Previous Years ANTONYMS asked in SSC Exams

SO(AUDIT), 1997

  1. HARMONY – the state of being in agreement or concord – STRIFE
  2. FETTER – restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles- LIBERATE
  3. PARSIMONIOUS – very unwilling to spend money or use resources – EXTRAAVAGANT
  4. DENSE – closely compacted in substance – SPARSE
  5. OSTRACISE – exclude from a society or group – WELCOME

SO(AUDIT),2001

  1. LAMENT – a passionate expression of grief or sorrow / a complaint – REJOICE
  2. MUTILATE – inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on – MEND
  3. RELUCTANTLY – with hesitation, doubt or dread – WILLINGLY
  4. MYTH – a widely held but false belief or idea – FACT
  5. CONCILIATION – the action of stopping someone being angry / placation – CONFRONTATION

SO(AUDIT), 2003

  1. AFFLUENT -having a great deal of money (especially of a group or area) / wealthy –POOR
  2. ERUDITE -having or showing great knowledge or learning – UNSCHOLARLY
  3. COAX -persuade (someone) gradually or gently to do something – DISSUADE
  4. ALTERCATION – a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public – COMPROMISE
  5. ANIMOSITY – strong hostility –LOVE
  6. RATIFICATION – official way to confirm something, usually by vote – DISAPPROVAL
  7. ROUGH – having an uneven or irregular surface / not smooth or level – SMOOTH
  8. IMPERTINENT – not showing proper respect / rude – RESPECTFUL
  9. FALLIABLE – capable of making mistakes or being wrong – UNERRING
  10. PAROCHIAL – having a limited or narrow outlook or scope – GLOBAL

SO(AUDIT), 2005

  1. AUTONOMY– freedom from external control or influence / independence – DEPENDENCE
  2. AFFIRM -accept or confirm the validity of (a judgement or agreement); ratify – REFUSE
  3. CONFORMITY – compliance with standards, rules, or laws – DEVIATION
  4. CRITICISE – indicate the faults of (someone or something) in a disapproving way – COMMEND
  5. FACILITATE – make (an action or process) easy or easier – HINDER
  6. CULPABLE – deserving blame – BLAMELESS
  7. NADIR – the lowest or most unsuccessful point in a situation – ZENITH
  8. CANDID -truthful and straightforward /frank – DEVIOUS
  9. INQUISITIVE – having or showing an interest in learning things / curious – INDIFFERENT
  10. EXODUS -a mass departure of people – INFLUX

SO(AUDIT), 2006

  1. ADMONISH -reprimand firmly – PRAISE
  2. PREDILECTION – a preference or special liking for something /a bias in favour of something –

DISLIKE

  1. PROTEAN – tending or able to change frequently or easily – UNCHANGING
  2. IN TOTO – as a whole – PARTIALLY
  3. DESPAIR – the complete loss or absence of hope –HOPE
  4. ARID – having little or no rain / too dry or barren to support vegetation – WET
  5. CURTAIL – reduce in extent or quantity / impose a restriction on – ENLARGE
  6. CONVICTED – declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offence by the verdict of a jury or the

decision of a judge in a court of law –ACQUITED

  1. MIGRATE – move from one region or habitat to another according to the seasons or conditions

RETURN

  1. ABUNDANCE – a very large quantity of something – SCARCITY

SO(AUDIT), 2008

  1. ARROGANT – having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or abilities –

MODEST

  1. AUDACIOUS – showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks – COWARDLY
  2. FUTILE – incapable of producing any useful result / pointless – WORTHY
  3. ALIEN -belonging to a foreign country – NATIVE
  4. APPARENT – clearly visible or understood / obvious – HIDDEN

SO(CA), 2005

  1. MYOPIC – short-sighted –FARSIGHTED
  2. OBSTINATE -stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or chosen course of action, despite

attempts to persuade one to do so – CONFUSED

  1. MOURNFUL – feeling, expressing, or inducing sadness, regret, or grief – JOYOUS
  2. PANICKY – a sudden overwhelming fear, with or without cause, that produces hysterical or

irrational behavior, and that often spreads quickly through a group of persons or animals –

CALM

  1. GENTLEMAN – a chivalrous, courteous, or honourable man – BOOR

 

SO(CA), 2006

  1. ANXIOUS – feeling or showing worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an

uncertain outcome – CALM

  1. PHILANTHROPIST – a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the

generous donation of money to good causes – MISER

  1. INTELLIGIBLE -able to be understood / comprehensible – CONFUSED
  2. LOQUACIOUS – tending to talk a great deal / talkative – BASHFUL
  3. CUMBERSOME – large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use / unwieldy –

CONVENIENT

SO(CA), 2007

  1. EVIDENT – clearly seen or understood / obvious – OBSCURE
  2. SUBLIME – of very great excellence or beauty – INFERIOR
  3. LACKADAISICAL -lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy – ENTHUSIAIATIC
  4. CURSORY -hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed – THOROUGH
  5. INSOLENT – showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect – HUMBLE

TA(IT & CE), 2004

  1. CAPICIOUS – changing according to no discernible rules; unpredictable – FIRM
  2. ELEGANCE -the quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner – VULGARITY
  3. HANDY – convenient to handle or use; useful – CUMBERSOME
  4. ENCOUNTERED -unexpectedly be faced with or experience (something hostile or difficult) /

meet (someone) unexpectedly – AVOIDED

  1. TRANSPARENT – (of a material or article) allowing light to pass through so that objects behind

can be distinctly seen – OPAQUE

  1. DISTANT – far away in space or time – CLOSE
  2. EXHAUST – make (someone) feel very tired – INVIGORATES
  3. MINIATURE – very small of its kind – LARGE
  4. INTEGRATION – the action, process, or result of combining or uniting – FRAGMENTATION
  5. OMIT – leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intentionally or forgetfully –

