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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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Last Updated : 28 Jun, 2021
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