1 Clout (noun)
Meaning-
Influence or power, especially in politics or business. (बोलबाला प्रभाव)
Synonyms: Influence, Sway, Control, Say, Domination, Power
Antonyms- Weakness, Powerlessness, Deficiency
Example- I knew his opinion carried a lot of clout with them.

2 Promulgate (verb)
Meaning-
To announce a new law or system officially or publicly. (एलान करना)
Synonyms: Put into effect, Enact, Enforce, Implement , Pass
Antonyms- Withhold, Refrain, Suppress
Example- The surcharge was imposed under the country’s emergency regulations promulgated in May.

3 Riposte (noun)
Meaning-
A quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism. (जवाबी प्रहार)
Synonyms: Retort, Rejoinder, Sally, Response
Antonyms- Inquire, Interrogate, Query
Example- The attack provoked a riposte, and the quarrel ranged far beyond the domain of rhetorical theory.

4 Loathe (verb)
Meaning-
To dislike somebody/something very much. (नफरत करना)
Synonyms: Hate, Detest, Despise, Abominate, Execrate
Antonyms- Like, Abhor, Admire, Adore
Example- He loathes war and militarism, and despises chauvinism in every form.

5 Rampant (adjective)
Meaning-
(of something bad) existing or spreading everywhere in a way that cannot be controlled. (अनियंत्रित)
Synonyms: Unchecked, Uncontrolled, Unchecked, Unrestrained
Antonyms- Controlled, Checked, Restrained
Example- Unemployment is now rampant in most of Europe.

6 Diktat (noun)
Meaning-
An order or decree imposed by someone in power without popular consent. (अलोकप्रिय और कड़ा आदेश)
Synonyms: Law, Regulation, Decree, Edict
Example- Workers were not prepared to accept such diktats and spontaneously walked out.

7 Unfazed (adjective)
Meaning-
Not worried or surprised by something unexpected that happens. (निर्भीक शांत)
Synonyms: Unruffled, Untroubled, Placid, Relaxed
Antonyms- Frantic, Worried, Upset, Perturbed
Example- She was totally unfazed by the news.

8 Fickle (adjective)
Meaning-
Changing frequently, especially as regards one’s loyalties or affections. (अस्थिर)
Synonyms: Capricious, Inconstant, Changeable, Variable
Antonyms- Constant, Stable, Steady
Example – The weather here is notoriously fickle.

9 Inimical (adjective)
Meaning-
Not friendly. (शत्रुवत)
Synonyms: Hostile, Unfriendly, Antagonistic
Antonyms- Friendly, Cordial, Amicable
Example- The police officer had an inimical attitude towards criminals.

10 Ire (noun)
Meaning-
Anger (क्रोध)
Synonyms: Wrath, Rage, Fury, Outrage, Choler
Antonyms- Pleasure, Calmness, Delight, Cheer
Example- The plans provoked the ire of conservationists.

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