In the following question, select the word most similar in meaning to the given word.
Correct Answer : d ) GUILEFULExplanation :
The meaning of the word “CUNNING” is adeptness in performance or dexterity.
Let us look at the meaning of the words given in options one by one.
- DIABOLIC means having the qualities of a devil
- INEPT means without skill or aptitude
- VICE means immoral conduct
- GUILEFUL means insidiously cunning or artfully deceptive
After looking at the meanings of the given words, we can see that Guileful is the most similar word to cunning. So, Guileful is the correct answer.
Hence, option (d) is correct.
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