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Which of the answer choices gives the best definition for the underlined word in the following sentence?
Although his friends believed him to be enjoying a lavish lifestyle in the large family estate he had inherited, Enzo was in reality impecunious.

A Penniless

The sentence indicates a contrast between the appearance and the reality. Enzo's friends believe him to be wealthy, due to the large hoe that he inherited, but he is actually penniless.