Flashcard 14 - Semantic Relationships Flashcard Set for the MAT

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The correct answer is:

RIFFRAFF and ANATHEMA


Explanation:

Both riffraff and anathema refer to people who are regarded negatively, but the second term conveys feelings of contempt that are comparatively more intense. Since an idol is a person regarded with blind adoration, you are looking for a word that identifies someone who is admired less intensely.

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