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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence:

His rather casual remarks on politics ________ his lack of seriousness about the subject.

  1. masked
  2. belied
  3. betrayed
  4. suppressed
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answer is option (c)

(a) Masked       :  Hide under a false appearance - opposite

(b) Belied          :  Be in contradiction with - not appropriate 

(c) Betrayed      :  Reveal unintentionally - most appropriate

(d) Suppressed:  To put down by force or authority - irrelevant

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D. Suppressed
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