1 Disdain (Noun)
Meaning- The feeling that somebody/something is not good enough to deserve your respect or attention (अवहेलना)
Synonyms: disrespect, contempt, scorn, derision,
Antonyms: regard, admire, esteem, respect
Example: She turned her head away in disdain.
2 Corrode (verb)
Meaning- Destroy or weaken (something) gradually. (क्षय)
Synonyms: weaken, emasculate, undermine, erode
Antonyms: strengthen, reinforce, bolster, fortify
Example: Politicians and journalists are corroding the foundations of justice.
3 Inimical (adjective)
Meaning- harmful to something. (प्रतिकूल)
Synonyms: harmful, injurious, detrimental, deleterious
Antonyms: beneficial, advantageous, favourable, constructive
Example: Cigarettes have a proven inimical effect on the nervous system.
4 Overhaul (adjective)
Meaning- To examine every part of a machine, system, etc. and make any necessary changes or repairs. (पूरी मरम्मत)
Synonyms: improve, modernise, recondition, revamp
Antonyms: damage, ruin, destroy, impair, mar
Example: The government plans to overhaul the health service.
5 Iniquitous (Adjective)
Meaning- very unfair or wrong. (अन्यायपूर्ण)
Synonyms: evil, wicked, sinful, unjust
Antonyms: good, righteous, virtuous, upright
Example: It is an iniquitous system that allows a person to die because they have no money to pay for medicine.
6 Proffer (verb)
Meaning- To offer something to somebody. (देना)
Synonyms: give, offer, tender, volunteer, present
Antonyms: refuse, reject, repudiate, deny
Example: The solutions they proffer only come from the limited range of their own experience.
7 Paper over (Verb)
Meaning- To try to hide a problem or disagreement in a way that is temporary and not likely to be successful. (गलती छिपाना)
Synonyms: hide, conceal, disguise, mask
Antonyms: expose, divulge, reveal, disclose, uncloak
Example: The unions tried to paper over their differences.
8 Prevarication (Noun)
Meaning- the act of not giving a direct answer to a question in order to hide the truth. (वाक्छल)
Synonyms: falsehood, equivocation, fabrication, fib
Antonyms: truth, veracity, verity, truism
Example: The report was full of lies and prevarications.
9 Emphatic (adjective)
Meaning- Expressing something forcibly and clearly. (ज़ोरदार)
Synonyms: forceful, firm, wholehearted, categorical
Antonyms: weak, equivocal, hesitant
Example: U.S. Congressional it delegation made an equally emphatic statement in late August.
10 Construe (verb)
Meaning- To understand the meaning of a word, a sentence or an action in a particular way. (अर्थ करना)
Synonyms: understand, interpret, decipher, fathom, make out
Antonyms: misunderstand, misconceive, misapprehend, mistake
Example: He may construe the approach as a hostile act.
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