1) misery          (2) stagnation         (3) visible       (4) conspicuous
 46. HOSTILE
                                                 (3) neglect         (4) poverty            Directions (76–85) : In the
     (1) friendly        (2) sudden
                                                                                       following questions, choose the word
     (3) costly          (4) unfair          61. AGREEMENT
                                                                                       opposite in meaning to the given word.
 47. BREADTH                                     (1) dislocation (2) discord
                                                                                                    (SSC Tax Assistant (Income
     (1) shortness (2) narrowness                (3) turbulence (4) fragmentation                         Tax & Central Excise)
                                             62. AGONY                                                       Exam.12.11.2006)
     (3) lightness       (4) thickness
                                                 (1) pleasure        (2) laughter
 48. TIMOROUS                                                                           76. ATHEIST
                                                 (3) bliss           (4) ecstasy            (1) rationalist (2) theologist
     (1) trembling       (2) cowardly
                                             63. RETICENT
     (3) bright          (4) bold                                                           (3) believer      (4) ritualist
                                                 (1) forward         (2) developed
 49. SUBLIME                                                                            77. GIGANTIC
                                                 (3) sophisticated
     (1) amusing         (2) ludicrous                                                      (1) weak          (2) fragile
                                                 (4) communicative
     (3) hilarious       (4) mean                                                           (3) slight        (4) tiny
                                             64. PRECISE
                                                 (1) indecent        (2) vague          78. ILLICIT
 50. ECCENTRICITY
                                                 (3) incorrect       (4) indistinct         (1) liberal       (2) intelligent
     (1) normalcy        (2) similarity
                                             65. CANDID                                     (3) lawful        (4) clear
     (3) equality        (4) clarity
                                                 (1) cunning         (2) diplomatic     79. CALLOUS
     Directions (51–55) : In the
                                                 (3) doubtful        (4) impertinent        (1) sensitive     (2) soft
following questions choose the word
opposite in meaning to the given word.           Directions (66-75) : In the                (3) kind          (4) generous
  (SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit)   following questions, out o f four           80. ENIGMATIC
                                            alternatives, choose the one which best         (1) simple        (2) reticent
                        Exam. 25.09.2005)
                                            expresses the opposite meaning of the           (3) plain         (4) nervous
 51. GENTLEMAN
                                            word given in Capital Letters.              81. ABUNDANT
     (1) clown           (2) boor                       (SSC Statistical Investigators      (1) short         (2) limited
     (3) dud             (4) buffoon                      Grade-IV Exam.13.08.2006)
                                                                                            (3) petty         (4) meagre
 52. PANICKY                                 66. APOCRYPHAL
                                                                                        82. HARASS
     (1) confident       (2) sober               (1) authentic
                                                                                            (1) reward        (2) praise
     (3) quiet           (4) calm                (2) dubious
                                                 (3) unsubstantiated                        (3) flatter       (4) relieve
 53. MOURNFUL
                                                 (4) fictitious                         83. CHARMING
     (1) playful         (2) joyous
                                             67. REPEL                                      (1) insolent    (2) indignant
     (3) laughable       (4) humorous
                                                 (1) attend          (2) concentrate        (3) repulsive (4) handicapped
 54. OBSTINATE
                                                 (3) continue        (4) attract        84. GRUESOME
     (1) confused        (2) determined
                                                        (SSC Statistical Investigators      (1) attractive    (2) beneficial
     (3) trusted         (4) flexible                     Grade-IV Exam.13.08.2006)         (3) gracious      (4) amicable
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