Antonyms

1

The company was liquidated within five years.

  1. bankrupt
  2. closed down
  3. flourishing
  4. privatized
2

Cultural diversity in the working place is good for business.

  1. uniformity
  2. conformity
  3. identity
  4. similarity
3

There is no likeness between him and his brother.

  1. unlikeliness
  2. unlikelihood
  3. dissimilarity
  4. disaffinity
4

He had a fine ear for music.

  1. small
  2. close
  3. coarse
  4. smooth
5

Due to the postal strike, the outgoing mail got delayed.

  1. urgent
  2. incoming
  3. ordinary
  4. speedy
6

There are a few miscellaneous items to discuss in this meeting.

  1. pure
  2. mixed
  3. homogenous
  4. discordant
7

He is very serious by temperament.

  1. grave
  2. trivial
  3. sober
  4. stupid
8

The party was excellent, and I would like to thank all the people concerned.

  1. cared
  2. attentive
  3. dependable
  4. uninvolved
9

Why does the fire attract insects?

  1. discharge
  2. destroy
  3. repel
  4. remove
10

The country’s economy must be geared to wartime requirements.

  1. subordinated to
  2. related to
  3. adjusted to
  4. unlinked to
11

The witness corroborated word for word the statement of the victim.

  1. accepted
  2. confirmed
  3. denied
  4. repeated
12

The birth of his child decidedly proved to be an auspicious event in his life.

  1. precious
  2. ominous
  3. useless
  4. unforgettable
13

Unlike his brother, he is affable.

  1. reserved
  2. gullible
  3. irritable
  4. lovable
14

It was indeed arduous to cross streets in New York.

  1. pleasant
  2. effortless
  3. interesting
  4. risky
15

My first lecture in the classroom was a fiasco.

  1. success
  2. joy
  3. fun
  4. disaster