1 Promulgate (verb)
Meaning- To announce a new law or system officially or publicly. (एलान करना)
Synonyms- Put into effect, Enact, Enforce, Implement, Pass
Antonyms- Withhold, Refrain, Suppress
Example- The surcharge was imposed under the country’s emergency regulations promulgated in May.
2 Thin-skinned (adj.)
Meaning- Sensitive to criticism or insults. (संवेदनशील)
Synonyms- Sensitive, Touchy, Defensive, Easily offended
Antonyms- Understanding, Obliging, Insensitive
Example- Clearly they have never seen their thin-skinned hero actually respond to criticism.
3 Override (verb)
Meaning- Be more important than. (से अधिक महत्वपूर्ण होना)
Synonyms- Outweigh, Supersede, Take precedence over, Take priority over
Example- Considerations of safety override all other concerns.
4 Paranoia (noun)
Meaning- Unjustified suspicion and mistrust of other people. (पागलपन)
Synonyms: Suspicion, Obsession, Psychosis
Example- In many cases, these suspicions may be so unreasonable as to border on paranoia.
5 Perverse (adj.)
Meaning- Showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable or unacceptable. (भ्रष्ट)
Synonyms: Awkward, Annoying, Unreasonable, Obstructive
Antonyms- Compliant, Amenable
Example- Kate’s perverse decision not to cooperate held good.
6 Heirloom (noun)
Meaning- A valuable object that has belonged to a family for several generations. (विरासत)
Synonyms: Bequest, Inheritance, Bequeathal, Benefaction
Example- No doubt this book will become a treasured heirloom in the Murphy family.
7 Shepherd (verb)
Meaning- Guide or direct in a particular direction. (ले चलना)
Synonyms: Guide, Convoy, Usher, Conduct
Antonyms- Follow, Abandon
Example- It was her duty to shepherd them all safely, and in the right direction.
8 Cavalier (adj.)
Meaning- Not caring enough about something important or about the feelings of other people. (लापरवाह)
Synonyms: Offhand, Indifferent, Disdainful, Scornful
Antonyms- Modest, Demure, complaisant
Example- The government takes a cavalier attitude to the problems of prison overcrowding.
9 BUS (verb)
Meaning- Remove dirty plates and dishes from (a table). (साफ करना)
Synonyms: Remove, Take off
Example- Turning around to bus other tables, I suddenly felt sick to my stomach.
10 Solidarity (noun)
Meaning- Support by one person or group of people for another because they share feelings, opinions, aims, etc. (एकजुटता)
Synonyms: Unanimity, Accord, Oneness, Cohesion, Consensus
Antonyms- Discord, Disagreement, Difference, Variance
Example- Demonstrations were held as a gesture of solidarity with the hunger strikers.
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