list of synonyms and antonyms for competitive exams

Extraordinary :

Antonyms : Ordinary , Conventional , Commonplace , Mediocre , Customary , Average , Normal , Usual

Synonyms : Unusual , Fantastic , Remarkable , Exceptional , Astonishing , Uncommon , Amazing

Bravery :

Antonyms : Cowardice , Humility , Fright , Timidity , Dread , Fear

Synonyms : Courage , Mettle , Fortitude , Audacity , Gallantry , Heroism , Valour , Daring , Boldness

Aboveboard :

Antonyms : Deceitful , Sneaky , Dishonest , Ambiguous , Crooked , Crafty

Synonyms : Honest , Frank , Straightforward , Sincere , Open , Trustworthy

Accustomed :

Antonyms : Inexperienced , Special , Rare , New , Unused , Unusual ,

Synonyms : Habitual , Regular , Usual , Customary , Conventional

Boastful :

Antonyms : Modest , Humble

Synonyms : Bragging , Braggart , Proud , Pompous , Vain , Arrogant , Haughty

Candid :

Antonyms : Deceitful , Double-Dealing , Cunning , Misleading , Crafty , Subtle , Deceptive , Dishonest

Synonyms : Impartial , Outspoken , Fair , Straightforward , Truthful , Frank , Sincere , Honest , Just ,

Congregation :

Antonyms : Division , Solitude , Separation , Seclusion , Dispersion , Loneliness

Synonyms : Assembly , Throng , Group , Convention , Swarm , Gathering , Crowd  , Mass , Flock

Defile :

Antonyms : Clean , Purify , Honor , Sanctify

Synonyms : Corrupt , Degrade , Dirty , Violate , Pollute , Debase , Profane , Contaminate

Dictator :

Antonyms : Democrat , Follower

Synonyms : Tyrant , Autocrat , Despot , Oppressor

Doleful :

Antonyms : Elated , Glad , Happy , Joyful , Cheerful , Delighted , Jocund

Synonyms : Dismal , Gloomy , Miserable , Cheerless , Sad , Melancholy , Mournful , Unhappy , Depressed

Blunder :

Antonyms : Accuracy , Correct

Synonyms : Mistake , Error , Folly , Omission , Fumble , Fault

Pristine :

Antonyms : Contaminated , Polluted , Spotted , Damaged , Spoiled , Impure , Dirty

Synonyms : Untainted , Pure , Spotless , Original , Clean , Virgin

Castigate :

Antonyms : Compliment , Pardon , Spare , Excuse , Condone , Praise

Synonyms : Criticize , Punish , Blame , Chastise , Scold , Chide , Censure

Flattery :

Antonyms : Criticism , Denunciation , Insult , Condemnation , Derogation , Offence

Synonyms : Eulogy , Applause , Praise , Compliment

Outspoken :

Antonyms : Taciturn , Silent , Timid , Reticent , Reserved

Synonyms : Frank , Unreserved , Straightforward , Blunt

Crabby :

Antonyms : Good-natured , Cordial , Affable , Pleasant , Amiable , Genial , Sweet

Synonyms : Bad-tempered , Disagreeable, ill-natured , Sour , Irritable , peevish

Auxiliary :

Antonyms : Fundamental , Principal , Major , Essential , Primary , Chief , Main

Synonyms : Helping , Subordinate , Secondary , Spare , Supporting , Additional

Facile :

Antonyms : Complex , Hard , Difficult , Clumsy , Awkward , complicated

Synonyms : Quick , Simple , Eloquent , Fluent , Ready , Easy , Smooth

Sordid :

Antonyms : Clean , Reputable , Decent , Respectable, Fresh , Generous , Moral

Synonyms : Mean , Selfish , Corrupt , Degraded , Immoral , Dirty , Greedy , Base

Cogent :

Antonyms : Weak , Irrelevant , Invalid , Ineffective , Foolish

Synonyms : Compelling , Powerful , Forceful , Rational , Potent , Effective

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  1. Read lots of books that uses hard English and you will get used to it . This reading will help you to learn antonyms and synonyms easily .