Synonyms and Antonyms Useful for SSC, Bank Exams

S.No. Words – Synonyms (Antonyms)
1. Absolve – pardon, forgive (compel, accuse)
2. Acrimony – harshness, bitterness (courtesy, benevolence)
3. Accord – agreement, harmony (disagreement, discord)
4. Adamant – stubborn, inflexible (flexible, soft)
5. Adjunct – joined, added (separated, subtracted)
6. Abjure – forsake, renounce (approve, sanction)
7. Abject – despicable, servile (commendable, praiseworthy)
8. Authentic – genuine, reliable (fictitious, unreal)
9. Audacity – boldness, arrogance (mildness, cowardice)
10. Abate – moderate, decrease (aggravate, supplement)
11. Arraign – charge, blame (exculpate, pardon)
12. Apathy – unconcern, indifference (concern, care)
13. Alien – foreigner, outsider (native, resident)
14.Affront – provoke, irreverence (conciliate, mollify)
15. Adversity – misfortune, calamity (prosperity, fortune)
16. Antipathy – hostility, aversion (admiration, fascination)
17. Amplify – enlarge, extend (lessen, contract)
18. Alleviate – abate, relieve (aggravate, enhance)
19. Admonish – counsel, reprove (approve, applaud)
20. Adherent – follower, disciple (rival, adversary)
21. Awkward – clumsy, rough (clever, apt)
22. Allure – entice, fascinate (repulse, repel)
23. Abortive – vain, unproductive (effectual productive)
24. Allay – pacify, soothe (aggravate, excite)
25. Axiom – maxim, truth (absurdity, blunder)
26. Bustle – haste, flurry (slowness, quiet)
27. Brittle – delicate, fragile (tough, enduring)
28. Bleak – dismal, gloomy (bright pleasant)
29. Benevolence – humanity, generosity (malevolence, inhumanity)
30. Barbarous – uncivilized, savage (cultured, humane)
31. Baffle – frustrate, perplex (compose, facilitate)
32. Bewitching – magical, fascinating (repulsive, repugnant)
33. Contrary – dissimilar, conflicting (similar, alike)
34. Contradict – deny, oppose (approve, confirm)
35. Contempt – scorn, disregard (regard, praise)
36. Conspicuous – prominent, obvious (concealed, hidden)
37. Consolidate – solidify, strengthen (separate, weaken)
38. Consequence – effect, outcome (origin, start)
39. Consent – agree, permit (object, disagree)
40. Concede – yield, permit (deny, reject)
41. Comprise – include, contain (reject, lack)
42. Compassion – kindness, sympathy (cruelty, barbarity)
43. Concur – approve, agree (differ, disagree)
44. Chastise – punish, admonish (cheer, encourage)
45. Chaste – virtuous, pure (sullied, lustful)
46. Capable – competent, able (incompetent, inept)
47. Captivity – imprisonment, confinement (freedom, liberty)
48. Captivate – charm, fascinate (disillusion, offend)
49. Calumny – defamation, aspersion (commendation, praise)
50. Callous – obdurate, unfeeling (compassionate, tender)
51. Calamity – adversity, misfortune (happiness, fortune)
52. Cavity – depth, depression (elevation, projection)
53. Cease – terminate, desist (begin, originate)
54. Despicable – worthless, shameless (worthy, decent)
55. Disdain – detest, despise (approve, praise)
56. Deride – mock, taunt (inspire, encourage)
57. Deprive – despoil, divest (restore, renew)
58. Demolish – ruin, devastate (repair, construct)
59. Delicious – palatable, tasteful (distasteful, unsavoury)
60. Deliberate – cautious, intentional (rash, sudden)
61. Defray – spend, pay (disclaim, repudiate)
62. Defile – contaminate, pollute (purify, sanctity)
63. Defer – prolong, suspend (accelerate, expedite)
64. Dedicate – devote, consecrate (refuse, negate)
65. Decipher – interpret, reveal (misinterpret, distort)
66. Deceit – deception, artifice (veracity, sincerity)
67. Decay – collapse, decompose (flourish, progress)
68. Dainty – elegant, delicate (clumsy, coarse)
69. Evident – obvious, apparent (obscure, concealed)
70. Evade – avoid, elude (acknowledge, confront)
71. Eternal – perpetual, endless (temporary, momentary)
72. Esteem – respect, regard (ridicule, spurn)
73. Eradicate – destroy, exterminate (secure, plant)
74. Equivocal – uncertain, hazy (obvious, lucid)
75. Epitome – precise, example (increment, expansion)
76. Enormous – colossal, mammoth (diminutive, negligible)
77. Endeavour – undertake, aspire (cease, quit)
