1 Preclude (verb)
Meaning- Prevent from happening. (होने न देना)
Synonyms: Prevent, Put a stop to, Prohibit
Antonyms- Allow, Permit, Encourage
Example- The secret nature of his work precluded official recognition.
2 Snuff (verb)
Meaning- To stop or destroy something completely. (नष्ट होना)
Synonyms: Annihilate, Decimate, Destroy, Wipe out
Antonyms- Build, Construct, Create
Example- Pakistan’s hopes were snuffed out well before lunch after he struck in the very first ball of the day.
3 Ruse (noun)
Meaning- An action intended to deceive someone. (चाल)
Synonyms: Ploy, Trick, Artifice
Antonyms- Honesty, Truth
Example- She tried to think of a ruse to get him out of the house.
4 Tangentially (adverb)
Meaning- In a way that has only a slight or indirect connection with something. (ऊपरी तौर से)
Synonyms: Indirectly, Peripherally, Vaguely
Antonyms- Directly, Overtly
Example- These two things are only tangentially related to each other.
5 Inimical (adjective)
Meaning- Not friendly. (शत्रुवत)
Synonyms: Hostile, Unfriendly, Antagonistic
Antonyms- Friendly, Cordial, Amicable
Example- The police officer had an inimical attitude towards criminals.
6 Perpetrate (verb)
Meaning- To commit a crime or do something wrong or evil. (पाप जा दोष करना )
Synonyms: Commit, Carry out, Execute
Antonyms- Abstain, Refrain, Desist
Example- A crime has been perpetrated against a sovereign state.
7 Incumbent (adjective)
Meaning- Necessary as part of somebody’s duties. (अवश्यक)
Synonyms: Binding, Obligatory, Mandatory, Compulsory
Antonyms- Unnecessary, Unimportant, Insignificant, Optional
Example- The government realized that it was incumbent on them to act.
8 Laxity (noun)
Meaning- Lack of strictness or care. (ढीलापन)
Synonyms: Slackness, Carelessness, Negligence
Antonyms- Vigilance, Severity
Example – I have been diagnosed with cancer that was discovered very late due to my laxity in caring for my health.
9 Prudent (adjective)
Meaning- Acting with or showing care and thought for the future. (विवेकी)
Synonyms: Wise, Well-judged, Sensible
Antonyms- Imprudent, Unwise, Careless
Example- It might be more prudent to get a second opinion before going ahead.
10 Thwart (verb)
Meaning- Prevent (someone) from accomplishing something. (रोकना)
Synonyms: Hinder, Foil, Impede, Balk
Antonyms- Encourage, Facilitate, Expedite
Example- We must thwart his malevolent schemes.
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