INCLUDE

TA(IT & CE), 2005

  1. CANDID -truthful and straightforward; frank – CUNNING
  2. PRECISE – marked by exactness and accuracy of expression or detail – VAGUE
  3. RETICENT – not revealing one’s thoughts or feelings readily – COMMUNICATIVE
  4. AGONY – extreme physical or mental suffering. – PLEASURE
  5. AGREEMENT – harmony or accordance in opinion or feeling / a negotiated and typically legally

binding arrangement between parties as to a course of action – DISCORD

  1. AFFLUENCE – the state of having a great deal of money; wealth – POVERTY
  2. CURTAIL -reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on – RESUME
  3. AFFIRMATION – the action or process of affirming something – DENIAL
  4. CONCISE -giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words; brief but comprehensive –

LENGTHY

  1. PRUDENT – acting with or showing care and thought for the future – UNWISE

TA(IT & CE), 2006

  1. DESPISE -feel contempt or a deep repugnance for – ADMIRE
  2. GRUESOME -causing repulsion or horror; grisly – GRACIOUS
  3. CHARMING – very pleasant or attractive – REPULSIVE
  4. HARASS – subject to aggressive pressure or intimidation – RELIEVE
  5. ABUNDANT – existing or available in large quantities; plentiful – MEAGRE
  6. ENIGMATIC – difficult to interpret or understand; mysterious – SIMPLE
  7. CALLOUS – showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others – SENSITIVE
  8. ILLICIT – forbidden by law, rules, or custom – LAWFUL
  9. GIGANTIC – of very great size or extent; huge or enormous – TINY
  10. ATHEIST -a person who disbelieves or lacks belief in the existence of God or gods. Or an idea –

BELIEVER

TA(IT & CE), 2007

  1. DELUSION – an idiosyncratic belief or impression maintained despite being contradicted by

reality or rational argument, typically as a symptom of mental disorder – REALITY

  1. ELEGANT – graceful and stylish in appearance or manner – CRUDE
  2. OBSCURE -not discovered or known about; uncertain – CLEAR
  3. SUMMIT – the highest point of a hill or mountain – BOTTOM
  4. CONFORM – comply with rules, standards, or laws – DIFFER
  5. FLOURISH – grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a

particularly congenial environment – DEGENERATE

  1. MONOTONOUS – dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest – INTERSTING
  2. LATENT – existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden or concealed – OBVIOUS
  3. EPHERMAL – lasting for a very short time – ETERNAL
  4. OBSCENE – offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency –

DECENT

TA(IT & CE), 2008

  1. ORTHODOX – following or conforming to the traditional or generally accepted rules or

beliefs of a religion, philosophy, or practice – HERETICAL

  1. SUBSEQUENT – coming after something in time; following – PRIOR
  2. FIENDISH – extremely cruel or unpleasant – FRIENDLY
  3. EXTINCT – having no living members – ALIVE
  4. SOBRIETY -the state of not being under the influence of alcohol – DRUNKENESS
  5. SANGUINE – optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation –

HOPELESS

  1. IDIOSYNCARCY -a mode of behaviour or way of thought peculiar to an individual –

GENERALITY

  1. REBELLION – an act of armed resistance to an established government or leader –

SUBMISSION

  1. LOOSEN -make (something tied, fastened, or fixed in place) less tight or firm – FASTEN
  2. SUPRESS – forcibly put an end to – INCITE

TA(IT & CE), 2009

  1. FAR-FETCHED – unlikely and unconvincing; implausible – REALISTIC
  2. SHIMMERING – shine with a soft, slightly wavering light – GLOOMY
  3. DESECRATION – the action of desecrating something – CONSECRATION
  4. ZEAL -great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective – APATHY
  5. EXCEPTIONAL -unusual; not typical – COMMON
  6. ENLIGHTEN – give (someone) greater knowledge and understanding about a subject or

situation – BEFOG

  1. ADVANCED -far on or ahead in development or progress – RETARDED
  2. MELODIOUS – pleasant-sounding – ODIOUS
  3. NIGGARDLY – ungenerous with money, time, etc.; mean – LAVISHLY
  4. TAKES OFF – takes off – LANDS

STATISTICAL INVESTIGATOR, 2005

  1. ECCENTRICITY – deviation –NORMALCY
  2. SUBLIME – of very great excellence or beauty – LUDICROUS
  3. TIMOROUS – showing or suffering from nervousness or a lack of confidence – BOLD
  4. BREADTH -the distance or measurement from side to side of something; width –

NARROWNESS

  1. HOSTILE -showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly – FRIENDLY
  2. IMPROMPTU – done without being planned or rehearsed – PREMEDITATED
  3. DEMENTED – behaving irrationally due to anger, distress, or excitement – SENSIBLE
  4. INCONGRUOUS – not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of

something – HARMONIOUS

  1. INSERT -place, fit, or push (something) into something else – EXTRACT
  2. SURVIVAL – the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an

accident, ordeal, or difficult circumstances – EXTINCTION

STATISTICAL INVESTIGATOR, 2006

  1. APPARENT – clearly visible or understood; obvious – AMBIGUOUS
  2. PACIFY – quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of – ENRAGE
  3. APPRECIATION – recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or

something – ANTIPATHY

  1. JADE – a hard, typically green stone used for ornaments and implements and consisting

of the minerals jadeite or nephrite – CHEER

  1. APPLAUD -show strong approval of (a person or action) – CENSURE
  2. CURTAIL -reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on – LENGTHEN
  3. JEST -a thing said or done for amusement; a joke – GRAVITY
  4. APALLING – horrifying; shocking – CONSOLING
  5. REPEL – drive or force (an attack or attacker) back or away – ATTRACT
  6. APOCRYPHAL – of doubtful authenticity(of a story or statement), although widely

circulated as being true- AUTHENTIC

INVESTIGATOR, 2010

  1. RUEFULLY – causing sorrow or pity; pitiable; deplorable – CHEERFULLY
  2. AFFABLE -friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to – SURLY
  3. ABBERATTION -a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an

unwelcome one – NORMALITY

  1. EMANCIATED – abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or a lack of food –

HEALTHY

  1. EXASPERATING – intensely irritating; infuriating – SOOTHING

DEO, 2008

  1. AMPLE – enough or more than enough; plentiful – MEAGRE
  2. LATENT – existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden or concealed – EVIDENT
  3. CAMOUFLAGE – hide or disguise the presence of (a person, animal, or object) –

