1 Refute (verb)
Meaning-
Prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false. (झूठा ठहराना)
Synonyms- Disprove, Rebut, Invalidate, Confute
Antonyms- Prove, Confirm
Example- Most incorrect or incoherent claims are easily refuted by experience or logic but religious concepts are different.

2 Rapport (noun)
Meaning-
A friendly relationship in which people understand each other very well. (सौहार्द-स्थापन)
Synonyms- Affinity, Harmony, Mutual understanding, Concord
Antonyms- Incompatibility, Discord, Rancor
Example- She understood the importance of establishing a close rapport with clients.

3 Surmise (verb)
Meaning-
Suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it. (अनुमान)
Synonyms- Guess, Conjecture, Speculate
Antonyms- Disbelief, Prove
Example- It is difficult to surmise where she might have been staying.

4 Orchestrate (verb)
Meaning-
Plan or coordinate the elements of (a situation) to produce a desired effect, especially surreptitiously. (योजना बनाना)
Synonyms: Organize, Arrange, Manage, Put together
Antonyms- Disperse, Disorganize
Example- The situation has been orchestrated by a tiny minority.

5 Disdain (noun)
Meaning-
The feeling that someone or something unworthy of one’s consideration or respect. (अवहेलना)
Synonyms: Contempt, Scorn, Disrespect
Antonyms- Respect, Admiration, Regard
Example- Despite his disdain for much about the town at the time, the rector was optimistic about the future.

6 Frenzied (adj.)
Meaning-
Wildly excited or uncontrolled. (अत्यंत क्रोधपूर्ण)
Synonyms: Frantic, Mad, Crazed, Manic
Antonyms- Calm, Peaceful, Composed
Example- It was only the start of a day of frenzied police activity across London.

7 Erudite (adj.)
Meaning-
Having or showing great knowledge or learning. (विद्वत्तापूर्ण)
Synonyms: Learned, Scholarly, Cultured, Intellectual
Antonyms- Unlearned, Illiterate, Unscholarly
Example- He is one of the most erudite scholars of Islam in modern times.

8 Benign (adj.)
Meaning-
Not causing damage or harm. (हितकारी)
Synonyms: Harmless, Safe, Innocuous, Inoffensive, Gentle
Antonyms- Harsh, Harmful, Malignant
Example- The industry’s environmental impact is relatively benign, even positive.

9 Traction (noun)
Meaning-
The extent to which an idea, product, etc. gains popularity or acceptance. (कर्षण)
Synonyms: Grip, Friction
Example- The advocates of disengagement have yet to gain traction.

10 Stodgy (adj.)
Meaning-
Dull and uninspired; lacking originality or excitement. (घिसा पिटा)
Synonyms: Boring, Dull, Uninteresting
Antonyms- Interesting, Exciting, entertaining
Example- Conversely, great skiing can’t compensate for stodgy service or uninspiring interiors.

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