Choose the most appropriate antonym out of the given options for the word (in bold) in the sentence :
The accused was pronounced guilty, defence lawyer’s brilliant arguments notwithstanding.
(C) due to
The devotee leads a life full of piety.
Sagacious patriarch is a source of prudent advice.
Treason is an unforgivable crime.
He deliberately dallies with his duties.
The demure girl sat aloof.
Stashed pot of valuables was disinterred from the courtyard’s underground.
(C) dug out
The sun emerged from behind the clouds.
(A) came out
(D) mixed up
This is the story of fabulous exploits of an adventurer.
His career prospect seems to be gloomy.
Dissatisfaction incites anger.
His body was limp with exhaustion.
He is a novice in politics.
His piteous cry for help moved us.
Salient features of a machine determine its price.
He was forgiven for venial offence.
There is a dearth of doctors in hospitals.
People denounce politicians as morally corrupt.
He is disinterested in their dispute.
(C) having selfish motive
Hordes of technocrats emigrate to U.S.A. every year.
(A) leave own country to settle in foreign countries