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1 Paternalism (noun)
The policy or practice on the part of people in authority of restricting the freedom and responsibilities of those subordinate to or otherwise dependent on them in their supposed interest

2 Temptation (noun)
The desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise (प्रलोभन)
Synonyms: allurement, enticement, lure, seduction

3 Predominantly (adv)
Mainly; for the most part (मुख्य रूप से)
Synonyms: altogether, basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely

4 Audacious (adj)
Showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks (साहसी)
Synonyms: brazen, brazen-faced, cheeky, cocksure, cocky, fresh
Antonyms: meek, mousy (or mousey), retiring, shy, timid

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5 Wager (verb)
Risk (a sum of money or valued item) against someone else’s on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event; bet (दांव)
Synonyms: bet, gamble, go, lay, play, put, stake

6 Claustrophobic (adj)
(of a place or situation) inducing an extreme or irrational fear of confined spaces

7 Stranglehold (noun)
Complete or overwhelming control

8 Populism (noun)
The quality of appealing to or being aimed at ordinary people

9 Penury (noun)
The state of being very poor; extreme poverty (दरिद्रता)
Synonyms: beggary, destituteness, destitution, impecuniosity, impecuniousness
Antonyms: affluence, opulence, richness, wealth, wealthiness

10 Conform (noun)
Comply with rules, standards, or laws (अनुरूप)
Synonyms: accord, agree, answer, check, chord, cohere, coincide, comport
Antonyms: differ (from), disagree (with)