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Directions: Choose the best alternative which expresses the OPPOSITE meaning as the given word.
[New India Insurance (AAO), 2011]
Humane(Adj)= having or showing compassion or benevolence. It is opposite to the word 'Cruel'
Antonym: Cruel, Fierce, Merciless
Synonym: Benevolent, Generous, Altruistic
Sample sentence: Conditions in the prison are more humane now.
[Punjab & Sind Bank (PO), 2011]
Obsolete(Adj)= having or showing compassion or benevolence. It is opposite to the word 'Renovated'
Antonym: Renovated, Contemporary, In vogue
Synonym: Antiquated, Antediluvian, Superannuated
Sample sentence: no longer produced or used; out of date.
Myth(Noun)= a popular belief or tradition that has grown up around something or someone. It is opposite to the word 'Reality'
Antonym: Reality, Fact, Certainly, Truth
Synonym: Parable, Illusion, Apologue
Sample sentence: I don't believe the myths and legends about this forest.
[Punjab & Sind Bank (PO) 2011]
Extensive(Adj)= Covering or affecting a large area. It is opposite to the word 'Negligible'
Antonym: Restricted, Negligible, Insignificant
Synonym: Pervasive, Capacious, Voluminous
Sample sentence: The second bedroom features a door to the garden and extensive built-in wardrobes.
[IBPS (PO), 2011]
Prolonged(Adj)= Continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy. It is opposite to the word 'Short-lived'
Antonym: Short-lived, Shortened
Synonym: Extended, Protracted, Prolix
Sample sentence: Currently I'm suffering from a prolonged period of insomnia.
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