REVEAL

  1. DORMANT -temporarily inactive – ACTIVE
  2. SALIENT – most noticeable or important – INSIGNIFICANT

DEO, 2009

  1. AFFLUENCE -the state of having a great deal of money; wealth – POVERTY
  2. INQUISITIVE -having or showing an interest in learning things; curious –

UNCONCERNED

  1. TREACHEROUS – guilty of or involving betrayal or deception – FAITHFUL
  2. COMPLY -act in accordance with a wish or command – CHALLENGE
  3. DIMINISH -make or become less – INCREASE
  4. RAPID – happening in a short time or at a great rate – SLOW
  5. SEVERE -very great(of something bad or undesirable); intense – MILD
  6. REVEAL – make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others – HIDE
  7. FATIGUED – cause (someone) to feel exhausted – ENERGISED
  8. AUTONOMY – freedom from external control or influence / independence –

DEPENDENCE

  1. INITIATED – cause (a process or action) to begin – CONCLUDED
  2. FLEXIBLE -able to be easily modified to respond to altered circumstances – RIGID
  3. GENUINE – truly what something is said to be; authentic – FAKE
  4. CONSENSUS – a general agreement – DISAGREEMENT
  5. FRUITLESS -failing to achieve the desired results; unproductive or useless –

SUCCESSFUL

STENOGRAPHER, 2011

  1. DILIGENT – having or showing care and conscientiousness in one’s work or duties –

LAZY

  1. ENMITY – a state or feeling of active opposition or hostility – AMICABILITY
  2. RETAIN – continue to have (something); keep possession of – RELEASE
  3. GRADUAL – taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees – RAPID
  4. THOROUGHLY – to the fullest extent / unquestionably – SUPERFICIALLY
  5. SACRIFICE – an act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as

an offering to a deity – ACQUIRE

  1. EXHAUSTIVE – including or considering all elements or aspects; fully comprehensive –

INCOMPLETE

  1. ACQUITTED – free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty –

CONVICTED

  1. FICTITIOUS – not real or true; imaginary or fabricated – REAL
  2. STATIONARY – not moving or not intended to be moved – MOVING
  3. DEVIATE – depart from an established course or thought or process – CONCENTRATE
  4. CREDIT -the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on

the trust that payment will be made in the future / add (an amount of money) to an account –

DEBIT

  1. AUDACITY – a willingness to take bold risks – COWARDICE
  2. ROBUST -(of an object) sturdy in construction – FEEBLE
  3. AFFIRM – state emphatically or publicly – DISAGREE

CONSTABLE(GD), 2011

  1. ORAL – spoken rather than written; verbal – WRITTEN
  2. HONEST – free of deceit; truthful and sincere – CORRUPT
  3. ADAMANT -refusing to be persuaded or to change one’s mind – YIELDING
  4. COMPULSORY – required by law or a rule; obligatory – OPTIONAL
  5. TENTATIVE – not certain or fixed; provisional – DEFINITE

CONSTABLE(GD), 2012

  1. PROMINENT -important; famous – OBSCURE
  2. CORRUPT – having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or

personal gain – HONEST

  1. DESTRUCTIVE – causing great and irreparable damage – CONSTRUCTIVE

CONSTABLE(GD), 2013

  1. BANE – a cause of great distress or annoyance – BOON
  2. LIBERAL – willing to respect or accept behaviour or opinions different from one’s own;

open to new ideas – INTOLERANT

  1. FLOOD – an overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, especially

over what is normally dry land – DROUGHT

  1. EGOIST – a self-centered or selfish person (opposed to altruist ) – SELFLESS
  2. DEEP -extending far down from the top or surface – SHALLOW
  3. SLAVE – a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them –

MASTER

CONSTABLE(GD), 2015

  1. BEAUTIFUL – pleasing the senses or mind aesthetically – UGLY
  2. ADMIRATION – respect and warm approval – CONTEMPT
  3. NOISILY -full of noise – QUIETLY
  4. SUPERFICIAL – existing or occurring at or on the surface – GENUINE
  5. FRAGILE – easily broken or damaged – STRONG
  6. HARMONIOUS – free from disagreement or dissent – DISCORD

FCI, 2012

  1. PROSPERITY – the state of being prosperous – ADVERSITY
  2. EXPAND – become or make larger or more extensive – CONTRACT
  3. COMMENCE – begin – CONCLUDE
  4. INTENTIONAL – done on purpose; deliberate – ACCIDENTAL
  5. DETEST – dislike intensely – LIKE
  6. CROOKED – bent or twisted out of shape or out of place – STRAIGHT
  7. CURB – a check or restraint on something – ALLOW
  8. AMPLE – enough or more than enough; plentiful – MEAGRE
  9. EMERGE – move out of or away from something and become visible – DISAPPPEAR
  10. MALICIOUS – characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm – BENIGN

FCI, 2013

  1. INHALE -breathe in (air, gas, smoke, etc.) – EXHALE
  2. ALTRUISTIC – showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others;

unselfish – SELFISH

  1. KNACK – an acquired or natural skill at doing something – INABILITY
  2. ENCOURAGED – give support, confidence, or hope to (someone) – DISCOURAGED
  3. OBSTURCT – block (an opening, path, road, etc.); be or get in the way of. – CLEAR

MTS, 2013

  1. DOLEFUL – expressing sorrow; mournful – CHEERFUL
  2. AGGRESSIVE -ready or likely to attack or confront; characterized by or resulting from

aggression – PEACEFUL

  1. STATIONARY – not moving or not intended to be moved – MOVING
  2. PERIL – serious and immediate danger – SAFETY
  3. HOSTILE – showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly – SYMPATHETIC
  4. BARREN – too poor to produce much or any vegetation – FERTILE
  5. STINGY -mean; ungenerous – GENEROUS
  6. COMRADE – a colleague or a fellow member of an organization – ENEMY
  7. CALLOUS -showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others –

