Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence:
It was her view that the country’s problem had been _________ by foreign technocrats, so that to invite them to come back would be counter-productive.
"so that to invite them to come back would be counter-productive"
This means that foreign technocrats were harmful to the country. So, only suitable option is
exacerbate - meaning aggravate.
Correct Option: C.
Ans -> (C) exacerbated