1 Appropriation (noun)
Meaning-
the act of taking something for your own use, usually without permission. (हथियाना)
Synonyms: stealing, misuse, annexation, assumption
Antonyms: return, renunciation, restoration
Example: The author objected to the appropriation of his story by an amateur filmmaker.

2 Wanton (adjective)
Meaning-
lively; playful. (चंचल)
Synonyms: high-spirited, frisky, jolly, fun-loving
Antonyms: serious, solemn, earnest, dour
Example: The wanton fawns were playing.

3 Incisive (adjective)
Meaning-
(of a person or mental process) intelligently analytical and clear-thinking. (तीक्ष्ण बुद्धि)
Synonyms: acute, penetrating, keen, perspicacious
Antonyms: dull, stupid, dense, obtuse
Example: He combined curious qualities of naivety with incisive wit and worldly sophistication.

4 Prolix (adjective)
Meaning-
(of speech or writing) using or containing too many words. (शग्‍दाडंबरपूर्ण)
Synonyms: lengthy, wordy, verbose, voluble
Antonyms: concise, brief, succinct, pithy
Example: The author’s prolix style has done nothing to encourage sales of the book.

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5 Distraught (adjective)
Meaning-
Extremely upset and anxious so that you cannot think clearly. (व्याकुल)
Synonyms: anxious, agitated, perturbed, troubled
Antonyms: calm, composed, collected, unruffled
Example: She’s still too distraught to speak about the tragedy.

6 Diatribe (noun)
Meaning-
A forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something. (कठोर समालोचना)
Synonyms: criticism, tirade, harangue, fulmination
Antonyms: compliment, praise, commendation, extolment
Example: He launched a bitter diatribe against the younger generation.

7 Rejoinder (noun)
Meaning-
A reply, especially a sharp or witty one. (प्रत्युत्तर)
Synonyms: reply, retort, riposte, comeback, wisecrack
Antonyms: question, query, asking, interrogation
Example: She would have made some Ilk cutting rejoinder but none came to mind.

8 Ratify (verb)
Meaning-
Sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid. (मंजूर करना)
Synonyms: confirm, approve, sanction, endorse
Antonyms: deny, disapprove, invalidate, reject
Example: The treaty was ratified by all the member states.

9 Redundant (verb)
Meaning-
not needed or useful. (अनावश्यक)
Synonyms: unnecessary, superfluous, supernumerary, spare
Antonyms: necessary, essential, needful, useful
Example: The picture has too much redundant detail.

10 Peruse (verb)
Meaning-
Examine carefully or at length. (निरीक्षण करना)
Synonyms: examine, look through, scrutinize, inspect
Antonyms: neglect, ignore, overlook, avoid
Example: She thoroughly perused the room to make sure Pablo was nowhere nearby.

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