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1 Prod (verb)
Stimulate or persuade (someone who is reluctant or slow) to do something (प्रोत्साहित)
Synonyms: dig, goad, spur

2 Statutory (adj)
Required, permitted, or enacted by statute, having come to be required or expected through being done or made regularly (वैधानिक)

3 Slew (noun)
A violent or uncontrollable sliding movement
Synonyms: abundance, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch
Antonyms: ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick

4 Ex gratia (adj)
(of payment) given as a favor or from a sense of moral obligation rather than because of any legal requirement

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5 Untenable (adj)
(especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection, indefensible (अस्थिर, असमर्थनीय)

6 Impetus (noun)
The force or energy with which a body moves (प्रोत्साहन)
Synonyms: boost, encouragement, goad, impulse, incentive, incitation
Antonyms: counterincentive, disincentive

7 Fallout (noun)
The adverse results of a situation or action (विवाद)
Synonyms: altercate, argue, argufy, bicker, brabble, brawl, controvert

8 Lackadaisical (adj)
Lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy, apathy (उदासीन)
Synonyms: enervated, languid, languishing, languorous, limp, listless
Antonyms: ambitious, animated, energetic, enterprising, motivated

9 Rejuvenation (noun)
The action or process of giving new energy or vigour to something
Synonyms: reanimation, rebirth, regeneration, rejuvenescence, renewal

10 Reticent (adj)
Not revealing one’s thoughts or feelings readily (अल्पभाषी)
Synonyms: close, closemouthed, dark, secretive, tight-mouthed, uncommunicative
Antonyms: communicative, open