78. Encumbrance – hindrance, obstacle (incentive, stimulant)
79. Eloquence – expression, fluency (halting, stammering)
80. Eliminate – expel, oust (restore, accept)
81. Elevate – dignify, heighten (deprecate, denounce)
82. Efface – destroy, obliterate (retain, maintain)
83. Ecstasy – delight, exultation (despair, calamity, depression)
84. Eccentric – strange, abnormal (natural, conventional)
85. Fabricate – construct, produce (destroy, dismantle)
86. Frugality – economy, providence (lavishness, extravagance)
87. Frivolous – petty, worthless (solemn, significant)
88. Frantic – violent, agitated (subdued, gentle)
89. Fragile – weak, infirm (enduring, tough)
90. Forsake – desert, renounce (hold maintain)
91. Fluctuate – deflect, vacillate (stabilise, resolve)
92. Flimsy – trifling, transparent (firm, tenacious)
93. Fleeting – transient, temporary (enduring, eternal)
94. Feud – strife, quarrel (fraternity, harmony)
95. Ferocious – cruel, fierce (gentle, sympathetic)
96. Feeble – weak, frail (strong, robust)
97. Fantastic – fanciful, uncommon (ordinary, normal)
98. Fanatical – narrow-minded, biased (liberal, tolerant)
99. Falter – stumble, demur (persist, endure)
100. Fallacy – delusion, mistake (veracity, truth)
101. Guile – cunning, deceit (honesty, frankness)
102. Grudge – hatred, aversion (benevolence, affection)
103. Grisly – disgusting, atrocious (pleasing, attractive)
104. Gracious – courteous, beneficent (rude, unforgiving)
105. Gorgeous – magnificent, dazzling (dull, unpretentious)
106. Glut – stuff, satiate (starve, abstain)
107. Gloom – obscurity, darkness (delight, mirth)
108. Hypocrisy – deception, affectation (sincerity, honesty)
109. Hideous – frightful, shocking (attractive, alluring)
110. Heretic – non-conformist, secularist (conformable, religious)
111. Hazard – Peril, danger (conviction, security)
112. Haughty – arrogant, pompous (humble, submissive)
113. Harass – irritate, molest (assist, comfort)
114. Hapless – unfortunate, ill-fated (fortunate, lucky)
115. Haphazard – random, unsorted (considered, arranged)
116. Hamper – retard, prevent (promote, facilitate)
117. Irrepressible – irresistible, unconfined (composed, hesitant)
118. Invincible – unconquerable, impregnable (effeminate, languid)
119. Intricate – tangled, complicated (regulated, orderly)
120. Intrigue – scheme, conspiracy (candour, sincerity)
121. Intrinsic – genuine, fundamental (extraneous, incidental)
122. Invective – accusation, censure (approval, acclamation)
123. Instil – inculcate, inject (eradicate, extract)
124. Insolvent – indigent, destitute (wealthy, solvent)
125. Insipid – tasteless, vapid (delicious, luscious)
126. Insinuate – allude, hint (conceal, camouflage)
127. Ingenuous – undisguised, naive (wily, crafty)
128. Infringe – violate, encroach (comply, concur)
129. Inevitable – unavoidable, ascertained (unlikely, doubtful)
130. Incongruous – inappropriate, absurd (compatible, harmonious)
131. Incompetent – inefficient, unskilled (dexterous, skilled)
132. Inclination – disposition, affection (disinclination, indifference)
133. Impute – attribute, ascribe (exculpate, support)
134. Impious – irreligious, unholy (pious, devout)
135. Impediment – hurdle, obstruction (assistance, concurrence)
136. Impartial – just, unbiased (prejudiced, biased)
137. Impair – diminish, deteriorate (restore, revive)
138. Immunity – prerogative, privilege (blame, censure)
139. Imminent – impending, brewing (distant, receding)
140. Immerse – submerge, involve (emerge, uncover)
141. Immense – huge, enormous (puny, insignificant)
142. Immaculate – unsullied, spotless (defiled, tarnished)
143. Juvenile – young, tender (dotage, antiquated)
144. Justify – defend, exculpate (impute, arraign)
145. Just – honest, impartial (unequal, unfair)
146. Judicious – thoughtful, prudent (irrational, foolish)
147. Jubilant – rejoicing, triumphant (melancholy, depressing)
148. Jovial – frolicsome, cheerful (solemn, morose)
149. Jaded – tired, exhausted (renewed, recreated)
150. Jejune – dull, boring (interesting, exciting)

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