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1 Devolution (noun)
The act of giving political power from central to local government (हस्तांतरण)
Synonyms: decadence, declension, declination, decline, degeneracy
Antonyms: ascent, rise, upswing

2 Facet (noun)
A particular aspect or feature of something (पहलू)
Synonyms: angle, aspect, hand, phase, side

3 Beset (verb)
(of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently (घेर लेना)
Synonyms: afflict, agonize, anguish, bedevil, besiege, curse

4 Mar (verb)
Impair the quality or appearance of; spoil
Synonyms: blemish, darken, poison, spoil, stain, taint

5 Arbitrary (adj)
Based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system (मनमाना)
Synonyms: dictatorial, high-handed, imperious, peremptory, willful

6 Autonomous (adj)
Having the freedom to act independently
Synonyms: free, freestanding, independent, self-governed, self-governing
Antonyms: dependent, nonautonomous, non-self-governing, subject, unfree

7 Bearing (noun)
A person’s way of standing or moving, the way a person behaves or conducts themselves (सहनशीलता)
Synonyms: applicability, connection, materiality, pertinence, relevance
Antonyms: extraneousness, inapplicability, irrelevance, irrelevancy

8 Beholden (adj)
Owing thanks or having a duty to someone in return for help or a service (कृतज्ञ)
Synonyms: bounden, indebted, obligated, obliged

9 Verdict (noun)
A decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal (निर्णय)
Synonyms: award, call, conclusion, decision, deliverance, determination

10 Countermand (verb)
Revoke or cancel an order issued by (another person) (प्रतिवाद)