1 Sombre (adjective)
Meaning- serious, sad, and without humour or entertainment. (विषादपूर्ण)
Synonyms: solemn, grave, sober, grim, dour
Antonyms: cheerful, spirited, chirpy, joyful
Example: A funeral is a sombre occasion.
2 Permeate (verb)
Meaning- to spread through something and be present in every part of it. (व्याप्त होना)
Synonyms: spread, pervade, imbue, perfuse, suffuse
Antonyms: drain, deplete, diminish, exhaust
Example: Racism continues to permeate our society.
3 Precipice (noun)
Meaning- a dangerous situation that could lead to harm or failure. (संकट)
Synonyms: danger, crisis, minefield, hazard, abyss
Antonyms: security, protection, invulnerability, safeguard
Example: The country sat at the edge of a financial precipice.
4 Astray (adverb)
Meaning- away from the correct path or correct way of doing something. (गुमराह)
Synonyms: off track, awry, amiss, afield, off beam
Antonyms: right, on course, on target, on the right track
Example: Better to ask the way than go astray.
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5 Aberration (noun)
Meaning- a temporary change from the typical or usual way of behaving. (विपथन)
Synonyms: deviation, anomaly, peculiarity, eccentricity
Antonyms: normalcy, familiarity, regularity, routine
Example: They described the outbreak of violence in the area as an aberration.
6 Vaunt (verb)
Meaning- to speak proudly about or praise something, especially in a way that is more than acceptable or reasonable. (शेख़ी मारना)
Synonyms: boast, puff; brag, flaunt
Antonyms: play down, undervalue, make light of, talk down
Example: The local people like to vaunt the glories of their faded past.
7 Aspirational (adjective)
Meaning- showing that you want to have more money and a higher social position than you now have. (आकांक्षा)
Synonyms: ambitious, thrusting, go-getting, wishful
Antonyms: passive, lazy, unaspiring, apathetic
Example: High-end smartpnones have become aspirational status symbols, especially among the young.
8 Subscribe (verb)
Meaning- express or feel agreement with (an idea or proposal). (सहमत होना)
Synonyms: endorse, advocate, condone, indorse
Antonyms: disagree, dissent, veto, disapprove
Example: Do you think they would subscribe to such harsh terms?
9 Prescient (adjective)
Meaning- having or showily knowledge of events before they take place. (भविष्य ज्ञानी)
Synonyms: visionary, prophetic, clairvoyant, vatic
Antonyms: short-sighted, incautious, heedless
Example: It was a remarkably prescient vision.
10 Concurrent (adjective)
Meaning- existing, happening, or done at the same time. (समवर्ती)
Synonyms: coinciding, Simultaneous, coexisting, synchronous
Antonyms: asynchronous, alternate
Example: Both the brothers were playing in two different but concurrent matches.
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