1 Affluent (adj.)
Meaning- Having a lot of money and a good standard of living. (परिपूर्ण)
Synonyms: Wealthy, Prosperous, Moneyed, Opulent
Antonyms- Poor, Penurious, Impoverished, Miserable
Example- The company also ‘could not afford the rents in some of the more affluent areas.
2 Devolution (noun)
Meaning- The act of giving power from a central authority or government to an authority or a government in a local region. (अधिकारों का हस्तांतरण)
Synonyms- Decenralization, Delegation, Transfer, Distribution
Example- Even after devolution, local government had little autonomy.
3 Measly (adj.)
Meaning- Ridiculously small or few. (छोटा बहुत कम मात्रा में)
Synonyms- Minute, Petty, Minuscule
Antonyms- Big, Substantial, Significant
Example- The highest rating that movie got was three measly stars.
4 Earmark (verb)
Meaning- Designate (funds or resources) for a particular purpose. (अलग रखना)
Synonyms: Set aside, Reserve, Appropriate, Allocate
Antonyms- Waste, Misuse, Consume, Squander
Example-The cash had been earmarked for a big expansion of the programme.
5 Overarching (adj.)
Meaning- Comprehensive or all-embracing. (व्यापक)
Synonyms: Inclusive, Overall, Through-out, Complete
Example- The overarching principle at work is that everyone contributes to the common need.
6 Lacuna (noun)
Meaning- An unfilled space. (कमी)
Synonyms- Gap, Space, Lack, Deficiency
Antonyms- Plenty, Adequacy
Example- Fill the lacunae in your inspiration by tidily copying out what you have already written.
7 Canvass (verb)
Meaning- Try to obtain (support). (खोजना)
Synonyms: Seek, Go after, Make a pitch for
Antonyms- Neglect, Ignore
Example- I will also canvass the support of some organisations and labour movements.
8 Gesture (noun)
Meaning- An action performed to convey a feeling or intention. (भाव)
Synonyms: Action, Deed, Move
Example- As a goodwill gesture, I took several sports writers out for a meal Thursday.
9 Outline (verb)
Meaning- Give a summary of. (रूप-रेखा लगाना)
Synonyms: Rough out, Sketch out, Draft
Example- She outlined the case briefly.
10 Abandon (verb)
Meaning- To stop supporting or helping somebody. (छोड़ देना)
Synonyms: Cease, Stop, Desist From, Refrain From, Give Up
Antonyms- Keep, Maintain, Stay, Hold
Example- The country abandoned its political leaders after the war.
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