1 Chastise (Verb)
Meaning-
to criticize someone severely. (निंदा करना)
Synonyms: censure, rebuke, upbraid, reprimand
Antonyms: praise, commend, eulogise, applaud
Example: The father chastised his son for his misconduct.

2 Hobgoblin (noun)
Meaning-
(in stories a small, ugly creature that causes trouble. (पिशाच)
Synonyms: imp, sprite, goblin, elf, leprechaun
Antonyms: angel
Example: Why is Hobgoblin still using his old outfit?

3 Stifling (Adjective)
Meaning-
making one feel oppressed. (दम घुटनेवाला)
Synonyms: repressive, domineering, unbearable, overpowering
Antonyms: liberating, permissive, lenient
Example: The level of control exercised by the parties was absolutely stifling.

4 Enduring (adjective)
Meaning-
existing for a long time. (चिरस्थायी)
Synonyms: lasting, persistent, durable, long-term
Antonyms: short-lived, transitory, ephemeral, transient
Example: I shall be left with many enduring memories of the time I spent in India.

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5 Indigenous (Adjective)
Meaning-
originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native. (स्वदेशी)
Synonyms: aboriginal, primeval, primordial, home-grown
Antonyms: expatriate, migrant, adventitious, alien
Example: Kangaroos are indigenous to Australia.

6 Contradict (Verb)
Meaning-
claim the opposite of a statement made by (someone) (खंडन करना)
Synonyms: oppose, gainsay, controvert, impugn
Antonyms: admit, affirm, concede, consent
Example: He did not contradict her but just said nothing.

7 Lodestar (noun)
Meaning-
a person or thing that serves as an inspiration or guide. (मार्गदर्शक)
Synonyms: guide, role model, luminary, exemplar, ideal
Antonyms: follower, admirer, believer, fan
Example: She was his intellectual lodestar.

8 Contempt (Noun)
Meaning-
the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration. (तिरस्कार)
Synonyms: disrespect, disdain, scorn, Condescension
Antonyms: Admiration, esteem, reverence, veneration, deference a
Example: Pam stared at the girl with total contempt.

9 Shun (Verb)
Meaning-
to avoid something. (टालना)
Synonyms: avoid, eschew, shirk, steer clear of, fight shy of
Antonyms: seek, pursue, aspire, go after
Example: She shunned fashionable society.

10 Prompt (adjective)
Meaning-
cause someone to take a course of action. (प्रेरित करना)
Synonyms: induce, dispose, lead, stimulate, prod
Antonyms: discourage, deter, dissuade, put off
Example: Winning prize prompted him to work laboriously.

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