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.
This question was asked in the CDS 2022 English paper, you can check your CDS answer key and get your score.
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