CONCERNED

  1. PESSIMIST – a person who expect the worst in everything – OPTIMIST
  2. CRUEL – wilfully causing pain or suffering to others, or feeling no concern about it –

KIND

  1. LIBERATION -the act of setting someone free from imprisonment, slavery, or

oppression; release – BONDAGE

  1. EMINENT – famous and respected within a particular sphere – IGNORANT
  2. GENIAL – friendly and cheerful – HOSTILE
  3. MALICE – the desire to harm someone; ill will – GOODWILL
  4. BRUTAL – savagely violent – HUMANE
  5. COHERENT – logical and consistent – DISORGANIZED
  6. INDOLENT – wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy – DILIGENT

MTS, 2014

  1. CAUTIOUS – careful to avoid potential problems or dangers – RECKLESS
  2. LIBERTY – the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by

authority on one’s behaviour or political views – BONDAGE

  1. CHAOTIC – in a state of complete confusion and disorder – ORGANISED

MTS (NT), 2011

  1. CONTENDED -struggle to surmount (a difficulty) – DISSATISFIED
  2. ANTIQUE – having a high value because of age and quality / belonging to ancient times –

RECENT

  1. ISOLATION – the process or fact of isolating (cause (a person or place) to be or remain

alone or apart from others) – ASSOCIATION

  1. REPULSIVE – arousing intense distaste or disgust – ATTRACTIVE
  2. STRIFE – angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict – PEACE
  3. NEAT – arranged in a tidy way; in good order – SLOPPY
  4. NEGLIGENT – failing to take proper care over something – CAREFUL
  5. VANITY – excessive pride in or admiration of one’s own appearance or achievements –

MODESTY

  1. BLOCK -make the movement or flow in (a passage, pipe, road, etc.) difficult or

impossible. – CLEAR

  1. WICKED – evil or morally wrong – GOOD

MTS (NT), 2014

  1. CALCULATIVE – To count, depend, or rely on someone or something that is already

existing – NAÏVE

  1. REVOKE – officially cancel – IMPLEMENT
  2. ENCOURAGED -give support, confidence, or hope to (someone) – OPPOSED
  3. RAPID – happening in a short time or at a great rate – SLOW
  4. STINGY – mean; ungenerous – EXTRAVAGANT
  5. GENUINE – truly what something is said to be; authentic – SPURIOUS

CHSL (DEO & LDC), 2010

  1. DILIGENT – having or showing care and conscientiousness in one’s work or duties –

LAZY

  1. DYNAMIC – characterized by constant change, activity, or progress – STATIC
  2. BARBAROUS – extremely brutal / primitive and uncivilized – CIVILZED
  3. MISERY -a state or feeling of great physical or mental distress or discomfort – BLISS
  4. HEREDITARY -conferred by or based on inheritance (an amount of money or property

left to someone in a will) – ACQUIRED

  1. VACATE – leave (a place that one previously occupied) – OCCUPY
  2. STALE – no longer fresh and pleasant to eat; hard, musty, or dry – FRESH
  3. SCARCITY – the state of being scarce or in short supply; shortage – PLENTY
  4. PROFESSIONAL – relating to or belonging to a profession. – AMATEUR
  5. MEAGRE – lacking in quantity or quality – PLENTIFUL
  6. PROVOKE – stimulate or give rise to (a reaction or emotion, typically a strong or

unwelcome one) in someone. –SOOTHE

  1. RENOWNED – known or talked about by many people; famous – UNKNOWN
  2. VICE – immoral or wicked behaviour – VIRTUE
  3. UNANIMITY – agreement by all people involved; consensus – DISAGREEMENT
  4. ABUNDANCE – a very large quantity of something – SCARCITY

CHSL (DEO & LDC), 2011

  1. PREVENT – keep (something) from happening – INDUCE
  2. FRAILTY – the condition of being weak and delicate – STRENGTH
  3. DEMOLISH – pull or knock down – BUILD
  4. GENIAL – friendly and cheerful – BOORISH
  5. PLAUSIBLE – seeming reasonable or probable(of an argument or statement) –

IMPLAUSIBLE

  1. SUSPICION – a feeling or thought that something is possible, likely, or true – TRUST
  2. STERN -serious and unrelenting, especially in the assertion of authority and exercise of

discipline – LENIENT

  1. UNPREDICTABLE – not able to be predicted; changeable – DEPENDABLE
  2. RELINQUISH – voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up – RETAIN
  3. CONTRADICTION – a situation in which inconsistent elements are present –

AGREEMENT

  1. SUCCESSOR – a person or thing that succeeds another – PREDECESSOR
  2. RAPIDLY – very quickly; at a great rate – SLOWLY
  3. TERMINATE – bring to an end – BEGIN
  4. PRAISE -express warm approval or admiration – HATE
  5. MAKE – form (something) by putting parts together or combining substances; create –

BREAK

  1. HUMILITY – the quality of having a modest or low view of one’s importance – CRUELTY
  2. INEVITABLE – certain to happen; unavoidable – AVOIDABLE
  3. INCREDIBLE – impossible to believe – BELIEVABLE
  4. VAGUE – of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning – CLEAR
  5. QUITE – to the utmost or most absolute extent or degree; absolutely; completely –

NOISY

  1. SHALLOW -of little depth – DEEP
  2. FASTIDIOUS – very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail –

ADJUSTABLE

  1. BLEAK – charmless and inhospitable; dreary / cold and miserable / lacking vegetation

and exposed to the elements – BRIGHT

  1. IMMUNE -resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific

antibodies or sensitized white blood cells – VULNERABLE

  1. EXPLICIT -stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt –

AMBIGUOUS

  1. CONFIDENT – feeling or showing confidence in oneself or one’s abilities or qualities –

DIFFIDENT

  1. NERVOUS – easily agitated or alarmed – COMPOSED
  2. VIRTUE -behaviour showing high moral standards – VICE
  3. BARREN – too poor to produce much or any vegetation / showing no results or

achievements; unproductive – FERTILE

  1. STINGY – mean; ungenerous – GENEROUS
  2. INCREDIBLE – impossible to believe – BELIEVABLE
  3. URBAN – in, relating to, or characteristic of a town or city – RURAL
  4. INSOLENT -showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect – HUMBLE
  5. VENERATION – great respect; reverence – DISRESPECT
  6. CONCUR -be of the same opinion; agree –DISAGREE
  7. TRANSPARENT -allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly

seen – OPAQUE

  1. DESPAIR – the complete loss or absence of hope – HOPE
  2. ERUDITE – having or showing great knowledge or learning – ILLITERATE
  3. CHIVALROUS – courteous and gallant / brave and bold- DEFIANT
  4. DORMANT – temporarily inactive – ACTIVE

