Antonyms ( B )

Backward

( Adjective )

This part of the country is still backward in economical advancement.
Antonyms:
Willing; Ahead; Anterior; Quick; Alert; Early; Advancing; Forward; Prompt; Eager


Baffle

( Verb )

His strange behavior baffled all of us.
Antonyms:
Clarify; Elucidate; Explain; Explicate; Interpret; Spell out


Balance

( Verb )

How long can you balance yourself on your foot?
Antonyms:
Overbalance; Tilt; Upset


Banal

( Adjective )

His talk was full of banal remarks.
Antonyms:
Challenging; Distinctive; Fresh; Imaginative; Interesting; New; Novel; Original; Stimulating; Unique; Unusual


Bankrupt

( Adjective )

The newspapers accused the government of being bankrupt in ideas.
Antonyms:
Solvent; Credit-worthy; Well-off; Prosperous; Rich


Bargain

( Noun )

The Foreign Secretary was in a good bargaining position in his dealings with his opposite number in France.
Antonyms:
Account; Closed; Expensiveness; Quittance; Payment


Barren

( Adjective )

He made an attempt that was barren of results.
Antonyms:
Fecund; Fertile; Fruitful; Lush; Productive; Profitable; Rich; Useful; Interesting


Base

( Adjective )

He was acting in base motives.
Antonyms:

Above-board;  Pure;  Honored; Esteemed;  Noble; Exalted; Lofty


Bear

( Verb )

The only way for him to overcome the pain is to bear away the palm.
Antonyms:

Abandon; Cease; Desert; Discontinue; Drop; Give up; Leave; Quit; Relinquish; Put down; Shed


Bend

( Verb )

It is not easy to bend a bar of Iron.
Antonyms:

Break; Stiffen; Stand; Advance; Rise; Straighten


Before

( Preposition, Conjunction & Adverb)

Do not hesitate to speak before every one.
Antonyms:

Succeeding; After; Behind; Alter; Following; Subsequently; Afterward


Belief

( Noun )

I have not much belief in his honesty.
Antonyms:

Distrust; Whim; Discredit; Suspicion; Doubt; Disbelief; Misgiving


Beneath ( Preposition )
His accusations are beneath contempt.

Antonyms:

Up; Overhead; Above; High


Benefit

( Noun )

Did you get much benefit from your holiday?
Antonyms:

Harm; Loss; Disadvantage; Damage; Injury; Calamity


Benevolence

( Noun )

His benevolence made it possible for many poor boys to attend college.
Antonyms:

Ill Nature; Spite; Cruelty; Inhumanity; Evil eye; Evil intent; Enmity; Hate; Hatred; Malice; Venom; Churlishness; Outrage


Berration

(Abstract Noun)

An aberration in our behavior is unavoidable for many of us.
Antonyms :
Truth; Sanity


Bewilder

( Verb )

The old woman from the country was bewildered by the big crowds and traffic in the big city.
Antonyms:

Enlighten; Teach; Illuminate; Inform; Edify; Instruct


Bitter

( Adjective )

His failure to pass the examination was a bitter disappointment.
Antonyms:

Mild; Sweet; Pleasant; Genial; Light


Blame

( Verb )

He blamed his failure on his teacher.
Antonyms:

Praise; Appreciation; Approval; Exhort; Applaud; Extol


Blessing

( Noun )

What a blessing it is, you did not get in the storm yesterday!
Antonyms:

Bad wishes; Curse; Evil thought


Bliss

( Noun )

The fact that I passed this examination gave me the greatest bliss that I have experienced so far.
Antonyms:

Sorrow; Sadness; Pain; Dejection


Blithe

( Adjective )

Our excursion to the hill station was blithe days for all of us.
Antonyms:

Concerned; Preoccupied; Thoughtful; Dejected; Depressed; Gloomy; Melancholy; Morose; Sad; Unhappy


Blunt

( Adjective )

The blunt fact is that our soccer team was defeated in the match.
Antonyms:

Diplomatic; Sensitive; Sharp; Sophisticated


Boost:

( Noun )

His work got a welcome boost.
Antonyms:

Rebuke; Discouragement; Hindrance; Obstacle; Rebuff


Border

( Noun )

We camped on the border of the lake.
Antonyms:

Centre; Midst; Point; Middle; Axis


Bore ( Noun )

We could not bear with a person who is a bore.
Antonyms:

Thinker; Genial; Listener; Entertainer; Amusing


Borrow( Verb )

Do not borrow books from. Do them from the library.
Antonyms:

Lend; Advance; Give invent; Improve; Make; Credit


Brace

( Verb )

He braced himself to meet the blow.
Antonyms:

Weaken; Degenerate; Raze; Knock; Enfeeble


Brave

( Adjective )

We are not brave enough to meet the headmistress in her Room.
Antonyms:

Afraid; Cowardly; Daunted; Timid; Intimidated; Unheroic


Break

( Noun )

break in the water mains is the cause of the water problem that we face.
Antonyms:

Continuation; Connection; Attach; Fasten; Join; Unite


Breed

( Verb )

Birds bread in the spring.
Antonyms:

Destroy; Slay; Murder; Annihilate; Kill


Breeze

( Noun )

There is no much of breeze in the summer.
Antonyms:

Calm; Lull; Placidity; Doldrums


Brevity

( Noun )

The beauty of her communication is its brevity.
Antonyms:

Confused; Loquacious; Addle headed


Bright

( Adjective )

The leaves on the trees are bright green in the spring.
Antonyms:

Dull; Dim; Foolish; Dark; Ignorant; Faint


Brusque

( Adjective )
The brusque manner in which she delivered her speech in the opening ceremony spoiled the joviality of the atmosphere.

Antonyms:

Courteous; Smooth; Polite; Polished


Brutal

( Adjective )

Her approach was so brutal that we all maintained a distance from her.
Antonyms:

Humane; Merciful; Kind; Sympathetic; Compassionate; Tender


Busy

( Adjective )

He was busy getting ready for his journey.
Antonyms:

Indolent; Idle; Inactive; Lazy; Unoccupied; Inert; Passive; Relaxed


 

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