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  1. CURSORY
    1) haphazard
    2) uptight
    3) meticulous
    4) dummied up
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: meticulous
    cursory – hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.
    meticulous – showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.

  2. RETICENT
    1) dazzling
    2) painstaking
    3) unhurried
    4) communicative
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: communicative
    Reticent – not revealing one’s thoughts or feelings readily.
    communicative – willing, eager, or able to talk or impart information.

  3. DESPISE
    1) admire
    2) sketchy
    3) perfunctory
    4) slapdash
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: admire
    despise – feel contempt or a deep repugnance for.
    admire – regard with respect or warm approval.

  4. CALLOUS
    1) cherish
    2) sympathetic
    3) eschew
    4) execrate
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: sympathetic
    callous – showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
    sympathetic – feeling, showing, or expressing sympathy.

  5. LATENT
    1) contemn
    2) deride
    3) tender
    4) apparent
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: apparent
    latent – (of a quality or state) existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden or concealed.
    apparent – clearly visible or understood; obvious.

  6. SOBRIETY
    1) drunkenness
    2) spurn
    3) abominate
    4) spurn
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: drunkenness
    sobriety – the state of being sober.
    drunkenness – the state of being drunk; intoxication.

  7. DEMENTED
    1) contemn
    2) disdain
    3) apoptotic
    4) sane
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: sane
    demented – suffering from dementia.
    sane – (of a person) of sound mind; not mad or mentally ill.

  8. PALLING
    1) detest
    2) apolitical
    3) indigent
    4) comforting,
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: reassuring
    palling – form a friendship.
    comforting – serving to alleviate a person’s feelings of grief or distress.

  9. RUEFULLY
    1) defiant
    2) apologetic
    3) ashamed
    4) fragile
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: defiant
    ruefully – in a way that expresses sorrow or regret, especially in a wry or humorous manner.
    defiant – showing defiance.

  10. DEVIATED
    1) lamentable
    2) conform
    3) mournful
    4) repentant
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: conform
    deviated – depart from an established course.
    conform – comply with rules, standards, or laws