1 Surface (verb)
Meaning- to suddenly appear or become obvious after having been hidden for a while. (प्रकट होना)
Synonyms: emerge, arise, materialize, spring up
Antonyms: disappear, hide, drop, fade
Example: Doubts began to surface.
2 Provenance (noun)
Meaning- the place of origin or earliest known history of something. (उत्पत्तिस्थान)
Synonyms: source, roots, origin, birthplace, radix
Example: All the furniture is of Chinese provenance.
3 Prudence (noun)
Meaning- a sensible and careful attitude when you make judgements and decisions; behavior that avoids unnecessary risks. (विवेक)
Synonyms: wisdom, sagacity. judiciousness, heedfulness
Antonyms: carelessness, ignorance, rashness, imprudence
Example: A lack of prudence may lead to financial problems.
4 Lax (adjective)
Meaning- not strict, severe or careful enough about work. (बेपरवाह)
Synonyms: slack, careless, heedless, slapdash
Antonyms: severe, stern, careful, rigid
Example: Lax security allowed the thieves to enter.
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5 Monumental (adjective)
Meaning- very big or very great. (विशाल)
Synonyms: massive, immense, huge, enormous
Antonyms: tiny, minute, little, petite
Example: There was a monumental traffic jam on the freeway.
6 Hawkish (adjective)
Meaning- Advocating an aggressive or warlike policy, especially in foreign affairs. (युद्धकारी)
Synonyms: belligerent, warmongering, pugnacious, combative
Antonyms: harmonizing, peaceful, friendly, dovish
Example: The president is hawkish on foreign policy.
7 Malfeasance (noun)
Meaning- the doing of a wrongful or illegal act, esp. by a public official. (अपराध)
Synonyms: impropriety, misconduct, , wrongdoing, transgression
Antonyms: manners, obedience, honesty, truthfulness
Example: There was clear evidence of malfeasance.
8 Entrust (verb)
Meaning- Assign the responsibility for doing something to (someone). (सौंपना)
Synonyms: assign, confer on, bestow on, vest in
Antonyms: keep, hold, withhold, retain
Example: I’ve been entrusted with the task of keeping the home clean.
9 Hapless (adjective)
Meaning- not lucky. (बदकिस्मत)
Synonyms: unfortunate, ill-starred, ill-fated, jinxed
Antonyms: lucky, fortunate, fortuitous, blessed
Example: The hapless investors lost a great deal of money due to the decline in bitcoin’s value.
10 Scramble (verb)
Meaning- to push, fight or compete with others in order to get or to reach something. (संघर्ष करना)
Synonyms: compete, jostle, scuffle, tussle
Antonyms: give up, surrender, yield
Example: The audience scrambled for the exits.
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