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1 Cultivated (adj)
Refined and well educated
Synonyms: accomplished, civilized, couth, cultured, genteel, polished, refined
Antonyms: barbaric, barbarous, philistine, uncivilized, uncultured

2 Catastrophic (adj)
Involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering (आपत्तिजनक)
Synonyms: apocalypse, calamity, cataclysm, debacle (also débâcle), disaster

3 Inoculate (verb)
Treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; vaccinate (टीका लगाना)
Synonyms: endue (or indue), imbue, inculcate, infuse, ingrain

4 Bear down
Take strict measures to deal with something
Synonyms: depress, press, shove, weigh (on or upon)

5 Laxity (noun)
Lack of strictness or care, looseness of a limb or muscle (ढील)

6 Mortality (noun)
The state of being subject to death (मृत्यु-दर)

7 Subtle (adj)
(especially of a change or distinction) so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyse or describe (सूक्ष्म)
Synonyms: artful, beguiling, cagey (also cagy), crafty, cunning, cute
Antonyms: artless, guileless, ingenuous, innocent, undesigning

8 Insurgent (adj)
Rising in active revolt (विद्रोही)
Synonyms: insurrectionary, mutinous, rebellious, revolutionary

9 Steadfastly (adv)
In a resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering manner (लगातार)
Synonyms: constant, dedicated, devoted, devout, down-the-line
Antonyms: disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant, perfidious

10 Delegation (noun)
A body of delegates or representatives; a deputation (प्रतिनिधि-मंडल)
Synonyms: contingent, delegacy