Synonyms and Antonyms (Section B)

By | August 9, 2016

Synonyms and antonyms of essential English words are starting with alphabet ‘B’. Learning synonyms and antonyms for the words in this section ‘B’ will be helpful for the aspirants preparing for competitive examinations on English language testing. This section ‘B’ covers terms such as baffle, ban, bankrupt, barbarous, beat, beneath, benevolent, beneficent, betray, bewilder, biased, bind, bland, blend, block, bloom, blunt, boast, bothersome, boundless, brisk, bombastic, broadminded, bulky, bully, etc.

S.No
Word
Synonyms
Antonyms
1 Baffle amaze, confuse, puzzle, rattle, stun, astound enlighten, explain, clarify
2 Ban boycott, prohibition, restriction, censorship, embargo, suppression allowance, permission, approval 
3 Bankrupt insolvent, penniless, ruined, destitute, broken, impoverished, solvent, prosperous, wealthy solvent, prosperous, wealthy
4 Barbarous brutal, cruel, ferocious, monstrous, ruthless, uncivilized polite, refined, sophisticated
5 Beat bang, bash, batter, cane, castigate, drub aid, assist, help
6 Beneath below, underneath, under, down, unworthy, covered up, overhead, above 
7 Benevolent benign, caring, chivalrous, considerate, humane, generous malevolent, mean, spiteful
8 Beneficent charitable, kind, helpful, generous, compassionate malicious, misanthropic, uncharitable
9 Betray deceive, delude, forsake, abandon, break faith, cross defend, protect, support
10 Bewilder baffle, confuse, daze, muddle, mystify, perplex enlighten, illuminate, explain
11 Biased discriminating, favoring, partial, prejudiced, unfair, unjust fair, impartial, judicious
12 Bind attach, affix, annex, rivet, secure, append detach, break, free
13 Bland boring, dull, flat, insipid, unexciting, monotonous delicious, distinctive, sharp
14 Blend combine, mix, brew, concoct, fuse, instill, mingle separate, disintegrate, dissociate
15 Block bar, impede, obstruct, choke, clog, congest open, clear, release
16 Bloom blossom, flower, flourish, grow, succeed, thrive shrink, fail, wither
17 Blunt dull, abrupt, curt, gruff, short, brusque pointed, sharp, polite
18 Boast brag, praise, crow, exult, vaunt, prate deprecate, be modest, be quiet
19 Bothersome annoying, irksome, troubling, irritating, vexatious, provoking convenient, helpful, smooth
20 Boundless endless, limitless, unlimited, infinite, immeasurable, plenty limited, restricted, less
21 Brisk agile, quick, dynamic, energetic, lively, vigorous slow, sluggish, dull
22 Bombastic flowery, showy, overblown, rhetorical, grandiloquent, sonorous humble, restrained, reserved
23 Broadminded liberal, progressive, open, tolerant, flexible, radical orthodox, conservative, narrow-minded
24 Bulky massive, big, over-sized, heavy, hefty, huge small, thin, tiny
25 Bully intimidate, menace, threaten, browbeat, bludgeon, cow support, ease, assuage