1 Stirring (adjective)
Meaning- causing excitement or strong emotion. (उत्तेजक)
Synonyms: inspiring, rousing, emotive, stimulating
Antonyms: pedestrian, unexciting, monotonous, plodding
Example: Rocky Balboa made a stirring speech.
2 Snobbery (noun)
Meaning- The trait of showing arrogance to those of lower social status. (अभिमान)
Synonyms: conceit, superciliousness, condescension, snootiness
Antonyms: humility, unpretentiousness, modesty, meekness
Example: Is his distance a result of snobbery or shyness?
3 Excise (verb)
Meaning- remove (a section) from a text or piece of music. (निकाल देना)
Synonyms: eliminate, expunge, expurgate, strike out
Antonyms: insert, implant, introduce, incorporate
Example: The clauses were excised from the treaty.
4 Supine (adjective)
Meaning- weak and inactive, therefore willing to accept the control of others. (उदासीन)
Synonyms: lethargic, listless, enervated, inert, apathetic
Antonyms: vigorous, dynamic, enthusiastic, spirited
Example: The new director has introduced a series of changes against little opposition from the supine staff.
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5 Feat (noun)
Meaning- An achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength. (साहसिक कार्य)
Synonyms: achievement, accomplishment, triumph, coup
Antonyms: defeat, failure, rout, loss
Example: The Eiffel Tower is a remarkable feat of engineering.
6 Inimical (adjective)
Meaning- harmful to something. (हानिकार)
Synonyms: harmful, injurious, detrimental, deleterious
Antonyms: beneficial, advantageous, favorable, constructive
Example: Cigarettes have a proven inimical effect on the nervous system.
7 Induce (verb)
Meaning- to cause something. (उत्प्रेरित करना)
Synonyms: effect, beget, stimulate, prompt
Antonyms: impede, deter, restrict, inhibit
Example: Music can induce a meditative state in the listener.
8 Laggard (noun)
Meaning- a slow and lazy person, organization, etc. (सुस्त)
Synonyms: sluggard, straggler, snail, idler
Antonyms: swift, expeditious, brisk
Example: Staff were under enormous pressure and there was no time for laggards.
9 Wariness (noun)
Meaning- a feeling that you have to be careful because there may be a danger or problem. (सावधानी)
Synonyms: caution, guardedness, caginess, watchfulness
Antonyms: recklessness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness, heedlessness
Example: Adopting the wariness principle can reduce enterprises’ management risk.
10 Lackadaisical (adjective)
Meaning- Lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy. (उत्साहहीन)
Synonyms: casual, lax, laidback, apathetic
Antonyms: avid, eager, keen, animated
Example: He has a lackadaisical approach to finding a job.
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