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Synonyms And Antonyms

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In English section of every exam be it high post exams or low post exams, at least 5-10 questions are from antonyms and synonyms. To boost your vocabulary, Competition Zenith brings you a list of most commonly asked antonyms and synonyms.




What is a Synonym?
-a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, for example shut is a synonym of close.

What is an Antonym?
-a word opposite in meaning to another (e.g. bad and good ).

Here Is A List of Most Commonly Antonyms And Synonyms Asked.

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Serial
Word
Synonym
Antonym
1
Combat
War , Fighting , Battle , Encounter , Contest , Fight , Conflict
Harmony , Peace , Concord , Amity , Cooperation , Surrender , Compromise
2
Brevity
Short , Laconic , Concise , Brief
Confused , Longevity , Loquacious , Verbosity , Garrulity
3
Alarming
Frightful , Dreadful , Terrible , Shocking , Ominous , Awful , Threatening , Scary
Hopeful , Comforting , Auspicious , Encouraging , Optimistic
4
Feeble
Weak , Fragile , Impotent , Languid , Frail
Strong , Forceful , Vigorous , Firm , Muscular , Powerful , Robust
5
Miserable
Forlorn , Melancholy , Unhappy , Sad , Dismal , Pathetic , Wretched , Oppressive
Happy , Jocund , Cheerful , Glad , Joyous , Prosperous , Dignified , Blessed
6
Splendid
Resplendent , Marvellous , Radiant , Magnificent , Brilliant , Wonderful , Shining , Great , Excellent
Dull , Ordinary , Dark , Humble , Dim , Dreadful , Cloudy , Terrible
7
Vague
Dim , Obscure , Nebulous , Indefinite , Doubtful , Ambiguous , Unclear , Abstruse
Clear , Evident , Defined , Obvious , Sharp , Certain , Distinct , Definite
8
Controversy
Dispute , Strife , Argument , Discord , Contention , Conflict , Debate , Quarrel
Agreement , Peace , Compromise , Concord , Accord , Harmony
9
Elegant
Luxurious , Polished , Dignified , Fine , Graceful , Refined , Exquisite , Polite
Inexpensive , Ugly , Simple , Awkward , Usual , Rough , Vulgar , Rude , Coarle
10
Horrible
Frightful , Horrid , Ghastly , Horrifying , Fearful , Terrific , Ugly , Awful
Agreeable , Attractive , Pleasant , Fascinating , Delightful , Pleasing , charming
11
Fame
Esteem , Repute , Credit , Prestige , Glory , Honour , Reputation , Renown
Disrepute , Dishonour , Notoriety , Obscurity , Oblivion
12
Scanty
Deficient , Narrow , Slender , Limited , Meagre , Sparse , Poor, Inadequate , Few , Small ,
Ample , Plentiful , Excessive , Abundant , Sufficient ,
13
Worthless
Cheap , Futile , Base , Useless , Valueless , Contemptible
Excellent , Useful , Good , Worthwhile , Valuable , Admirable
14
Inclement
Rough , Severe , Stormy , Harsh , Unpleasant , Unfavourable
Genial , Temperate , Mild , Favourable , Pleasant
15
Hazard
Danger , Threat , Jeopardy , Peril , Venture , Risk
Certainty , Surety , Protection , Security
16
Brutal
Savage , Inhuman , Bestial , Merciless , Cruel , Barbarous
Tender , Merciful , Compassionate , Humane , Sympathetic , Gentle , Kind
17
Audacious
Intrepid , Adventurous , Daring , Bold , Courageous , Insolent , Impudent
Courteous , Humble , Polite , Modest , Fearful , Timid
18
Wicked
Malevolent , Evil , Heinous , Criminal , Vicious , Corrupt , Immoral , Bad
Just , Moral , Good , Virtuous , Upright ,
19
Abhor