CHSL (DEO & LDC), 2012

  1. OPULENCE – great wealth or luxuriousness – POVERTY
  2. PERNICIOUS – having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way –

BENEFICIAL

  1. KNACK – an acquired or natural skill at doing something – DIFFICULT
  2. COMEDY – a play characterized by its humorous or satirical tone and its depiction of

amusing people or incidents, in which the characters ultimately triumph over adversity –

TRAGEDY

  1. ETERNAL – lasting or existing forever; without end – TEMPORARY
  2. INCESSANT – continuing without pause or interruption – INTERMITTENT
  3. HARSH – unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses – GENTLE
  4. INSIPID – lacking flavour; weak or tasteless – TASTY
  5. FLIPPANT – not showing a serious or respectful attitude – SERIOUS
  6. REVEAL – make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others –

CONCEAL

  1. RANCID -smelling or tasting unpleasant as a result of being old and stale – FRESH
  2. TRIUMPH -a great victory or achievement – DEFEAT
  3. TASTY – food having a pleasant, distinct flavour – INSIPID
  4. COMPASSIONATE -feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others – HEARTLESS
  5. WITHER – become dry and shrivelled – BLOOM
  6. PERMIT – an official document that allows you to do something or go somewhere –

FORBID

  1. INSOLENT -showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect – SUBMISSIVE
  2. LEAD – the initiative in an action; an example for others to follow – FOLLOW
  3. PUBLICISE – make (something) widely known – WITHHOLD
  4. DILATE -make or become wider, larger, or more open – CONTRACT
  5. INQUISITIVE – having or showing an interest in learning things; curious – INDIFFERENT

CHSL (DEO & LDC), 2013

  1. STABILITY – the state of being stable – INCONSISTENCY
  2. DYNAMIC – characterized by constant change, activity, or progress – STAIC
  3. FELICITY -intense happiness – SORROW
  4. INDOMITABLE – impossible to subdue or defeat – COWARDLY
  5. INDIFFERENT -having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned – ATTENTIVE
  6. AGITATE -make (someone) troubled or nervous – PACIFY
  7. INSIPID – lacking flavour; weak or tasteless – TASTY
  8. RELINQUISH – voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up – CONTINUE

CHSL (DEO & LDC), 2014

  1. MITIGATE -make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful – ENHANCE
  2. PROFUSE – (especially of something offered or discharged) very plentiful; abundant –

SPARSE

  1. TURBULENT – characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not stable or calm

CALM / PLACID

  1. TRADITIONAL – existing in or as part of a tradition; long-established – UNUSUAL
  2. PRUDENT -acting with or showing care and thought for the future – CARELESS
  3. SQUANDERING -waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish

manner – SAVING

  1. CARNAL -relating to physical, especially sexual, needs and activities – SPIRITUAL
  2. CONSENT – permission for something to happen or agreement to do something –

DISSENT

  1. TRANSPARENT – allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly

seen – OPAQUE

  1. EQUILIBRIUM – a state in which opposing forces or influences are balanced –

IMBALANCE

  1. SUPERFLUOUS – unnecessary, especially through being more than enough –

NECESSARY

  1. VETERAN – a person who has had long experience in a particular field – NOVICE
  2. FOCUS – the centre of interest or activity / the state or quality of having or producing

clear visual definition/ adapt to the prevailing level of light and become able to see clearly/ pay

particular attention to – DISPERSE

  1. IMMORTAL – living forever; never dying or decaying – TEMPORARY
  2. RELUCTANT -unwilling and hesitant; disinclined – WILLING
  3. ADVERSITY -a difficult or unpleasant situation – PROSPERITY
  4. FLUENT – able to express oneself easily and articulately – HALTING
  5. ELOQUENT – fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing / clearly expressing or

indicating something – INARTICULATE

  1. NOVEL – interestingly new or unusual – BANAL
  2. PAUCITY – the presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts

PLETHORA

  1. REPRIMANDED – express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their

behaviour or actions- PRAISED

  1. EFFEMINATE – having characteristics regarded as typical of a woman(of a man);

unmanly – MANLY

  1. HOSTILE – showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly – FRIENDLY
  2. CACOPHONY -a harsh discordant mixture of sounds – HARMONY
  3. APPROPRAITE – suitable or proper in the circumstances- UNDESERVED
  4. TAINT -contaminate or pollute (something) / a trace of a bad or undesirable substance

or quality – PURIFY

  1. DEMOLISH – pull or knock down (a building)- ESTABLISH
  2. DEPTH – the distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something – SHALLOW
  3. MAVERICK – an unorthodox or independent-minded person – CONVENTIONAL
  4. ENDANGERED – seriously at risk of extinction(of a species)- PROTECTED
  5. DISCRIMINATION – the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of

people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex – EQUALITY

  1. CLEAR -easy to perceive, understand, or interpret / transparent; unclouded –

NEBULOUS / OPAQUE

  1. RELEASE – allow or enable to escape from confinement; set free –CONFINE

CHSL (DEO & LDC), 2015

  1. ELEMENTARY – allow or enable to escape from confinement; set free – COMPLEX
  2. ACCUMMULATE – gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of –

DISPERSE

  1. CONCUR – be of the same opinion; agree – DISAGREE
  2. RESIST – withstand the action or effect of – YIELD
  3. DESCENT -an act of moving downwards, dropping, or falling – ASSENT
  4. NOTORIOUS – famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed –

