1 Nagging (adjective)
Meaning- Persistently painful or worrying. (परेशानी)
Synonyms: Troublesome, Niggling, Unrelenting Antonyms- Pacifying, Calming, Pleasant
Example-Still there was a nagging question in her mind.
2 Repent (verb)
Meaning- Feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one’s wrongdoing or sin.(पछताना)
Synonyms: Rue, Feel sorry for, Deplore Antonyms- Praise, Compliment
Example- I will spend the rest of my life trying to repent for my actions.
3 Impediment (noun)
Meaning- A hindrance or obstruction in doing something. (रुकावट अवरोध)
Synonyms: Restriction, Limitation, Deterrent, Encumbrance, Obstruction Antonyms- Encouragement, Boost, Stimulation, Support
Example- Their boycott of the talks constitutes a serious impediment to peace negotiations.
4 Acme (noun)
Meaning- The point at which something is at its best or most highly developed. (चरम बिंदु)
Synonyms: Top, Crest, Pinnacle, Apex, Apogee, Vertex Antonyms- Bottom, Nadir, Base, Low Point
Example- The spelling bee represents the acme of their parent’s study-hard work ethic.
5 Commensurate (adjective)
Meaning- Corresponding in size or degree. (आनुपातिक)
Synonyms: Proportionate, Comparable, Equal Antonyms- Disproportionate, Incommensurate, Inappropriate
Example- Salary will be commensurate with experience.
6 Freak (adjective)
Meaning- A very unusual and unexpected event or situation. (अनूठा)
Synonyms: Fluke, Anomalous, Aberrant Antonyms- Ordinary, Normal, Atypical
Example- The teacher says the accident was a total freak.
7 Spur (verb)
Meaning- Give an incentive or encouragement to (someone). (प्रोत्साहित करना)
Synonyms: Motivate, Inspire, Encourage Antonyms- Discourage, Hinder, Disincentive
Example- Her difficult childhood spurred her on to succeed.
8 Antipathy (noun)
Meaning- A strong feeling of dislike. (सहज-विरोधि)
Synonyms: Hostility, Antagonism, Animosity Antonyms- Sympathy, Friendliness, Empathy
Example- His professional judgement was coloured by his personal antipathies.
9 Toothless (adjective)
Meaning- Lacking genuine force or effectiveness. (अप्रभावी)
Synonyms: Ineffective, Futile, Inept Antonyms- Effective, Useful, Productive
Example- The local council has often been criticized for being a toothless institution.
10 Self-Flagellating (adjective)
Meaning- Characterized by or engaging in excessive self-criticism or self-punishment. (आत्म-समालोचना)
Synonyms: Compunction, Contrition, Penitence Antonyms- Satisfaction, Gratification, Contentment
Example- That kind of thing sends head teachers into self-flagellating.