Choose the most appropriate antonym out of the given options for the word (in bold) in the sentence :
Defective machine hampered the progress of work.
He detected a thief lurking behind the house in dark.
His stomach distended with flatulence.
Trifling with patients’ treatment is against the professional ethics.
(D) principles of morality
He is feeling forlorn of own people in this distant city.
(B) in company of
He was punished for his heinous offence.
Inquisitive mind keeps on asking why.
Mostly the non-government organizations, though profess to work for poor people, are mercenary.
215) It is a perennial fruit-bearing plant.
(A) throughout the year
People’s outrage over rising hardships due to high inflation portends doom for the government.
He repudiated charges made against him.
The meeting was deferred due to lack of quorum.
(B) put off
(C) held on schedule
He is a devout Hindu.
Distinction in height helps us identify the twins.
The minister tried to evade reporter’s questions.
The former of the two suggestions was acceptable.
He is humble, despite his high rank.
An intrepid person does not hesitate to venture.
He is meticulous about his physical appearance.
His perfidious friend ditched him.
Judgment of this age should be left to posterity.
Dispersal of clouds revealed the sun in the sky.