1 Cataclysmic (adjective)
Meaning-
Causing sudden and violent upheaval. (प्रलयकारी)
Synonyms: disastrous, catastrophic, calamitous, devastating
Antonyms: fortunate, blessed, beneficial, advantageous
Example: It was this cataclysmic political event that shattered the stability of the old order.

2 Fathom (verb)
Meaning-
understand (a difficult problem) after much thought. (समझना)
Synonyms: comprehend, grasp, perceive, interpret
Antonyms: misunderstand, misread, misjudge
Example: I still can’t fathom out what she meant.

3 Atavistic (adjective)
Meaning-
Related to the feelings, attitudes and behaviour of humans in ancient times that have been passed on to modern humans as a habit or instinct. (पूर्वज प्रत्यावर्ती)
Synonyms: ancient, primeval, primitive. archaic
Antonyms: modem, present, advanced
Example: The dog has an atavistic relationship to humans.

4 Anomaly (noun)
Meaning-
Something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected. (असंगति)
Synonyms: irregularity, oddity, peculiarity, abnormality, aberration
Antonyms: usual, normality, standard, regularity
Example: There are a number of anomalies in the present system.

5 Succour (noun)
Meaning-
Assistance and support in times of hardship and distress. (सहायता)
Synonyms: aid, help, a helping hand, assistance
Antonyms: hindrance, inhibition, obstruction. opposition
Example: They give succour to the victims of war.

6 Mettle (noun)
Meaning-
A person’s ability to cope well with difficulties; spirit and resilience. (दिलेरी)
Synonyms: fortitude, gallantry, valour, intrepidity
Antonyms: cowardice, timidity, pusillanimity, timorousness
Example: She really showed her mettle under pressure.

7 Niche (noun)
Meaning-
A comfortable or suitable role, job, way of life, etc. (वृत्ति)
Synonyms: metier, ideal position, calling, vocation
Example: He eventually found his niche in sports journalism.

8 Materially (adverb)
Meaning-
In a clear and definite or important way. (असल में)
Synonyms: importantly, substantially, significantly, considerably
Antonyms: hardly, scarcely, slightly, negligibly
Example: Their comments have not materially affected our plans.

9 Diametrically (adverb)
Meaning-
Completely different. (सूक्ष्म रूप से)
Synonyms: completely, absolutely, utterly, entirely
Antonyms: partially, partly, little
Example: Sometimes we are diametrically opposed to each other.

10 Cosmopolitan (adjective)
Meaning-
Containing people of different types or from different countries, and influenced by their culture. (विविधतापूर्ण)
Synonyms: multicultural, multi-ethnic, pluralistic, diverse
Example: Jamaica is a very cosmopolitan island.

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