1 Beleaguer (verb)
Meaning- put in a very difficult situation. (अवरोध करना)
Synonyms: trouble, hound, afflict, badger
Antonyms: delight, please, charm, amuse
Example: She beleaguered him with pleas for forgiveness.
2 Peg (verb)
Meaning- fix (a price, rate, or amount) at a particular level. (स्थिर करना)
Synonyms: fix, set, freeze, limit
Antonyms: free, loose
Example: The Bank wants to peg rates at 9%.
3 Impervious (adjective)
Meaning- unable to be affected by. (प्रबल)
Synonyms: rigid, unreceptive, unwavering. unyielding
Antonyms: responsive, penetrable, malleable. reactive
Example: He worked, apparently impervious to the heat.
4 Shelve (verb)
Meaning- decide not to proceed with (a project or plan) either temporarily or permanently. (ताक पर रखना)
Synonyms: defer, table, put on hold, put on ice
Antonyms: carry out, implement, execute, work on
Example: Plans to reopen the school have been shelved.
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5 Starkly (adverb)
Meaning- very obviously and clearly. (स्पष्ट रूप से)
Synonyms: plainly, patently, bluntly, blatantly
Antonyms: ambiguously, vaguely, obscurely, abstrusely
Example: This statement contrasts starkly with his previous statements.
6 Resort (verb)
Meaning- turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation. (प्रयोग करना)
Synonyms: utilise, fall back on, employ, exercise
Antonyms: waste, misuse, abuse, dissipate
Example: Finally, police had to resort to force in order to get situation under control.
7 Explode (verb)
Meaning- increase suddenly in size, number, or extent. (आकस्मिक वृद्धि होना)
Synonyms: increase rapidly, mushroom, snowball, rocket, shoot up
Antonyms: slump, contract, nosedive, plummet, plunge
Example: The use of this drug exploded in the nineties.
8 Grimness (noun)
Meaning- the fact of being unpleasant and depressing. (आशाहीन अवस्था)
Synonyms: hopelessness, bleakness, ,gloominess, cheerlessness
Antonyms: pleasantness, likability, optimism, hopefulness
Example: The novel depicts the grimness of life for the unemployed in Salford.
9 Anecdotal (adjective)
Meaning- based on reports or things someone saw rather than on proven facts. (अविश्वसनीय)
Synonyms: subjective, circumstantial, based on hearsay, unscientific
Antonyms: objective, factual, Demonstrable, empirical
Example: His findings are based on anecdotal evidence rather than serious research.
10 Hands-off (adjective)
Meaning- dealing with situations and people in a way that allows others to make decisions. (वियोजित, बेपरवाह)
Synonyms: uninvolved, detached, laidback, non-interventionist
Antonyms: hands-on, pro-active, concerned, involved
Example: Paul has a hands-off style of management.
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