Disdain , Hate , Abominate , Dislike , Scorn , Despise
Devotion , Fondness , Passion , Love , Attachment , Admiration , Affection
20
Filthy
Nasty , Foul , Unclean , Putrid , Dirty , Impure , Polluted , Corrupt
Immaculate , Clean , Virtuous , Pure , Decent , Spotless
21
Ambiguous
Unclear , Uncertain , Doubtful , Unsure , Vague , Indefinite , Obscure , Mysterious , Ambivalent
Clear , Explicit , Definite , Lucid , Distinct , Evident , Precise
22
Benediction
Blessing , Boon , Benison , Prayer , Grace , favor , Gratitude , Baptism , Orison
Curse , Anathema , Bane , Affliction , Malediction
23
Debase
Degrade , Depress , Corrupt , Dishonor , Disgrace , Defile , Abase , Profane , Depreciate
Clean , Purify , Honor , Praise , Glorify , Enrich , Uplift
24
Fraudulent
Deceitful , Bogus , False , Fake , Dishonest , Crooked , Deceptive , Treacherous
Honest , Legal , Truthful , Trustworthy , Valid , Genuine , Honorable , Upright
25
Juvenile
Young , Adolescent , Immature , Childish , Youth , Puerile , Callow
Mature , Adult , Grown-up , Developed , Advanced
26
Erudite
Learned , Educated , Enlightened , Academic , Literate , Wise , Intellectual
Illiterate , Ignorant
27
Fragment
Portion , Crumb , Fraction , Scrap , Part , Segment , Piece
Whole , Complete , All , Total , Everything
28
Heedless
Careless , Hasty , Reckless , Rash , Negligent , Indifferent
Careful , Observant , Prudent , Attentive , Thoughtful
29
Merriment
Gaiety , Happiness , Mirth , Amusement , Glee , Delight , Cheerfulness , Laughter , Jocularity
Melancholy , Grief , Woe , Desolation , Depression , Sorrow , Sadness
30
Assiduous
Industrious , Active , Diligent , Devoted , Tireless , Laborious , Careful , Attentive
Negligent , Lazy , Sluggish , Idle , Indolent , Sluggish
31
Amalgamate
Combine , Blend , Merge , Unite
Separate , Split , Divide
32
Gruff
Abrupt , Harsh , Rude , Hoarse , Rough
Clear , Civil , Pleasant , Genial , Easy
33
Exotic
Fascinating , Strange , Marvelous
Domestic , Common , Familiar , Ordinary
34
Prodigal
Lavish , Reckless , Spendthrift , Abundant , Extravagant , Wastrel
Thrifty , Selfish , Careful , Limited , Economical , Frugal
35
Felicity
Happiness , Glee , Joy , Bliss , Pleasure , Enjoyment , Delight
Unhappiness , Calamity , Affliction , Anguish
36
Abridge
Shorten , Compress , Abstract , Reduce , Curtail , Abbreviate
Enlarge , Lengthen , Expand , Increase , Extend
37
Ardent
Eager , Devoted , Intense , Excited , Passionate , Earnest , Zealous
Indifferent , Sluggish , Apathetic , Lethargic , Dull , Cold
38
Precarious
Dull , Ordinary , Commonplace , Insipid , Boring , Tedious
Interesting , Extraordinary , Fantastic , Exciting , Unusual
39
Radiant
Brilliant , Shining , Beaming , Delighted , Resplendent , Ecstatic , Sparkling , Refulgent
Dark , Sad , Dull , Gloomy , Dismal
40
Apparent
Clear , Distinct , Visible , Conspicuous , Obvious , Evident
Hidden , Invisible , Behind , Ambiguous , Obscure , Mysterious , Secret , Uncertain , Doubtful
41
Victory
Triumph , Fulfilment , Success , Attainment , Achievement , Primacy , Conquest , Domination
Defeat , Failure , Downfall , Frustration , Loss
42
Nervous
Hesitant , Anxious , Timid , Restless , Afraid , Tense , Agitated , Disturbed , Uneasy , Agitated , Upset
Courageous , Serene , Bold , Calm , Valiant , Relaxed , Brave , Courageous , Confident
43
Confess
Acknowledge , Declare , Reveal , Concede , Admit , Accept , Disclose , Profess
