QOTD-Choose the appropriate word which is most opposite in meaning to the word ‘FLORID’


2019-07-26 | Team PendulumEdu

Solutions:

   A. Plain

   B. Decorated

   C. Exquisite

   D. Embellished

Solution: The word “FLORID” is used to describe something which is over-decorated.

Let us look at the meaning of the words provided as options to see which word is most opposite in meaning to the word in question.

  • Plain refers to being simple or basic in character.
  • Decorated is to make something look attractive by adding something extra.
  • Exquisite refers to being extremely beautiful and delicate.
  • Embellished means to make something attractive by adding decorative details.

From the above, we can see that the words, “decorated”, “exquisite” and “embellished” are synonyms of the word in question. The only word, opposite in meaning to “FLORID” is “PLAIN”.

Hence, (A) is the correct answer.

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