GATE | GATE MOCK 2017 | Question 2

Choose the word which is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capitals

SQUALID
(A) Fervid
(B) Florid
(C) Pristine
(D) Extraneous


Answer: (C)

Explanation: Squalid – Extremely dirty and unpleasant, dirty, filthy
Fervid – Emotional, jealous

Florid – Having a rosy or pal red color
Pristine- Clean and fresh as new

Extraneous- not belonging to (a thing), additional, foreign

So the word suited as antonym of squalid is pristine


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