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1 Indulgent (adj)
Having or indicating a readiness or over-readiness to be generous to or lenient with someone (दयालु)
Synonyms: charitable, clement, easy, soft
Antonyms: hard, harsh, severe, stern, strict

2 Swollen (adj)
Become or make greater in intensity, number, amount, or volume

3 Grist (noun)
Useful material, especially to support an argument

4 Cringeworthy (adj)
Causing feelings of embarrassment or awkwardness (कंजूस)

5 Lukewarm (adj)
Showing little enthusiasm, apathetic (उदासीन)
Synonyms: heated, hottish, tepid, toasty, warm, warmed, warmish
Antonyms: chilled, coldish, cool, cooled, coolish, refrigerated, unheated

6 Wane (verb)
(of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent become weaker
Synonyms: abate, de-escalate, decline, decrease, die, diminish
Antonyms: accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon, enlarge

7 Contraption (noun)
A machine or device that appears strange or unnecessarily complicated, and often badly made or unsafe
Synonyms: appliance, contrivance, gadget, gimmick, gizmo

8 Pious (adj)
(of a hope) sincere but unlikely to be fulfilled (पवित्र)
Synonyms: constant, dedicated, devoted, devout, down-the-line
Antonyms: disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant, perfidious

9 Ambiguous (adj)
Open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning (अस्पष्ट)
Synonyms: arcane, cryptic, dark, deep, Delphic, double-edged, elliptical
Antonyms: accessible, clear, nonambiguous, obvious, plain, unambiguous

10 Levy (noun)
An act of levying a tax, fee, or fine
Synonyms: assessment, duty, imposition, impost, tax