1 Vestige (noun)
Meaning- A trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists. (अवशेष)
Synonyms- Remnant, Fragment, Legacy
Antonyms- Whole, Entire
Example- People destroyed all remaining vestiges of humour.
2 Jeopardy (noun)
Meaning- Danger of loss, harm, or failure. (ख़तरा)
Synonyms- Danger, Peril, Hazard
Antonyms- Safety, Protection
Example- All children from marginalised populations face this double jeopardy.
3 Profound (adj.)
Meaning- (of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense. (गम्भीर)
Synonyms- Intense, Great, Extreme, Deep
Antonyms- Moderate, Light
Example- My father’s death had a profound effect on us all.
4 Staggering (adj.)
Meaning- Deeply shocking. (चौंका देने वाला)
Synonyms: Astonishing, Stunning, Shocking
Antonyms- Discouraging, Disheartening
Example- The staggering bills for maintenance and repair.
5 Exacerbate (verb)
Meaning- Make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse. (ख़राब करना)
Synonyms: Aggravate, Compound, Intensify, Make worse
Antonyms- Improve, Better, Alleviate
Example- His aggressive reaction only exacerbated the situation.
6 Behove (verb)
Meaning- It is a duty or responsibility for someone to do something. (योग्य होना)
Synonyms: Be Incumbent on, Be Required for, Be Wise for, Be Obligatory for
Example- It would behove you to take better care of your health.
7 Spew (verb)
Meaning- Expel large quantities of (something) rapidly and forcibly. (निकाल डालना)
Synonyms: Emit, Eject, Disgorge, Spout
Antonyms- Restrain, Hold, Curb
Example- Near the bigger cities, concrete tower blocks were common and huge chimneys spewed clouds of smoke.
8 Innate (adj.)
Meaning- (of a quality, feeling, etc.) that you have when you are born. (जन्मजात)
Synonyms: Inborn, Natural, Inbred, Intuitive
Antonyms- Acquired, Learned, Extrinsic
Example- Many children seem to have an innate sense of justice.
9 Inculcate (verb)
Meaning- Instil (an idea, attitude, or habit) by persistent instruction. (अन्तर्निविष्ट करना)
Synonyms: Instil, Imbue, Implant, Imprint
Antonyms- Neglect, Deprive
Example- For over thirty years we’ve inculcated a backward mentality in this country.
10 Culmination (noun)
Meaning- The highest or climactic point of something especially as attained alter a low: time. (शिखर)
Synonyms: Climax, Apogee, Pinnacle, Completion
Antonyms- Nadir, Beginning, Start, Commencement
Example- Months of hard work culminated in success.
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