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In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
The chief was GENEROUS in his award of university scholarships

Options

A) nobel

B) considerate

C) liberal

D) mean

E) honest

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

Generous means kind, so the opposite or antonym of kind is mean.

Explanation provided by T-prince


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  • Soja Boy

    generous could also mean an act of giving out freely i.e an act of kindness so in a situation like this mean would be the correct answer

  • Soja Boy

    generous could also mean an act of giving out freely i.e an act of kindness so in a situation like this mean would be the correct answer

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  • T-prince

    Generous means kind, so the opposite or antonym of kind is mean.