1/10 Conclude (verb)

Arrive at a judgement or opinion by reasoning. (निष्कर्ष निकालना) Synonyms: Infer, Induce, Extrapolate, Generalize, Deduce, Draw Conclusion

Synonyms: Infer, Induce, Extrapolate, Generalize, Deduce, Draw Conclusion

Antonyms:

Example: It is possible to conclude future developments from current trends.

2/10 Scrutiny (noun)

Critical observation or examination. (जांच, समीक्षा)

Synonyms: Inspection, Perusal, Inquiry, Audit, Probe, Review

Antonyms: Glance, Peep, Glimpse, Squint

Example: Their activities have come under police scrutiny.

3/10 Prosecute (verb)

To officially charge somebody with a crime. (अभियोग लगाना)

Synonyms: Accuse, Arraign, Charge, Indict

Antonyms: Exonerate, Free, Absolve, Acquit

Example: His former manager was indicted for fraud.

4/10 Striking (adjective)

Very unusual or easily noticed, and therefore attracting a lot of attention. (ध्यान आकर्षित करनेवाली)

Synonyms: Noticeable, Conspicuous, Prominent, Distinct, Salient

Antonyms: Unremarkable, Ordinary, Unexceptional, Unobtrusive

Example: She bears a striking resemblance to her mother.

5/10 Robust (adjective)

Strong and healthy; (of a system, organization, etc.) able to withstand or overcome adverse conditions. (मजबूत, पुष्ट)

Synonyms: Vigorous, Sturdy, Sinewy, Resilient

Antonyms: Fragile, Infirm, Feeble

Example: The formerly robust economy has begun to weaken.

6/10 Abate (verb)

(of something unpleasant or severe) become less intense or widespread. (मन्द या शान्त हो जाना)

Synonyms: Lessen, Subside, Drop Off, Wane, Taper Off, Recede

Antonyms: Rise, Intensify, Increase, Mount

Example: The storm suddenly abated

7/10 Ponder (verb)

Think deeply and at length. (चिन्तन करना)

Synonyms: Think About, Contemplate, Muse, Brood

Antonyms: Neglect, Ignore, Disregard, Overlook

Example: No wonder she is pondering on a future role in politics.

8/10 Inimical (adjective)

Harmful to something. (हानिकार; प्रतिकूल)

Synonyms: Harmful, Injurious, Detrimental, Deleterious

Antonyms: Beneficial, Advantageous, Favourable, Constructive

Example: Cigarettes have a proven inimical effect on the nervous system.

9/10 Embroiled (adjective)

Be Involved deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation. (फँसा, उलझा हुआ)

Synonyms: Involved, Entangled, Mired, Enmeshed

Antonyms: Free, Liberated, Untangled, Extricated

Example: He was also embroiled in a bitter dispute with a Limerick criminal.

10/10 Revulsion (noun)

A sense of disgust and loathing. (घृणा)

Synonyms: Detestation, Abhorrence, Abomination, Repugnance

Antonyms: Adoration, Love, Admiration, Fondness

Example: He has a great revulsion for medicine.

1/10 Dastardly (adjective)

Evil and cruel. (नीचतापूर्ण)

Synonyms: Despicable, Contemptible, Mean, Vile

Antonyms: Respectable, Admirable, Virtuous

Example: They created a dastardly plot to assassinate the king

2/10 Exercise (verb)

To use your power, rights or personal qualities in order to achieve something. (प्रयोग में लाना)

Synonyms: Employ, Harness, Exert, Implement, Put Into Effect.

Antonyms: Ignore, Neglect, Avoid, Shun

Example: The CEO exercised his prerogative to select a new manager.

3/10 Solely (adverb)

Only; not involving somebody/something else (केवल)

Synonyms: Merely, Exclusively, Entirely, Completely, Wholly

Antonyms: Partially, Incompletely

Example: Selection is based solely on merit.

4/10 Concurrence (noun)

Agreement or consistency. (सहमति)

Synonyms: Accord, Consensus, Harmony, Correspondence

Antonyms: Conflict, Clash, Divergence, Disagreement

Example: The doctor may seek the concurrence of a relative before carrying out the procedure.

5/10 Discern (verb)

To know, recognize or understand something, especially something that is not obvious. (जानना, पहचानना)

Synonyms: Find Out, Discover, Fathom, Register

Antonyms: Overlook, Miss

Example: He discerned a certain coldness in their welcome.

