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1). Bickering (Verb) – कलह करना, झगड़ना
Definition: argue about petty and trivial matters.
Synonyms: squabble, argue
Usage: couples who bicker over who gets what from the divorce
2).Unravelling (Verb) – सुलझाने
Definition: investigate and solve or explain (something complicated or puzzling).
Synonyms: solve, resolve, work out, clear up, puzzle out, find an answer to, get to the bottom of
Usage: they were attempting to unravel the cause of death
3).Debacle (Noun) — पराजय
Definition: a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.
Synonyms: fiasco, failure, catastrophe, disaster, disintegration, mess, wreck, ruin
Usage: the only man to reach double figures in the second-innings debacle
4).Scandal (Noun) – कांड
Definition: an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage.
Synonyms: outrageous wrongdoing, outrageous behaviour, immoral behaviour, unethical behaviour
Usage: a bribery scandal involving one of his key supporters
5).Tussle (Noun) – हाथापाई, संघर्ष
Definition: a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.
Synonyms: scuffle, fight, struggle, skirmish, brawl, scrimmage, scramble, scrum, fisticuffs
Usage: there was a tussle for the ball
6).Ouster (Noun) — निष्कासन
Definition: ejection from a property, especially wrongful ejection; deprivation of an inheritance.
Synonyms: eviction, dispossession, legal
Usage: ouster proceedings to remove the husband from the matrimonial home
7).Bandwagon (Noun) – अंधानुकरण
Definition: (especially formerly) a wagon used for carrying a band in a parade or procession.
Synonyms: trend, Style, vogue
Usage: the colourful bandwagon was later purchased for use in circus parades
8).Scrutinized (Verb) – छानबीन करना
Definition: examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.
Synonyms: examine carefully, inspect, survey, scan, study, look over, peruse
Usage: customers were warned to scrutinize the small print
9).Glossed (Verb) – छिपाना
Definition: try to conceal or disguise (something unfavourable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly.
Synonyms: conceal, cover up, hide, camouflage, disguise, mask, veil, draw a veil over, whitewash
Usage: the social costs of this growth are glossed over
10).Jettison (Verb) – बोझ गिराना
Definition: throw or drop (something) from an aircraft or ship.
Synonyms: dump, drop, ditch, discharge, eject, throw out, empty out, pour out, tip out, unload
Usage: six aircraft jettisoned their loads in the sea