Fill in the appropriate word/pair of words in the blank(s) provided
The professor became increasingly _______ in later years, flying into a rage whenever he was opposed.
  • a)
    taciturn
  • b)
    voluble
  • c)
    subdued
  • d)
    contrite
  • e)
    irascible
Correct answer is option 'E'. Can you explain this answer?

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Pioneer Academy
Jan 27, 2022
Irascible means ‘easily made angry’. All the other words are not related to rage or anger, which should have been the case in the given sentence. Hence, (e) is the right answer.

Irascible means ‘easily made angry’. All the other words are not related to rage or anger, which should have been the case in the given sentence. Hence, (e) is the right answer.
Irascible means ‘easily made angry’. All the other words are not related to rage or anger, which should have been the case in the given sentence. Hence, (e) is the right answer.