1 Miffed (adjective)
Meaning- Slightly angry or upset. (गुससे में)
Synonyms: Annoyed, Irritated, Peeved, Resentful
Antonyms- Pleased, Happy
Example- She’s a bit miffed that we’re not taking her with us.
2 Perusal (noun)
Meaning– The action of reading or examining something. (3fM)(अध्याय)
Synonyms: Examination, Scanning, Scrutiny, Inspection
Antonyms- Negligence, Ignorance
Example – I continued my perusal of the instructions.
3 Hubris (noun)
Meaning- Excessive pride or self-confidence. (MU) (घमंड)
Synonyms: Arrogance, Vanity, Hauteur, Pomposity
Antonyms- Modesty, Decency, Simplicity, Meekness
Example- I should have known that such hubris would rebound.
4 Bedrock (noun)
Meaning- The fundamental principles on which something is based. (मूल सिद्धांत)
Synonyms: Core, Basis, Foundation
Example – Honesty is the bedrock of a good relationship.
5 Predate (verb)
Meaning- Exist or occur at a date earlier than (something). (पेहले घाटित होना)
Synonyms: Precede, Go before, Preexist
Antonyms- Follow, Come after
Example- Few of the town’s fine buildings predate the earthquake of 1755.
6 Dilly-dally (verb)
Meaning- Waste time through aimless wandering or indecision. (विलंब करना)
Synonyms: Waste time, Delay, Linger, Loiter
Antonyms- Hurry, Rush, Hasten
Example- Don’t dilly-dally on the way home from school.
7 Rhetoric (noun)
Meaning- Speech or writing that is intended to influence people, but that is not completely honest or sincere. (वक्रपटुता शब्दाडंबरपूर्ण )
Synonyms: Bombast, Grandiloquence, Portentousness
Antonyms- Peace, Serenity, Tranquility, Sangfroid
Example- His speech was dismissed as mere rhetoric by the opposition.
8 Abrogation (noun)
Meaning- The fact of officially ending a law, an agreement, etc. (निराकरण)
Synonyms: Repudiation, Repeal, Cancellation, Annulment
Antonyms- Commandment, Mandating, Sanctioning, Ordering
Example- It had tightened its grip on power through unconstitutional legislation abrogation of the rule of law, and crude violence.
9 Quell (verb)
Meaning- To stop something such as violent behaviour or protests. (दमन करना)
Synonyms: Put an end to, Stamp out, Quench
Antonyms– Provoke, Aggravate, Incite, Encourage
Example- Extra police were called in to quell the disturbances.
10 High-handedness (noun)
Meaning- The use of power or authority in a way that is more forceful than is needed, without thinking about the feelings or wishes of other people. (ज्यादती मनमानी)
Synonyms: Arrogance, Imperiousness, Haughtiness, Peremptoriness
Antonyms- Meekness, Shyness, Timidity
Example- He was a leader of some ignorance and high-handedness.