ANTONYMS
128. FIENDISH                              143. PERSPICUITY                           157. EMACIATED
      (1) diabolical    (2) devilish             (1) vagueness (2) dullness                (1) healthy       (2) luxurious
      (3) angelic       (4) friendly             (3) unfairness (4) unwillingness          (3) intelligent   (4) sympathetic
129. SUBSEQUENT                            144. FERVENT                               158. ABERRATION
      (1) eventual      (2) succeeding           (1) inexcitable                           (1) regularity
      (3) prior         (4) comparative          (2) enduring                              (2) commonality
130. ORTHODOX                                    (3) dispassionate                         (3) particularity
      (1) revolutionary(2) heretical             (4) subdued                               (4) normality
      (3) anarchist     (4) generous       145. MEANDERING                            159. AFFABLE
      Directions (131-140) : In the              (1) sliding      (2) sloping              (1) pleasant      (2) surly
following questions, choose the word             (3) strained     (4) straight             (3) weak          (4) unknown
opposite in meaning to the given word.           Directions (146–150) : In the        160. RUEFULLY
              (SSC Tax Assistant (Income   following questions, choose the word            (1) cheerfully (2) regretfully
                    Tax & Central Excise)  opposite in meaning to the given word.          (3) thoughtfully (4) hopefully
                      Exam. 29.03.2009)         (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I        Directions (161 – 165) : In the
131. TAKES OFF                                        Exam. 16.05.2010 (IInd Sitting) following questions choose the word
      (1) travels       (2) falls          146. JETTISON                              opposite in meaning to the given word.
      (3) explodes      (4) lands                (1) accept       (2) reward                           (SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
132. NIGGARDLY                                   (3) preserve     (4) consent                        Exam.12.12.2010 (Paper-I)
      (1) hastily       (2) lavishly       147. AMELIORATE                            161. GLOOMY
                                                 (1) improve      (2) depend               (1) radiant       (2) fragrant
      (3) likely        (4) gorgeously
                                                 (3) soften       (4) worsen               (3) melodious (4) illusory
133. MELODIOUS
                                           148. GROTESQUE                             162. BLESSING
      (1) harmonious (2) tuneless
                                                 (1) natural      (2) odd                  (1) dull          (2) curse
      (3) odious        (4) mellifluous
                                                 (3) whimsical (4) sinful                  (3) hurt          (4) harsh
134. ADVANCED
                                           149. DEVIOUS                               163. ACCOMPLISH
      (1) progressed (2) outpaced
                                                 (1) straight     (2) obvious              (1) fail
      (3) receded       (4) retarded             (3) simple       (4) superficial          (2) improper
135. ENLIGHTEN                             150. EVANESCENT
      (1) slander       (2) bemoan                                                         (3) disagreeable
                                                 (1) imminent     (2) permanent            (4) scatter
      (3) darken        (4) befog                (3) pervasive    (4) immanent        164. FAMOUS
136. EXCEPTIONAL                                 Directions (151 – 155) : In the           (1) obscure       (2) eminent
      (1) great         (2) occasional     following questions choose the word             (3) lenient       (4) fabulous
      (3) common        (4) absorbing      opposite in meaning to the given word.
                                                                                      165. ORDERLY
137. ZEAL                                          (SSC CISF ASI Exam. 29.08.2010
                                                                                           (1) unclear       (2) valueless
      (1) disinterest (2) apathy                                            (Paper-I)
                                                                                           (3) chaotic       (4) incomplete
      (3) carelessness(4) hatred           151. AFFLUENT
                                                                                           Directions (166–170) : In the
138. DESECRATION                                 (1) famous       (2) insignificant
                                                                                      following questions no.166 to170, out
      (1) consecration                           (3) poor         (4) skilled
                                                                                      of the four alternatives, choose the
      (2) discouragement                   152. OBSCURE
                                                                                      word opposite in meaning to the given
      (3) despondency                            (1) vacant       (2) seldom          word.
      (4) expectation                            (3) distinct     (4) unusual                   (SSC Combined Graduate Level
139. SHIMMERING                            153. AMBIGUOUS                                   Tier-I Exam.19.06.2011 (Ist Sitting)
      (1) gloomy        (2) glimmering           (1) concealed (2) precise            166. INVINCIBLE
      (3) refreshing (4) repining                (3) complete     (4) magnified            (1) small         (2) invisible
                                           154. KEEN                                       (3) vulnerable    (3) reachable
140. FAR-FETCHED
                                                 (1) blunt        (2) foolish         167. INOFFENSIVE
      (1) wise          (2) prudent
                                                 (3) insipid      (4) plain                (1) sensitive     (2) organic
      (3) familiar      (4) realistic
                                           155. BRAVERY                                    (3) sensible      (3) rude
      Directions (141 – 145) : In the
                                                 (1) savagery     (2) cowardice       168. DIVULGE
following questions choose the word
opposite in meaning to the given word.           (3) cowardly     (4) heroism              (1) conceal       (2) disguise
     (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I         Directions (156-160) : In the             (3) oppress       (4) reveal
            Exam. 16.05.2010 (Ist Sitting) following questions choose the word
                                                                                      169. DISCORD
141. FLORID                                opposite in meaning to the given word.
                                                                                           (1) harmony       (2) serenity
      (1) weak          (2) pale                     (SSC (South Zone) Investigators
                                                                 Exam. 12.09.2010)
                                                                                           (3) acceptance    (4) placidity
      (3) monotonous (4) ugly                                                         170. MAMMOTH
142. VERITY                                156. EXASPERATING
                                                 (1) soothing     (2) successful           (1) quiet         (2) significant
      (1) sanctity     (2) reverence                                                       (3) huge          (4) small
                                                 (3) annoying     (4) distressing
      (3) falsehood (4) rarity
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