1 Imponderable (noun)
Meaning- something that cannot be guessed or calculated because it is completely unknown. (रहस्य)
Synonyms: unknown, mystery, paradox, enigma
Antonyms: certainty, likelihood
Example: There are too many imponderables to make an accurate forecast.
2 Partisan (adjective)
Meaning- strongly supporting a person, principle, or political party, often without considering or judging the matter very carefully. (पक्षपातपूर्ण)
Synonyms: biased, prejudiced, opinionated, bigoted
Antonyms: impartial, objective, non-partisan, disinterested
Example: He is clearly too partisan to be a referee.
3 Ennui (noun)
Meaning- a feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do. (ऊब)
Synonyms: boredom, languor, tedium, monotony
Antonyms: excitement, exhilaration, vigour, animation
Example: You too would suffer from ennui if you had to spend months in a hospital bed.
4 Hamstring (verb)
Meaning- to limit the amount of something that can be done or the ability or power of someone to do something. (बाधा डालना)
Synonyms: constrain, handicap, cripple, hamper
Antonyms: help, succour, aid, pitch in
Example: The project was hamstrung by lack of funds.
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5 Surmount (verb)
Meaning- to deal successfully with a difficulty or problem. (जीतना)
Synonyms: overcome, transcend, conquer, get through
Antonyms: fail, yield, give in, forfeit, lose to
Example: We had many problems to surmount before we could start the project.
6 Upend (verb)
Meaning- set or turn (something) on its end or upside down. (पलटना)
Synonyms: overturn, upset, topple, flip over, invert
Antonyms: right, redress, rectify, restore, correct
Example: His sudden reappearance upended all those efforts.
7 Turncoat (noun)
Meaning- a person who changes from one opinion to an opposite one in a way that shows they are not loyal to people who share the original opinion. (गद्दार)
Synonyms: deserter, defector, renegade, apostate
Antonyms: adherent, disciple, devotee, stalwart
Example: One of those no votes had been cast by Vernon Holloway, a turncoat from Miami.
8 Grievous (adjective)
Meaning- (of something bad) very severe or serious. (क्षतिकर)
Synonyms: terrible, grave, peracute, dreadful
Antonyms: trivial, mild, bearable, tolerable
Example: He had been the victim of a grievous injustice.
9 Dissension (noun)
Meaning- arguments and disagreement, especially in an organization, group, political party, etc. (कलह)
Synonyms: disagreement, variance, discordance, contention
Antonyms: harmony, concord, unison, concurrence
Example: Father’s will caused much dissension between his children.
10 Disarray (noun)
Meaning- the state of being confused and having no organization or of being untidy. (अव्यवस्था)
Synonyms: disorder, chaos, clutter, muddle
Antonyms: organisation, uniformity, symmetry, harmony
Example: The news had thrown his plans into disarray.
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