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1 Diktat (noun)
An order or decree imposed by someone in power without popular consent (फरमान)
Synonyms: bull, decree, directive, edict, fiat, rescript

2 Harbinger (noun)
A person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another (अग्र-दूत)
Synonyms: angel, foregoer, forerunner, herald, outrider, precursor

3 Doom (noun)
Death, destruction, or some other terrible fate (कयामत)
Synonyms: finding, holding, judgment (or judgement), ruling, sentence

4 Assent (noun)
The expression of approval or agreement, official agreement or sanction (अनुमति)

5 Portend (verb)
Be a sign or warning that (something, especially something momentous or calamitous) is likely to happen (पूर्वसूचक)

6 Perilous (adj)
Full of danger or risk, exposed to imminent risk of disaster or ruin (जोखिम)
Synonyms: dangerous, grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing
Antonyms: harmless, innocent, innocuous, nonhazardous, nonthreatening

7 Ostensibly (adv)
As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently (प्रकट रूप से)
Synonyms: apparently, evidently, ostensively, presumably, putatively

8 Onerous (adj)
(of a task or responsibility) involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty (कष्टदायक)
Synonyms: bitter, brutal, burdensome, cruel, excruciating, grievous
Antonyms: easy, light, soft

9 Preposterous (adj)
Contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous (निरर्थक)
Synonyms: absurd, bizarre, crazy, fanciful, fantastic
Antonyms: realistic, reasonable

10 Hark (verb)
Listen, pay attention (सुनना)
Synonyms: attend, harken, hear, hearken, heed, listen
Antonyms: ignore, tune out