1 Sagging (adjective)
Meaning- becoming weaker; declining. (दुर्बल)
Synonyms: drooping, wilting, slumped, floppy
Antonyms: rocketing, shooting up, improving, rising
Example: Mayor cut taxes by $9 billion in an effort to revitalize the city’s sagging economy.
2 Overhaul (verb)
Meaning- take apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary. (कायापलट)
Synonyms: mend, revamp, refurbish, recondition
Antonyms: damage, ruin, impair, spoil
Example: A mechanic is coming to overhaul die engine.
3 Contingent (adjective)
Meaning- depending on something else in the future in order to happen. (आश्रित होना)
Synonyms: dependent, subject, reliant, liable, conditional
Antonyms: independent, unconnected, detached
Example: Our success is contingent on your support.
4 Rebound (verb)
Meaning- recover in value, amount, or strength after a decrease or decline. (वापसी करना)
Synonyms: recover, rally, bounce back, get back
Antonyms: depreciate, decline, deteriorate, ruin
Example: There are signs of an economic rebound.
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5 Devolution (noun)
Meaning- the transfer or delegation of power to a lower level, especially by central government to local or regional administration. (हस्तांतरण)
Synonyms: Decentralization, delegation, dispersal, distribution
Antonyms: Centralization, consolidation, amalgamation
Example: It would also facilitate the devolution of power to the regions.
6 Converge (verb)
Meaning- to move toward the same point or become similar. (मिलना)
Synonyms: coincide, connect, congregate, come together
Antonyms: diverge, depart, deviate, move away
Example: Our previously opposed views are beginning to converge.
7 Recalcitrant (adjective)
Meaning- (of a person) unwilling to obey orders or to do what should be done, or (of an animal) refusing to be controlled. (अड़ियल)
Synonyms: uncooperative, unruly, intractable, headstrong, wayward
Antonyms: amenable, docile, compliant, pliant
Example: The University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators.
8 Unassailable (adjective)
Meaning- unable to be attacked, questioned, or defeated. (अभेद्य)
Synonyms: unquestionable, impregnable, undisputable, irrefutable
Antonyms: questionable, unconvincing, dubious, refutable
Example: The result gave the team an unassailable lead.
9 Annexation (noun)
Meaning- possession taken of a piece of land or a country, usually by force or without permission. (राज्य-हरण)
Synonyms: seizure, appropriation, takeover, occupation
Antonyms: surrender, renunciation, return, restoration
Example: Annexations helped San Jose grow into one of the nation’s biggest cities.
10 Clout (noun)
Meaning- influence or power, especially in politics or business. (प्रभाव)
Synonyms: authority, sway, leverage, dominance
Antonyms: impotency, powerlessness, disability, debility
Example: He has a lot of clout within the party.
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