Choose the most appropriate antonym out of the given options for the word (in bold) in the sentence :
He is an expert in this field.
Gaudy decoy looks vulgar.
He is known always to take impetuous decisions.
He …… his friend until entire fortune was exhausted.
(B) sponged on
His wife keeps on nagging at him all day.
Do not try to pervert my statement.
Harsh retort by the son ruffled his father.
His position in the team is tenuous.
He gave a very curt reply to my query.
She takes great delight in teasing me.
He brought disgrace on his family with his misdeeds.
He made an earnest appeal to people to help him.
He expressed his explicit opinion.
Kids were frolicking in gay spirit.
A country is left impoverished by war it fights.
(A) reduced to poverty
A libertine person is despicable.
He nibbled at the apple he was eating.
A hypochondriac is suffering from phantom feeling of pain in abdomen.
Tyrants are ruthless.
She took out frozen stuff from refrigerator and kept on the table to let it thaw.