Directions (1-15): For each of the words given below, a contextual usage is provided. From the alternatives given, pick the word that is the most inappropriate as a substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.
Q1. Abjure: I have decided to abjure smoking.
Q2. Acquittal: His acquittal in spite of the incriminating evidence surprised all of us.
Q3. Presage: The phenomenal growth of this chain of stores presaged globalization and was a glitzy part of it.
Q4. Unassailable: Its brand image is unassailable.
Q5. Venom: The venom in his voice was unmistakable.
Q6. Despondent: After their trauma, they were exhausted and despondent.
Q7. Fitfully: She felt groggy in the morning as she had slept fitfully the previous night.
Q8. Incredulous: He was incredulous regarding the potential benefits of the tiny gadget.
Q9. Misconstrue: His introverted behaviour is often misconstrued as haughtiness.
Q10. Embellish: On the occasion of the festival, the deity was embellished with jewels of many types.
Q11. Paean: The student leader ended his speech singing paeans about the initiatives adopted by the new principal.
Q12. Sprightly: Her sprightly disposition camouflaged her illness.
Q13. Ubiquitous: The ubiquitous internet cafes have helped increase the level of its accessibility to the common man.
Q14. Tyro: His subtle discomfort in front of the camera reveals that he is a tyro in this field.
Q15. Variegated: The variegated religions and the multitude of cultures contribute to the rich spiritual heritage of our country.