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Select the most appropriate word that can replace the underlined word without changing the meaning of the sentence:

Now-a-days, most children have a tendency to belittle the legitimate concerns of their parents.

  1. disparage
  2. applaud
  3. reduce
  4. begrudge
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  1. disparage: regard or represent as being of little worth
  2. applaud: show approval or praise by clapping
  3. reduce
  4. begrudge: envy (someone) the possession or enjoyment of (something)

Option A is the only suitable option.

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