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IBPS Bank PO and Clerk English ANTONYMS Set - A

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English ANTONYMS Set - 'A'

A
1.    Abandon – hold, retain
2.    Abashed – confident, buoyant
3.    Abject - courageous, honorable
4.    Ablaze   –    unexcited, dreary, impassive, subdued
5.    Ablution – pollution, contamination


6.    Abolish – support, create
7.    Abomination – liking, love
8.    Abortive – fruitful, successful
9.    Abrogate – enact, implement
10.    Absolution – condemnation, blame
11.    Absonant – inexpensive, moderate, reasonable
12.    Absorbing – boring, dull
13.    Abstain – indulge, engage
14.    Abstemious – greedy, flagrant
15.    Abstruse – simple, easy
16.    Absurd – rational, wise
17.    Abundance – scarcity, want
18.    Abundant – scarce, insufficient
19.    Abusive – humble, gentle
20.    Abysmal – good, decent
21.    Academic – practical, real
22.    Accede – dissent, defy
23.    Accentuate – overlook, ignore
24.    Acceptance – refusal, rejection
25.    Access – exit, distance
26.    Accolade – commendation, criticism
27.    Accommodate – turn away, turn out
28.    Accomplice – opponent, obstructer
29.    Accuracy – error, fault
30.    Accrue – defend, save
31.    Acerbic – mild, modest
32.    Acquaint – conceal, misrepresent, withhold
33.    Acquittal – conviction, punishment
34.    Acrid – sweet, mild
35.    Acumen – stupidity, foolishness
36.    Adamant – obedient, lenient
37.    Adaptable – rigid, constant
38.    Adduce – retract, withdraw
39.    Adjustment – aggravation, annoyance, irritation, provocation
40.    Admire – despise, dislike
41.    Admonish – encourage, embolden
42.    Adorn – mar, deform
43.    Adroitness- clumsiness, inexpertise
44.    Adulation – obloquy, criticism
45.    Adversary – ally, friend
46.    Affable – haughty, rude
47.    Affectation – naturalness, simplicity
48.    Affection – indifference, disregard
49.    Affirm – reject, refute
50.    Affluence – poverty, destitution
51.    Aggravate – mitigate, allay
52.    Aggregate – unit, part
53.    Aggressive – meek, humble
54.    Agony – ease, comfort
55.    Agreement – disagreement, difference
56.    Alert – sleepy, heedless
57.    Alien – akin, native
58.    Aliment – health, beverage, drink
59.    Alive – dead, non-living
60.    Allegation – impunity, pardon
61.    Allegiance – treason, disloyalty
62.    Alleviate – aggravate, intensify
63.    Allude – conceal, hide, withhold
64.    Allure – scare, frighten
65.    Ally – opponent, competitor
66.    Altitude – depth, depression
67.    Altruistic – selfish, self-seeking
68.    Amateur – professional, expert
69.    Ambiguous – lucid, explicit
70.    Ambition – indifference, complacence
71.    Ameliorate – mar, worsen
72.    Amendable – intractable, nonconforming, uncooperative
73.    Amiable – churlish, hostile
74.    Amity – hostility, discord
75.    Amnesty – punishment, sentence
76.    Amorous – unfriendly, unenthusiastic, unhopeful
77.    Amputate – join, enlarge, extend, increase
78.    Amusing – boring, dull
79.    Anarchy – order, rule
80.    Ancestor – offspring, progeny
81.    Ancient – modern, recent
82.    Angelic – diabolical, devilish
83.    Animated – dull, lifeless
84.    Animosity – love, liking
85.    Annihilate – preserve, protect
86.    Annoyance – comfort, pleasure
87.    Anodyne – stimulant, bitter
88.    Anomalous – normal, usual
89.    Anonymous – known, identified
90.    Antagonistic – friendly, harmonious
91.    Antidote – poison, toxin
92.    Antipathy – sympathy, feeling
93.    Anxious – careless, indifferent
94.    Apathy – eagerness, sensitivity
95.    Apologetic – shameless, unashamed
96.    Apparent – hidden, implicit
97.    Appealing – unappealing, repulsive
98.    Appease – aggravate, intensify
99.    Applause – criticism, condemn
100.    Apposite – irrelevant, unfit
101.    Appreciate – criticize, condemn
102.    Appropriate – unfit, unsuitable
