1 Absurd (adj.)
Meaning- not at all logical or sensible; ridiculous (बेतुका)
Synonyms: bizarre, crazy, fanciful, fantastic
Antonyms- realistic, reasonable
Example- She found the whole concept faintly absurd.
2 Sordid (adj.)
Meaning- Unpleasant, not honest (घिनौना)
Synonyms: disreputable, nasty, shameful.
Antonyms- high-minded, immaculate, respectful
Example- If people learn of the politician’s sordid past, they will not vote for him.
3 Stern (adj.)
Meaning- very serious; not smiling. (कठोर)
Synonyms: serious, unsmiling, frowning
Antonyms- lenient, genial, kindly, easy
Example- Our team made a stern resolve to.
4 Timid (adj.)
Meaning- lacking in courage or self-confidence (डरपोक)
Synonyms: fearful, apprehensive, afraid
Antonyms- bold, forthcoming, brazen
Example- Timid children need gentle handling to build up their confidence.
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5 Tranquil (adj.)
Meaning- quiet and peaceful (शांत)
Synonyms: peaceful, restful, reposeful
Antonyms- disturbed, busy, excitable
Example- The tranquil beauty of the village scenery is unique.
6 Vigilant (adj.)
Meaning- careful and looking out for danger (जागरूक)
Synonyms: watchful, observant, sharp-eyed
Antonyms- negligent, inattentive
Example- The thief was spotted by vigilant neighbours.
7 Abrupt (adj.)
Meaning- sudden and unexpected (आकस्मिक)
Synonyms: sudden, immediate, instantaneous
Antonyms- undulating, easy, gliding
Example- The accident brought his career to an abrupt end.
8 Abstain (verb.)
Meaning- to stop yourself from doing something that you enjoy (बचना)
Synonyms: abjure, forbear, forgo
Antonyms- surrender, yield, succumb
Example- His doctor ordered him to abstain from beer and wine.
9 Quiescent (adj.)
Meaning- in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy. (अचल)
Synonyms: dormant, latent, and potential
Antonyms- active, unquiet
Example- Now that school has started back, my neighborhood is pretty quiescent during the day.
10 Accede (verb)
Meaning- to agree to a request, demand (मान लेना)
Synonyms: accept, endorse, allow
Antonyms: refuse, deny, renounce
Example- I am not prepared to accede to that submission.
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