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1 Afire (adj)
On fire; burning (एक आग)
Synonym: ablaze, aflame, alight, blazing
Antonym- choked, damped, dead, doused

2 Thwart (verb)
Prevent (someone) from accomplishing something (विफल)
Synonym: baffle, balk, beat, checkmate, discomfit
Antonym- advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster

3 Rot (noun)
A process of deterioration; a decline in standards
Synonym: blather, blatherskite, blither, bosh, bull
Antonym- rationality, reasonability, reasonableness, sensibleness

4 Perish (verb)
Die, especially in a violent or sudden way (नष्ट हो जाना)
Synonym: check out, conk (out), croak, decease
Antonym- breathe, live, exist

5 Ghastly (adv)
Causing great horror or fear, extremely unwell (भयंकर)
Synonym: atrocious, awful, dreadful, frightful, grisly
Antonym- agreeable, appealing, attractive, delectable

6 Carnage (noun)
The killing of a large number of people (नरसंहार)
Synonym: bloodbath, butchery, death, holocaust

7 Untenable (adj)
(especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection (अस्थिर)
Synonym: flimsy, implausible, misleading, specious, unconvincing
Antonym- clear, cogent, compelling, convincing

8 Abdicate (verb)
Fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty)
Synonym: abnegate, cede, relinquish, renounce, resign
Antonym- appropriate, arrogate, assume, claim

19 Propensity (noun)
An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way (झुकाव)
Synonym: aptness, proneness, tendency, way
Antonym- averseness, disinclination, dislike, indisposition

10 Detrimental (adj)
Tending to cause harm (हानिकारक)
Synonym: adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging
Antonym- anodyne, benign, harmless, hurtless, innocent