Deny , Reject , Hide , Conceal
44
Callous
Hard , Merciless , Indifferent , Cruel , Heartless , Hard-Hearted , Indifferent , Apathetic , Cold , Tough
Soft , Gracious , Tender , Humane , Sensitive , Compassionate , Sympathetic , Affectionate
45
Ominous
Inauspicious , Harmful , Menacing , Dangerous , Threatening , Unlucky , Sinister
Auspicious , Encouraging , Promising , Favorable , Propitious , Prosperous , Lucky , Benign
46
Judicious
Wise , Sage , Prudent , Reasonable , Sensible , Sane
Unreasonable , Imprudent , Foolish , Absurd
47
Proclaim
Publish , Communicate , Announce , Circulate , Declare , Reveal , Inform , Profess
Recant , Suppress , Retract , Hide , Disavow , Conceal ,
48
Queer
Curious , Abnormal , Funny , Quaint , Awkward , Strange , Unusual , Odd , Eccentric
Normal , Common , Conventional , Usual , Ordinary
49
Abundance
Plenty , Profusion , Surplus
Scarcity , Deficiency , Dearth , Lack , Want , Shortage , Need
50
Acquisition
Acquirement , Benefit , Gain , Achievement , Possession , Attainment
Loss , Dearth
51
Conceited
Vain , Egotistic , Arrogant , Boastful , Haughty , Proud , Pompous
Modest , Meek , Humble
52
Transparent
Frank , Lucid , Open , Clear , Obvious , Apparent , Visible
Opaque , Cloudy , Hidden , Murky
53
Despair
Disappointment , Hopelessness , Discouragement , Depression , Misery
Hope , Optimism , Courage , Anticipation
54
Industrious
Diligent , Productive , Hard working , Energetic , Zealous
Idle , Dormant , Lazy , Inactive , Indolent
55
Condemn
Censure , Rebuke , Blame , Criticize , Denounce , Scold
Praise , Appreciate , Acquit , Exonerate , Glorify
56
Bristle
Swagger , Burst , Rage , Anger
Conceal , Bury , Hide
57
Antique
Ancient , Outdated , Old Fashioned , Obsolete , Quaint
Modern , Contemporary , New , Fresh
58
Coherent
Lucid , Rational , Connected , Compact , Consistent
Confused , illogical , Jumbled , Irrational
59
Obscure
Dim , Mysterious , Gloomy , Unclear , Cloudy , Doubtful , Hidden , Vague
Apparent , Notable , Lucid , Definite , Straightforward , Visible , Transparent , Clear , Evident
60
Reluctant
Unwilling , Resistant , Slow , Averse , Opposed , Hesitant
Desirous , Anxious , Willing , Keen , Eager , Enthusiastic , Quick , Ready , Cooperative
61
Beneath
Below , Inferior , Under , Down , Underneath
Up , Beyond , Overhead , Over , Above
62
Prominent
Celebrated , Well-known , Leading , Renowned , Eminent , Outstanding , Notable , Famous , Eye-catching , Important , remarkable
Minor , Common , Unimportant , Ordinary , Petty , Average , Hidden , Unknown , Insignificant
63
Chaos
Disorder , Clutter , Confusion , Bedlam , Jumble , Mess , Agitation , Turmoil , Uproar
Order , Discipline , Organization , Calm , Government , System , Harmony , Concord
64
Abandon
Give up , Reject , Renounce , Drop , Desert , Quit , Forsake , Leave , Forgo , Surrender , Vacate
Self-control , Adopt , Uphold , Remain with , Adhere to , Keep , Retain with , Stay with , Cling to
65
Brittle
Crisp , Stiff , Fragile , Inflexible , Friable , Delicate , Breakable
Supple , Tough , Elastic , Flexible , Hard , Solid , Unbreakable
66
Capture
Arrest , Occupy , Seize , Conquer , Snatch , Obtain , Catch , Grab , Apprehend , Get , Possession , Take , Attain , Grasp , Acquire , Trap
Liberate , Escape , Release , Lose , Acquit , Free
67
Compassion
Mercy , Condolence , Charity , Tenderness , Sympathy , Kindness
