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1 Oppression (noun)
Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or exercise of authority (उत्पीड़न)
Synonyms: blue devils, blues, dejection, depression, desolation, despond
Antonyms: bliss, blissfulness, ecstasy, elatedness, elation, euphoria

2 Demise (noun)
A person’s death, the end or failure of an enterprise or institution
Synonyms: curtains, death, decease, dissolution, doom, end, exit
Antonyms: birth, nativity

3 Tenuous (adj)
Very weak or slight, very slender or fine; insubstantial (तुच्छ)

4 Frailty (noun)
The condition of being weak and delicate, weakness in character or morals (दोष)
Synonyms: demerit, dereliction, failing, fault, foible, shortcoming, sin
Antonyms: merit, virtue

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5 Cling (verb)
Adhere or stick firmly or closely to; be hard to part or remove from
Synonyms: adhere, cleave, hew, stick

6 Diffident (adj)
Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence (संकोची)
Synonyms: backward, bashful, coy, demure, introverted, modest
Antonyms: extroverted (also extraverted), immodest, outgoing

7 Octogenarian (noun)
A person who is between 80 and 89 years old

8 Perversely (adv)
In a way that shows a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in an unreasonable or unacceptable manner (विकृत)
Synonyms: choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy

9 Elapse (verb)
(of time) pass or go by, proceed
Synonyms: break off, break up, cease, close, conclude, dead-end, determine
Antonyms: continue, hang on, persist

10 Incarceration (noun)
The state of being confined in prison; imprisonment (क़ैद कर देना)
Synonyms: captivity, confinement, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment