1 Discourse (noun)
Meaning-
A formal discussion of a topic in speech or writing. (बातचीत)
Synonyms: Discussion, Treatise, Critique
Antonyms- Agreement, Accord, Pact
Example- It is one of the few discourses to address the topic of lay ethics.

2 Inculcation (noun)
Meaning-
The practice of making somebody learn and remember ideas, moral principles, etc, especially by repeating them often. (अन्तर्निविष्ट करना)
Synonyms- Infusion, Instilling
Antonyms- Ignorance, Unawareness
Example- Inculcation is the basic principle of ideology and politics education.

3 Fascinating (adj.)
Meaning-
Extremely interesting. (आकर्षक)
Synonyms- Engrossing, Captivating, Enthralling, Absorbing
Antonyms- Boring, Uninteresting
Example- It is a fascinating book, every chapter filled with incident and surprise.

4 Seminal (adj.)
Meaning-
Very important and having a strong influence on later developments. (प्रभावशाली)
Synonyms: Influential, Formative, Groundbreaking
Antonyms- Unimportant, Irrelevant, Inconsiderable
Example- His book on social policy proved to be seminal.

5 Compassion (noun)
Meaning-
Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. (सहानुभूति)
Synonyms: Pity, Gentleness, Charity, Benevolence, Solicitude
Antonyms- Mercilessness, Indifference, Cruelty
Example- We missed the feeding, thanks to me and my friends’ compassion for my emotions.

6 Tyranny (noun)
Meaning-
Cruel and oppressive government or rule. (अत्याचारी शासन)
Synonyms: Despotism, Autocracy, Dictatorship
Antonyms- Democracy, Liberality
Example- He presumably wants public anarchy funded by socialist tyranny, but that is another issue.

7 Monolithic (adj.)
Meaning-
(of an organization or system) large, powerful, indivisible, and slow to change. (अखंड)
Synonyms: Inflexible, Rigid, Unchanging
Antonyms- Flexible, Pliable
Example- We have a monolithic economy with very little vigour.

8 Underpin (verb)
Meaning-
Support, justify, or form the basis for. (सहारा देना)
Synonyms- Corroborate, Buttress, Bolster
Antonyms- Weaken, Undermine, Ruin
Example- The report is underpinned by extensive research.

9 Forge (verb)
Meaning-
To put a lot of effort into making something successful or strong so that it will last. (बना देना)
Synonyms: Build up, Put together, Set up, Establish
Antonyms- Demolish, Tear down
Example- The country is forging a bright new future.

10 Solidarity (noun)
Meaning-
Support by one person or group of people for another because they share feelings, opinions, aims, etc. (एकजुटता)
Synonyms: Unanimity, Accord, Oneness, Cohesion, Consensus
Antonyms- Discord, Disagreement, Difference, Variance
Example- Demonstrations were held as a gesture of solidarity with the hunger strikers.

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