Cruelty , Antipathy , Barbarity , Severity , Aversion , Hatred , Indifference , Harshness , Brutality , Coldness
68
Stubborn
Headstrong , Firm , Inflexible , Determined , Obstinate , Obdurate
Adaptable , Broad-minded , Docile , Open-minded , Flexible , Yielding , Submissive , Agreeable , Easygoing , Obedient
69
Humorous
Funny , Playful , Comic , Ludicrous , Comical , Laughable , Jocular , Sportive , Amusing
Serious , Morose , Grave , Depressing , Dull , Tragic , Gloomy , Sad , Sober
70
Amiable
Lovable , Sociable , Charming , Cordial , Winning , Affable , Pleasing , Agreeable , Outgoing , Friendly , Genial
Unattractive , Peevish , Displeasing , Rude , Disagreeable , Irritable , Cold , Hateful
71
Adversity
Misfortune , Disaster , Ill Luck , Woe , Hardship , Distress , Misery , Poverty , Trouble ,Affliction
Prosperity , Good Luck , Fortune , Happiness
72
Lucrative
Profitable , Fertile , Fruitful , Rewarding , Beneficial , Worthwhile , Productive , Remunerative
Unprofitable , Marginal , Losing , Unproductive
73
Sinister
Evil , Unlucky , Idleness , ominous , Corrupt, Wicked , Malevolent
Good , Auspicious , Lucky , Vigour , Fortunate , Promising , benign , Favourable , Propitious , Hopeful
74
Haughty
Arrogant , Vain , Pompous , Boastful , Proud
Humble , Docile , Week , Timid , Modest , Meek ,
75
Sterile
Barren , Impotent , Unfruitful , Vain , Unproductive , Abortive ,Fruitless , Arid , Futile , Worthless
Fruitful , Creative , Productive , Effective , Fertile , Prolific , Fecund ,
76
Abrupt
Sudden , Brief , Blunt , Sharp , Unexpected , Quick , Curt , Rude , Hasty
Smooth , Expected , Courteous , Gradual , Expected , Gentle , Gracious
77
Repentance
Regret , Repent , Sorrow , Humiliation , Grief , Atonement , Anguish , Confession Remorse
Satisfaction , Pleasure
78
Transient
Brief , Spasmodic , Momentary , Changeable , Temporary , Temporal , Ephemeral
long , Everlasting , Lasting , Endless , Permanent , Ceaseless , Persistent , Established , Enduring , Constant
79
Feud
Strife , Dispute , Contention , Conflict , Quarrel
Peace , Concord , Amity , Harmony , Agreement
80
Offensive
Aggressive , Obnoxious , Repulsive , Hostile , Revolting
Defensive , Agreeable , Pleasing , Amiable
81
Tragic
Fatal , Disastrous , Pathetic , Dreadful , Mournful , Shocking
Fatal , Disastrous , Pathetic , Dreadful , Mournful , Shocking
82
Auspicious
Propitious , Fortunate , Benign , Hopeful , Favourable
Inauspicious , Baleful , ill-Fated , Ominous , Unlucky
83
Barren
Sterile , Desert , Childless , Bare , Unproductive , Dull
Fertile , Yielding , Fecund , Productive , Fruitful
84
Belief
Trust , Certainty , Faith , Truth , Reliance
Distrust , Disbelief , Suspicion , Doubt
85
Contemptible
Pitiful , Petty , Vile , Mean , Wretched
Respectable , Decent , Admirable , Worthy , Excellent
86
Indecent
Lewd , Coarse , Improper , Offensive , Shameless , Foul
Decent , Appropriate , Pure , Virtuous , Moral , Proper
87
Concord
Unity , Harmony , Peace , Agreement , Amity , Accord
Animosity , Hostility , Discord , Dissent , Disagreement
88
Substantial
Actual , Stable , Real , Prosperous , Existing , Generous
Unreal , Needy , Fanciful , Fragile , illusive
89
Prudent
Wise , Rational , Careful , Intelligent , Judicious , Provident , Sensible , Cautious
Careless , Rash , Extravagant , Reckless , Imprudent , Foolish
90
Fortitude
