1 Sophistry (noun)
Meaning- A reason or an explanation that tries to show that something is true when it is really false. (मिथ्या वादानुवाद)
Synonyms: Specious Reasoning, Fallacy, Sophism, Casuistry
Antonyms: Fact, Logic, Truth
Example: Convincing myself that I had gained in some way from my loss was just pure sophistry.
2 Besiege (verb)
Meaning- To surround somebody/something in large numbers. (घेरा डालना)
Synonyms: Surround, Encircle, Hem in, Girdle
Antonyms: Free, Release, Let Go, Lose
Example: The president was besieged by reporters at the airport.
3 Detractor (noun)
Meaning- A person who tries to make somebody/something seem less good or valuable by criticizing it. (निन्दा करनेवाला)
Synonyms: Critic, Disparager, Denigrator, Deprecator, Knocker
Antonyms: Supporter, Proponent, Believer, Fan
Example: Detractors claim the building will be ugly and impractical.
4 Posit (verb)
Meaning- To suggest or accept that something is true so that it can be used as the basis for an argument or discussion. (प्रस्ताव रखना)
Synonyms: Suggest, Propose, Postulate, Put Forward, Propound
Antonyms: Ignore, Reject, Disregard, Abstain
Example: Most religions posit the existence of life after death.
5 Abominable (adjective)
Meaning- Extremely unpleasant and causing disgust. (घिनौना)
Synonyms: Hateful, Loathsome, Detestable, Odious, Obnoxious
Antonyms: Pleasing, Delightful, Lovable, Pleasant
Example: The judge described the attack as an abominable crime.
6 Denouement (noun)
Meaning- The outcome of a situation, when something is decided or made clear. (नतीजा)
Synonyms: End Result, Outcome, Upshot, Consequence, Aftermath
Example: I waited by the eighteenth green to see the denouement.
7 Obliterate (verb)
Meaning- Destroy utterly. (मिटाना)
Synonyms: Destroy, Eliminate, Wipe Out, Exterminate
Antonyms: Protect, Salvage, Safeguard, Safe
Example: The building was completely obliterated by the bomb.
8 Allegiance (noun)
Meaning- A person’s continued support for a political party, religion, ruler, etc. (वफ़ादारी)
Synonyms: Loyalty, Commitment, Constancy, Fidelity, Fealty
Antonyms: Faithlessness, Perfidy, Treason, Treachery
Example: He affirmed his allegiance to the president.
9 Transient (adjective)
Meaning- Lasting only for a short time; impermanent. (क्षणिक)
Synonyms: Ephemeral, Fleeting, Evanescent, Fugitive
Antonyms: Permanent, Perpetual, Everlasting, Undying
Example: Her feeling of depression was transient.
10 Arbitrary (adjective)
Meaning- (of an action, a decision, a rule, etc.) not seeming to be based on a reason, system or plan and sometimes seeming unfair. (विवेकाधीन)
Synonyms: Random, Whimsical, Discretionary, Hit-And-Miss
Antonyms: Logical, Systematic, Rational, Reasonable
Example: The choice of players for the team seemed completely arbitrary.
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