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Out of the given alternatives, choose the one which can best replace the italicised word in the sentence without changing the meaning of the sentence.
They tolerated him though they disliked his craven behavior.

A

silly

B

cowardly

C

indecent

D

mean

Answer

The highlighted word means 'lacking courage'.
Option B is correct. 'Cowardly' also means 'lacking courage'. Thus, it has the required meaning and is the correct answer.
Options A, C and D are incorrect. They do not have the required meaning.
Option C, indecent, means 'offensive'.

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