Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
Correct Answer : a ) BenevolentExplanation :
‘Avaricious’ is greedy.
‘Benevolent’ is kind or generous.
‘Tiresome’ is related to getting tired.
‘Cynic’ is a person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honourable or unselfish reasons.
‘Splendid’ is full of energy.
After looking at the meanings of all the words, ‘benevolent’ is the word having opposite meaning to the given word ‘avaricious’
Hence, (a) is the correct answer.
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