Choose the most appropriate antonym out of the given options for the word (in bold) in the sentence :
Public anger against price-rise of petrol is palpable.
People of plebeian taste can’t appreciate abstract art works.
He has a queer notion about life in U.S.A.
His wayward son has become incorrigible.
He is a man of decisive actions.
Polar regions are desolate place.
Wind dispersed the cloud in the sky.
(D) drove away
Social system has still enslaved womenfolk.
The servant’s fidelity towards his master is perfect.
Ordinary people hallow saints.
The implacable creditor refused to give more time to return money, despite entreaties.
Malign people in high position without substance.
An amount of one rupee is a paltry sum these days.
The power breakdown plunged the whole city into darkness.
Radical change in polity is needed to check rampant corruption.
He looked weary after long hours of work.
He affirmed his intention to resign his job.
Rescuers made a final desperate attempt to save the child.
His disposition towards meticulousness in work is appreciable.
Joys of childhood are ephemeral.
(D) long lasting