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The senator won the election because of the "fervor" of his speeches and debates. The word most opposite in meaning to "fervor" is ____.

A apathy
You are asked to find the opposite of "fervor." Since "apathy" means "lack of enthusiasm or interest and "fervor" means "intensity and enthusiasm", "apathy" is the best choice. "Vigor" is strength and intensity, "flamboyance" is extravagance in appearance or manner, and "bawdry" is obscene or inappropriate. None of these would qualify as an opposite of "fervor".
B vigor
C flamboyance
D bawdry