103.    Approve – reprove, reject
104.    Aptitude – stupidity, inability
105.    Archaic – new, recent
106.    Ardent – modest, moderate
107.    Arduous – easy, simple
108.    Argue – acquiesce, agree
109.    Arid – fertile, fecund
110.    Aroma – stench, stink
111.    Arouse – bore, quiet, calm
112.    Arrest – release, acquit
113.    Arrive – depart, leave
114.    Arrogance – modesty, meekness
115.    Artful – artless, frank
116.    Articulate – mute, vague
117.    Artisan – scientist, wrecker, unemployed
118.    Artless – artful, cunning
119.    Ascetic – loose, lax
120.    Ashamed – proud, unashamed
121.    Asperity – mildness, subtleness
122.    Aspersions – praise, blessings
123.    Aspire – hate, despise
124.    Assemblage – dispersal, scattering
125.    Assemble – disperse, scatter, separate, dwindle
126.    Assert – deny, refute
127.    Assiduous – idle, sloth
128.    Assimilate – misunderstand, unlearn, mistake
129.    Astute – dull, stupid
130.    Atone – offend, confront
131.    Atrocity – nobility, decency
132.    Attenuate – increase, magnify
133.    Attraction – repulsion, repugnance
134.    Attractive – repulsive, graceless
135.    Attribution – exculpation, praise
136.    Audacious – modest, timid
137.    Audacity – caution, reserve, timidity
138.    Augment – reduce, decrease
139.    August – vulgar, indecent
140.    Austere – loose, compromising
141.    Authentic – spurious, duplicate
142.    Authenticate – confute, disprove
143.    Autocrat – servant, democrat
144.    Automatic – planned, prepared, rehearsed, written
145.    Autonomy – dependence, bondage
146.    Avarice – liberality, magnanimity
147.    Aversion – love, liking
148.    Avoid – seek, search
149.    Awareness – ignorance, insensitivity, unconsciousness
150.    Awe – confidence, courage
151.    Awkward – dexterous, skilled


B
152.    Backward – forward, advanced
153.    Baffle – enlighten, explain
154.    Baleful – good, harmless
155.    Ban – permit, allow
156.    Banish – own, harbor
157.    Barbarian – cultured, educated, sophisticated
158.    Barren – fertile, productive
159.    Base – honourable, decent
160.    Beckon – repel, push away
161.    Befog – reassure, soothe
162.    Begin – end, finish
163.    Beguile – dissuade, discourage
164.    Belief – distrust, doubt
165.    Believable – doubtful, unreliable
166.    Belittle – extol, praise
167.    Bemoan – rejoice, make merry
168.    Benefactor – rival, adversary
169.    Beneficial – useless, unprofitable
170.    Beneficiary – benefactor, giver
171.    Benevolence – hardness, selfishness
172.    Bequeath – take, deprive, refuse
173.    Bewitched – disillusioned, repulsive
174.    Bias – impartiality, justice
175.    Bizarre – reasonable, usual
176.    Bless – curse, criticize
177.    Bliss – misery, sorrow
178.    Blister – defend, protect, retreat
179.    Blunt – polite, humble
180.    Boastful – meek, simple
181.    Boisterous – quiet, silent
182.    Bold – timid, fearful
183.    Boorish – civilized, gentle
184.    Boring – interesting, exciting
185.    Bottom – top, crown
186.    Bottomless – shallow, fathomable
187.    Boundary – interior, hinterland
188.    Boyish – adult, mature, infant
189.    Brash – meek, humble
190.    Bravery – cowardice, timidity
191.    Brevity – verbosity, prolixity
192.    Bright – dull, dark
193.    Brutality – humaneness, gentleness
194.    Bulky – small, light
195.    Burn – extinguish, put off


C
196.    Cajole – threaten, warn
197.    Callous – sensitive, pathetic
198.    Callow – mature, experienced
199.    Camaraderie – enmity, hostility
200.    Camouflage – reveal, show, uncover
201.    Cancel – approve, validate
202.    Candid – cunning, artful
203.    Capacity – incapacity, inability
204.    Capitulate – resist, oppose
205.    Capture – release, free
206.    Careful – careless, heedless
207.    Carp – appreciate, praise
208.    Caricature – depreciate, minimize, understate
