Question 11: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions: The nominating committee always meets behind closed doors , least its deliberations become known prematurely.
The appointing committee always meets behind closed doors, lest their discussions be known early.
=> behind closed doors (idiom): closed, not public
private (adv): private
safe (adv): safe
public (adv): public
dangerously (adv): dangerously
=> behind closed doors >< publicly