40 Synonyms and Antonyms you can’t escape in JAMB

Here is the 40 synonyms and antonyms all 2020 JAMB should master before entering exam hall.

 SYNONYMS

 In questions 1 to 20, choose the option that is Most Nearest in Meaning to the BOLDED Word

1. ABANDON

A. Try

B. Join

C. Keep with

D. Forsake

2. *ABDICATE* 

A. Join

B. Search

C. Abandon

D. Advance

3. *ABSOLUTE* 

A. Division

B. Complete

C. Small

D. Half

4. *ABSTAIN* 

A. Refrain

B. Ingest

C. Take in

D. Consume

5. *ACCORD* 

A. Confer

B. Refusal

C. Dissension

D. Opposition

6. *ACQUAINT* 

A. Withhold

B. Conceal

C. Familiarise

D. Risky

7. *AGGRAVATE* 

A. Decline

B. Acquire

C. Excited

D. Irritate

8. *ALTRUISTIC* 

A. Progressive

B. Selfish

C. Benevolent

D. Inhumane

9. *ANTIPATHY* 

A. Enmity

B. Affection

C. Love

D. Good will

10. *APATHETIC* 

A. Caring

B. Concerned

C. Refusing

D. Emotionless

11. *ARROGANT* 

A. Conceited

B. Humble

C. Progressive

D. Noble

12. *ASSASSIN* 

A. Victim

B. Slayer

C. Record

D. Heroic

13. *ASSIDUOUS* 

A. Rejection

B. Diligent

C. Indolent

D. Careless

14. *AUDACITY* 

A. Dislike

B. Insolence

C. Boasting

D. Agree

15. *ACRIMONY* 

A. Enmity

B. Courtesy

C. Scarce

D. Discord

16. *ABASH* 

A. Pull out

B. Dislike

C. Embarass

D. Hearten

17. *ADROIT* 

A. Haste

B. Inept

C. Clumsy

D. Skilful

18. *BANDIT* 

A. Highwayman

B. In prison

C. Free person

D. Boasting

19. *BARBAROUS* 

A. Complex

B. Dread

C. Boor

D. Broke

20. *ALACRITY* 

A. Mollify

B. Swiftness 

C. Laziness

D. Lethargy

ANTONYMS

 *In questions 21 to 40, choose the option that is nearly Opposite in Meaning to the BOLDED Word* 

21. *CANDID* 

A. Bluff

B. Devious

C. Equal

D. Blunt

22. *AMENDING* 

A. Alter

B. Ameliorate

C. Better

D. Debase

23. *AMENABLE* 

A. Uncooperative

B. Persuadable

C. Biddable

D. Docile

24. *AMENITY* 

A. Advantage

B. Comfort

C. Enrichment

D. Abomination

25. *ENTANGLE* 

A. Untwist

B. Twist

C. Hook

D. Impede

26. *BELLYACHE* 

A. Fuss

B. Groan

C. Appreciate

D. Whine

27. *FALLACIOUS* 

A. Credit

B. Clean

C. Truthful

D. Dishonest

28. *ECSTASY* 

A. happiness

B. exaltation

C. joyfulness

D. misery

E. gladness

29. *LACERATION* 

A. injury

B. healing

C. slice

D. insensitivity

E. preoccupation

30. *CLARITY* 

A. exaggeration

B. confusion

C. simplicity

D. palpability

31. *GRUNT* 

A. Complain

B. Croak

C. Find fault

D. Applaud

32. *SQUEAK* 

A. Cheep

B. Creak

C. Silence

D. Cry

33. *FRUGALITY* 

A. Avarice

B. Wastefulness

C. Avariciousness

D. Carefulness

34. *SHIRKED* 

A. Meet

B. Bypass

C. Cheat

D. Creep

35. *FACILE* 

A. Ready

B. Profound

C. Simple

D. Shallow

36. *LIBERAL* 

A. Wanting

B. Aplenty

C. Bounteous

D. Bountiful

37. *CAPRICIOUS* 

A. Approximate

B. Capricious

C. Rational

D. Discretionary

38. *RUTHLESS* 

A. militant

B. killer

C. majestic

D. merciful

39. *SOPHISTICATED* 

A. domestic

B. artificial

C. civil

D. rustic

40. *GASCONADE*

A. illusive

B. advertise

C. modesty

D. cleanliness

41 . Choose the option that Bests describes the range of your 2020 UTME SCORE GOAL ?

A. No Goal, I will not come & kill myself

B. >200 but < 250

C. >250 but < 300

D. > 300 < 350

E. >150 but < 200

42. One of these Best describes your Present level of preparedness for the 2020 UTME ?

A. Above 80 %

B. Below 20% 

C. Above 50 %

D. Above 20 %

E. I can’t say

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