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1 Spike (noun)
A sharp increase in the magnitude or concentration of something

2 Inoculation (noun)
The action of inoculating or of being inoculated; vaccination (टीका)

3 Discernible (adj)
Able to be discerned; perceptible, noticeable (प्रत्यक्ष)
Synonyms: appreciable, apprehensible, detectable, distinguishable, palpable
Antonyms: impalpable, imperceptible, inappreciable, indistinguishable, insensible

4 Laggard (noun)
A person who makes slow progress and falls behind others (सुस्त)
Synonyms: crawler, dallier, dawdler, dragger, lagger, lingerer, loiterer
Antonyms: speedster

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5 Plausible (adj)
(of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable (प्रशंसनीय)
Synonyms: believable, credible, creditable, likely, presumptive, probable
Antonyms: far-fetched, implausible, improbable, incredible, unbelievable

6 Quadruple (verb)
Increase or be increased fourfold (चौगुनी)

7 Hover (verb)
Remain at or near a particular level (मंडराना)
Synonyms: drift, float, glide, hang, poise, ride, sail, swim, waft
Antonyms: settle, sink

8 Creep (noun)
Slow steady movement, especially when imperceptible
Synonyms: buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, cretin, crud

9 Retard (verb)
Delay or hold back in terms of progress or development (धीमा करना)
Synonyms: brake, decelerate, slacken, slow
Antonyms: accelerate, hasten, hurry, quicken, rush, speed (up), step up

10 Ostensibly (adv)
As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently (प्रकट रूप से)
Synonyms: apparently, evidently, ostensively, presumably, putatively, seemingly