1 Assertive (adjective)
Meaning-
having or showing a confident and forceful personality. (मुखर)
Synonyms: self-confident, diffident, bold, firm, self-assured
Antonyms: retiring, timid, timorous
Example: If you really want the promotion, you’ll have to be more assertive.

2 Pithy (adjective)
Meaning-
(of speech or writing) expressing an idea cleverly in a few words. (अल्पशब्दक)
Synonyms: concise, terse, succinct, laconic
Antonyms: verbose, wordy, long-winded, lengthy
Example: Press releases must be pithy, and full of substance and strong, clear comment.

3 Trample (verb)
Meaning-
to act without an respect for someone or something. (उपेक्षा करना)
Synonyms: disregard, treat with contempt, ride roughshod over, set at naught
Antonyms: heed, observe, conform, mind
Example: She accused the government of trampling on the needs and rights of the ordinary citizen.

4 Animosity (noun)
Meaning-
strong dislike, opposition, or anger. (विद्वेष)
Synonyms: antipathy, aversion, antagonism, detestation
Antonyms: amity, camaraderie, empathy, rapport
Example: He felt no animosity towards his critics.

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5 Visceral (adjective)
Meaning-
based on deep feeling and emotional reactions rather than on reason or thought. (भावुक)
Synonyms: emotional, instinctive, intuitive
Antonyms: reasoned, coherent, logical, rational
Example: His approach to acting is visceral rather than intellectual.

6 Abortive (adjective)
Meaning-
failing to produce the intended result. (निष्फल)
Synonyms: unsuccessful, fruitless, futile, vain
Antonyms: effective, efficacious, productive, effectual
Example: We had to abandon our abortive attempts.

7 Coup (noun)
Meaning-
a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government. (तख्तापलट)
Synonyms: overthrow, takeover, ousting, deposition
Antonyms: election, poll, ballot
Example: There have been seven coup attempts against the beleaguered government.

8 Pragmatic (adjective)
Meaning-
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations. (व्यावहारिक)
Synonyms: practical, hard-headed, viable, realistic
Antonyms: impractical, unrealistic, idealistic, theoretical
Example: Williams took a more pragmatic approach to management problems.

9 Deviate (verb)
Meaning-
to do something that is different from the usual or common way of behaving. (विचलित होना)
Synonyms: digress, diverge, depart, stray, swerve
Antonyms: conform, keep to, adhere to, stick to
Example: We never deviate from our principles.

10 Utter (adjective)
Meaning-
complete or extreme. (सम्पूर्ण)
Synonyms: absolute, downright, sheer, thorough, limited, out-and-out
Antonyms: partial, fractional, fragmentary
Example: She’s an utter stranger to me.

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