209.    Castigate – praise, appreciate
210.    Casual – regular, formal
211.    Cautious – careless, negligent
212.    Cavil – appreciate, praise
213.    Celebrate – ignore, overlook
214.    Censorious – appreciative, supporter
215.    Censure – laud, extol
216.    Ceremonial – casual, unimpressive
217.    Chafe – soothe, comfort
218.    Chaotic – ordered, arranged
219.    Charitable – miser, selfish
220.    Charity – selfishness, misery
221.    Charlatan – original, real
222.    Charm – repulse, repel
223.    Chaste – defiled, contaminated
224.    Chatter – drawl, twang
225.    Cheap – dear, valuable
226.    Cheerful – dull, depressed
227.    Cherish – detest, dislike, execrate
228.    Childish – mature, wise
229.    Chivalrous – afraid, cowardly, malevolent
230.    Choleric – cool, poised
231.    Churlish – polite, amiable
232.    Circuitous – straight, primary, principal
233.    Circumspect – rash, careless
234.    Circumstantial – decided, designed, planned
235.    Circular – direct, in line, straight
236.    Clandestine – open, candid
237.    Clarify – confuse, complicate
238.    Clarity – complexity, confusion
239.    Classic – inferior, worst
240.    Clemency – harshness, rudeness
241.    Cloudy – clear, distinct
242.    Clownish – apt, perfect
243.    Clumsy – dexterous, skilled
244.    Coalition – disruption, split
245.    Coarse – refined, polished
246.    Coax – coerce, compel
247.    Coddle – harass, torture
248.    Cogent – weak, unimpressive
249.    Collaborate – compete, oppose
250.    Collate – disproportion, overbalance, unbalance
251.    Colleague – opponent, enemy
252.    Collide – miss, escape
253.    Colossal – small, tiny
254.    Comely – unappealing, graceless
255.    Comical – sad, tragic
256.    Commotion – calm, tranquility
257.    Companion – foe, competitor
258.    Compassion – insensitivity, rudeness
259.    Compassionate – merciless, tyrannous, unperturbed, untroubled
260.    Compel – coax, cajole
261.    Compensation – injury, damage
262.    Complex – simple, easy
263.    Compliance – refusal, rejection
264.    Complimentary – insulting, snubbing
265.    Composure – riot, restlessness
266.    Comprehension – incomprehension, mistake, misunderstanding
267.    Comprehensive – narrow, confined
268.    Compulsory – voluntary, optional
269.    Conceal – reveal, disclose
270.    Conceited – modest, sociable
271.    Concern – comfort, ease
272.    Conciliatory – irritating, annoying
273.    Concise – long, tedious
274.    Conclusion – beginning, start
275.    Concur – part, differ
276.    Condemn – praise, commend
277.    Condensed – enlarge, expand, lengthen
278.    Condone – condemn, forbid, prevent
279.    Conduct – misconduct , misbearing
280.    Confident – doubtful, uncertain
281.    Confidential – public, open
282.    Confined – liberated, unlimited, uncongested, uninhibited
283.    Confirmed – doubtful, uncertain
284.    Confiscate – restore, warn
285.    Conform – part, differ
286.    Congenial – abhorrent, unfit
287.    Congenital – extraneous, acquired
288.    Congest – unblock, smother, release
289.    Congratulate – rebuke, condemn
290.    Congruity – discord, disagreement
291.    Congruous – discordant, inconsistent
292.    Conscientious – reprobate, corrupt
293.    Consensus – dissention, disagreement
294.    Consent – refuse, oppose
295.    Conservation – abolition, damage
296.    Considerate – careless, negligent
297.    Console – irritate, annoy
298.    Consolidation – disintegration, weakening
299.    Conspicuous – invisible, microscopic
300.    Constant – intermittent, sporadic
301.    Consternation – expectancy, satisfaction
302.    Constraint – freedom, permission
303.    Construct – annihilate, demolish, dismantle
304.    Consummate – mediocre, average
305.    Contempt – honour, respect
306.    Contestant – helper, helpmate, supporter
307.    Contentious – obliging, meek
308.    Contiguous – separated, faraway, non adjacent
309.    Contract – expand, enlarge
