Undermine means weaken,
decrease the strength, to injure or destroy by secret means suddenly.
a) Submerge is to
immerse completely in underwater. Removing out of water is not
b) Supersede means take
the place of, replace, take precedence over, thereby nullifying the
other. Not replacing is not the same as undermining.
c) Overhaul means to
repair or restore to serviceable condition. Overhauling means bring back
to a workable stage. It also means to overtake. Not overtaking is not the
same as undermining.
d) Undergird means
providing foundational support, securing strong base, strengthening,
supporting, is the opposite of 'undermine'.
e) To intersperse means
to scatter here and there, is not the equivalent of undermine.
The correct answer is option D.
Percent correctly answered: 21.