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Lexis and Structure
In the following sentence, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A-E, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word underlined and which will appropriately fill the gap in the sentence.
The political aspirant asked the villagers to support him and not to _____ his authority in anyway

Options

A) deny

B) undermine

C) defy

D) despite

E) attack

The correct answer is D.


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