In each of the following sentences, 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 underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
The minister was accused of making utterances that could increase rather than...........anxiety among the citizen
At the end of the crisis, the leader declared that there was no victor and no............
He is a famous artist but has a .........drinking habit.
He is a famous artist but has a...........drinking habit
The first twin is so vain and the second so..........that one would think they were not brothers
Mary: '' I wonder why armed robbers are so hard-hearted'' John: '' The fact is that to be an armed robber you cannot be ..........''
To this steep hill is the problem, to.....is quite easy