REPUTED

  1. DEMAND – an insistent and peremptory request, made as of right – SUPPLY
  2. ILLICIT – forbidden by law, rules, or custom – LEGAL
  3. REPEL -drive or force (an attack or attacker) back or away – ATTRACT
  4. DETEST – dislike intensely – ADORE
  5. TRAITOR -a person who betrays someone or something, such as a friend, cause, or

principle – PATRIOT

  1. ASCEND – go up or climb – DESCEND
  2. APPOINT – assign a job or role to (someone) – DISMISS
  3. ACCUSATION – a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong –

EXCULPATION

  1. GUILTY – culpable of or responsible for a specified wrongdoing – INNOCENT
  2. BIZARRE -very strange or unusual – ORDINARY
  3. GRIEVE – feel intense sorrow – REJOICE
  4. ENDURING -lasting over a period of time; durable – TRASIENT
  5. OBSCURE -not discovered or known about; uncertain – DISTINCT
  6. FLAWLESS – without any imperfections or defects; perfect – DEFECTIVE
  7. PRUDENT – acting with or showing care and thought for the future – CARELESS
  8. DESIST -stop doing something; cease or abstain – CONTINUE
  9. STERILE – not able to produce children or young – FERTILE
  10. DEFILE – damage the purity or appearance of; mar or spoil / desecrate or profane

(something sacred) – PURIFY

CHSL (STENOGRAPHER), 2016

  1. NASTY – very bad or unpleasant – PLEASANT
  2. THOROUGH – complete with regard to every detail; not superficial or partial –

CURSORY

  1. FORMAL – done in accordance with convention or etiquette; suitable for or constituting

an official or important occasion – INFORMAL

  1. ABRUPT – sudden and unexpected – SMOOTH
  2. EXAGGERATE -represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is –

UNDERSTATE

CPO, 2010

  1. ORDERLY – neatly and methodically arranged – CHAOTIC
  2. FAMOUS -known about by many people – OBSCURE
  3. ACCOMPLISH – achieve or complete successfully – FAIL
  4. BLESSING – a prayer asking for divine favour and protection – CURSE
  5. GLOOMY – dark or poorly lit, especially so as to appear depressing or frightening –

RADIANT

CPO, 2011

  1. INCREDIBLE -impossible to believe – POSSBLE
  2. CALLOUS – showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others – SENSITIVE
  3. PROFESSIONAL – relating to or belonging to a profession – AMATEUR
  4. ADAMANT – refusing to be persuaded or to change one’s mind – YIELDING
  5. EVIDENT -clearly seen or understood; obvious – DOUBTFUL
  6. PERILOUS – full of danger or risk – SAFE
  7. IMPEDE – delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder –

ADVANCE

  1. DISHEVELLED – untidy; disordered – TIDY
  2. CALLOUS – showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others –

SYMPATHETIC

  1. BRITTLE – hard but liable to break easily – STRONG
  2. BETRAYAL -the action of betraying one’s country, a group, or a person; treachery –

LOYALTY

  1. PROMINENT – important; famous – UNKNOWN
  2. EXEMPTIONS – the action of freeing or state of being free from an obligation or liability

imposed on others – INCLUSIONS

  1. HUMBLE – having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s importance –

HAUGHTY

  1. ABANDON – cease to support or look after (someone); desert – RETAIN

CPO, 2012

  1. UNRULY -disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control –

ORDERLY

  1. PERPATUAL – never ending or changing – RARE
  2. RECEDE – go or move back or further away from a previous position – ADVANCE
  3. OPULENT – ostentatiously costly and luxurious – POOR
  4. PHILANTHROPIC -seeking to promote the welfare of others (of a person or

organization); generous and benevolent – SELF CENTERED

CPO, 2013

  1. ADULTERATION – mixing other matter of an inferior and sometimes harmful quality

with food or drink intended to be sold – PURIFICATION

  1. UNITARY – forming a single or uniform entity – DOUBLE
  2. AMORPHOUS – without a clearly defined shape or form – DEFINITE
  3. ABUSIVE – extremely offensive and insulting – LAUDATORY
  4. DEBACLE – a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco – SUCCESS

CPO, 2014

  1. REPULSIVE – arousing intense distaste or disgust – ATTRACTIVE
  2. AMPLE -enough or more than enough; plentiful – MEAGRE
  3. DISTRAUGHT – very worried and upset – SERENE
  4. ERADICATE – destroy completely; put an end to – PERSERVE
  5. MUNDANE – lacking interest or excitement; dull – EXTRAORDINARY
  6. SUBSTANTIAL – of considerable importance, size, or worth – FLIMSY
  7. BOISTEROUS – noisy, energetic, and cheerful – CALM
  8. FAIR – treating people equally without favouritism or discrimination – UNJUST
  9. REDUNDANT – not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous – REQUIRED
  10. SAFE – protected from or not exposed to danger or risk; not likely to be harmed or lost –

INSECURE

  1. FAMOUS – known about by many people. – UNKNOWN
  2. ADEPT – very skilled or proficient at something – INEPT
  3. SERVILE – having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others –

DEFIANT

CPO, 2015

  1. SWELTERING -uncomfortably hot – FREEZING
  2. IMMACULATE – perfectly clean, neat, or tidy – FLITHY
  3. AUTONOMY -freedom from external control or influence; independence –

DEPENDENCE

  1. ACCELERATE – begin to move more quickly – DELAY
  2. ABRUPT – sudden and unexpected – GRADUAL
  3. TRANQUIL – free from disturbance; calm – DISTURBED
  4. UNSCRUPULOUS – having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair –

CONSCIENTIOUS

  1. ENLARGE – make or become larger or more extensive – CONDENSE
  2. OBSEQUIOUS – obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree –

