Source: English QuizDIFFIDENT
Ans 1-(c) adore (V.) : to love somebody very much.
detest (V.) : to hate somebody/ something very much; loathe.
Ans 2. (c) enlargement (N.) : made larger.
epitome (N.) : a perfect example of something; embodiment; abstract; resume, summary.
quintessence (N.) : the perfect example of something
paragon (N.) : an ideal instance
incarnation (N.) : a period of life in a particular form
Ans3. (b) stupidity (N.) : behaviour that shows a lack of good judgement or thought.
gumption (N.) : courage and determination ; intelligence.
ingenuity (N.) : the ability to invent things/solve problems in clever new ways
sagacity (N.) : good judgement and understanding
acumen (N.) : the ability to understand and decide things quickly and well
Ans 4. (b) vigour (N.) : energy, force or enthusiasm; vitality
inertia (N.) : lack of energy; lack of desire or ability to move or change.
Ans5. (d) skimp (V.) : to try to spend less time, money on something than is really needed.
squander (V.) : to waste money, time etc. in a stupid way.
slander (V.) : to make a false spoken statement about somebody that is intended to damage the good opinion that people have of them
Ans 6. (c) confident (Adj.) : feeling sure about your own ability to do things and be successful.
diffident (Adj.) : not having much confidence in yourself; shy; not wanting to talk about yourself.
Ans 7. (c) surrender (V.) : to admit that you have been defeated and want to stop fighting; give in.
vanquish (V. ) : to defeat somebody completely in a competition, war etc.
Ans 8. (a) conventional nonconformist (Adj.) : the fact of not following normal ways of thinking and behaving ; unconventional.
Ans 9. (b) intractable (Adj.) : very difficult to deal with; obdurate; uncontrollable.
malleable (Adj.) : easily influenced or changed; compliant.
pliable (Adj.) : able to be led/ directed
ans 10. (d) humility (N.) : the quality of not thinking that you are better than others; the quality of being humble.
vanity (N.) : the quality of being unimportant; too much pride in your own appearance; abilities etc