310.    Contradict – confirm, assert
311.    Contrary – favourable, advantageous
312.    Controversial – certain, clear
313.    Contumacious – obliging, obedient
314.    Convict – acquit, absolve
315.    Convince – unsettle, annoy
316.    Convivial – morose, distressed
317.    Cooperate – oppose, hinder
318.    Coordination – difference, disproportion
319.    Copious – scanty, little
320.    Cordial – cold, inhospitable
321.    Correction – mistake, fault
322.    Corroborate – invalidate, nullify
323.    Corruption – purity, honesty
324.    Cosmetic – disfiguring, ugly
325.    Costly – cheap, mean
326.    Coup – peace, stability
327.    Courteous – churlish, rude
328.    Covet – ignore, hate
329.    Cowardice – bravery, boldness
330.    Coy – eloquent, outspoken
331.    Crafty – artless, guileless
332.    Crash – gain, rise
333.    Crass - `sensitive, sympathetic
334.    Crave – abjure, spurn
335.    Craven – brave, dauntless
336.    Credible – fraud, cheat
337.    Cripple – aid, strengthen
338.    Crisp – flexible, temperate, lengthy
339.    Criticize – praise, admire
340.    Crowned – dishonor, disregard, fine, punish
341.    Cruel – humane, kind
342.    Cumbersome – light, weightless
343.    Cunning – artless, guileless
344.    Cure – aggravate, infect
345.    Curse – blessing, benediction
346.    Curved – straight, erect
347.    Customer – owner, marketer, employ, manger
348.    Cynical – amiable, philanthropist


D
349.    Defeated – victorious, triumphant
350.    Definition – ambiguity, nonsense, vagueness
351.    Deflection – abidance, continuation, conformity, uniformity
352.    Dainty – coarse, heavy, particular
353.    Dampened – sprightly, lively
354.    Dangerous – safe, harmless
355.    Daring – fearful, afraid
356.    Dark – open, candid
357.    Dash – drab, frumpiness
358.    Dastardly – courageous, dauntless, undaunted
359.    Dauntless – timed, pusillanimous
360.    Deadlock – progress, development
361.    Deadly – vital, live – saving
362.    Debacle – success, fortune
363.    Debilitate – strengthen, rejuvenate
364.    Debonair – brusque, abrupt
365.    Decamp – flee, escape, abscond, bolt
366.    Decay – grow, flourish
367.    Deceive – guide, cooperate
368.    Decent – indecent, bad
369.    Deception – honesty, innocence
370.    Decided – confused, undecided
371.    Decimated – triumphant, victorious
372.    Decline – approve, accept
373.    Decorate – mar, deform
374.    Decrease – increase, raise
375.    Decrepit – youthful, energetic
376.    Defeat – yield, collapse
377.    Defendable – vulnerable, insecure
378.    Defer – hasten, hurry
379.    Deficient – perfect, faultless
380.    Defunct – functional, operative
381.    Degeneration – regeneration, renovation
382.    Degradation – exaltation, improvement
383.    Delay – hasten, hurry
384.    Delectation – sorrow, grief
385.    Deliberate – rash, incidental
386.    Delicate – unappetizing, untasty
387.    Delineate – suppress, hide
388.    Delinquent – behaving, responsible, reputable, virtuous
389.    Delirious – conscious, mindful
390.    Deliver – retain, press
391.    Delude – guide, help
392.    Deluge – shortage, scarcity
393.    Democracy – communism, subjection, suppression
394.    Demolish – build, construct
395.    Demonstrate – conceal, hide
396.    Demoralize – encourage, embolden
397.    Demotion – promotion, upgradation
398.    Denial – compliance, conformity
399.    Denounce – eulogize, praise
400.    Dense – rarefied, light
401.    Dependent – independent, free
402.    Deportation – acceptance, employment, retention
403.    Deplorable – felicitous, apt
404.    Depressed – buoyant, confident
405.    Derelict – retained, in use
406.    Deride – respect, honour
407.    Derogatory – appreciative, complimentary
408.    Desecration – purification, respect
409.    Deserve – lack, be short of
410.    Desirable – detestable, useless
411.    Desirous – apathetic, indifferent
412.    Desolate – merry, partying
