1 Ingress (noun)
Meaning-
The act of entering a place. (प्रवेश)
Synonyms- Entry, Entrance, Access, Way in
Antonyms- Exit, Egress, Expulsion
Example- Railway systems depend on easy ingress and egress at numerous points along the route.

2 Farce (noun)
Meaning-
A situation or an event that is so unfair or badly organized that it becomes silly. (तमाशा)
Synonyms- Absurdity, Sham, Charade, Mockery
Antonyms- Sobriety, Gravity
Example- The trial was a complete farce.

3 Formidable (adj.)
Meaning-
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable. (भयभीतकारनेवाला)
Synonyms- Intimidating, Redoubtable, Foreboding
Antonyms- Tender, Mild, Gentle
Example- The first game after the enforced break was a tough encounter against formidable opponents.

4 Fledgling (noun)
Meaning-
A person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or underdeveloped. (अनुभवहीन)
Synonyms: Emerging, Nestling, Dawning
Antonyms- Developed, Advanced, Cultivated
Example- Zimbabwe is an example of the pressure placed on fledgeling democracies in Africa.

5 Conundrum (noun)
Meaning-
A confusing problem or question that is very difficult to solve. (समस्या)
Synonyms: Problem, Difficult Question, Quandary
Antonyms- Blessing, Boon, Benison, Grace
Example- One of the most difficult conundrums for the experts.

6 Lucid (adj.)
Meaning-
Showing or having the ability to think clearly, especially in intervals between periods of confusion or insanity. (सुस्पष्ट)
Synonyms: Rational, Sane, In one’s right mind
Antonyms- Unreasonable, Vague
Example- Is it possible to conceive of madness without lucid intervals?

7 Ameliorate (verb)
Meaning-
To make better something that was bad or not good enough. (सुधारना)
Synonyms: Improve, Better, Amend, Refine
Antonyms- Worsen, Exacerbate, Deteriorate
Example- The new laws were designed to ameliorate the problem of chronic debt.

8 Whimsical (adj.)
Meaning-
Unusual and not serious in a way that is either funny or annoying. (अस्थिर मनमौजी)
Synonyms: Capricious, Protean, Wavering, Unpredictable, Fickle
Antonyms- Sensible, Serious, Prudent, Sane
Example- Much of his writing has a whimsical quality.

9 Niceties (noun)
Meaning-
A fine or subtle detail or distinction. (ब्योरा)
Synonyms: Fine Point, Subtlety, Nuance, Refinement, Detail
Antonyms- Imprecision, Inaccuracy, Inexactness
Example- The nicety of her spelling allowed her to win both the local and state spelling bees.

10 Baulk (verb)
Meaning-
Thwart or hinder (a plan or person). (रोकना)
Synonyms: Impede, Obstruct, Prevent, Stop
Antonyms- Support, Promote
Example- I got baulked by slower cars a couple of times and Jonny caught me.

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