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1 Byword (noun)
A person or thing cited as a notable and outstanding example or embodiment of something (कहावत)
Synonyms: adage, aphorism, apothegm, epigram, maxim, proverb

2 Sedition (noun)
Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch (राज – द्रोह)

3 Perversity (noun)
A deliberate desire to behave in an unreasonable or unacceptable way; contrariness (प्रतिकूलता)
Synonyms: peevish, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered

4 Counsel (noun)
Consultation, especially to seek or give advice (सलाह)
Synonyms: advocate, attorney, attorney-at-law, counselor

5 Disaffection (noun)
A state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control, dissatisfaction (असंतोष)
Synonyms: alien, alienate, disgruntle, estrange, sour
Antonyms: reconcile

6 Opprobrium (noun)
Harsh criticism or censure, public disgrace arising from shameful conduct (अपमान)
Synonyms: disgrace, dishonor, reflection, reproach, scandal
Antonyms: credit, honor

7 Resort (verb)
Turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation (सहारा)

8 Deviant (adj)
Departing from usual or accepted standards, especially in social behaviour
Synonyms: aberrant, aberrational, abnormal, anomalous, atypical, deviate
Antonyms: natural, normal, regular, standard, typical

9 Surfeit (noun)
An excessive amount of something (आधिक्य)
Synonyms: bellyful, excess, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow
Antonyms: deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply

10 Repression (noun)
The action of subduing someone or something by force, suppression (दमन)
Synonyms: constraint, continence, discipline, discretion, inhibition
Antonyms: disinhibition, incontinence, unconstraint