1 Alienate (verb)
Meaning-
Cause (someone) to feel isolated or estranged. (अलगाना)
Synonyms- Estrange, Set apart, Detach
Antonyms- Unite , Join, Reconcile
Example- Very talented children may feel alienated from the others in their class.

2 Abominable (adj.)
Meaning-
Extremely unpleasant and causing horror. (घिनौना)
Synonyms- Appalling, Disgusting, Loathsome, Odious, Repugnant
Antonyms- Delightful, Pleasing, Desirable
Example- The judge described the attack as an abominable crime.

3 Backlash (noun)
Meaning-
A strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development. (प्रतिघात)
Synonyms: Counter blast, Adverse reaction, Recoil
Example- Women have seen this development as a backlash against equality and democracy.

4 Swing (noun)
Meaning-
A discernible change in opinion, especially the amount by which votes or points scored change from one side to another. (परिवर्तन)
Synonyms- Change, Move, Drift, Trend
Example- The new millennium has also seen a swing in public opinion and political attitude towards independent education.

5 Unfettered (adj.)
Meaning-
Unrestrained or uninhibited. (मुक्त)
Synonyms: Unrestricted, Unchecked, Free, Unimpeded
Antonyms- Restricted, Constrained
Example- The measure was taken to give him unfettered access to her visions.

6 Dilly-Dally (verb)
Meaning-
Waste time through aimless wandering or indecision. (आगा-पीछा करना)
Synonyms: Dawdle, Loiter, Linger, Procrastinate
Antonyms- Hurry, Rush
Example- They cannot dilly-dally with the issue as the deadline has been set.

7 Ravage (verb)
Meaning-
The destructive effects of something. (तबाह कर देना)
Synonyms: Damage, Devastation, Havoc
Antonyms- Assist, Aid
Example- Younger women are also not immune to the ravages of this disease.

8 Galvanise (verb)
Meaning-
To make somebody take action by shocking them or by making them excited. (प्रेरित करना)
Synonyms: Startle, Animate, Vitalize, Incite, Occasion
Antonyms- Discourage, Depress, Deter, Dissuade
Example- The win galvanized the whole team.

9 Squander (verb)
Meaning-
To waste money, time, etc. in a stupid or careless way. (धन लुटाना)
Synonyms: Waste, Misspend, Fritter away, Dissipate
Antonyms- Save, Conserve, Economize, Hoard, Set aside
Example- The team squandered several good scoring chances.

10 Hubris (noun)
Meaning-
Excessive pride or self-confidence. (घमंड)
Synonyms: Arrogance, Vanity, Hauteur, Pomposity
Antonyms- Modesty, Decency, Simplicity, Meekness
Example- I should have known that such hubris would rebound.

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