1 Ordeal (noun)
a very unpleasant and painful or difficult experience. (कठिन परीक्षा)
Synonyms: Suffering, Misery, Tribulation, Nightmare, Affliction
Antonyms: Happiness, Exhilaration, Delight, Elation
Example: The hostages’ ordeal came to an end when soldiers stormed the building.

2 Lethal (adjective)
very harmful or destructive. (जानलेवा)
Synonyms: Deadly. Virulent, Nocuous, Noxious
Antonyms: Innocuous. Wholesome, Benign, Mild
Example: These chemicals are lethal to life.

3 Expedient (adjective)
(of an action) convenient and practical although possibly improper or immoral. (फ़ायदेमंद)
Synonyms: Convenient, Advantageous, Pragmatic, Sensible
Antonyms: Unadvisable. Injudicious. Impolitic, Ill-Advised
Example: The government found it expedient to relax censorship a little.

4 Loophole (noun)
an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules. (बचाव का रास्ता)
Synonyms: Omission, Crack. Flaw, Shortcoming, Defect
Antonyms: Perfection, Exactness, Flawlessness
Example: A good lawyer can always find a loophole.

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5 Strenuous (adjective)
vigorously active; energetic. (अति उत्साही)
Synonyms: Energetic. Spirited. Tireless, Vigorous, Dogged
Antonyms: Half-Hearted. Lukewarm, Lackadaisical, Unenthusiastic
Example: Tormund was one of Jon’s most strenuous supporters.

6 Heartening (adjective)
making you feel happier and more positive. (आशाजनक)
Synonyms: Encouraging, Promising, Reassuring, Optimistic
Antonyms: Overwhelming, Demoralising, Daunting, Off-Putting
Example: It was heartening to sec so many people at the rally.

7 Outbreak (noun)
a sudden occurrence of something unwelcome, such as war or disease. (उद्भेद)
Synonyms: Eruption, Epidemic, Spate, Burst
Antonyms: Sagging, Collapsing. Descending, Falling
Example: The recent outbreak of racial violence in the area is very troubling.

8 Prevalence (noun)
the fact that something is very common or happens often. (प्रधानता)
Synonyms: Commonness, Pervasiveness. Incidence, Ubiquity
Antonyms: Rareness, Infrequency, Unusualness, Exclusivity
Example: They were very surprised by the prevalence blues over reds.

9 Promulgate (verb)
promote or make widely known (an idea or cause). (प्रकाशित करना)
Synonyms: Publicise, Broadcast, Propagate, Disseminate
Antonyms: Supress, Muffle. Squelch. Smother, Hush Up
Example: The new law was finally promulgated in the autumn of last year.

10 Urgency (noun)
the quality of being very important and needing attention immediately. (तात्कालिकता)
Synonyms: Necessity, Exigence, Extremity, Gravity
Antonyms: Insignificance Triviality. Paltriness, Pettiness
Example: The UN representative stressed the urgency of an early solution.

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