Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the opposite meaning of the given word.
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option C
Abate means ‘making something less intense’; ‘reduce or remove’.
Moderate: average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree.
Complement: a thing that contributes extra feature to something.
E.G. ‘Your necklace compliments your beautiful dress’, said Geeta to Shehar.
Decrease: ‘to lessen in quantity’.
Aggravate: ‘to intensify or make something more serious or intense’.
E.G. Politicizing the issue of riots will only aggravate the situation.
Hence, ‘aggravate’ is the best choice as the antonym of ‘abate’.
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