1 Dawdle (verb)
Meaning- to do something or go somewhere very slowly, taking more time than is necessary. (सुस्ती में वक़्त गंवाना)
Synonyms: linger, dally, loiter, plod
Antonyms: hurry, hasten, accelerate, expedite, lose no time
Example: Stop dawdling and finish your work!
2 Silken (adjective)
Meaning- soft, smooth, and shiny like silk. (कोमल)
Synonyms: smooth, sleek, lustrous, glossy
Antonyms: coarse, abrasive, bristly, granular
Example: The princess in the fairy story had long silken hair.
3 Elude (verb)
Meaning- escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skilful or cunning way. (टलना)
Synonyms: avoid, evade, dodge, duck, circumvent
Antonyms: encounter, confront, take on, meet
Example: The bear that had eluded capture for so long was caught at last.
4 Fallible (adjective)
Meaning- able or likely to make mistakes. (त्रुटि करने वाला)
Synonyms: error-prone. erring, imperfect, flawed
Antonyms: unerring, unfaiIing, impeccable, faultless
Example: All human beings are fallible.
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5 Torrent (noun)
Meaning- a sudden large or too large amount, especially one that seems to be uncontrolled. (बौछार)
Synonyms: outburst, volley, avalanche, hail
Antonyms: trickle, dribble
Example: He was subjected to a torrent of angry words.
6 Captive (adjective)
Meaning- imprisoned or confined. (बंदी)
Synonyms: confined, incarcerated, caged, restrained
Antonyms: loose, unbound, unshackled, untied
Example: The terrorists were holding several British diplomats captive.
7 Denunciation (noun)
Meaning- public criticism of something or someone. (निंदा)
Synonyms: denouncement, condemnation, reproof, admonition
Antonyms: commendation, approbation, acclamation, citation
Example: All parties joined in bitter denunciation of the terrorists.
8 Naysay (verb)
Meaning- say no to; deny or oppose. (इनकार करना)
Synonyms: deny, gainsay, contradict, refute
Antonyms: approve, admit, acknowledge, concur
Example: I’m not going to naysay anything lie does.
9 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.
10 Wanton (adjective)
Meaning- lively; playful. (चंचल)
Synonyms: high-spirited, frisky, jolly, fun-loving
Antonyms: serious, solemn, earnest, dour
Example: The wanton fawns were playing.
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