413.    Despair – hope, encouragement
414.    Desperate – assured, relaxed
415.    Despise – admire, praise
416.    Despondent – hopeful, encouraged
417.    Despot – subject, follower
418.    Destination – beginning, source
419.    Destroy – make, construct
420.    Destructive – beneficial, constructive
421.    Desultory – methodical, disciplined
422.    Deterioration – improvement, upgradation
423.    Determinate – vague. Uncertain
424.    Detestable – adorable, admirable
425.    Detrimental – beneficial, good
426.    Devastate – endow, strengthen
427.    Deviate – continue, perpetuate
428.    Deviation – consistency, continuity
429.    Devilish – angelic, good
430.    Devious – honest, guileless
431.    Devoid – replete, filled
432.    Devote – keep, retain
433.    Diabolical – angelic, good
434.    Diaphanous – thick, opaque
435.    Dictator    - follower, elected
436.    Differ – agree, conform
437.    Difficult – easy, simple
438.    Dilemma – clarity, certainty
439.    Diligent – idle, indolent
440.    Dilute – enhance, strengthen
441.    Diminish – amplify, increase
442.    Diplomatic – bungling, na├»ve
443.    Direct – curved, zigzag
444.    Disagreeable – pleasant, agreeable
445.    Disappear – appear, exist
446.    Disapproval – approval, approbation
447.    Disastrous – auspicious, constructive
448.    Discernible – obscure, latent
449.    Discomfiture – comfort, ease
450.    Disconsolate – joyous, merry
451.    Discord – harmony, concord
452.    Discount – surcharge, tax
453.    Discourage – encourage, rally
454.    Discourteous – polite, courteous
455.    Disentangle –entangle, complicate
456.    Disgorge – ingest, take in
457.    Disgraceful – honourable, respectful
458.    Disguise – expose, disclose
459.    Disgust – please, attract
460.    Disheveled – tidy, neat
461.    Dishonesty – integrity, probity
462.    Disinclination – willingness, inclination
463.    Disinterested – partial, favourable
464.    Dislike – like, love
465.    Dislocate – strengthen, support
466.    Dismal – encouraging, positive
467.    Dismay – reward, prize
468.    Dismiss – retain, keep
469.    Disobedient – obedient, submissive
470.    Disown – acknowledge, own
471.    Disparage – extol, praise
472.    Disparate – similar, alike
473.    Dispatch – keep, retain
474.    Dispense – receive, take
475.    Disperse – gather, unify
476.    Display – disguise, hide
477.    Displeased – satisfied, contented
478.    Displeasure – contentment, pleasure
479.    Disputable – settled, resolved
480.    Dispute – agreement, harmony
481.    Disrepute – respect, repute
482.    Disrespect – regard, respect
483.    Disrupt – support, aid
484.    Dissatisfied – disappoint, perturb
485.    Dissemble – admit, allow, reveal, uncover
486.    Disseminate – collect, gather
487.    Dissent – agree, conform
488.    Dissolution – inauguration, launch
489.    Distant – near, close
490.    Distinct – mixed, similar
491.    Distraction – concentration, focus
492.    Distressing – enjoyable, easy
493.    Disturbance – quiet, peace
494.    Diversion – concentration, focus
495.    Diversity – similitude, convergence
496.    Divorce – join, meet
497.    Divulge – hide, conceal
498.    Docile – defiant, unruly
499.    Dogmatic – reasonable, rational
500.    Doleful – joyful, happy
501.    Dolorous – happy, gay
502.    Dominant – subsidiary, additional
503.    Donor – recipient, borrower
504.    Dormant – active, operational
505.    Doubt – resolution, determination
506.    Downfall – rise, upgradation
507.    Dramatic – comedic, unexciting, unmoving
508.    Drawback – advantage, edge
509.    Drooping – inflate, straighten, increase
510.    Drought – abundance, profuseness
511.    Drunk – sober, normal
512.    Dubious – determined, certain
513.    Dull – active, energetic
514.    Duplicate – originate, create Durable – temporary, transient
516.    Dwindle – increase, magnify

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