1 Lacuna (noun)
an absent part, especially in a book or other piece of writing. (कमी, रिक्त स्थान)
Synonyms: deficiency, lack, gap, omission, void
Antonyms: sufficiency, adequacy, completeness
Example: However, skilful editing cannot quite conceal the notable lacunae within the book. (lacunae- plural form)

2 Arguably (adverb)
used when stating an opinion or belief that you think can be shown to be true. (यकीनन)
Synonyms: possibly, debatably, perhaps, plausibly
Antonyms: certainly, undeniably, indeed, undoubtedly
Example: He is arguably the world’s best football player.

3 Collaborate (verb)
work jointly on an activity or project. (मिलकर काम करना)
Synonyms: cooperate, join forces, associate, team up, pool resources
Antonyms: split up, break up, disband, part
Example: We collaborated with him on numerous hotel projects.

4 Brevity (noun)
concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. (संक्षिप्तता)
Synonyms: briefness, terseness, succinctness, pithiness
Antonyms: verbosity, loquacity, wordiness, volubility
Example: He is famous for the brevity of his speeches.

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5 Unshackle (verb)
liberate; set free. (मुक्त करना)
Synonyms: release, emancipate, unfetter, unleash
Antonyms: manacle, chain, handcuff, restrain
Example: He can unshackle you from the love of money.

6 Vanguard (noun)
a position at the forefront of new developments or ideas. (अग्र-दल)
Synonyms: frontline, spearhead, van, avant-garde
Antonyms: rear, back end, stern
Example: They are in the vanguard of technological advance.

7 Autonomy (noun)
freedom from external control or influence. (स्वराज्य)
Synonyms: self-rule, sovereignty, self-sufficiency, individualism
Antonyms: subjugation, heteronomy, subjection, dependence
Example: Demonstrators demanded immediate autonomy for their region.

8 Holistic (adjective)
characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected by reference to the whole. (समग्र)
Synonyms: all-inclusive, universal, comprehensive, whole
Antonyms: partial, incomplete, limited, restricted
Example: My doctor takes a holistic approach to ‘disease.

9 Bigotry (noun)
intolerance towards those who hold different opinions from oneself. (कट्टरता)
Synonyms: prejudice, fanaticism, chauvinism, dogmatism
Antonyms: tolerance, open-mindedness, impartiality, progressivism, liberalism
Example: The newspaper condemned president’s bigotry toward outsiders.

10 Scepticism (noun)
an attitude that shows you doubt whether something is true or useful. (संदेहवाद)
Synonyms: disbelief, cynicism, incredulity, dubiety
Antonyms: conviction, certitude, assurance, confidence
Example: My initial scepticism was replaced with respectful admiration.

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