DOMINEERING

  1. VACILLATE -waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive – DECIDE
  2. BENEVOLENT – well meaning and kindly – MALEVOLENT
  3. DECEIT -he action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting

the truth – HONESTLY

  1. AMATEURS -a person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid basis –

PROFESSIONALS

CGL T-1, 2010

  1. EVANSCENT – soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or

disappearing – PERMANENT

  1. DEVIOUS – showing a skillful use of underhand tactics to achieve goals – STRAIGHT
  2. GROTESQUE – comically or repulsively ugly or distorted – NATURAL
  3. AMELIORATE – make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better – WORSEN
  4. JETTISON – throw or drop (something) from an aircraft or ship – ACCEPT
  5. MEANDERING – following a winding course – STRAIGHT
  6. PREJUDICED -having or showing a dislike or distrust that is derived from prejudice;

bigoted – DISPASSIONATE

  1. PERSPICUITY – clarity, plainness, intelligibility / transparency – VAGUENESS
  2. VERITY – a true principle or belief, especially one of fundamental importance –

FLASEHOOD

  1. FLORID – having a red or flushed complexion – PALE

CGL T-1, 2011

  1. CONTROVERSIAL – giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public

disagreement – INDISPUTABLE

  1. EXAGGERATE – represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is –

UNDERSTATE

  1. EXONERATE -absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing – CONVICT
  2. DECEITFUL – guilty of or involving deceit; deceiving or misleading others – PLAIN
  3. AUTONOMOUS – having the freedom to act independently – DEPENDENT
  4. SYNTHETIC -made by chemical synthesis, especially to imitate a natural product –

NATURAL

  1. METICULOUS – showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise – CARELESS
  2. FEASIBLE – possible and practical to do easily or conveniently – IMPRACTICAL
  3. INFIRMITY – physical or mental weakness – STRENGTH
  4. ACCORD -give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition) – DISAGREEMENT
  5. APPROPRIATE -suitable or proper in the circumstances – UNSUITABLE
  6. GLOSSY -shiny and smooth – DULL
  7. ELEVATION – he action or fact of raising or being raised to a higher or more important

level, state, or position – DEPRESSION

  1. DISORDERLY – lacking organization; untidy – ARRANGED
  2. LIBERTY -the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by

authority on one’s behaviour or political views – SLAVERY

  1. MAMMOTH – huge – SMALL
  2. DISCORD – disagreement between people – HARMONY
  3. DIVULGE – make known (private or sensitive information) – CONCEAL
  4. INOFFENSIVE – not objectionable or harmful – RUDE
  5. INVINCIBLE – too powerful to be defeated or overcome – VULNERABLE

CGL T-1, 2012

  1. UNPREDICTABLE – not able to be predicted; changeable – RELIABLE
  2. INCLUDE – comprise or contain as part of a whole – ELIMINATE
  3. CULMINATION – the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained

after a long time – BEGINNING

  1. APPROACHED -come near or nearer to (someone or something) in distance or time –

RETREATED

  1. IMPETUOUS – acting or done quickly and without thought or care – CAUTIOUS
  2. TRANQUILITY – the quality or state of being tranquil; calm – DISTURBANCE
  3. DORMANT – temporarily inactive – ACTIVE
  4. DWINDLE – diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength – INCREASE
  5. LASSITUDE -a state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy – ENTHUSIASM
  6. CAPRICIOUS – given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behaviour –

REASONABLE

  1. GRATING -sounding harsh and unpleasant – MUSICAL
  2. INDELIBLE – making marks that cannot be removed – TEMPORARY
  3. AGGRAVATE -make (a problem, injury, or offence) worse or more serious –

ALLEVIATE

  1. RETRENCH – reduce costs or spending in response to economic difficulty – RECRUIT

CGL T-1, 2013

  1. VENIAL – denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine grace –

UNPARDONABLE

  1. INSTINCTIVE – relating to or prompted by instinct; done without conscious thought –

RATIONAL

  1. CORDIAL -warm and friendly – HOSTILE
  2. ACCOLADE -an award or privilege granted as a special honour or as an

acknowledgement of merit – BLAME

  1. AMBIGUOUS – open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning

CLEAR

  1. WARY -feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems – RASH
  2. INADVERTENTLY -without intention; accidentally – DELIBERATELY
  3. OBTUSE -annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand – SHARP-WITTED
  4. LUNACY – the state of being a lunatic; insanity (not in technical use) – SANITY
  5. AMATEUR – a person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid basis –

PROFESSIONAL

  1. DIFFIDENCE – modesty or shyness resulting from a lack of self-confidence – SELFASSURANCE
  2. OVERT – done or shown openly; plainly apparent – HIDDEN

CGL T-1 RE, 2013

  1. MISERABLE – unhappy or uncomfortable – HAPPY
  2. HUMANE – having or showing compassion or benevolence – UNKIND
  3. FRUGALITY – the quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness –

PRODIGALITY

  1. GROUP – a number of people or things that are located, gathered, or classed together –

INDIVIDUAL

  1. DISSENT – the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or

officially held – AGREEMENT

  1. ACQUIT – free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty – CONDEMN
  2. OBSCURE – not discovered or known about; uncertain – CLEAR
  3. FLEXIBLE -able to be easily modified to respond to altered circumstances – RIGID
  4. VIRTUE – behaviour showing high moral standards – VICE
  5. DUBIOUS – hesitating or doubting – CERTAIN
  6. HEIGHTEN – make or become more intense – DECREASE
  7. BARBAROUS – extremely brutal – CIVILIZED