6/10 Irritant (noun)

something that makes you annoyed or causes trouble. (क्रोध उत्पन्न करने वाला)

Synonyms: source of irritation, source of vexation, thorn in someone's side, pinprick

Antonyms: source of joy, delight

Example: The presence of the army has been a constant irritant.

7/10 Cement (verb)

to make a relationship, an agreement, etc. stronger. (मज़बूत बनाना)

Synonyms: strengthen, reinforce, bolster, toughen

Antonyms: lessen, undermine, weaken, diminish

Example: The President's visit was intended to cement the alliance between the two countries.

8/10 Concerted (adjective)

done with great effort or determination. (ठोस; दृढ़)

Synonyms: forceful, strenuous, vigorous, concentrated, all-out, intensive

Antonyms: half-hearted, lukewarm, apathetic, perfunctory

Example: She has begun to make a concerted effort to win the competition.

9/10 Preponderance (noun)

The quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance. (बहुतायत)

Synonyms: bulk, majority, greater quantity, multitude

Antonyms: tininess, handful, minority

Example: There is a preponderance of female students in the music department.

10/10 Penchant (noun)

a liking for, enjoyment of, or a habit of doing something. (लगन, रुचि)

Synonyms: fondness, proclivity, predilection, affinity, inclination

Antonyms: antipathy, aversion, distaste, disinclination

Example: He has a penchant for drawing and painting.

1/10 Onslaught (noun)

A fierce or destructive attack. (हमला)

Synonyms: Assault, Attack, Offensive, Aggression, Onrush

Antonyms: Resistance, Opposition

Example: She could not withstand such a sudden onslaught.

2/10 Forestall (verb)

Prevent or obstruct (an anticipated event or action) by taking advance action. (रोकना,)

Synonyms: Nip In The Bud, Thwart, Frustrate, Foil, Stave Off

Antonyms: Assist, Help, Aid, Facilitate

Example: He opened his mouth to speak but Richard forestalled him.

3/10 Sheer (adjective)

Complete or extreme. (सम्पूर्ण, निरा)

Synonyms: Absolute, Downright, Utter, Thorough, Out-And-Out

Antonyms: Partial, Fractional, Limited, Fragmentary

Example: I only agreed out of sheer desperation.

4/10 Solidarity (noun)

Support by one person or group of people for another because they share feelings, opinions, aims, etc. (एकजुटता)

Synonyms: Unity, Camaraderie, Unanimity, Esprit De Corps, Oneness

Antonyms: Disagreement, Discord, Antagonism, Dissension

Example: Demonstrations were held as a gesture of solidarity with the hunger strikers.

5/10 Indictment (noun)

A formal charge or accusation of a serious crime. (अभियोग, दोषारोपण)

Synonyms: Accusation, Arraignment, Allegation

Antonyms: Acquittal, Exoneration, Absolution

Example: She was convicted on an indictment for conspiracy.

6/10 Wane (verb)

(of something unpleasant or severe) become less intense or widespread. (मन्द या शान्त हो जाना)

Synonyms: Lessen, Subside, Drop Off, Wane, Taper Off, Recede

Antonyms: Rise, Intensify, Increase, Mount

Example: The storm suddenly abated.

7/10 Trump (verb)

To beat something that somebody says or does by saying or doing something even better. (पछाड़ देना)

Synonyms: Surpass, Outdo, Upstage, Outperform

Antonyms: Fall Behind, Lag Behind, Underperform, Lose

Example: Their bid to take over the company was trumped by a US private equity firm.

8/10 Exacerbate (verb)

Make (a problem, injury, or offence) worse or more serious. (गंभीरता बढ़ाना)

Synonyms: Aggravate, Inflame, Augment, Exaggerate, Intensify

Antonyms: Improve, Alleviate, Soothe, Assuage, Mollify

Example: Military intervention will only aggravate the conflict even further.

9/10 Fervour (noun)

Intense and passionate feeling. (जोश, उत्साह)

Synonyms: Ardour, Vehemence, Zeal, Earnestness, Vigour

Antonyms: Apathy, Passivity, Lassitude, Torpor

Example: The fervour of her speech showed she felt strongly.

10/10 Backlash (noun)

A strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development. (प्रतिक्रिया)

Synonyms: Adverse Reaction, Counteraction, Recoil, Repercussion

Antonyms: Cause, Reason, Basis

Example: The government is facing an angry backlash from voters over the new tax.

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