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1 Attribute (noun)
A quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something (गुण)
Synonyms: attribution, character, characteristic, criterion, diagnostic, differentia

2 Deter (verb)
Discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences (रोक रखना)
Synonyms: discourage, dissuade, inhibit
Antonyms: encourage, persuade

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

4 Despotic (adj)
Of or typical of a despot; tyrannical, dictatorial, autocratic (निरंकुश)
Synonyms: absolute, arbitrary, autocratic (also autocratical), czarist
Antonyms: limited

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5 Malicious (adj)
Characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm (दुर्भावनापूर्ण)
Synonyms: bitchy, catty, cruel, despiteful, hateful, malevolent
Antonyms: benevolent, benign, benignant, loving, unmalicious

6 Profiteering (noun)
The practice of making or seeking to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally or in a black Market (मुनाफाखोरी)

7 Tarnish (verb)
Make or become less valuable or respected (धब्बा लगाना)
Synonyms: blemish, darken, mar, poison, spoil, stain, taint, touch, vitiate

8 Propensity (noun)
An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way (झुकाव)
Synonyms: aptness, proneness, tendency, way

9 Stifle (verb)
Make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate (दबाना)
Synonyms: choke, smother, strangle, suffocate

10 Clampdown (noun)
A concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something (शिकंजा कसना)