Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Distend

a) expand
b) shrink
c) develop
d) adjust
e) create

2. Distinguish

a) suppress
b) recognize differences
c) segregate
d) confuse
e) surrogate

3. Distrait

a) careless
b) indifferent
c) apathetic
d) attentive
e) absent-minded

4. Divergence

a) convergence
b) unification
c) appropriation
d) refraction
e) none of these

5. Divine

a) heavenly
b) godly
c) mundane
d) mortal
e) celestial

6. Docile

a) Dormant
b) negative
c) unmanageable
d) submissive
e) pious

7. Dormant

a) awake
b) innate
c) inherent
d) latent
e) confuse

8. Dowdy

a) unsophisticated
b) ugly
c) not stylish
d) fashionable
e) arrogant

9. Dread

a) pleasing
b) frightening
c) worrying
d) horrible
e) welcome

10. Dreary

a) dull
b) moody
c) cloudy
d) cheerful
e) monotonous

11. Droll

a) insignificant
b) trivial
c) witty
d) deadly
e) serious

12. Drowsy

a) sleepy
b) lethargic
c) active
d) famous
e) supreme

13. Duplicity

a) disgusting
b) deceit
c) dreadful
d) straightforwardness
e) awkward

14. Dusky

a) dark
b) fair
c) cloudy
d) shadowy
e) beautiful

15. Dwarf

a) rustic
b) pygmy
c) ugly
d) rogue
e) giant


1. shrink

2. confuse

3. attentive

4. convergence

5. mundane

6. unmanageable

7. awake

8. fashionable

9. welcome

10. cheerful

11. serious

12. active

13. straightforward

14. fair

15. giant