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CACHET
A. sigh of consent
B. mark of disapprobation
C. gesture of deference
D. declaration of loyalty
E. aura of invincibility

(Choose a phrase that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word in the capital letters)

I have no idea this time. Thanks so much for helping me out.
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Here's another one. I have no idea which one is correct too. Hope there's no typo.

OBVIATE
A. yield
B. disentangle
C. unite
D. hide from view
E. make necessary
Since I found out that "cachet" is "an indication of approved or superior status" (hyperdictionary), I'd say the answer could be B ?
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Obviate

Have a look here: http://www.hyperdictionary.com/search.aspx?define=obviate , it might help you.
PieanneSince I found out that "cachet" is "an indication of approved or superior status" (hyperdictionary), I'd say the answer could be B ?


Great! Thank you, Pieanne. That's what I'm looking for.
You're welcome, Jeff Emotion: smile
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According to that dictionary you presented, obviate means:
  1. [v] prevent the occurrence of ; prevent from happening ; "Let 's avoid a confrontation "; "head off a confrontation "; "avert a strike "
  2. [v] do away with
But I still don't find any word or phrase among the five choices that would serve as an opposite to it.
I would drop B and D. Otherwise, I'm clueless... sorry!

edit: C too.
Emotion: smile I chose C too, Pieanne. But the answer is D. I have no clue neither.

I hope there's a typo.
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