Endurance , Boldness , Courage , Determination , Resolution , Mettle , Bravery , Strength , Valor
Cowardice , Fear , Timidity , Weakness ,
91
Futile
Fruitless , Barren , Useless , Pointless , Vain , Ineffective , Unproductive , Worthless , Sterile
Rewarding , Useful , Successful , Affective , Fruitful , Worthwhile , Productive
92
Deceit
Fraud , Treachery , Deception , Cheating , Hypocrisy , Counterfeit
Honesty , Credibility , Truth , Accuracy , Truthfulness , Candor
93
Contrary
Opposite , Adverse , Conflicting , Reverse , Contradictory , Opposed
Identical , Pleasant , Similar , Compatible , Consistent , Alike
94
Wrath
Rage , Vexation , Anger , Displeasure , Fury , Irritation , Resentment
Pleasure , Affection , Delight , Happiness
95
Surplus
Excess , Abundance , Extra , Spare , Surfeit , Plethora , Excessive
Wanting , Scarcity , Lacking , Deficiency , Short , Inadequacy , Shortage , Dearth
96
Harmony
Agreement , Affinity , Concord , Amity , Unison , Accord
Conflict , Controversy , Discord , Friction , Disagreement , Dissent , Clash , Contention
97
Deficient
Wanting , Meager , Lacking , Short , Defective , Scanty , Incomplete , Inadequate , insufficient
Enough , Excessive , Adequate , Abundant , Plentiful , Ample , Sufficient , Satisfactory
98
Calamity
Disaster , Misfortune , Catastrophe , Mishap , Hardship , Tragedy , Adversity , Trouble , Misery , Distress
Prosperity , Fortune , Peace , Joy , Happiness , Blessing , Boon , Luck , Windfall , Bliss.
99
Extraordinary
Unusual , Fantastic , Remarkable , Exceptional , Astonishing , Uncommon , Amazing
Ordinary , Conventional , Commonplace , Mediocre , Customary , Average , Normal , Usual
100
Bravery
Courage , Mettle , Fortitude , Audacity , Gallantry , Heroism , Valour , Daring , Boldness
Cowardice , Humility , Fright , Timidity , Dread , Fear
101
Aboveboard
Honest , Frank , Straightforward , Sincere , Open , Trustworthy
Deceitful , Sneaky , Dishonest , Ambiguous , Crooked , Crafty
102
Accustomed
Habitual , Regular , Usual , Customary , Conventional
Inexperienced , Special , Rare , New , Unused , Unusual ,
103
Boastful
Bragging , Braggart , Proud , Pompous , Vain , Arrogant , Haughty
Modest , Humble
104
Candid
Impartial , Outspoken , Fair , Straightforward , Truthful , Frank , Sincere , Honest , Just ,
Deceitful , Double-Dealing , Cunning , Misleading , Crafty , Subtle , Deceptive , Dishonest
105
Congregation
Assembly , Throng , Group , Convention , Swarm , Gathering , Crowd , Mass , Flock
Division , Solitude , Separation , Seclusion , Dispersion , Loneliness
106
Defile
Corrupt , Degrade , Dirty , Violate , Pollute , Debase , Profane , Contaminate
Clean , Purify , Honor , Sanctify
107
Dictator
Tyrant , Autocrat , Despot , Oppressor
Democrat , Follower
108
Doleful
Dismal , Gloomy , Miserable , Cheerless , Sad , Melancholy , Mournful , Unhappy , Depressed
Elated , Glad , Happy , Joyful , Cheerful , Delighted , Jocund
109
Blunder
Mistake , Error , Folly , Omission , Fumble , Fault
Accuracy , Correct
110
Pristine
Untainted , Pure , Spotless , Original , Clean , Virgin
Contaminated , Polluted , Spotted , Damaged , Spoiled , Impure , Dirty
111
Castigate
Criticize , Punish , Blame , Chastise , Scold , Chide , Censure
Compliment , Pardon , Spare , Excuse , Condone , Praise
112
Flattery
Eulogy , Applause , Praise , Compliment
Criticism , Denunciation , Insult , Condemnation , Derogation , Offence
