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Pick the word from the four options which is most nearly opposite in meaning to the bold word.

RECALCITRANT

  1. feckless
  2. yielding
  3. sombre
  4. polished
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Option B is the right answer.

A RECALCITRANT(adj) person is someone who shows an uncooperative attitude towards authority.

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/recalcitrant

The question asks for the OPPOSITE of the word in bold.

Therefore, the answer is YIELDING(adj) which means something that is easily bendable.

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/yielding

  • Option A feckless(adj): incompetent, irresponsible
  • Option C sombre(adj): dull-coloured
  • Option D polished(adj): smooth and glossy
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