Select the word that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word.
The teacher chided the pupil.
Correct Answer : c ) commendedExplanation :
Let us look at the meanings of the words one by one:
Chided (v.) - To express disapproval of something.
Admonished (v.) - To caution against something.
Reprimanded (v.) - To reprove in a formal way.
Commended (v.) - To entrust or give approval.
Reproved (v.) - To disapprove.
After looking at the meanings of the words, we can say that the antonym of chided is commended.
Hence, (c) is the correct answer.