1 Connote (verb)
(of a word) To suggest a feeling, an idea, etc. (भाव बतलाना)
Synonyms: suggest, imply, indicate, signify, denotes
Example: The term ‘modem science’ usually connotes a complete openness to empirical testing.

2 Dwell on (verb)
To think or talk a lot about something. (विचार करना)
Synonyms: think about, linger on, mull over, brood, ponder
Antonyms: forget, ignore, dismiss, push aside, brush aside
Example: I’ve got better things to do than dwell on the past.

3 Kindred (adjective)
Very similar; related. (एकसा)
Synonyms: similar, akin, alike, analogous
Antonyms: different, opposite, disparate, distinct
Example: He found kindred spirits (people who like the same things as you) in the peace movement.

4 Foreground (verb)
Make something most prominent or important feature. (किसी चीज को महत्व देना)
Synonyms: Focus attention on, bring attention to, point up, play up
Antonyms: undervalue, play down, underrate
Example: The play foregrounds the relationship between father and daughter.

5 Rectitude (noun)
The quality of thinking or behaving in a correct and honest way. (खरापन)
Synonyms: righteousness, uprightness, integrity, probity
Antonyms: dishonesty, immorality, iniquity, depravity
Example: Never turn aside from the path of rectitude.

6 Conducive (adjective)
Making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible. (सहायक)
Synonyms: helpful, advantageous, contributory, encouraging
Antonyms: unfavourable, adverse, hindering, suitable
Example: The soft lights and music were conducive to a relaxed atmosphere.

7 Dovetail (verb)
If two things dovetail or if one thing dovetails with another, they fit together well. (मेल खाना)
Synonyms: fit together, concur, be in agreement, be in tune, tally, conform
Antonyms: mismatch, differ, clash, contradict
Example: My plans dovetailed nicely with hers.

8 Claptrap (noun)
Stupid talk that has no value. (बकवाद)
Synonyms: nonsense, balderdash, gibberish, rubbish
Antonyms: wisdom, sapience, sense, logic, rationality
Example: The whole plan is utter claptrap and wastes time.

9 Trump (verb)
To beat something that somebody says or does by saying or doing something even better. (पछाड़ देना)
Synonyms: surpass, outdo, upstage, outperform
Antonyms: fall behind, lag behind, underperform, lose
Example: Their bid to take over the company was trumped by a US private equity firm.

10 Rapt (adjective)
So interested in one, particular thing that you are not aware (मोहित)
Synonyms: fascinated, spellbound, captivated. mesmerized, bewitched
Antonyms: disinterested, bored
Example: She listened to the speaker with rapt attention.

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