1 Enigma (noun)
Meaning- A person, thing or situation that is mysterious and difficult to understand. (पहेली)
Synonyms: mystery, conundrum, riddle, Gordian knot
Antonyms: clearness, clarity, simplicity, easiness
Example: Even after years he still remains an enigma to me.
2 Ominous (adjective)
Meaning- Suggesting that something bad is going to happen in the future. (अमंगल)
Synonyms: inauspicious, foreboding, doomy, portentous
Antonyms: cheerful, promising, auspicious, propitious
Example: There were ominous dark clouds gathering overhead.
3 Deep-seated (Adjective)
Meaning- (of feelings and beliefs) very fixed and strong; difficult to change or to destroy. (गुप्त)
Synonyms: inherent, deep-rooted, established, entrenched, profound
Antonyms: temporary, changeable
Example: The country’s political divisions are deep-seated.
4 Incarceration (noun)
Meaning- The act of putting somebody in prison or in another place from which they cannot escape. (बन्दीकरण)
Synonyms: imprisonment, internment, confinement, captivity
Antonyms: freedom, liberty, autonomy, independence
Example: There have been angry protests about his arrest and incarceration.
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5 Procrastination (noun)
Meaning- The act of delaying something that you should do, usually because you do not want to do it. (टालमटोल)
Synonyms: delaying, stalling, temporizing, deferment
Antonyms: promptness, hastiness, swiftness, expedition
Example: After weeks of procrastination, the president finally resigned.
6 Verisimilitude (noun)
Meaning- The quality of seeming to be true or real. (संभाव्यता)
Synonyms: realism, plausibility, likelihood, believability
Antonyms: falsity, impossibility, unlikeliness, unreality
Example: To add verisimilitude, the stage is covered with sand for the desert scenes.
7 Imbroglio (noun)
Meaning- A complicated situation that causes confusion or embarrassment, especially one that is political. (उलझन)
Synonyms: complication, entanglement, plight, embroilment
Antonyms: harmony, peace, coordination
Example: People have come out into the street from both sides to watch the imbroglio.
8 Devious (adjective)
Meaning- Behaving in a dishonest or indirect way, or tricking people, in order to get something. (कपटी)
Synonyms: deceitful, underhand, Conniving, duplicitous
Antonyms: fair, honest, frank, truthful
Example: He got rich by devious means.
9 Blot (verb)
Meaning- Damage the good character or reputation of. (धब्बा लगाना)
Synonyms: tarnish, taint, stain, smear
Antonyms: honour, exalt, glorify, hail
Example: His involvement in the scandal blotted on his reputation.
10 Pique (noun)
Meaning- Annoyed or bitter feelings that you have, usually because our pride has been hurt. (मनमुटाव)
Synonyms: annoyance, resentment, indignation, temper
Antonyms: happiness, joy, pleasure, delight
Example: When he realized nobody was listening to him, he left in a fit of pique.
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