In the following question, select the word most opposite in meaning to the given word.
Correct Answer : c ) CalmExplanation :
The meaning of the word, “ruckus” is “a noisy fight or disturbance”.
Let us look at the meaning of the words one by one to see which word is opposite in meaning to the given word.
- Brawl means “a noisy fight or battle”.
- Affray means “a public fight”.
- Calm means “a state of tranquility”.
- Repose means “a state of resting or a place of rest”.
From the above meanings, we can see that the words, “brawl” and “affray” are similar in meaning to the given word. The word opposite in meaning to the word, “ruckus” is “calm”. There can be confusion between calm and repose, but the most appropriate word is calm.
Hence, (c) is the correct answer.
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