Exercise 3

Instructions to Solve
Each sentences below consist of a word or a phrase which is bold. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or pharse which is closes to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the bold word or phrase.

Question 16 :

The plantation workers were on a collision course before the labor officer intervened.

A). retaliatory
B). perfunctory
C). conciliatory
D). circuitous
Answer : Option C

Question 17 :

The result of the tournament gave them a sense of elation.

A). despondency
B). misery
C). disappointment
D). despair
Answer : Option D

Question 18 :

The officer asked the clerk to expedite the matter.

A). postpone
B). defer
C). adjourn
D). delay
Answer : Option D

Question 19 :

He is extremely intelligent but proud.

A). dull
B). weak
C). ignorant
D). simple
Answer : Option A

Question 20 :

I abhor the ideas he sometimes expresses

A). admire
B). respect
C). applaud
D). appreciate
Answer : Option A