A word in capital letters is followed by four words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters.

What is the correct answer?



A. Repress

B. Cheer

C. Nurture

D. Irritate

Correct Answer :

C. Nurture

Smother means to suffocate or stifle, i.e, to prevent the growth of something, nurture is to help the growth, repress also means to prevent the growth and thus is a synonym to smother.