1 Mount (verb)
To increase gradually. (बढ़ना)
Synonyms- Grow, Rise, Escalate, Soar, Shoot up, Go up
Antonyms- Decrease, Decline, Fall, Diminish
Example- Pressure is mounting on the government to change the law.

2 Coercion (noun)
The practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats. (दबाव)
Synonyms- Compulsion, Force, Oppression, Insistence
Antonyms- Consent, Approval
Example- Our problem cannot be solved by any form of coercion but only by agreement.

3 Concerted (adj.)
Jointly arranged or carried out. (संयुक्त)
Synonyms- Joint, Coordinated, Combined, Collaborative, United
Antonyms- Separate, Individual, Sole, Solitary
Example- A concerted effort from community residents led to the formation of an effective neighborhood watch.

4 Nuanced (adj.)
Characterized by subtle shades of meaning or expression. (सूक्ष्म)
Synonyms: Refined, Delicate, Airy
Antonyms- Rough, Coarse
Example- Most of our decisions are highly nuanced, very few are clearly black or white.

5 Prowess (noun)
Great skill at doing something. (कौशल)
Synonyms: Skilfulness, Expertise, Dexterity, Mastery, Proficiency, Deftness
Antonyms- Incompetence, Inability, Ineptness, Artlessness
Example- Fathers looked proudly upon children who showed prowess in these extracurricular activities.

6 Containment (noun)
The act of keeping something under control so that it cannot spread in a harmful way. (नियंत्रण)
Synonyms: Curb, Restraint, Control, Rein In
Antonyms- Chaos, Disorder, Mess, Clutter
Example- The fires are still burning in northeast Victoria but they seem to be within the containment lines.

7 Fractious
(of a group or organization) difficult to control. (झगड़ालू)
Synonyms: Uncontrollable, Unruly, Unmanageable
Antonyms- Agreeable, Complaisant
Example- An already fractious situation has just got more difficult.

8 Demure (verb)
Raise objections or show reluctance. (आपत्तियों)
Synonyms: Object, Raise objections, Protest
Antonyms- Agree, Accept, Approve
Example- Normally she would have accepted the challenge, but she demurred.

9 Inroad (noun)
An instance of something being encroached on or reduced by something else. (आक्रमण)
Synonyms: Seizure, Occupation, Conquest
Antonyms- Fail, Surrender, Give up
Example- The firm is beginning to make inroads into the UK market.

10 Expend (verb)
Spend or use up (a resource such as money or energy). (खपाना)
Synonyms: Use, Use up, Utilize, Consume
Antonyms- Save, Conserve
Example- The energy expended in sport could be directed into other areas.

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