1 Striking (adjective)
Meaning- very unusual or easily noticed, and therefore attracting a lot of attention. (चित्तग्राही)
Synonyms: noticeable, conspicuous, prominent, distinct, salient
Antonyms: unremarkable, ordinary, unexceptional, inobtrusive
Example: She bears a striking resemblance ‘ to her mother.
2 Propensity (noun)
Meaning- a natural tendency to behave in a particular way. (झुकाव)
Synonyms: proneness, inclination, proclivity, disposition
Antonyms: aversion, antipathy, disfavour, distaste
Example: He has a propensity for drinking too much alcohol.
3 Fixation (noun)
Meaning- An obsessive interest in or feeling about someone or something. (जुनून)
Synonyms: obsession, fascination, infatuation, preoccupation
Antonyms: unconcern, Insouciance, nonchalance, apathy
Example: Carlo has an absolute fixation with the newly launched game.
4 Comity (noun)
Meaning- the friendship and respect between countries shown by accepting each other’s laws, political systems, and customs. (शिष्टाचार)
Synonyms: friendliness, harmony, goodwill, geniality, courtesy
Antonyms: hostility, enmity, antagonism, discord
Example: The comity between Canada and the United States is testimony to the strength of liberal peace.
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5 Doggedly (adverb)
Meaning- in a manner that shows determination to do something, even if it is very difficult. (हठीलेपन से)
Synonyms: stubbornly, tenaciously, adamantly, obstinately
Antonyms: half-heartedly, waveringly, irresolutely, lackadaisically
Example: He was still doggedly pursuing his studies.
6 Ambiguity (noun)
Meaning- the fact of something having more than one possible meaning and therefore possibly causing confusion. (अस्पष्टता)
Synonyms: vagueness, equivocation, inexactness, obscurity
Antonyms: transparency, clarity, certainty, lucidity
Example: Incorrect choice of words leads to ambiguity for the reader.
7 Angst (noun)
Meaning- strong worthy and unhappiness, especially about personal problems. (चिंता)
Synonyms: anxiety, perturbation, disquiet, malaise
Antonyms: calmness, collectedness, composure, ease
Example: All my children went through a period of late-adolescent angst.
8 Deliberate (adjective)
Meaning- done consciously and intentionally. (जानबूझकर)
Synonyms: Intentional, purposeful, premeditated, measured
Antonyms: accidental, inadvertent, fortuitous, unintended
Example: He committed a deliberate foul to stop opponent from scoring a goal.
9 Shun (verb)
Meaning- constantly avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution. (त्यागना)
Synonyms: evade, eschew, snub, spurn, shirk
Antonyms: court, seek, solicit, pursue
Example: Alice was shunned when she first came to the new school.
10 Cognisant (adjective)
Meaning- understanding or realizing something. (जानकार)
Synonyms: aware, conscious, acquainted, appraised, abreast
Antonyms: ignorant, oblivious, unfamiliar, ill-informed
Example: We should be cognizant of the fact that every complaint is not a justified complaint.
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