113
Outspoken
Frank , Unreserved , Straightforward , Blunt
Taciturn , Silent , Timid , Reticent , Reserved
114
Crabby
Bad-tempered , Disagreeable , ill-natured , Sour , Irritable , peevish
Good-natured , Cordial , Affable , Pleasant , Amiable , Genial , Sweet
115
Auxiliary
Helping , Subordinate , Secondary , Spare , Supporting , Additional
Fundamental , Principal , Major , Essential , Primary , Chief , Main
116
Facile
Quick , Simple , Eloquent , Fluent , Ready , Easy , Smooth
Complex , Hard , Difficult , Clumsy , Awkward , complicated
117
Sordid
Mean , Selfish , Corrupt , Degraded , Immoral , Dirty , Greedy , Base
Clean , Reputable , Decent , Respectable, Fresh , Generous , Moral
118
Cogent
Compelling , Powerful , Forceful , Rational , Potent , Effective
Weak , Irrelevant , Invalid , Ineffective , Foolish
119
Identical
Alike , Exact , Same , Similar , Uniform , Equivalent , Equal 
Different , Unlike , Dissimilar , Diverse , Distinct
120
Adhere
Cling , Keep , Fasten , Bind , Stick , Join , Hold
Separate , Split , Detach , Disjoin
121
Whimsical
Fantastic , Eccentric , Fanciful , Fickle , Erratic
Fantastic , Eccentric , Fanciful , Fickle , Erratic
122
Stable
Firm , Steady , Constant , Stationary , Unchanging , Fixed
Hesitant , Changeable , Wavering , Shaky , Fluctuating
123
Absurd
Foolish , Ludicrous , Stupid , Senseless , Ridiculous , Irrational
Logical , Reasonable , Sound , Sensible
124
Acknowledge
Admit , Consent , Profess , Allow , Concede , Confess
Contradict , Disallow , Deny , Refuse , Disclaim
125
Fatal
Lethal , Malignant , Mortal , Destructive , Deadly
Life-Giving , Constructive , Helpful , Beneficial
126
Liberal
Plentiful , Generous , Tolerant , Lenient , Free
Scanty , Partial , Grasping , Biased , Low , Mean
127
Predicament
Puzzle , Fix , Quandary , Difficulty , Dilemma , Counterfeit
Assurance , Ease , Decision , Comfort
128
Authentic
Genuine , Veritable , Real , Pure , Actual , True
False , Bogus , Fictitious , Artificial , Fake , Counterfeit
129
Impetuous
Hasty , Careless , Thoughtless , Reckless , Rash , Impatient
Prudent , Sensible , Cautious , Hesitant , Careful
130
Monster
Enormous , Gigantic , Huge , Devil , Demon , Tremendous , Giant
Tiny , Miniature , Pygmy
131
Orthodox
Conventional , Usual , Traditional , Customary , Dogmatic
Heterodox , Advanced , Unusual , Progressive , Unconventional , Irregular
132
Pertinent
Relevant , Proper , Apposite , Suitable , Significant , Applicable , Appropriate
Irrelevant , Contradictory , Inappropriate , Irrelative
133
Falsehood
Deception , Deceit , Fiction , Fabrication , Evasion , Lie
Truth , Accuracy , Fact , Veracity , Reality , Honesty , Certainty
134
Obstinate
Stubborn , Rigid , Headstrong , Adamant , Firm , Obdurate , Determined
Flexible , Yielding , Pliable , Docile , Submissive
135
Eloquent
Expressive , Vivid , Meaningful , Graceful , Significant
Hesitant ,Meaningless , Clumsy, Inexpressive , Dull
136
Forbid
Prohibit , Impede , Disallow , Restrain , Ban , Deny , Prevent
Allow , Concede , Permit , Authorize , Approve , Assent
137
Hindrance
Obstruction , Constraint , Impediment , Harrier , Blockage , Obstacle , Restriction
Help , Support , Contribution , Assistance , Assist , Advance , Aid
138
Modicum
Bit , Scrap , Little , Crumb , Minimum , Morsel , Trifle
Lot , Abundance , Much , Plenty

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