Question 14: 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: It was not for his friend to abate that confidence.
free (v): liberate, set free
augment (v): to increase, to increase >< abate (v): to discourage, to decrease
provoke (v): provoke, provoke
wane (v): to weaken
It’s not his friend’s job to lower his confidence.