1 Amicable (adj.)
Meaning-
characterized by friendly goodwill (सौहार्दपूर्ण)
Synonyms: friendly, cordial, civil
Antonyms- unfriendly, hostile
Example- The two nations settled their quarrel in an amicable way.

2 Rectify (verb.)
Meaning-
put right; correct. (सुधारना)
Synonyms correct, right, sort out, amend
Antonyms- break, corrupt, damage, destroy
Example- The best way to rectify the children’s poor test grades is to reteach the lesson and give a second test.

3 Reprimand (noun)
Meaning-
a formal expression of disapproval. (फटकार)
Synonyms: rebuke, admonish, chastise, chide
Antonyms- praise, commend, compliment
Example- At the meeting, Coach Calipari received a letter of reprimand.

4 Adversity (noun)
Meaning-
a difficult or unpleasant situation. (विपत्ति)
Synonyms: misfortune, ill luck, bad luck, trouble
Antonyms- blessing, prosperity, fluke
Example- A friend is best found in adversity.

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5 Benevolent (adj.)
Meaning-
well meaning and kindly (उदार)
Synonyms: kind, compassionate, caring, sympathetic
Antonyms- unkind, tight-fisted
Example- The company has proved to be a most benevolent employer.

6 Cordial (adj.)
Meaning-
warm and friendly (हार्दिक)
Synonyms: friendly, warm, genial, affable
Antonyms- hostile, unfriendly, rude
Example- We maintain cordial relations with our neighbors.

7 Curtail (verb.)
Meaning-
rough or harsh in texture (घटाना)
Synonyms: reduce, decrease, lessen, diminish
Antonyms- increase, lengthen
Example- Let’s try to curtail the time we spend indoors and enjoy the summer season.

8 Despair (noun.)
Meaning-
the complete loss or absence of hope (निराशा)
Synonyms: hopelessness, desperation, distress
Antonyms- hope, joy, cheer
Example- Helpless and alone, the prisoner of war fell victim to a deep despair.

9 Eminent (adj.)
Meaning-
famous and respected within a particular sphere (प्रख्यात)
Synonyms: illustrious, distinguished, renowned, esteemed
Antonyms- unimportant, unknown
Example- An eminent judge has been disbarred for accepting bribes.

10 Enigmatic (adj.)
Meaning-
difficult to interpret or understand (रहस्यपूर्ण)
Synonyms: mysterious, puzzling, inexplicable
Antonyms- clear, obvious, plain
Example- The Mona Lisa has a famously enigmatic smile.

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