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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word underlined in the sentence below?

In a democracy, everybody has the freedom to disagree with the government. 

  1. Dissent 
  2. Descent 
  3. Decent 
  4. Decadent
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could you plz UNDERLINE the word?
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although by mistakes if anybody forgot to draw underline  part,if you read the question and check given options you will see all given words start with "D" and in question part only two-word democracy and disagree (dissent :-syno of disagreement )
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Ans will be (A) Dissent, which means disagree

  • descent - going down
  • decent - conforming to acceptable standard
  • decadent - corrupt
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decent

/ˈdiːs(ə)nt/

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adjective

  1. 1.

    conforming with generally accepted standards of respectable or moral behaviour.

    "a decent clean-living individual"

 

descent

/dɪˈsɛnt/

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noun

  1. 1.

    an act of moving downwards, dropping, or falling.

    "the plane had gone into a steep descent"

    synonyms:

    going down, coming down; More

 

dissent

/dɪˈsɛnt/

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noun

  1. 1.

    the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held.

    "there was no dissent from this view"

    synonyms: disagreement, lack of agreement, difference of opinion, argument, dispute, demur; More

decadent

/ˈdɛkəd(ə)nt/

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adjective

  1. 1.

    characterized by or reflecting a state of moral or cultural decline.

    "a decaying, decadent Britain"

    synonyms: dissolute, dissipated, degenerate, corrupt, depraved, louche, rakish, shameless, sinful, unprincipled, immoral, licentious, wanton, abandoned, unrestrained, profligate, intemperate, fast-living; More
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