CGL T-1, 2014

  1. SEAMY – sordid and disreputable – PURE
  2. CEASE -come or bring to an end – INITIATE
  3. DENOUNCE – publicly declare to be wrong or evil – PRAISE
  4. INDICT – formally accuse of or charge with a crime – EXONERATE
  5. VOCAL – relating to the human voice – SILENT
  6. SUPPRESS – forcibly put an end to – REVEAL
  7. PARTICULARLY – to a higher degree than is usual or average – GENERALLY
  8. YIELD – give way to arguments, demands, or pressure – RESIST
  9. DESECRATION -the action of desecrating (treat (a sacred place or thing) with violent

disrespect) something – VENERATION

  1. SERENE -calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil – RUFFLED
  2. POMPOUS – affectedly grand, solemn, or self-important- HUMBLE
  3. PERDILECTION – a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favour of

something – AVERSION

CGL T-1, 2015

  1. ZENITH – the time at which something is most powerful or successful – NADIR
  2. ECCENTRIC – unconventional and slightly strange – NORMAL
  3. ARROGANT – having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or

abilities – MODEST

  1. EFFEMINACY – manifestation of traits in a boy or man that are more often associated

with feminine nature – MANLINESS

  1. VACILLATION – the inability to decide between different opinions or actions; indecision

STEADFASTNESS

  1. PLACID – not easily upset or excited – STORMY
  2. AUTHENTIC – of undisputed origin and not a copy; genuine – FALSE
  3. BOLD – showing a willingness to take risks; confident and courageous – TIMID
  4. URBANE -courteous and refined in manner – CRUDE
  5. DISCONSOLATE – very unhappy and unable to be comforted – JOYOUS
  6. FAKE – not genuine; imitation or counterfeit – REAL
  7. TREMULOUS – shaking or quivering slightly – STEADY

CGL T-2, 2011

  1. POTENT – having great power, influence, or effect – WEAK
  2. PROCRASTINATE -delay or postpone action; put off doing something – EXPEDITE
  3. CESSATION – the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end –

COMMENCEMENT

  1. FRUGAL – sparing or economical as regards money or food / simple and plain and

costing little – EXTRAVAGANT

  1. SUSCEPTIBLE -likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing –

IMMUNE

CGL T-2, 2012

  1. SACRED – connected with God or a god or dedicated to a religious purpose and so

deserving veneration – PROFANE

  1. TARDY -delaying or delayed beyond the right or expected time; late – PROMPT
  2. FOMENT -instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action) –

QUELL

CGL T-2, 2013

  1. EFFICACIOUS -successful in producing a desired or intended result; effective –

INEFFECTIVE

  1. OUTRAGEOUS – shockingly bad or excessive – JOLLY
  2. PERSUADE – induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument –

DISSUADE

CGL T-2, 2014

  1. ALIGHT -descend from a train, bus, or other form of transport – EMBARK
  2. NOURISH – provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health,

and good condition – STARVE

  1. CONTROVERSIAL – giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public

disagreement – UNDISPUTED

CGL T-2, 2015

  1. TRANSIENCE – the state or fact of lasting only for a short time – ETERNITY
  2. DESCENT – an act of moving downwards, dropping, or falling – ASCENT
  3. INTERIM – in or for the intervening period; provisional – PERMANENT
  4. WARY – feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems – CARELESS
  5. MINUSCULE – extremely small; tiny – MASSIVE
  6. PROFOUND – very great or intense – SUPERFECIAL

CGL T-1, 2016

  1. DETEST – dislike intensely – ADORE
  2. SOOTHE – gently calm (a person or their feelings) – AGITATE
  3. GRACEFUL – showing grace or elegance – AWKWARD
  4. INERTIA – a tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged – VIGOUR
  5. INVINCIBLE – too powerful to be defeated or overcome – POWERLESS
  6. SQUANDER – waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish

manner – SKIMP

  1. DIFFIDENT – modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence – CONFIDENT
  2. VANQUISH – defeat thoroughly – SURRENDER
  3. DISAVOWAL – the denial of any responsibility or support for something / repudiation –

APPROVAL

  1. NONCORFIRMIST – a person who does not conform to prevailing ideas or practices in

their behaviour or views – CONVENTIONAL

  1. MALLEABLE – easily influenced / pliable / able to be hammered or pressed into shape

without breaking or cracking (of a metal or other material) – INTRACTABLE

  1. QUIESCENT – in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy – ACTIVE (wrong question –

option mentioned in response sheet was DORMANT, which is synonym)

  1. VANITY – excessive pride in or admiration of one’s own appearance or achievements –

HUMILITY

  1. TERMINATE – bring to an end – COMMENCE
  2. LENIENT – more merciful or tolerant than expected (of a punishment or person in

authority)- STRICT

  1. CAPTIVATE – attract and hold the interest and attention of / charm – DISTRACT
  2. FEROCIOUS – savagely fierce, cruel, or violent – MILD
  3. BARREN – showing no results or achievements / unproductive – FERTILE
  4. IRASCIBLE – having or showing a tendency to be easily angered – AMIABLE
  5. FORLON – pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely – JOYFUL
  6. GREGARIOUS – fond of company (of a person)/ sociable – UNSOCIABLE
  7. OBSTINATE – stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or chosen course of action,

despite attempts to persuade one to do so – DOCILE

  1. COURAGE – the ability to do something that frightens one / bravery – COWARDICE
  2. ARID -having little or no rain (of land or a climate) / too dry or barren to support

vegetation – FERTILE

  1. RUGGED – having a broken, rocky, and uneven surface (of ground or terrain) –

SMOOTH

  1. IMPROMPTU – done without being planned or rehearsed – PREPARED
  2. INTANGIBLE – unable to be touched / not having physical presence – CONCRETE
  3. EVADE – escape or avoid (someone or something), especially by guile or trickery –

CONFRONT

  1. INSULAR – ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one’s own

experience – COSMOPOLITAN

  1. CAPTIVITY – the condition of being imprisoned or confined – FREEDOM
  2. INSOLENT – showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect – COURTEOUS
  3. INVALLIABLE – extremely useful / indispensable – WORTHLESS
  4. CONTEMPLATIVE – expressing or involving prolonged thought – UNREFLECTIVE
  5. FUTILE – incapable of producing any useful result / pointless –FRUITFUL
  6. INCLEMENT -unpleasantly cold or wet (of the weather) – MILD
  7. INTERIM – in or for the intervening period / provisional – PERMANENT
  8. TREACHERY – betrayal of trust – LOYALTY
  9. VISIONARY – thinking about or planning the future with imagination or wisdom –

REALIST

  1. INFIRM – not physically or mentally strong, especially through age or illness – STRONG
  2. REASSURE – say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of (someone) –

DISCOURAGE

 

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