1 Appetite (noun)
Meaning-
A strong desire for something. (इच्छा)
Synonyms: craving, longing, yearning, hankering
Antonyms: apathy, aversion, repulsion, disgust
Example: She has an amazing appetite for knowledge.

2 Insatiable (adjective)
Meaning-
Always wanting more of something; not able to be satisfied. (अतृप्य)
Synonyms: unappeasable, unquenchable, insatiate, ravenous
Antonyms: satisfiable, appeaseable, contended, fulfilled
Example: She has an insatiable curiosity about life.

3 Sift (verb)
Meaning-
Examine (something) thoroughly so as to isolate that which is most important. (छान-बीन करना)
Synonyms: examine, inspect, scrutinize, probe
Antonyms: ignore, neglect, overlook, avoid
Example: Until we sift the evidence ourselves, we can’t comment objectively.

4 Tantamount (adjective)
Meaning-
Equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as. (बराबर)
Synonyms: equivalent, amounting to, synonymous with, identical
Antonyms: different, opposite, polar, dissimilar
Example: An industry source said the step would be tantamount to declaring war on the US airline industry.

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5 Presumptive (adjective)
Meaning-
believed to be something, or likely to be true, based on the information that you have. (संभव)
Synonyms: likely, probable, plausible, convincing
Antonyms: far-fetched, fantastic, questionable, improbable
Example: They were transferred to care unit with a presumptive diagnosis of perinatal asphyxia.

6 Unlettered (adjective)
Meaning-
Unable to read. (अशिक्षित)
Synonyms: uneducated, illiterate, untutored, unschooled
Antonyms: educated, literate, scholarly, refined
Example: How could the testimony of an unlettered rustic stand against the authority of an Aristotle?

7 Nightmarish (adjective)
Meaning-
Very frightening and unpleasant; very difficult to deal with. (भयावह)
Synonyms: frightening, spine-chilling, macabre, harrowing
Antonyms: calming, soothing, pleasing, easing
Example: She described a nightmarish scene of dead bodies lying in the streets.

8 Assuage (verb)
Meaning-
To make an unpleasant feeling less severe. (शांत करना)
Synonyms: relieve, alleviate, mitigate, palliate
Antonyms: inflame, aggravate, exacerbate, worsen
Example: The government has tried to assuage the public’s fears.

9 Avow (verb)
Meaning-
To say firmly and often publicly what your opinion is, what you think is true, etc. (खुलकर कहना)
Synonyms: assert, affirm, aver, avouch
Antonyms: deny, disclaim, gainsay, repudiate
Example: An aide avowed that the President had known nothing of the deals.

10 Misgiving (noun)
Meaning-
A feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something. (संदेह)
Synonyms: doubt, qualm, reservation, scruple
Antonyms: assurance, certitude, sureness, certainty
Example: She decided to go despite her misgivings.

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