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1 Conflagration (noun)
Meaning-
An extensive fire which destroys a great deal of land or property (आग)
Synonyms: fire, holocaust, inferno

2 Escalation (noun)
Meaning-
A rapid increase; a rise (वृद्धि)
Synonyms: accelerate, accumulate, appreciate, balloon, boom, build up
Antonyms: contract, decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, recede, wane

3 Dormant (adj)
Meaning-
Asleep, temporarily inactive or inoperative (निष्क्रिय)
Synonyms: asleep, dozing, napping, resting, sleeping, slumbering
Antonyms: awake, sleepless, wakeful, wide-awake

4 Skirmish (noun)
Meaning-
An episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets (झड़प)
Synonyms: brush, encounter, hassle, run-in, scrape

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5 Snowball (verb)
Meaning-
Increase rapidly in size, intensity, or importance
Synonyms: accelerate, accumulate, appreciate, balloon, boom, build up
Antonyms: contract, decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, recede, wane

6 Bonhomie (noun)
Meaning-
Cheerful friendliness; geniality (खुशमिज़ाजी)

7 Sectarian (adj)
Meaning-
Rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group (सांप्रदायिक)
Synonyms: illiberal, insular, Lilliputian, little, narrow, narrow-minded, parochial
Antonyms: broad-minded, catholic, cosmopolitan, liberal, open, open-minded

8 Catalyst (noun)
Meaning-
A person or thing that precipitates an event (उत्प्रेरक)

9 Condone (verb)
Meaning-
Accept (behavior that is considered morally wrong or offensive) (माफ करना)
Synonyms: blink (at), brush (aside or off), discount, disregard, excuse, forgive

10 Partisan (noun)
Meaning-
A strong supporter of a party, cause, or person, supporter, following