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1 Amalgam (noun)
A mixture or blend, combination (मिश्रण)
Synonyms: admixture, alloy, amalgamation, blend, cocktail, combination, composite

2 Disparate (adj)
Meaning- Essentially different in kind; not able to be compared (असमान)
Synonyms: distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other
Antonyms: alike, identical, indistinguishable, kin, kindred, like, parallel

3 Entrenched (adj)
(of an attitude, habit, or belief) firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change; ingrained (आरोपित)
Synonyms: bed, embed (also imbed), enroot, fix, impact, implant, ingrain
Antonyms: dislodge, root (out), uproot

4 Hardline (adj)
Uncompromising; strict, inflexible (कट्टरपंथी)
Synonyms: brassbound, cast-iron, exacting, inflexible, rigid, rigorous, strict
Antonyms: flexible, lax, loose, relaxed, slack

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5 Cleric (noun)
A priest or religious leader (पुरोहित)
Synonyms: clergyperson, clerical, clerk, deacon, divine, dominie, ecclesiastic
Antonyms: layman, layperson, secular

6 Rhetoric (noun)
The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques
Synonyms: bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage

7 Knee-jerk (adj)
(of a response) automatic and unthinking
Synonyms: automatic, instinctive, instinctual, involuntary, mechanic
Antonyms: nonmechanical

8 Hitch (noun)
A temporary difficulty or problem
Synonyms: catch, catch-22, gimmick, gotcha, joker, land mine, pitfall, snag

9 Embattle (verb)
Make (an army) ready for battle, fortify (a building or place) against attack

10 Woe (noun)
Things that cause sorrow or distress; troubles (संकट)
Synonyms: affliction, agony, anguish, distress, excruciation, hurt, misery