Thursday, February 20, 2014

English: Important Antonyms for SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam with Explanation

Don't waste your time in G.S section because it is broad field. Instead of doing that, Focus on English because you will be benefited in SSC CGL Tier 2 exam as well. As far as Antonyms section is concerned, SSC repeat questions. In this post, I am giving you the list of Some important Antonyms.
English: Important Antonyms for SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam with Explanation


In these questions, Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

(1) OSTRACISE
         (a) Amuse                         (b) Welcome
         (c) Entertain                      (d) Host


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  • (b)Welcome -  The word Obstracise means: to refuse to let somebody be a member of a social group; to refuse to meet or talk to somebody. In hindi- बहिष्कृत करना, निष्कासित करना, जाति से बाहर करना. So its Antonym should be Welcome.







(2) DENSE
            (a) Source                        (b) Slim
            (c) Sparse                        (d) Lean

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  • (c) Sparse -  The word Dense(घना, गाढा) and Sparse-कम, पतला, कम फैला हुआ
    (only present in small amounts or numbers and often spread over a large area) are antonyms.


(3) PARSIMONIOUS ------------------------------------(Very Very Important) 
            (a) Prodigious                    (b) Selfless
            (c) Extravagant                   (d) Ostentatious

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  • (c) Extravagant -  The word Persimonious is an adjective which means: Extremely unwilling to spend Money. In hindi, its meaning is किफायती, कजूंस. The word Extravagant means: Spending a lot more money than is necessary. In hindi, its meaning is फ़िज़ूलखर्च, अतिव्ययी ,उडाऊ.

(4) FETTER
            (a) Restore                         (b) Liberate
            (c) Exonerate                      (d) Distract

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  • (c)Liberate -  The word Fetter means: Shackle: restrict somebody's freedom to do what they want; to put chains around a prisoner's feet. In hindi, its meaning is बन्धन,रोक, बेडी डालना, जंजीर में बांधना.  The word Liberate means : to free. In hindi, its meaning is छोड देना,मुक्त करना ,स्वाधीन करना, रिहा करना.

(5) HARMONY
             (a) Strife                                  (b) Annoyance
             (c) Cruelty                               (d) Mischief

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  • (c)Strife -  The word Harmony means: a state of peaceful existence and agreement. In hindi, its meaning is मेल, एक ताल, एक लय, तालमेल, मधुर सम्बन्ध.The word Strife means : Conflict, Discord, Quarrel. In hindi, its meaning is बखेडा,झगडा, बैर, शत्रुता, रार.

(6) CONCILIATION
             (a) Dispute                            (b) Irritation
             (c) Separation                       (d) Confrontation
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  • (d) Confrontation - Consiliation is willingness to end a disagreement or the process of ending a disagreement. In hindi, its meaning is मिलाप, शान्त करना, संतुष्ट करना. A Confrontation is a dispute fight or battle between two groups of people.  In hindi, its meaning is सामना, सामना, मुकाबला

(7) MYTH
             (a) Truth                                (b) Fact
             (c) Falsehood                        (d) Story

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  • (b) Fact - A Myth is a well known story which was made up in the past to explain natural events or to justify religious beliefs or social custom. If you describe a belief or explanation as a myth,  you mean that many people believe it but it is actually untrue. Its meaning in Hindi is कल्पित कथा, पौराणिक कथा, कल्पणिक कथ, झूठी बात, मिथक. Its antonym should be Fact because its meaning in hindi is वास्तविकता, सच्चाई, सत्य,तथ्य, असलीयत, वस्तविकता, हकिकत

(8) RELUCTANTLY
              (a) Pleasingly                          (b) Willingly
              (c) Satisfactorily                     (d) Happily
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  • (b) Willingly - If you are reluctant to do something, you are unwilling to do it and hesitate before doing it or do it slowly and without enthusiasm. For example - We have reluctantly agreed to let him go. Its hindi meaning is  अनिच्छापूर्वक. So, Reluctantly means unwillingly. Therefore the correct antonym is willingly.

(9) MUTILATE
              (a) Instruct                               (b) Induct
              (c) Conduct                             (d) Mend
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  • (d) Mend - If a person or animal is mutilated their body is severely damaged, usually by someone who physically attacks them. For example- He tortured and mutilated six young men. In hindi, its meaning is काटना, विकृत करना, बुरी तरह नष्ट कर देना. Mend is the only word, among the given options which is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word Mutilated. The meaning of Mend in Hindi is ठीक करना, सुधारनामरम्मत करना.
(10) LAMENT
             (a) Rejoice                     (b) Rejuvenate
             (c) Complain                  (d) Cry
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  • (a) Rejoice - The word Lament  means: to feel or express great sadness or disappointment; bemoan, bewail, deplore. Its meaning in hindi is शोक करना, रोना,विलाप करना, रञ्ज करना, मातम करना.The word Rejoice means; to express great happiness about something. In hindi, its meaning is खुशी मनाना, खुश होना, प्रसन्न करना या होना

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